10 books to connect with your divine feminine
Are you looking for excellent books to connect with your divine feminine? We have the perfect list for you to start!
Whether you have a strong and long relationship with the sacred feminine, or you are just starting your journey, there are some essential books to keep by your side. They will lead the way and remind you of old lessons every time you need it. There are vital, inspiring, and beautiful messages that you want to get in touch with. These ideas will help you access new worlds from within, present you with new perspectives on your story, and give you new tools to interpret the world, while connecting with your divine feminine.
Find out our list of 10 extraordinary books to connect with your divine feminine and start choosing the first one of your collection.
Some of the best books to connect with your divine feminine
1. The Red Tent, Anita Diamant
Did you know this book turned out into a Netflix series? It’s true! No one can deny anymore that the world is changing. A precious part of that transformation is related to the feminine world.
The Red Tent is a novel that tells the story of a minor character from the Bible, Dinah. Dinah is the daughter of Jacob and Leah and the sister of Joseph.
The book refers to the ancestral ritual of the red tent, in which women would stay during menstruation. The Red Tent is an emotional story of love, forgiveness, and sisterhood. It recovers the secrets of the feminine, sexuality, fertility, and the sacred blood, the menstruation.
2. Red Moon, Miranda Gray
There’s no way to start connecting with the divine feminine without getting deep into the menstruation knowledge. Whether you are a man or a woman, this subject is in the center. It’s important to understand that even people who identify as women but do not bleed can learn a lot from understanding the cycles of life. The period is only a tangible manifestation of it.
This book explains the knowledge and relationship our ancestors had with menstruation. It was considered a source of creative energy, a gift that awakens intuition and empowers people. Miranda Gray shares tales, but also tools and methods that introduce modern people to connect with their natural cycles.
3. Women Who Run with the Wolves, Clarissa Pinkola Estés
The most obvious choice, and among the most important of all books to connect with the divine feminine, Women Who Run with the Wolves uses tales and stories to cover almost all aspects in the life of a woman (in fact, of a person!). It talks about childhood, the lover, the mother, and the body. It covers relationships, sexuality, creativity, secrets, and even anger. Every time you’ll get back to it, you’ll discover new messages you haven’t seen before. There are always different highlights, fresh teachings.
Women Who Run with the Wolves is a book to keep by your side, your entire life!
4. Goddess in Everywoman, Jean Shinoda Bolen
This book covers female psychology by using seven archetypal goddesses to help you understand your patterns of action and thinking. It allows you to identify the inner goddess you are more connected to. Through it, you can use the archetype to assess your strengths, but also overcome challenges and finding a better balance.
The author uses seven greek goddesses to explore seven archetypes. The book gives you the tools to understand which of these archetypes you are deeper connected. In addition, it gives you insights on how to work on your self-development according to your main tendencies and patterns.
5. Untie the Strong Woman, Clarissa Pinkola Estés
The contribute of Clarissa Pinkola Estés for our connection with the feminine energy is extremely important. We have chosen to point out another title, Untie the Strong Woman, her most recent work.
In this book, she talks about that Lady, referred in all cultures, the Holy Mother that appears in different shapes all around the world. Clarissa Pinkola Estés does more than just present you with further information, she has an invitation.
Using the successful recipe of the Women Who Run with the Wolves, the author uses tales and myths to introduce you to this fierce woman that lives inside each one of us. She invites you to reconnect with the Hole Mother. This book will help you connect with your inner strength. Don’t miss it out!
6. Ring of Power, Jean Shinoda Bolen
In this book, Bolen uses storytelling to talk about patriarchy, dysfunctional relationship, co-dependence, and love. Through a vivid grasp of the story and the characters in The Ring of Nibelung, she brings Richard Wagner’s mythic four-opera cycle to life.
The use of mythical families, in which there are no good marriages or happy families, as the author describes, is in line with the archetypal methodology used by the famous Jung. So it also aims that you can recognize yourself in the actions and patterns of the characters and learn more about who you are in your relationships.
7. Witches, Midwives, and Nurses: A History of Women Healers, Barbara Ehrenreich
Women have used medicine since immemorial times and are reclaiming those practices again. To understand the contemporary suspicious attitude people have towards ancient knowledge, it’s important to learn its history.
In this book, Barbara Ehrenreich explores two phases that mark the male takeover of health care. The first is placed in the suppression during medieval Europe, where women with the mere knowledge of plants would be considered witches and killed in the fire. And later, the rise of the medical male profession in the United States.
Despite the strength of the political and economic powers against the natural healers, the authors concluded in 1973, and we can see that now happening, that the resurgence of women as healers was going to come true!
8. The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley
In this amazing book, part of the Avalon series, Bradley tells the legends of King Arthur from the perspective of its female characters, especially, Morgaine. She is a priestess fighter who wants to save the Celtic religion while Christians are trying to destroy the pagan way of living.
The book gives a feminist approach to the known stories of King Arthur and is an amazing way to connect with ancient traditions and contemporary views of traditional knowledge. Besides, it is, of course, empowering to any woman who needs a confidence boost.
9. Natural Healing in Gynecology, Rina Nissim
In this book, Rina Nissim focuses on the traditional knowledge of women’s intimacy. She teaches you how to use essential oil and herbal treatments for gynecological issues. The book even comes with an extra chapter of recipes of herbal preparations that you can use in your life.
The author makes a deep analysis of western medicine and the alternative therapies that are nowadays rising again. Nevertheless, the reading is easy and accessible.
The best thing is that this book empowers you to make your own choices when it comes to your healing.
10. The Multi-orgasm woman, Matak Chia
A book to connect with your sacred sexuality also offers steps for you to enjoy more your life. Life meaning, your sexuality. There is a clear focus on the orgasm and an amazing combination of knowledge, both the Eastern and Western.
This book is a guide for women of all ages to explore their bodies and claim their right to pleasure. Don’t miss the opportunity.
We hope these books can guide your way in the journey of connection with the divine feminine in you. Good readings!