On the Goddess, Feminine Psychology and the Divine Feminine

This is not an exhaustive list. These are books and products I recommend.


Some of these are out of print, but can still be found. If you click on the titles you will be taken to the Amazon.


Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary by Marina Warner

Ancient Mirrors of Womanhood: A Treasury of Goddess and Heroine Lore From Around the World by Merlin Stone

Ariadne’s Thread: A Workbook of Goddess Magic by Shekinah Mountainwater

Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Avalon Within: A Sacred Journey of Myth, Mystery and Inner Wisdom by Jhenah Telyndru

The Bond Between Women by China Galland

Brigit: Sun of Womanhood edited by Patricia Monaghan and Michael McDermott

Circle of Stones: Woman’s Journey to Herself by Judith Duerk

The Crone: Woman of Age, Wisdom and Power by Barbara G. Walker

Dancing in the Flames: The Dark Goddess in the Transformation of Consciousness by Marion Woodman & Elinor Dickson

The Dark Goddess: Dancing With the Shadow by Marcia Starck & Gynne Stern

Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation For Women by Sylvia Brinton Perera

Encyclopedia of Goddess and Heroines by Patricia Monaghan (older edition: The New Book of Goddesses and Heroines)

Goddess Alive! Inviting Celtic and Norse Goddesses Into Your Life by Michelle Skye

The Goddess Companion: Daily Meditations on the Feminine Spirit by Patricia Monaghan

The Goddess Path: Myths, Invocations and Rituals by Patricia Monaghan

The Goddess Within: A Guide to the Eternal Myths That Shape Women’s Lives by Jennifer Barker Woolger & Roger J. Woolger

Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Goddesses in Older Women: Archetypes in Women Over Fifty by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Healing and Empowering the Feminine: A Labyrinth Journey by Sylvia Shaindel Senensky

Heart of the Sun: An Anthology in Exaltation of Sekhmet by Candace C. Kant

The Heart of the Goddess: Art, Myth and Meditations on the World’s Sacred Feminine by Hallie Iglehart Austen

The Heroine’s Journey by Maureen Murdock

Holy Blood, Holy Grail: The Secret History of Christ, The Shocking Legacy of the Grail by Michael Baigent, Richard leigh and Henry Lincoln

Inanna: Queen of Heaven and Earth: Her Histories and Hymns From Sumer by Diane Wolkstein and Samuel Noah Kramer

Inner Work: Using Dreams and Active Imagination for Personal Growth by Robert Johnson

Journey to the Dark Goddess: How to Return to Your Soul by Jane Meredith

Kindling the Celtic Spirit: Ancient Traditions to Illumine Your Life Throughout the Seasons by Mara Freeman

Lady of the Beasts: Ancient Images of the Goddess and Her Sacred Animals by Buffie Johnson

The Language of the Goddess by Marija Gimbutas

Maiden, Mother, Crone: The Myth and Reality of the Triple Goddess by D. J. Conway

The Miracle Worker's Handbook: Seven Levels of Power and Manifestation of the Virgin Mary by Sherrie Dillard

Mysteries of the Dark Moon: The Healing Power of the Dark Goddess by Demetra George

The New Book of Goddesses & Heroines by Patricia Monaghan

The Once and Future Goddess by Elinor W. Gadon

Owning Your Own Shadow: Understanding the Dark Side of the Psyche by Robert Johnson

Portrait of a Priestess: Women and Ritual in Ancient Greece by Joan Breton Connelly

Return of the Goddess by Edward C. Whitmont

Rituals of Celebration: Honoring the Seasons of Life Through the Wheel of the Year by Jane Meredith

The Sacred Prostitute: Eternal Aspect of the Feminine by Nancy Qualls-Corbett

The Secret History of Mary Magdalen: Christianity's Hidden Goddess by Lynn Picknett

The Serpent and the Goddess: Women, Religion and Power in Celtic Ireland by Mary Condren

She: Understanding Feminine Psychology by Robert Johnson

The Song of Eve: An Illustrated Journey Into the Myths, Symbols and Rituals of the Goddess by Manuela Dunn Mascetti

Stepping Into Ourselves: An Anthology of Writings on Priestesses edited by Anne Key and Candace Kant

The Triple Goddess: An Exploration of the Archetypal Feminine by Adam McLean

The Woman With the Alabaster Jar: Mary Magdalen and the Holy Grail by Margaret Starbird

Women Who Run With the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

When the Drummers Were Women: A Spiritual History of Rhythm by Layne Redmond

When God Was a Woman by Merlin Stone

The Woman's Dictionary of Symbols and Sacred Objects by Barbara G. Walker

The Woman’s Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets by Barbara G. Walker

365 Goddess: A Daily Guide to the Magic and Inspiration of the Goddess by Patricia Telesco


Crossing to Avalon: A Woman’s Midlife Pilgrimage by Jean Shinoda Bolen

The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman’s Journey From the Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine by Sue Monk Kidd

Longing for Darkness: Tara and the Black Madonna by China Galland

Odyssey With the Goddess: A Spiritual Quest in Crete by Carol P. Christ

Traveling With Pomegranates: A Mother and Daughter Journey to the Sacred Places of Greece, Turkey and France by Sue Monk Kidd

The Wishing Year: A House, A Man, My Soul-A Memoir of Fulfilled Desire by Noelle Oxenhandler


The Forest House by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Maeve Chronicles (4 books that tell the fantastical life of Mary Magdalen) by Elizabeth Cunningham

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Priestess of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd


The Beginner's Guide to Dream Interpretationby Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Creative Fire: Myths and Stories on the Cycle of Creativity by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Crown of Age: The Rewards of Conscious Aging by Marion Woodman

The Dangerous Old Woman: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Late Bloomer: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

The Power of the Crone: Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Seeing in the Dark: Myths and Stories to Reclaim the Buried, Knowing Woman by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Sitting By the Well: Bringing the Feminine to Consciousness Through Language, Dreams and Metaphor by Marion Woodman

Theater of the Imagination by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Untie the Strong Woman: A Celebration of the Blessed Mother by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Oracle Cards

Goddess Guidance Oracle Cards by Doreen Virtue

Goddess Knowledge Cards by Michael Babcock and paintings by Susan Seddon Boulet

The Goddess Oracle by Amy Sophia Marashinsky and illustrated by Hrana Janto

The Goddess Tarot by Kris Waldherr

Magdalene Oracle by Toni Carmine Salerno