Explore the best of the world’s wisdom traditions over the course of a year. Readings each week day.

New content released each week in 2023

Why This Collection Matters and How to Use It

  1. Wisdom Before Writing
  2. Sumeria (Gilgamesh, Inanna, Nanshe)
  3. Egypt (Isis, Osiris, Horus)
  4. India (Vedas, Upanishads)
  5. Ur/Canaan (Eve, Abraham, Jacob)
  6. Egypt (Joseph, Moses)
  7. Greece (Prometheus, Athena, Aesop)
  8. Greece (Iliad, Ulysses)
  9. India (Ramayana)
  10. India (Mahabharata, Bhagavad Gita)
  1. Nepal (Buddha, Buddhist nuns)
  2. China (Lao Tzu, Zhuangzi)
  3. China (Confucius, Mencius)
  4. Greece (Socrates, Plato)
  5. Greece (Aristotle, Epicurus)
  6. Israel (David, Job, Ecclesiastes, Esther)
  7. Rome (Aeneas, Cicero, Plotinus)
  8. Rome (Epictetus, Seneca, Marcus Aurelius)
  9. Jerusalem (Jesus)
  10. Jerusalem (Jesus, Paul, Thecla)
  1. Jerusalem (Early Christians)
  2. West Asia (Muhammad, Hadith)
  3. West Asia (Rumi, Hafiz, Omar Khayyam)
  4. China (Chinese Buddhism, Tales)
  5. Japan (Shinto, Zen)
  6. Japan (Zen tales)
  7. Europe (Boethius, Julian of Norwich, Hildegard of Bingen, Meister Eckhart)
  8. Europe (Teresa of Avila, Christine de Pizan, Marie de France)
  9. Europe (Fairy Tales)
  10. Scandinavia (Odin, Thor, Freyja)
  1. India (Sikhism, Jainism)
  2. Britain (Chaucer, Shakespeare, Milton)
  3. Britain (William Blake, Mary Shelley, Dickens, George Eliot, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf)
  4. Britain (Darwin, Huxley)
  5. Thailand (Theravada Buddhism)
  6. Tibet (Mahayana Buddhism)
  7. Africa (Folk stories)
  8. Russia / Slav (Baba Yaga, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky)
  9. Oceania / Polynesia (Folk stories)
  10. America (Native American, Inuit)
  1. America (Meso-America, Latin America)
  2. America (Fredrick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs)
  3. New England (Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Emily Dickinson, Margaret Fuller, Walt Whitman)
  4. America (T.S. Eliot, Ursula K. Le Guin, Maya Angelou, Mary Oliver, Alan Watts, Fred Rogers, bell hooks, MLK)
  5. England (Winnie the Pooh, Alice in Wonderland, Peter Pan)
  6. France (Montague, Proust)
  7. German (Kant, Hegel, Nietzche)
  8. German (Freud, Jung)
  9. World Wisdom (Baháʼu’lláh, Kahlil Gibran, Krishnamurti, Thich Nhat Hanh, Gandhi)
  10. World Wisdom (Jack Kornfield, Eckhart Tolle, Mirabai Starr, Dalai Lama, Pema Chodron)
  11. World Wisdom (Thomas Keating, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Audre Lorde)