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     Basic Spiritist Books


"On each new day of your human experience, you receive invaluable resources so that...the results may enrich you with divine light by means of the happiness you transmit to others."

Excerpt from Living Spring by Francisco Candido Xavier By the Spirit Emmanuel

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I am the Light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the Light of life.
Jesus (John 8:35-12)
Spiritist Society Towards the Light
One Simms Street
Suite 200
San Rafael, California 94901

The best way to learn about Spiritism is through the reading of the basic

books compiled by Allan Kardec. Inside these books we find all the basic

ideas explained graciously by Higher Spirits and by Kardec’s comments.

Some of the books use the Question and Answer approach that allows

for better clarity on sometimes complex topics like reincarnation and the

destiny of our spirits in the spiritual realm. All books may be purchased at 

the Spiritist Society Towards the Light in San Rafael, California.

Here follows a brief explanation of each one of these wonderful books:


The Spirit´s Book: First published in 1857, this is the first book published by Allan Kardec about Spiritism. To this day, it remains the most fundamental work and a mandatory reading for Spiritists. The book contains 1019 question and answers that talk about spirituality and the interaction between our material world and the Spiritual Realm.

Download The Spirits´ Book (Portuguese) Free

From: Brazilian Spiritist Federation website

Buy the Spirits' Book (English) $15.00



The Gospel, as Explained by the Spiritist Doctrine: This wonderful book brings to us the deepest guidance and consolation to support our spiritual inner transformation. Here we have compiled invaluable messages from Higher Spiritist bringing us back to the values of early Christianity. 


Download The Gospel (Portuguese) Free

From: Brazilian Spiritist Federation website

Buy The Gospel (English) $20.00


The Mediums´ Book: This book is a guide to practical Spiritism. Here Kardec describes the guidelines to practice Mediumship (or Channeling) from a Spiritist perspective, mostly emphasizing the discipline and the rigor required to make proper use of this natural human sense.


Download The Mediums´ Book (Portuguese) Free

From: Brazilian Spiritist Federation website

Buy The Mediums' Book (English) $23.00


Heaven and Hell: This book is divided in two parts. The first one talks about the different concepts of Heaven and Hell according several religious systems. Allan Kardec discusses the need for justice in God´s will and the inadequacy of the perennial suffering of human beings.


The second part brings, from the voices of spirits, their experience about the spiritual realm. We learn here about a wide range of possible situations and how each spirit coped with it.

Download Heaven and Hell (Portuguese) Free

From: Brazilian Spiritist Federation website

Buy Heaven and Hell (English) $23.00


Genesis: This book develops the scientific aspect of Spiritism, and is divided in three parts: First – Genesis, Organic and Spiritual origins – presenting a geological study of Earth and theories of its formation. Second – The Miracles – explaining the nature and properties of fluids Third – The Gospel Predictions – analyzing the change of times and new generations.


Download Genesis (Portuguese) Free

From: Brazilian Spiritist Federation website

Buy Genesis (English) $23.00


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