The Reenchantment of the World

By Morris Berman

The Reenchantment of the realm is a perceptive examine of our clinical awareness and a cogent and forceful problem to its supremacy. concentrating on the increase of the mechanistic concept that we will understand the wildlife in simple terms by way of distancing ourselves from it, Berman exhibits how technology bought its controlling place within the realization of the West. He analyzes the holistic, animistic tradition―destroyed within the wake of medical Revolution of the 16th and 17th centuries―which seen guy as a player within the cosmos, no longer as an remoted observer. Arguing that the holistic global view has to be revived in a few credible shape prior to we spoil our society and the environment, he explores the chances for a realization applicable to the trendy period. Ecological instead of animistic, this new global view will be grounded within the actual and intimate connection among guy and nature.

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The Book of Womanhood

By Amy F. Davis Abdallah

Christian womanhood. What does it suggest? whilst does it happen--at a undeniable age, prestige, or adulthood? How can we recognize we're now not ladies? And while we've figured that out, how will others recognize to name us "woman" instead of "girl"? Christian girls don't frequently get a ceremony of passage during which they're named "woman." Seeing this want, Amy Davis Abdallah created any such ceremony, and this e-book accompanies it.

No must be in her ceremony of passage, notwithstanding, to call your self "woman." learn this publication after which take a seat with a few pals to speak about it over tea, espresso, and/or chocolate. enable The e-book of Womanhood create a course in the course of the confusion by way of its versatile framework of discovering identification via constructing courting with God, self, others, and production.

Amy writes easily as one might be additional alongside in her trip of womanhood, and he or she doesn't write by myself. She comprises the tales of biblical ladies, of associates old and young, or even extra. the various voices come jointly as a cloud of witnesses--encouraging us in our person trips.

Read for empowerment. learn for transformation. learn. And develop into the lady of God you have been created to be.

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Life Ahead: On Learning and the Search for Meaning

By J. Krishnamurti

In existence forward, one of many maximum lecturers of our time offers a realistic philosophy of studying and realizing that strikes a long way past conventional rules of schooling. accumulated from talks Krishnamurti gave to his scholars in India, existence forward bargains brief chapters dependent round life’s primary questions. It contains an advent written through Krishnamurti in particular for the ebook.

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Daily Kabbalah: Wisdom from the Tree of Life

By Gershon Winkler

From sorcery to animal totems, buzzard feathers to peddle spirits, conversing bushes to magical stones, sacred circles to therapeutic rituals, the Kabbalah brings readers a wealthy physique of historical knowledge that has been lengthy overlooked or even longer misunderstood. The Kabbalah celebrates a top quality of attention that permits one to event magic within the usual, miracles within the typical process occasions, and spirituality within the actual. Its roots are as outdated and wealthy as so much aboriginal shamanic traditions, sharing in universal with a lot of them the assumption that each one of production is alive, from animals and vegetation to the sunlight and the moon.The area of expertise of this publication lies in its decisions from this infrequent culture of Jewish secret knowledge. Culled from historical and medieval Hebraic and Aramaic assets, a lot of this fabric has been hidden in dusty information or imprecise translations. those brief chosen readings are meant as contemplative, inspirational, or even unique extracts. As brief as a couple of strains or so long as a web page, they're translated and paraphrased the following to render them available to readers of all backgrounds and religious paths.

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Holy Madness: Spirituality, Crazy-Wise Teachers, and Enlightenment

By Georg Feuerstein

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This e-book strains the shadowy culture of "holy madness/crazy wisdom" from the Holy Fools of early Christianity, throughout the nice adepts of India and Tibet, as much as the debatable authorities of this day. In our day, while even the Dalai Lama has warned Western seekers to settle on their academics conscientiously, Feuerstein presents an clever and cautionary guidebook to the guru-disciple courting, plus a accomplished research of the foundations of real spirituality.

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The Second Coming of Christ: The Resurrection of the Christ Within You

By Paramahansa Yogananda

A revelatory statement at the unique teachings of Jesus - now in paperback! during this exceptional masterwork of suggestion, Paramahansa Yogananda takes the reader on a profoundly enriching trip during the 4 Gospels. Verse by way of verse, he illuminates the common route to oneness with God taught via Jesus to his rapid disciples yet obscured via centuries of misinterpretation: "how to develop into like Christ, how one can resurrect the everlasting Christ inside one's self". This landmark paintings transcends divisive sectarianism to bare a unifying concord underlying all precise religions. A groundbreaking synthesis of East and West, it imparts the life-transforming realisation that every people can event for ourselves the promised moment Coming - awakening of the all-fulfilling Divine recognition latent inside of our souls. Yogananda acknowledged, "In titling this paintings the second one COMING OF CHRIST, it's not that i am concerning a literal go back of Jesus to earth. He got here thousand years in the past and, after providing a common route to God's nation, used to be crucified and resurrected; his reappearance to the loads now could be now not worthwhile for the fulfilment of his teachings. what's precious is for the cosmic knowledge and divine conception of Jesus to talk back via each one one's personal adventure and realizing of the countless Christ realization that was once incarnate in Jesus. that might be his precise moment Coming." Yogananda's detailed point of view at the genuine that means of Jesus' teachings, takes the reader on a revelatory trip, verse by means of verse, during the 4 Gospels. Dispelling centuries previous misconceptions and dogma, this huge paintings is destined to go away an indelible mark at the means the area perspectives the lessons of Jesus Christ.

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The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling

By Stephen Cope

From the Senior Scholar-in-residence and Ambassador for the famed Kripalu heart for Yoga and health and wellbeing comes an incisive and encouraging meditation on dwelling the lifestyles you have been born to live.
 
during this fast paced age, the customarily overwhelming realities of everyday life may possibly depart you feeling doubtful approximately how you can become aware of your life’s real purpose—what religious lecturers name dharma. yet yoga grasp Stephen Cope says that during order to have a satisfying lifestyles you need to, actually, detect the deep goal hidden on the very center of yourself. In The nice paintings of Your Life, Cope describes the method of unlocking the original risk harbored inside of each human soul. the key, he asserts, are available within the pages of a two-thousand-year-old non secular vintage referred to as the Bhagavad Gita—an historical allegory concerning the route to dharma, informed via a undying discussion among the fabled archer, Arjuna, and his divine mentor, Krishna.
 
Cope takes readers on a step by step journey of this respected story, and that allows you to make it proper to modern readers, he highlights famous Western lives that include its primary principles—including such luminaries as Jane Goodall, whose existence trajectory indicates us the facility of honoring The present; Walt Whitman, who listened for the decision of the days; Susan B. Anthony, whose instance demonstrates the facility of targeted power; John Keats, who used to be in a position to permit his wish supply delivery to aspiration; and Harriet Tubman, whose lifestyles was once not anything if no longer a lesson in studying to stroll by means of religion. This crucial consultant additionally contains daily tales approximately following the trail to dharma, which illustrate the astonishingly modern relevance and practicality of this vintage yogic story.
 
If you’re feeling misplaced on your personal life’s trip, The nice paintings of Your Life could provide you with solutions to the questions you so much urgently desire addressed—and can assist you in finding and to include your actual calling.

Praise for The nice paintings of Your existence
 
“Keep a pen and paper convenient as you learn this striking ebook: It’s like an owner’s guide for the soul.”—Dani Shapiro, writer of Devotion
 
“A masterwork . . . You’ll locate notion in those pages. You’ll achieve a greater appreciation of divine advice and maybe even know the way chances are you'll larger listen it on your personal life.”Yoga Journal
 
“I am moved and encouraged by way of this ebook, the readability and sweetness of the lives lived in it, and the undying dharma it teaches.”—Jack Kornfield, writer of A direction with Heart
 
“A wealthy resource of contemplation and proposal [that] encourages readers . . . to find and entirely pursue their internal self’s calling.”Publishers Weekly
 
“Fabulous . . . in case you have ever puzzled what your function is, this booklet is a brilliant consultant that can assist you in your path.”—YogaHara

From the Hardcover edition.

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It's Not Too Late

By Tony Evans

Have you wanted you may take again anything you acknowledged? Undo a bad selection you made? Erase a painful memory?

Unfortunately, you can’t erase the errors on your previous. yet God can do anything even better—He can use these fumbles to remodel your existence and lead you into the really good future He has deliberate for you. Bestselling writer Tony Evans offers encouraging facts directly from the Bible:

Sarah was once a doubter, 

Jacob was once a deceiver,

Moses used to be a murderer,

Rahab used to be a harlot,

Samson was once a player,

Jonah used to be a rebel,

Esther was once a diva,

Peter was once an apostate…

and but God grew to become every one in their lives round in a huge manner. in reality, they’re one of the Bible’s maximum heroes!

What may perhaps God do together with your life—imperfections and all? It’s no longer too overdue to determine and come back on target to experiencing God’s absolute best for you.

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