Labyrinths and Mazes

Labyrinths and mazes can be found throughout the world, as inspired creations of both ancient and contemporary cultures. These delightful and often perplexing constructions are symbolic expressions of the nature of the spiritual path based on the principles of sacred geometry and harmonization with nature.

 

 

The Art of the Maze
Adrian Fisher and Georg Geister
Weidenfeld and Nicolson (1990)

The Art of the Maze explores the origins and evolution of this fascinating art form, which can be found in the history and mythology of both the world’s most advanced and most ancient civilizations.

Labyrinths: Ancient Paths of Wisdom and Peace
Virginia Westbury
Da Capo Press (2001)

With more than 250 full-colour photographs and illustrations, this book is a comprehensive guide to the world's finest labyrinth pathways, ancient as well as modern.

The Genesis and Geometry of the Labyrinth
Patrick Conty
Inner Traditions (2001)

The design and symbolism of the labyrinth is thoroughly explored and linked to principles of sacred geometry in this fascinating study.

Magical Paths: Labyrinths and Mazes in the 21st Century
Jeff Saward
Octopus Publishing (2002)

This beautifully illustrated book provides an in-depth exploration of the world's most significant mazes and labyrinths.

Labyrinths and Mazes
Jeff Saward
Lark Books (2003)

This fascinating book by renowned historian and photographer Jeff Saward investigates the history and design of labyrinths from diverse cultures and periods of time.

The Amazing Book of Mazes
Adrian Fisher
Abrams (2006)

World-renowned maze master Adrian Fisher presents a comprehensive guide to the newest, most innovative, puzzling and challenging mazes around the world, as well as a history of the maze from ancient Crete to the present day.