Hello Beautiful Souls,

Bidding Adieu to my wedding snippet series #AakanshaKaRaj  wasn’t easy. I trust it warmed many hearts and gave MAJOR wedding, decor, fashion, dancing, party #Goals to everyone. To the people who were there for the #BigFatSindhiWedding , this series played the role of a time machine. All that said and done, it was time for me to wrap up and march forward in order to start this brand new series called SPIRIT JUNKIE and what better way to do it than starting this series with recommending 5 best books to read!

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that I go around calling myself one, yeah?

Now, you hear ‘SPIRIT JUNKIE’ all the time but do you REALLY know what it means?

Well, to spell it out word by word for you, a SPIRIT JUNKIE is someone who looks for a deeper meaning in life; someone who’s positive and grateful; someone who is open-minded to learn and grow more; basically someone who wants to add more value to his/her life!

Now that we’ve established on the actual meaning of a SPIRIT JUNKIE, let’s talk about what this post contains.

A few years ago, I developed one of the best habits that has a major role to play in the way I live my life today; that is reading! Reading is one of the most overrated yet underrated quality. Yes, I call it a quality. Since the time I started reading, I found myself-

->Being able to understand anything and everything LIFE better.

->People asking me all the time how old I really really am (guess I sounded wiser for my age 😉 )

->I knew the solution to every problem.

->I could help my fellow folks through pretty much anything in life and

->Last but definitely not the least, I found ME! Somewhere in the middle of these books, I found me.

Why this list?

First of all, you must have noticed that I used the word ‘transition’ and not ‘death’ or ‘pass away’ simply because nobody ever dies or passes away… they transition or pass on to something far more beautiful than our imagination.

So without any further ado, let’s crack on!


Consider these in the ideal order of transformation.

I. The Laws of the Spirit World by Khorshed Bhavnagri

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This book talks about the 4th Plane of Existence which is the SPIRIT WORLD. If you know what “Automatic Writing” is then this book will make total sense to you.

Alternatively, if you need to know answers to pretty much anything and everything in life, grab this book. It will rock your world and boggle your mind. Every word in this book not just makes sense but also grabs you from a low vibrational life and puts you in a place where you see things for what they truly are!

You gotta be a believer if you wish to read this book.

This book talks about…

>The Spririt World

>The Soul and The Subconscious Mind

>Free Will


>Your Mission on Earth




>Positive Thinking and SO MUCH MORE!

II.The Universe Has Your Back by Gabrielle Bernstein

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In this book, Gabby (the author) talks about how much we all operate from fear and how that ends up creating a major lack, a void in our lives. She talks about how one should live a life where ‘Love Guides’!

She also insists that we all must ‘Step Back and Let Love Lead the Way’!

Some of my favorite quotes include:

“When you surrender your relationships to love, you are able to bring your higher self to the table.”

“The practice of being on a spiritual path isn’t about being the best meditator, or the kindest possible person or the most enlightened. The practice is about surrendering to love as often as possible.”

“ The pathway to healing occurs when you love yourself so much that the darkness from the past can no longer co-exist with your faith in the light of the present moment.”

“By embracing the Universe as your support system, you are no longer relying solely on your own power to solve your problems.”

To put a cherry on this beautiful cake; this book talks about-

>>Your Hidden Power

>>You being the Dreamer of your Dream

>>You being guided at all times

>>Your Vibes, that speak much louder than your words

>>Obstacles being detours in the right direction

>>The Universe is speaking to you in mysterious ways

>>You are the Universe AND SO MUCH MORE!

III. A Fistful of Wisdom by Om Swami

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A dear friend and mentor of mine introduced me to Om Swami’s wisdom and I cannot thank her enough for that. This guy is probably the coolest monk ever! His musings will not just rattle your belief system but also strike a chord with your heart. His take on pretty much everything is life is just TOO COOL FOR SCHOOL. Some of my favorite lines from his book are-

“Compassion and forgiveness are simply synonyms of sacrifice. When you forgive, somewhere you sacrifice a part of your own existence, your respect, your dignity, yourself. But by forgiving, you also go beyond the shackles of ego. Besides, sacrifice is not a trade, you don’t expect anything for yourself in return, it is philanthropy, it’s an act of charity.”

“Surrendering to the Divine or having or having faith in God certainly does not mean that no harm will befall us or that everything will work out the way we envisage. It simply means that we accept the fact that there are numerous things that we don’t understand in the intricate workings of nature and that we are fine with it.”

This book talks about-

>>>The Puzzle of Life

>>>If Astrology is for Real or not?

>>>Karmic Trail & Psychic Imprints

>>>Mind & Impure Thoughts

>>>Single Parents & Broken Marriages

>>>Handling Criticism

>>>The Art of Apology

>>>The Greatest Skill

>>Do Prayers Work

>>The Loss of a Loved One

>>The Role of Suffering

>>>Your Karmic Account so on and so forth.

PS…If you find yourself extremely keen on knowing about the 7 Chakras and what they really mean, then you can also grab Om Swami’s book called KUNDALINI.

IV. The Power of Subconscious Mind

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This is by far one of the most challenging books I’ve ever read!


Because the time I picked this book, I had no flying clue about what the title meant. I just got a feeling that it will change my life and this feeling was enough for me to take a plunge into the deep end! This book is for the people who find it hard to believe in God, Spirituality, Soul; it’s also for the people who believe in some force out there and the Law of Attraction. This book is proof that YOU ARE WHAT YOU ATTRACT & in turn, YOU ATTRACT WHO YOU ARE! It talks about the power of thoughts and all the genius Science behind it.

To give you a teeny little brief-

This book will teach you how you have two minds- one that of your physical body (Conscious) and the other that of your soul/auric body (Subconscious). The latter is a million time stronger than the former and that’s why it’s DORMANT. But by doing some exercises mentioned in this book, you can learn how to tap into your Subconscious mind that will make you the best version of yourself allowing you to ATTRACT ANYTHING YOU DESIRE, ANYTHING!

This book covers-

>>>>The Treasure House Within You

>>>>How your own Mind Works

>>>>Miracles- Working Power of Your Subconscious

>>>>Mental Healing in Ancient & Modern Times

>>>>How to use your Subconscious Mind for Wealth, to Be Rich, to solve Marital issues, to find more Happiness so on and so forth.


V. Conversations with God (Book 1) by Neale Donald Walsch

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This book is the book that tears me after every 3 pages. It has words from the Creator, The Almighty…the be all and end all of our existence. It’s hands down one of the most amazing books I have ever come across. However, I would urge you to read this book after you’ve read the aforementioned books as the base that those books provide will put you in a place to understand and accept each and everything this book has to say!


Beautiful people, I trust that while reading the aforementioned list, you already know which of these books you need to get your hands on!

Am I right or AM I RIGHT?

So what’s stopping you?

Wait, let me guess…

Most of you are whining about time in your head, aren’t you?

The kind of people who go around calling themselves “busy” are probably not aware that they’re creating a LACK in their lives!



Each time you go around calling yourselves “busy”, you create a lack of time in your reality. Lack of time is directly associated with lack of abundance.

Now who is seeking a lack of abundance?

Every time you say you’re busy, you operate from a place of scarcity.

This simply means that nobody is busy to do things they love.

Nobody is busy, they are just “caught up” and if this goes on for a long time, it simply means it’s time for them to re-prioritize!

You know what this means; it means that you need to get your hands on the book that struck a chord with your heart, right away!

Comment below which of these are you getting your hands on!

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Rajeev says:

    Hey Aakansha.
    Absolutely loved this new post. I’ve been lucky enough to read Laws of the Spirit World and found myself amazed at how effortlessly it puts accross a subject I’ve shied away from.
    Also, wouldn’t mind picking up The Power of Your Subconscious Mind as my next ‘spirit junkie’ read.

    Looking forward to the next post. Cheers🥂

    1. Aakansha says:

      Thank You Rajeev.
      You’re an angel and a half!
      Hope you know that!

  2. Sony gurnani says:

    Thanks a lot for sharing…i will read all and yes in order as you mentioned…..Good going…..keep shining….

    1. Aakansha says:

      Thanks a ton <3

  3. Janvi Vasandmalani says:

    Thank you for sharing….
    Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. —Richard Steele ,

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