The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are

By Alan Watts

On the root of human clash is our primary false impression of who we're. the appearance that we're remoted beings, unconnected to the remainder of the universe, has led us to view the “outside” international with hostility, and has fueled our misuse of expertise and our violent and antagonistic subjugation of the flora and fauna. In The Book, thinker Alan Watts offers us with a much-needed solution to the matter of private identification, distilling and adapting the traditional Hindu philosophy of Vedanta to assist us remember that the self is actually the foundation and flooring of the universe. during this mind-opening and revelatory paintings, Watts has crafted a primer on what it capability to be human—and a guide of initiation into the principal secret of life.

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Commentaries on Living (Second Series)

Krishnamurti's crucial message is that to discover fact, we needs to transcend the bounds of normal concept. In public talks world wide, he strove to unfastened listeners from traditional ideals and mental mind-sets which will comprehend what's. This 3-volume sequence documents his conferences with person seekers from all walks of existence, within which he reviews at the struggles universal to people who paintings to wreck the limits of character and self-limitation. This moment quantity of the 3-part sequence contains discussions of inventive happiness, devotion, worship, the terror of dying, karma and an event of bliss.

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The Essential Rudolf Steiner

By Rudolf Steiner

Accumulated the following during this 5-in-1 omnibus version are 5 of Rudolf Steiner's most vital works together with Theosophy, an creation, An Esoteric Cosmology, Intuitive pondering as a non secular course, An advent to Waldorf schooling and different Essays, and the way to grasp greater Worlds. Rudolf Steiner was once an Austrian thinker, literary pupil, educator, artist, playwright, social philosopher, and esotericist.

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A Kiss Under the Mistletoe: True Love Stories Inspired by the Magic of the Christmas Season

By Jennifer Basye Sander

Christmas has a fashion of reminding us of what fairly matters—and what might be extra very important than our family? From husbands and better halves to boyfriends and girlfriends to long-lost loves, the real-life romances during this booklet are surrounded through the enjoyment and benefits of the Christmas season.

This assortment will hot your middle and soothe your soul during the lengthy winter.

A Kiss below the Mistletoe superbly celebrates the way in which love and religion can remodel a chilly day in December into the main magical day of the 12 months.

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Spiritual Dimensions of Psychology, Revised Edition

In non secular Dimensions of Psychology Hazrat Inayat Khan explores the purification and coaching of the psyche, its use as a device in religious development, and the internal teachings of the mystics on meditation, contemplation, instinct, visionary desires, notion, revelation. The revised variation contains 3 new chapters in addition to extra fabric, all from unique resources.

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The Garden of Truth: The Vision and Promise of Sufism, Islam’s Mystical Tradition

By Seyyed Hossein Nasr

The headlines are jam-packed with the politics of Islam, yet there's one other part to the world's fastest-growing faith. Sufism is the poetry and mysticism of Islam. This mystical flow from the early 9th century rejects worship influenced by way of the will for heavenly present or the terror of punishment, insisting really at the love of God because the merely legitimate type of adoration. Sufism has made major contributions to Islamic civilization in tune and philosophy, dance and literature. The Sufi poet Rumi is the bestselling poet in the USA. yet in contemporary centuries Sufism has been a goal for a few extremist Islamic hobbies in addition to many modernists. The backyard of Truth offers the ideals and imaginative and prescient of the paranormal middle of Islam, in addition to a background of Sufi saints and colleges of thought.

In an international threatened by means of spiritual wars, depleting common assets, a crumbling atmosphere, and alienation and isolation, what has occurred to our humanity? who're we and what are we doing the following? The Sufi course bargains a trip towards fact, to an information that transcends our mundane issues, egocentric wants, and fears. In Sufism we discover a knowledge that brings peace and a courting with God that nurtures the simplest in us and in others.

Noted pupil Seyyed Hossein Nasr is helping you examine the key knowledge culture of Islam and input what the traditional mystics name the "garden of truth." right here, unlock your brain, adventure peace, realize your function, fall in love with the Divine, and locate your actual, top self.

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Songs of Kabir (New York Review Books Classics)

By Kabir

A ny evaluation Books Original
Transcending divisions of creed, hard social differences of all kinds, and celebrating person harmony with the divine, the poetry of Kabir is certainly one of ardour and paradox, of mind-bending riddles and exultant riffs. those new translations through Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one in every of India’s most interesting modern poets, convey out the richness, wit, and tool of a literary and religious master.

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Divine Audacity

By Linda Martella-Whittset

Event oneness with the divine and light-weight up the world.

This New suggestion manifesto demanding situations readers to stick with Jesus' dictum that his fans could be "the mild of the world." What makes Martella-Whitsett's process so fresh is that it bargains a course for these drawn to residing a deep and real existence outdoor of the strictures of conventional non secular different types. it really is, in essence, how you can be non secular with out being religious.
Her place to begin is that we have to jettison conventional notions of God as being available in the market and above us. God isn't a super-human who offers and takes, punishes and rewards, and calls for human pain and repentance.
Rather, Martella-Whitsett encourages readers to embark on a trip of discovery and include a non secular perform during which readers hook up with their internal "light" and observe their oneness with God. the results of that trip and perform might be a existence lived audaciously; one of those aware dwelling during which moments of enlightenment take place usually.

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Be Nobody

By Lama Marut

This follow-up to A religious Renegade’s advisor to the great lifestyles calls for the most important revolution of all: the overthrow of our obsessive quest to be somebody.

Like boardwalk travelers poking their faces via two-dimensional cutouts of the muscle guy and bathing good looks, we're all desperately attempting to be an individual, to be “special.” not anyone desires to be a loser, a small fry, an immense zero.

But possibly we’ve received all of it wrong.

With an edgy tone and radical point of view, Lama Marut indicates that the hunt to differentiate ourselves is the genuine explanation for our dissatisfaction, and it always leaves us feeling remoted and by myself. Drawing from the non secular truism that basically via wasting the self will we detect our genuine capability, Be Nobody offers advice, activities, and easy meditations that will help you lay down the heavy burden of attempting to be somebody—without requiring you to dwell in a monastery or retire to a collapse the Himalayas. after we vacate ourselves, we are going to eventually have the liberty to discover precise fulfillment.

So cease narrating your lifestyles and begin residing it. Be not anyone.

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