Daily Kabbalah: Wisdom from the Tree of Life

By Gershon Winkler

From sorcery to animal totems, buzzard feathers to peddle spirits, speaking timber to magical stones, sacred circles to therapeutic rituals, the Kabbalah brings readers a wealthy physique of historic knowledge that has been lengthy missed or even longer misunderstood. The Kabbalah celebrates a high quality of cognizance that allows one to adventure magic within the usual, miracles within the usual process occasions, and spirituality within the actual. Its roots are as previous and wealthy as so much aboriginal shamanic traditions, sharing in universal with a lot of them the idea that each one of production is alive, from animals and vegetation to the solar and the moon.The specialty of this e-book lies in its decisions from this infrequent culture of Jewish secret knowledge. Culled from historical and medieval Hebraic and Aramaic resources, 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 interesting extracts. As brief as a number of traces or so long as a web page, they're translated and paraphrased right here to render them available to readers of all backgrounds and religious paths.

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Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal

In many ways, twentieth-century the US was once the land of superheroes and technological know-how fiction. From Superman and Batman to the glorious 4 and the X-Men, those pop-culture juggernauts, with their "powers and skills a long way past these of mortal men," extremely joyful readers and audiences—and at the same time embodied a number of our desires and fears approximately smooth lifestyles and the onrushing future.

But that is simply scratching the outside, says Jeffrey Kripal. In Mutants and Mystics, Kripal bargains a brilliantly insightful account of ways comedian ebook heroes have helped their creators and lovers alike discover and show a wealth of paranormal reports neglected through mainstream technological know-how. Delving deeply into the paintings of significant figures within the field—from Jack Kirby’s cosmic superhero sagas and Philip okay. Dick’s futuristic head-trips to Alan Moore’s intercourse magic and Whitley Strieber’s communion with visitors—Kripal exhibits how creators grew to become to technological know-how fiction to exhibit the truth of the inexplicable and the magical they skilled of their lives. extended realization stumbled on its language within the metaphors of sci-fi—incredible powers, unparalleled mutations, time-loops and substantial intergalactic intelligences—and the deeper impacts of mythology and faith that those in flip drew from; the wildly artistic paintings that stuck the imaginations of thousands. relocating deftly from chilly battle technological know-how and Fredric Wertham's anticomics campaign to gnostic revelation and alien abduction, Kripal spins out a hidden historical past of yankee tradition, wealthy with legendary subject matters and shot via with an information that there are different realities some distance past our daily understanding.

A bravura functionality, superbly illustrated in complete colour all through and brimming over with terrific own tales, Mutants and Mystics is that rarest of items: a booklet that's sure to broaden—and even perhaps blow—your mind.

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The Swan in Manasarowar or The Mastery of Sexuality: A Manual of Secret and Sacred Sex

By Soham Hamsa

“Sex is the rhythm of life.” during this crucial e-book written by means of Soham Hamsa (pseudonym), we listen a pleasant voice from the Himalayas directed to all people who find themselves real fact seekers and fanatics of existence at any place on the planet, containing a deep trouble for his or her naturality and angle towards intercourse and sexuality. it truly is seen that the writer has entry to a distinct wisdom and oral culture from India and the Himalayas, which for a tremendous half by no means earlier than were made recognized to the general public. The publication, which all through is logical in its composition, is immediately to the purpose with various useful routines, and with its dimension, compactness, simply understood illustrations and richly provided thesaurus, it fairly acts as a convenient handbook at the topic. And as such, it really is most likely the single rather authoritative paintings in its box.

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The Soul's Code: In Search of Character and Calling

By James Hillman

A few name it" genius". Others have named it "spirit", "daimon", or even "guardian angel". yet whereas philosophers and psychologists from Plato to Jung emphasised the elemental essence of our individuality, our sleek tradition refuses to simply accept distinctive, shaped soul is inside of us from start, shaping up to it truly is shaped.

Now during this striking bestseller, James Hillman provides an excellent new imaginative and prescient of our selves now not outlined via relatives relationships or the mentality of victimization. Drawing at the biographies of such disparate humans as Ella Fitzgerald and Mohandas ok. Gandhi, James Hillman argues that personality is destiny and indicates how the soul, if given the chance, can assert itself even at an early age. the result's a reasoned and strong street map to figuring out our real nature and studying an eye-opening array of selections -- from the way in which we elevate our kids to our profession paths to our social and private commitments to reaching excellence in our time.

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Beautiful Uncertainty

By Mandy Hale

Blogger and long island occasions Bestselling writer Mandy Hale has proven girls how very important it truly is to be safe of their singleness via being clever, robust, and self sustaining. during this all new ebook, she's going to recommended readers to by no means settle and never fail to see the wonder that may be present in seasons of "waiting." 

Starting with relationships, yet going past into components like profession, friendships, religion, and lifestyles, Mandy publications readers via what you could in attaining for those who glance past your present conditions, by no means accept under what God has for you, and locate good looks and function within the waiting.

Says Mandy: "Whether you are jogging in seeming unending singleness, caught in a cycle of wondering 'what's next?' or residing with any type of ready: expecting love, watching for infants, anticipating marriage, looking forward to a healing, or a miracle, or an indication, or for GOD . . . i am hoping my trip will make the wait a bit more uncomplicated and the uncertainty just a little extra beautiful."

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Ask It: The Question That Will Revolutionize How You Make Decisions

By Andy Stanley

You’ll by no means come to a decision an analogous means Again
 
Should I take this activity? purchase this condo? Marry this person?  We ask questions on a daily basis concerning the offerings we are facing. yet are we asking an important query of all?
 
In Ask It, Andy Stanley identifies the one query that makes it effortless to figure out the reply to all other questions. You’ll make decisions with confidence just by applying the question that brings readability to life’s so much not easy judgements.

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Essence With the Elixir of Enlightenment: The Diamond Approach to Inner Realization

By A. H. Almaas

Essence has been mixed with The Elixir of Enlightenment, a brief introductory textual content directed towards scholars at the direction who're annoyed by means of both the non secular or mental limitations that Western existence can current. Discusses the values and shortcomings of non secular education, and explores why an deadlock might happen. unearths how an exact knowing of your personal character can unfastened your internal assets in order that your crucial being can lead you towards enlightenment.

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

By Sam Harris

For the hundreds of thousands of american citizens who wish spirituality with out faith, Sam Harris’s most up-to-date New York instances bestseller is a advisor to meditation as a rational perform proficient by way of 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 persist 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 ebook, Harris argues that there's extra to knowing truth than technology and secular tradition regularly enable, and that how we be aware of the current second principally determines the standard of our lives.

Waking Up is an element memoir and half exploration of the clinical underpinnings of spirituality. No different e-book marries contemplative knowledge and glossy technological know-how during this method, and no writer except Sam Harris—a scientist, thinker, and recognized skeptic—could write it.

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Polishing the Mirror: How to Live from Your Spiritual Heart

By Ram Dass

Sometimes illumination happens spontaneously or, as Ram Dass skilled, in a heart-wrenching second of commencing. more often than not, it occurs once we polish the replicate of the center with day-by-day practice—and see past the appearance of our brief suggestions and feelings to the significant and luminous panorama of our actual nature.

For 5 a long time, Ram Dass has explored the depths of recognition and love and taken them to lifestyles as carrier to others. With Polishing the Mirror, he gathers jointly his crucial teachings for dwelling within the everlasting current, the following and now.

Readers will locate inside those pages a wealthy mix of perennial knowledge, humor, instructing tales, and particular information on Ram Dass' personal non secular practices, including:

  • Bhakti Yoga—opening our hearts to unconditional love
  • Practices for residing, getting older, death, and embracing the traditional stream of life
  • Karma Yoga—how selfless provider can profoundly rework us
  • Working with worry and anguish as a route to grace and freedom
  • Step-by-step assistance in devotional chant, meditation and mantra perform, and masses more

For these new to Ram Dass' teachings, and for these to whom they're previous buddies, this is this forefront non secular explorer's entire consultant to gaining knowledge of who we're and why we're the following, and the way to turn into beacons of unconditional love.

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