Tao Te Ching

By Lao Tzu

In what could be the such a lot trustworthy translation of the Tao Te Ching, the translators have captured the terse, enigmatic fantastic thing about the unique masterpiece with out embellishing it with own interpretation or bogging it down with explanatory notes. by means of stepping out of ways and letting the unique textual content converse for itself, they bring a powerfully direct adventure of the Tao Te Ching that could be a pleasure again to time and again.

And for the 1st time in any translation of the Tao Te Ching, you can now have interaction with the textual content to event for your self the nuanced paintings of translating. In all of the eighty-one chapters, one major line has been highlighted and along it are the unique chinese language characters with their transliteration. you could then flip to the word list and translate this line by yourself, thereby deepening your realizing of the unique textual content and of the myriad methods it may be translated into English.

Complementing the textual content are twenty-three remarkable ink work brushed by means of Stephen Addiss and an creation through the esteemed Asia student Burton Watson.

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Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information

By Erik Davis

This paintings offers a standpoint on technoculture by means of exploring the paranormal impulses at the back of our obsession with details. In an age the place it feels that know-how has changed mind's eye and that the rational outmodes the non secular, Erik Davis unveils the hidden heritage at the back of each one bounce in expertise. From the printing press to the telegraph, from the radio to the web, Davis takes us in the back of each one communications step forward to bare the magical fervour that encouraged it: utopian goals, apocalyptic visions, electronic phantasms or even alien obsessions. jumping into the digital destiny, Davis exhibits how the spiritual mind's eye will proceed to form the know-how of the following millennium.

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Journey to Self-Realization (Collected Talks and Essays on Realizing God in Everyday Life, Volume 3)

By Paramhansa Yogananda

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Publish yr note: initially released in 1997. This replica is the FirstIndian Paperback, 3rd influence 2005

Paramahansa Yogananda's accumulated Talks and Essays, which include, Man's everlasting Quest and The Divine Romance, current in-depth discussions of the sweeping diversity of inspiring and common truths that experience captivated hundreds of thousands in his Autobiography of a Yogi. Readers will locate those talks alive with the original mixture of all-embracing knowledge, useful encouragement, and love for humanity that experience made the writer one in every of our era's so much respected and relied on courses to the religious life.

In this anthology, trip to Self-Realization, Paramahansa Yogananda indicates us how we will be able to event the Divine Presence inside us and in all lifestyles - not only as a passing idea yet as a relentless internal consciousness. via this improved understanding, we obtain the presents of the soul: peace, divine love, ever new pleasure, intuitive assistance for each query and crossroads we come upon within the impressive experience of human life.

Topics include:
>Remolding Your Life
>Acquiring Attunement with the resource of Success
>Renewing and remodeling Your physique, brain, and Spirit
>The knowledge option to triumph over Karma
>How to Quicken Your non secular Progress
>How to specific eternal Youthfulness
>Receiving God s solutions on your Prayers
>The real indicators of development in Meditation

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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life

By Karen Armstrong

In this significant and thought-provoking paintings, Karen Armstrong—one of the main unique thinkers at the function of faith within the glossy world—provides an impassioned and functional consultant to supporting us make the area a extra compassionate place.
The twelve steps she indicates commence with “Learn approximately Compassion,” and shut with “Love Your Enemies.” In among, she takes up self-love, mindfulness, pain, sympathetic pleasure, the boundaries of our wisdom of others, and “concern for everybody.” She stocks concrete easy methods to support us domesticate and extend our potential for compassion, and offers a analyzing record to motivate us to “hear one another’s narratives.” Armstrong teaches us that changing into a compassionate individual is a lifelong venture and a trip jam-packed with rewards.

The First Step: find out about Compassion
The moment Step: examine your individual World
The 3rd Step: Compassion for Yourself
The Fourth Step: Empathy
The 5th Step: Mindfulness
The 6th Step: Action
The 7th Step: How Little We Know
The 8th Step: How should still We converse to 1 Another?
The 9th Step: drawback for Everybody
The 10th Step: Knowledge
The 11th Step: Recognition
The 12th Step: Love Your Enemies

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Science and the Reenchantment of the Cosmos: The Rise of the Integral Vision of Reality

By Ervin Laszlo

Offers a progressive new thought that bridges the divide among technology and spirituality

• Discloses the ramifications of non-localized attention and the way the actual global and religious adventure are facets of an analogous reality

• contains contributions from Jane Goodall, Ed Mitchell, Stanislav Grof, Ralph Abraham, and Christian de Quincy, between others

What scientists at the moment are discovering on the outermost frontiers of each box is overturning the entire easy premises in regards to the nature of subject and truth. The universe isn't an international of separate issues and occasions yet is a cosmos that's attached, coherent, and bears a profound resemblance to the visions held within the earliest religious traditions within which the actual international and non secular adventure have been either elements of an analogous truth and guy and the universe have been one. The findings that justify this new imaginative and prescient of the underlying good judgment of the universe come from just about all of the empirical sciences: physics, cosmology, the existence sciences, and recognition learn. They clarify how interactions bring about interconnections that produce immediate and multifaceted coherence--what occurs to 1 half additionally occurs to the opposite components, and for that reason to the method as an entire. The experience of sacred oneness skilled via our ancestors that used to be displaced via the unyielding fabric presumptions of contemporary technology should be restored, and humanity can once more think at domestic within the universe.

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La Spiritualité du Moyen Âge occidental (VIIIe-XIIIe siècle)

By André Vauchez

On a longtemps considéré le Moyen Age comme l'âge d'or du christianisme. Aujourd'hui, en revanche, on assiste à une remise en query du legs religieux de cette époque et en particulier de sa spiritualité, à laquelle on reproche d'avoir trop prôné los angeles fuite et le mépris du monde.Pour éclairer ce débat, l'auteur s'est attaché à définir le contenu de l'expérience religieuse des hommes et des femmes de ce temps. Soucieux de mettre en lumière l'impact des differences sociales et culturelles sur les représentations du divin et les formes de vie religieuse, il a cherché à dégager les principales étapes du processus qui a fait passer l. a. Chrétienté occidentale de l. a. piété ritualiste et conformiste de l'époque carolingienne à une spiritualité évangélique, axée sur l'humanité de Dieu.Le présent ouvrage, paru une première fois en 1975, a été pour l. a. présente édition entièrement revu, mis à jour et augmenté d'un chapitre sur le XIIIe siècle.André Vauchez est professeur émérite, ancien directeur de l'Ecole française de Rome, membre de l'Institut.

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What A Coincidence!: The wow! factor in synchronicity and what it means in everyday life

By Susan M. Watkins

What if all these doubtless insignificant little what a accident! moments you’ve skilled have been really hinting at whatever very own and significant approximately your self, and concerning the workings of human cognizance as a complete? may you hear? Sue Watkins does. For greater than thirty-five years, Susan M. Watkins, a former small-town newspaper reporter and the writer of 5 books, has logged coincidences as they’ve happened in her lifestyles.

What she’s stumbled on is that unmarried, possible inconsequential coincidences—an outdated pal calling on the distinct second she pops into your head, for example—are usually items of bigger, extra complicated and significant twist of fate clusters that jointly create wealthy and revealing tales.

In What a accident! Watkins provides twist of fate clusters which are really striking and, alongside the way in which, explores these very important questions: What do our own twist of fate clusters disclose to us approximately ourselves and our lives? And what do they demonstrate approximately human realization at huge? The conclusions she attracts are completely existence changing. you are going to by no means push aside these what a accident! moments back.

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The Inner Tradition of Yoga: A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner

By Michael Stone

There's extra to the culture of yoga than firming and strengthening. on the root, there's a mammoth and exciting philosophy that teaches the ethics of nonviolence, endurance, honesty, and recognize. Michael Stone offers an in-depth clarification of historic Indian yogic philosophy in addition to teachings on the best way to convey our knowing of yoga thought to deeper degrees via our perform at the mat—and via our relations with others.

To examine extra in regards to the writer, Michael Stone, stopover at his website:  www.centreofgravity.org

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The Five People You Meet in Heaven

By Mitch Albom

A in particular produced paperback edition--with flaps--of the exceptional number 1 New York Times bestseller, that has bought greater than six million copies in hardcover

Eddie is a grizzled battle veteran who feels trapped in a meaningless lifetime of solving rides at a seashore entertainment park. His days are a lifeless regimen of labor, loneliness, and regret.

Then, on his 83rd birthday, Eddie dies in a sad coincidence, attempting to keep a bit lady from a falling cart. He awakens within the afterlife, the place he learns that heaven isn't a lush backyard of Eden, yet a spot the place your earthly lifestyles is defined to you by way of 5 humans. those humans can have been household or far away strangers. but every one of them replaced your course forever.

one after the other, Eddie's 5 humans light up the unseen connections of his earthly lifestyles. because the tale builds to its lovely end, Eddie desperately seeks redemption within the still-unknown final act of his existence: used to be it a heroic good fortune or a devastating failure the reply, which comes from the main not going of resources, is as inspirational as a glimpse of heaven itself.

In The 5 humans You Meet in Heaven, Mitch Albom supplies us an astoundingly unique tale that may swap every little thing you have ever considered the afterlife--and the which means of our lives right here on the earth. With a undying story, beautiful to all, it is a e-book that readers of excellent fiction, and those that enjoyed Tuesdays with Morrie, will treasure.

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A Closer Talk with God: Spiritual Prayers for Women

By Kim Trujillo

Are looking to draw toward God? are looking to have a richer prayer existence? Praying with scripture is the therapy to mediocre prayers. simply because God’s be aware is robust, utilizing verses from the Bible because the foundation of your prayers will enhance your conversations with God. The twenty-two scriptural prayers during this publication conceal issues that girls ordinarily pray approximately like forgiveness, information, illness, marriage, being pregnant, paintings, problems, concerns, fears, and friendship. every one prayer is produced from an ordinary of twenty-five Bible verses and will be used as a stand-alone prayer or will be edited to be extra own. As an creation to every prayer, Trujillo comprises tales from her own existence. those diversity from how she met her husband to surviving a hearth, from her day-by-day concerns to her mom’s demise from melanoma. those tales exhibit the impression of prayer on a Christian’s existence.

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