Sydney Banks Resources

The Story of Syd's Enlightenment Experience

An 8-minute video of Sydney Banks sharing the story of his enlightenment experience, available on the Three Principles Foundation website (starts with a short introduction by Elsie Spittle):

Sydney Banks Website


There are several short videos of Syd at the following page... (NOTE: They will not play on most mobile devices)  (click the link "Click Here for Video Playlist")

  • Infinite Levels
  • Forgive Yourself
  • The Equalizer
  • Goodwill
  • Wisdom
  • Universal
  • Big Little Mind
  • Secret Lies Within

This is a brand new website (Feb2018) put together by Lone Pine Publishing (the primary publisher of Syd's books, videos, and audios), Sydney Banks, Partners Publishing, and International Human Relations Consultants Inc.. They offer free online access to the following:




  • Hawaii Lecture Series (this is the only source for this series before purchase)
    • Secret of the Mind
    • Oneness of Life
    • The Power of Thought
    • Going Home
  • Long Beach Lecture Series (this series is also available on the 3PGC website)
    • The Great Illusion
    • Truth Lies Within
    • The Experience
    • Jumping the Boundaries of Time
  • Washington Lecture Series (this is the only source for this series before purchase)
    • The Three Principles
    • Separate Realities


  • One Thought Away
  • Attitude
  • The Great Spirit
  • What is Truth


Several pages of each book are available to read online:

  • The Enlightened Gardener
  • The Enlightened Gardener Revisited
  • The Missing Link
  • Second Chance
  • In Quest of the Pearl
  • Dear Liza


3PGC Website


There are currently 5 Sydney Banks videos available on the website, 4 of which make up the Long Beach Lecure video series. You can access them as follows:

Under the Media menu, click Photos & Videos

In the Search By Keyword box, enter the word Banks

The following videos will appear:

  • Sydney Banks - What are the Three Principles
  • Long Beach Lecture Series:
    • The Great Illusion
    • Truth Lies Within
    • The Experience
    • Jumping the Boundaries of Time


AUDIO (Unfortunately, the audio recordings below are no longer available on the 3PGC website)

  • Attitude
  • One Thought Away
  • What is Truth
  • The Three Principles
  • Separate Realities

Sydney Banks Books, DVDs, and CDs

All of the Sydney Banks content available for sale can be purchased from the following sources:

Note: Some products are also available from major book and audio/video sellers including Amazon.

NEW! - The Enlightened Gardener is now available as an audio-book on Audible.


Book List:

  1. Second Chance (1987)
  2. In Quest of the Pearl (1990)
  3. The Missing Link: Reflections on Philosophy of Spirit (1998)
  4. The Enlightened Gardener (2001)
  5. Dear Liza (2004)
  6. The Enlightened Gardener Revisited (2005)


The full list of books, CDs, DVDs is below:

Syd Banks/Linda Quiring Co-Authored Books

Linda Quiring, along with Syd Banks, wrote the first two books about Syd's wisdom in the 70s. The links below provide a bit of background on each book, and list where you can purchase them.

Genesis of the Three Principles (Movie, 2016)

A movie narrated by Elsie Spittle and Chip Chipman, sharing the story of Sydney Banks, and including several clips of Syd speaking:


Three Principles Foundation Website

Clips from the "Ultimate Answer" video (+ one short video explaining the Principles) by Sydney Banks are available at the following link:

  • The Ultimate Answer - Part 1
  • The Ultimate Answer - Part 2
  • The Ultimate Answer - Part 3
  • The Ultimate Answer: A New World - Part 1
  • The Ultimate Answer: A New World - Part 2
  • The Three Principles


Same videos via Youtube:

Three Principles Movies Website

There are currently 3 clips on this website featuring Sydney Banks:

  • Sydney Banks: Wisdom
  • Sydney Banks: Goodwill
  • A Quiet Mind

NOTE: These clips also appear, along with several others on the site, but they are not viewable via mobile device on Mr Banks' website.

Miscellaneous Sydney Banks Videos

Sydney Banks in the News

With a preference for not being followed as a guru, and pointing people toward finding their own wisdom within, Sydney Banks rarely participated in interviews for the news. 





Three Principles Wikipedia Page

Vancouver Sun Obituary:

Vancouver Sun Article:

Pittsburg Post Gazette Article:

OnBeing Article:

BBC Radio 4 - "From Our Own Correspondent" Program - 15/02/2018:

Move forward to 22:50 of the audio recording to catch the final piece written by Richard Hamilton, sharing his thoughts about his meeting with Chip and Jan Chipman on Salt Spring Island, to learn about Sydney Banks:


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Joh | Reply 01.11.2018 01.03

Thank you so much for taking the time to oganise this information so thoughtfully - in one location Jonelle. It's very helpful & I really appreciate it 🤓

Jonelle 01.11.2018 11.28

You're very welcome Joh!

Ganesh Srinivasan | Reply 23.04.2018 07.10

Though I have most of the books by Syd Banks the video/audio impact is phenomenal. Thank you for organizing the resources beautifully.

Jonelle 23.04.2018 08.35

You're very welcome Ganesh!

Christian Johansson | Reply 28.08.2017 03.17

Thank you for this list. Priceless

Jonelle 28.08.2017 09.01

You're welcome! 😊

Jane Schue | Reply 27.08.2017 15.14

Thank you, Jonelle. Appreciate having this resource of Syd's work at my fingertips.

Jonelle 27.08.2017 18.59

Since I use it as well, I appreciate too! You're very welcome!

Kathy Marshall Emerson | Reply 26.08.2017 10.31

I have passed this on to several groups today. Thanks.

Jonelle 26.08.2017 17.31

Thank you so much Kathy. Glad to see the resource getting used.

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