Category: Spirituality

The Book of Chuang Tzu (Penguin Classics)

By Elizabeth Breuilly

A masterpiece of old chinese language philosophy, moment in impact purely to the Tao Te Ching

one of many founders of Taoism, Chuang Tzu used to be firmly against Confucian values of order, keep an eye on, and hierarchy, believing the fitting nation to be one the place primal, innate nature principles. packed with profundity in addition to methods, knaves, sages, jokers, unbelievably named humans, and uptight Confucians, The booklet of Chuang Tzu perceives the Tao-the means of Nature- now not as a time period to be defined yet as a route to stroll. Radical and subversive, using wit, humor, and surprise strategies, The booklet of Chuang Tzu bargains an interesting glance deep into chinese language tradition.

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Energy Work: The Secrets of Healing and Spiritual Development

By Robert Bruce

This step by step method of actual and emotional future health indicates tips to use the body’s power facilities to hurry healing.

In Energy Work, Robert Bruce deals a, uncomplicated, easy-to-learn, method of self-healing, in response to his step forward approach of physique expertise Tactile Imaging power paintings. Bruce explains tips to use tactile imaging, in accordance with one’s feel of contact, instead of visualization, to stimulate the stream of important power through the physique. it is a process that anybody can use, despite age, healthiness, or past event. Readers tips on how to wake up the body’s power facilities and stream therapeutic, very important strength during the physique.

Energy paintings deals routines to:
Improve immune process functionEnhance power and self-healing abilityIncrease psychic and non secular abilitiesDevelop more suitable and extra intimate relationships

Bruce offers easy-to-follow illustrations in addition to a chain of workouts that inspire secure, swift effects. it is a helpful consultant for an individual looking to take cost of his or her overall healthiness.

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Spiritual Ecology: A Quiet Revolution

By Leslie E. Sponsel

Award winner in technology class on the annual eco-friendly e-book pageant in San Francisco, might 17, 2014

An net look for "Spiritual Ecology" and similar phrases like "Religion and Nature" and "Religion and Ecology" finds thousands and thousands of web sites. Spiritual Ecology: A Quiet Revolution deals an highbrow background of this far-reaching circulation. prepared chronologically, it samples significant advancements within the suggestions and activities of either historical and modern pioneers, starting from the Buddha and St. Francis of Assisi to Wangari Maathai's eco-friendly Belt flow and James Cameron's 2010 epic movie Avatar.

This foundational booklet is exclusive in that it offers a ancient, cross-cultural context for realizing and advancing the continued religious ecology revolution, contemplating indigenous and Asian spiritual traditions in addition to Western ones. such a lot chapters concentrate on a unmarried pioneer, illuminating old context and his/her legacy, whereas additionally connecting that legacy to broader matters. assurance contains issues as assorted as Henry David Thoreau and the fairway Patriarch BartholomeW's decades-long advertising of environmentalism as a sacred accountability for greater than 250 million individuals of the Orthodox Church around the globe. for additional information, stopover at www.spiritualecology.info.

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

By Sam Harris

For the thousands of american citizens who wish spirituality with out faith, Sam Harris’s most recent New York occasions bestseller is a consultant to meditation as a rational perform trained through neuroscience and psychology.

From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and writer of various New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percentage of american citizens who stick with no faith yet who suspect that very important truths are available within the reviews of such figures as Jesus, the Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the opposite saints and sages of historical past. all through this booklet, Harris argues that there's extra to figuring out fact than technological know-how and secular tradition ordinarily let, and that how we be aware of the current second mostly determines the standard of our lives.

Waking Up is an element memoir and half exploration of the clinical underpinnings of spirituality. No different ebook marries contemplative knowledge and sleek technology during this means, and no writer except Sam Harris—a scientist, thinker, and recognized skeptic—could write it.

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Être : Approches de la non-dualité

By Jean Klein

Ce nouveau livre de Jean Klein présente un ensemble very important d’entretiens, publiés dans los angeles revue Être, qu’il a dirigée de 1973 à 1993. Ils ont european lieu principalement à l’abbaye de Royaumont, à los angeles Sainte Baume, et à Notre Dame du Los, près de hole. Jean Klein dans ces dialogues magnifiques essaye de nous éveiller à los angeles judgment of right and wrong non-duelle derrière les pensées, au silence au-delà des mots, au sans forme au-delà des formes. Très grand connaisseur des traditions spirituelles indiennes, et principalement de l’advaita vedânta, Jean Klein sait avec tact, strength et pédagogie tourner notre cognizance vers l’intériorité. Ces mots ont le pouvoir infrequent, comme très peu de maîtres spirituels l’ont european, de pointer vers l. a. paix et l. a. joie en nous-mêmes. De nombreux thèmes sont abordés dans ces entretiens : l’état nonduel, l. a. pensée, los angeles méditation, l. a. nature du je, le silence, l’art, l’advaita vedânta, l. a. judgment of right and wrong, l. a. nécessité d’un maître, los angeles peur, los angeles joie, los angeles liberté, les émotions , and so on. Ce livre est un véritable trésor où chacun saura trouver ce qui lui convient pour avancer sur le chemin spirituel avec un des plus grands maîtres du XXe siècle.

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The Eye in the Triangle: An Interpretation of Aleister Crowley

Aleister Crowley, the best Magus of the 20th century, redefined the very foundation of the Western Esoteric culture. His incalculably mammoth effect reaches via all sleek occultism. even if said or now not, he's the daddy of the fashionable arts of ceremonial magick, western tantra, tarot and wicca. His devotees ascribe even higher importance to his existence, relating to him because the Prophet of the fashionable Age.

In 1928, on the age of fifty three, Crowley was once residing in Paris while Israel Regardie, a 21 yr previous disciple, nervously awarded himself to turn into Crowley's own secretary. hence all started the main major dating of Regardie's lifestyles. even supposing they have been to have a sour parting a while later, this event triggered Regardie to dedicate his subsequent 5 many years to spreading Crowley's message and tending the flame of his memory--at a time whilst that used to be an unpopular, unrewarding and lonely task.

The Eye within the Triangle presents a correct, funny and brilliantly insightful inspect the guy whom many nonetheless regard as "The Wickedest guy within the World." Fasten your seat belts and prepare to go into the mystical global of Aleister Crowley as noticeable in the course of the eyes of Israel Regardie.

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DMT: The Spirit Molecule: A Doctor's Revolutionary Research into the Biology of Near-Death and Mystical Experiences

By Rick Strassman

A medical psychiatrist explores the consequences of DMT, probably the most robust psychedelics recognized.

• A behind-the-scenes examine the innovative of psychedelic examine.

• offers a different clinical reason for the phenomenon of alien abduction studies.

From 1990 to 1995 Dr. Rick Strassman carried out U.S. Government-approved and funded scientific learn on the collage of latest Mexico during which he injected sixty volunteers with DMT, some of the most robust psychedelics recognized. His specified account of these periods is a very riveting inquiry into the character of the human brain and the healing capability of psychedelics. DMT, a plant-derived chemical present in the psychedelic Amazon brew, ayahuasca, is usually synthetic by way of the human mind. In Strassman's volunteers, it regularly produced near-death and mystical reports. Many stated convincing encounters with clever nonhuman presences, extraterrestrial beings, angels, and spirits. approximately all felt that the classes have been one of the such a lot profound studies in their lives.

Strassman's examine connects DMT with the pineal gland, thought of via Hindus to be the location of the 7th chakra and via Rene Descartes to be the seat of the soul. DMT: The Spirit Molecule makes the daring case that DMT, obviously published through the pineal gland, allows the soul's move out and in of the physique and is a vital part of the delivery and demise studies, in addition to the top states of meditation or even sexual transcendence. Strassman additionally believes that "alien abduction reviews" are caused by unintended releases of DMT. If used properly, DMT may well set off a interval of exceptional growth within the medical exploration of the main mystical areas of the human brain and soul.

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Postmodern Magic: The Art of Magic in the Information Age

By Patrick Dunn

Clean rules for the fashionable mage lie on the center of this thought-provoking consultant to magic idea. forthcoming magical perform from a knowledge paradigm, Patrick Dunn offers a distinct and modern standpoint on an historic perform.

Imagination, psychology, and authority-the most elementary innovations of magic-are brought first. From there, Dunn teaches all approximately image structures, magical artifacts, sigils, spirits, elementals, languages, and magical trips, and explains their importance in magical perform. There also are routines for constructing magic talents, in addition to ideas for developing talismans, glamours, servitors, divination decks, glossy defixios, and your personal astral temple. Dunn additionally bargains tips about air of secrecy detection, divination, occult networking, and undertaking your personal magic study.

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