Shining Lotus™ Metaphysical Bookstore is one of the oldest metaphysical bookstores in the Rocky Mountain region. We are proud to offer the largest selection of new, used & out-of-print metaphysical and spiritual books in Colorado. We also carry a wide variety of gift items, CDs, DVDs, incense, candles, aromatherapy, essential oils, statues, posters, greeting cards, [...]
Tim Johnson is a child of the 60s. He transformed his Mennonite background into a passion for rock music, a commitment to the politics of peace and non-violence, and an interest in the spirituality of India. He has a special reverence for Hanuman, the Hindu God of Devotion. Before buying the Shining Lotus, Tim worked [...]
Justin Swanström is a voracious reader and book hoarder, with a lifelong interest in metaphysical topics. He has a BA in Medieval History, with concentrations in literature and philosophy. Justin has worked as a commercial real estate analyst, a technical writer and editor, a software development manager, and a real estate and business attorney.
Gayle Bachicha is a retired spiritual astrologer and teacher, with 53 years of experience. She is the author of Pocket Dictionary of Astrology. She has been with the store in various capacities for over 36 years. Before coming to the store, she owned Tickerwick Publications and Jacob’s Ladder Bookstore.
Shining Lotus™ has in business for more than 39 years. In fact, we’re one of the oldest metaphysical bookstores in the Rocky Mountain region. The Metaphysical Bookstore was founded in 1972 by Cleta Williamson, with help from spiritual teacher Dee Davis. After Cleta’s death in 1990, her daughter Cheryl inherited the store, and managed it [...]
Our soul seal was given to the store by noted spiritual teacher Dee Davis as the symbolic message of the essence and soul of the store. The soul seal was formally approved and blessed by Sathya Sai Baba. The outer gold ring with lotus leaves indicates the consciousness that comes with wisdom. The sun with [...]