Written by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain and St. Makarios of Corinth

Published by Frans, Straus and Girouxand (Vols 2 and 4) Faber and Faber (Vols 1 and 3) 1983-1999, paperback, 400 pages each volume. Fifth volume not available.

Translated from the Greek and edited by G.E.H. Palmer, Philip Sherrard and Kallistos Ware

The Philokalia is a collection of texts on prayer and the spiritual life, written between the fourth and fifteenth centuries by spiritual masters of the orthodox Christian tradition.