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Life Force Books celebrates authors investigating the scientific aspects of Kundalini~Life Force energy. Our mission is publishing Kundalini books, books on consciousness, meditation, mindfulness, enlightenment, and energy cultivation that feature reliable, authoritative techniques and experiences. We feature authors whose prime directive is questioning the major spiritual orthodoxies of the day and who are committed to research on topics such as: energy cultivation techniques, correct breathing techniques, mindfulness, meditation, and the relationship between sexual energy and higher consciousness. An active Kundalini puts you on the healthy path to overcoming addiction and expressing your artistic creativity. It is also a healing force, a warranty for a tired, aging body. Finally, because Kundalini helps you realize that death is only another state of consciousness, you are better prepared to face the transition to other states, including a reincarnated one.

JJ Semple


The Secret of the Golden Flower: A Kundalini Meditation Method (Life Force Books, 2018) is a guidebook to using The Secret of the Golden Flower (SGF) as a meditation method for activating kundalini. An authoritative interpretation by someone, who, unlike Jung, Cleary, or Wilhelm, actually deciphered and practiced the method. This book compares their translations and commentaries with JJ Semple's empirical practice of the method, using his ultimate success in awakening kundalini as the arbiter of its suitability as a method  — in essence, the author identifies where the written word helps or hinders actual practice. He extracts the workable teachings from the esoteric text of the SGF and shapes them into a practical modern method. By cross-referencing both the Cleary and the Wilhelm versions, the author details each version's contribution to the kundalini awakening process.

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More and more people now acknowledge kundalini as a science with its own anatomical, physiological, and embryological actualities. Why? People have realized that kundalini is a biological process, not a belief system. Kundalini Musings (Life Force Books, 2018) is a compendium of kundalini knowledge and experience, consisting of 82 essays written over the past seven years. Each essay has been edited and updated to reflect the latest findings across a broad spectrum of kundalini research — a wide assortment of kundalini-related topics and writings under one cover, all of JJ Semple’s 40 plus years of kundalini experience contained in this one book. Kundalini drives evolution and we’re only beginning to understand its vastness and its purpose.

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Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time (Life Force Books, 2007). Curiosity and circumstance often propel individuals beyond the confines of their upbringing, dumping them into unfamiliar, unexpected life situations. Thus was JJ Semple transported into a trial-and-error process of self-discovery that took him from the East Coast Brahman establishment, to France, to a meeting with Gopi Krishna in India. What he found along the way was Kundalini, the biological basis of both science and religion that changed his life. Says JJ Semple: "Deciphering the Golden Flower One Secret at a Time is the definitive tell-all journal of obstacles met and overcome on the path to activating Kundalini. It is not a How-To book; it’s an autobiographical narrative of my journey.

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The Biology of Consciousness: Case Studies in Kundalini (Life Force Books, 2014). In this book, JJ Semple presents a collection of living case studies on Kundalini, documenting the many ways Kundalini is awakened, including sexual ecstasy, meditation, drugs, emotional crises, eye-gazing, and Shaktipat. Kundalini is a biological actuality. Nevertheless, many people are confused by its real nature, so we must define it accurately, starting with what it is not. It is neither a supernatural cult, nor a religion, nor a sect. You can’t be "converted" to Kundalini any more than you can be converted to a heart attack or an orgasm, or any other biological phenomenon. 

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Want to live a longer, healthier life? This book proposes specific exercises on the subject, instructing readers in the backward-flowing method, a powerful meditation technique that can also be used to control addiction. For anyone wishing to connect the dots between the various aspects of the secret teachings and how they relate to modern science, The Backward-Flowing Method: The Secret of Life and Death (Life Force Books, 2008) is a must. JJ Semple explains how the backward-flowing method, a system for safe sexual sublimation, permanently activates Kundalini by stimulating neuroplastic activity in the brain, proving that Kundalini is a constituent part of evolutionary biology.

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Seminal Retention and Higher Consciousness: The Sexology of Kundalini (Life Force Books, 2015). First, there’s a limited amount of semen in the male body. Neither you, nor I, can change this; it’s a biological fact. Second, although you can’t replenish what’s been lost, you can conserve what’s left. Higher consciousness and sexual sublimation (diverting sexual energy to the brain) are inextricably linked in most of the world’s meditation methods. Seminal retention techniques can be used by male practitioners who want to continue sexual relations without the deleterious effects linked to ejaculating.

Margaret Dempsey

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Female Kundalini (Life Force Books, 2014) The inner event that awakens Kundalini remains a mystery. In Margaret Dempsey’s case, years of Buddhist meditation, galvanized by a traumatic contact with an attractive man, triggered the “uprising of Shakti.” Her honesty in not attempting to glamorize the awakening attests to its authenticity. The author’s real Self, to which Kundalini eventually brought her, is in evidence from page one, as she describes her upbringing in Catholic Ireland, her days in a boarding school run by nuns, her training as a nurse, and her escape to London, New York and India.

Gopi Krishna 

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Kundalini: The Evolutionary Energy in Man — JJ Semple met Gopi Krishna in 1977 on a visit to Kashmir, four years after his own Kundalini awakening. After relating his Kundalini experience to Krishna, they talked about the effects of sexual activity on kundalini energy, diet, the stress of work, travel, handling illness, and exercise. In his  extraordinary biographical account of his experience with the mysterious Kundalini Power, a book that is already a classic in its field, Gopi Krishna wraps his insights on kundalini around a powerful personal narrative. Widely read and quoted by writers on mysticism, consciousness research, and awakening Kundalini.


Our Fiction Department is unique, offering titles by authors who have become artistically inspired as a result of a Kundalini awakening. If you're involved with Kundalini, either before, during, or after activation, and you've felt the urge to express yourself in some artistic fashion — on of the effects a Kundalini awakening bestows on its adepts — check out our creatively inspired authors, Cliff Terrell's, The Shooting Case (some call it detective fiction. We call it awareness fiction) and Paul Lyons's Natalie, A Kundalini Love Story (A powerful account of the erotic path to transcendence).

Cliff Terrell

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The Shooting Case — Author Cliff Terrell's faced-paced thriller about a bungled investigation doesn't slow down until detective Trevor Nash unravels this tale of murder and political intrigue. Alternating between Western Massachusetts and North Carolina, Nash fends off opposition from police and politicians as the murders keep piling up. Romance and mystery In Kindle eBook format. Says the author, "There are always seeds of the Yang within the Yin, and vice-versa. People trying to fight the temptations of materialism and all it bequeaths to us. Yes, we have to keep the economy going; people need to work, but sometimes we lose sight that destructive nature of materialism is not necessarily good for our continued survival."

Children's Books

Halloween, Front CoverHalloween Ooga-Ooga-Ooum — The first in the delightful Ooga Ooga Ooum children's book series. Published under the Zardoz Press imprint, this title addresses the issue of fear of the dark in an amusing fashion and is beautifully illustrated by Suzette Turner. Other titles in the series, namely Middle School Ooga-Ooum and Basketball Ooga-Ooum, will follow shortly.

Life Force Books also produces audio instructional programs, CDs for mastering diaphragmatic deep breathing, a prerequisite for Kundalini meditation.