Below, select web sites and books to help you learn about labyrinths, and find indoor and outdoor walking labyrinths near you.
Ontario Labyrinth Locator – By the Labyrinth Community Network, a directory of 200+ public & private labyrinths across the province!
Worldwide Labyrinth Locator – By Veriditas &The Labyrinth Society, a searchable database of nearly 6000 labyrinths around the world.
Favourite Labyrinth Books
Labyrinth: Your Path to Self-Discovery by Tony Christie (2018) is a comprehensive exploration of labyrinths which balances concrete details with esoteric notions and concepts which can straddle both… the book will appeal to left and right sides of the brain!
Lauren Artress, author of the book Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Spiritual Practice (2006), is widely considered the founder of the modern labyrinth movement. Her classic book is a comprehensive backgrounder to past and present, with an emphasis on labyrinth use as a spiritual tool.
The Spirituality of Mazes and Labyrinths by Canadian Gailand MacQueen (2005) is a wonderful book full of the history and differentiating labyrinths and mazes, their spiritual and esoteric associations, and underlying symbolism. Richly illustrated with photos and diagrams.
The Healing Labyrinth: Find Your Path to Inner Peace by Helen Raphael Sands (2001) is a personal account of how the author came to find the labyrinth and how she uses and integrates it into her life, and includes labyrinth activities like dances and as well as a chapter on creating your own labyrinth.
Rituals of the Labyrinth by Canadians Grace Amirault & Debbie Amirault Camelin (2019) was written for Labyrinth Facilitators but will be of interest to anyone who wishes to explore applications of the labyrinth and expand their scope of experience. It contains detailed instructions, with photos & illustrations, on 25 meaningful labyrinth activities.
Informative Labyrinth Web Pages
New to the Labyrinth? is a great overview of labyrinth by Veriditas, includes a brief high-quality video and the story behind the modern-day rediscovery of the labyrinth.
Labyrinth blog by Erwin Reißmann from Germany and Andreas Frei from Switzerland is the place to go if you want to get into the technical intricacies or labyrinth designs and history. Erwin helped design the pattern used for the Forest Labyrinth.
The Labyrinth Community Network is an Ontario-based group of labyrinth enthusiasts. Their site includes a large labyrinth directory & list of Labyrinth Facilitators.
Veriditas is a non-profit organization dedicated to introducing people to the worldwide labyrinth movement and training labyrinth facilitators.
The Labyrinth Society is oriented toward bringing labyrinth enthusiasts together in order to share their interest, energy, and expertise. Its mission is to support those who create, maintain and use labyrinths, and to serve the global community by providing education, networking, and opportunities for experiencing transformation.