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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The Gift Of Acabar

By Og Mandino, Buddy Kaye

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1978

"A nice tale has back come from the genius of Og Mandino"--Dr. Norman Vincent Peale.

All Tulo had sought after was once a few gentle and heat to maintain him and his tiny sister in the course of the poor hurricane. however the famous person which he stuck within the folds of his purple kite promised faraway from greater than that. this is the shining, cheerful message intended not just for the boy yet for all those that dream of fixing their lives for the higher.

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The Bhagavad Gita: A New Translation

By Anonymous

The Bhagavad Gita, the track of the Lord, is an old Hindu scripture approximately advantage, awarded as a discussion among Krishna, an incarnation of God, and the warrior Arjuna at the eve of an exceptional conflict over succession to the throne.

This new verse translation of the vintage Sanskrit textual content combines the abilities of top Hinduist Gavin Flood with the stylistic verve of award-winning poet and translator Charles Martin. the result's a dwelling, shiny paintings that avoids boring pedantry and continues to be precise to the terribly influential unique. A devotional, literary, and philosophical masterpiece of unsurpassed attractiveness and creative relevance, The Bhagavad Gita has encouraged, between others, Mahatma Gandhi, J. Robert Oppenheimer, T. S. Eliot, Christopher Isherwood, and Aldous Huxley. Its common themes—life and demise, struggle and peace, sacrifice—resonate in a West more and more drawn to japanese non secular stories and the Hindu diaspora.

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Life Is Real Only Then, When I Am (Compass)

By G. I. Gurdjieff

This is often one of many few files released by means of Gurdjieff during which he bargains suggestions to his 'community of seekers', the scholars from many nations who joined him in Paris and ny. the 1st part is especially autobiographical, referring to fabric an important to an knowing of the character and depth of private attempt required for an all-inclusive paintings on oneself. this is often through a sequence of talks which Gurdjieff gave to his scholars in long island in 1930, after which by way of a protracted, yet incomplete, essay on 'The Outer and internal global of Man'.

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Spellbinder's Gift

By Og Mandino

In his lengthy and profitable occupation as an agent to a few of the most famed and dynamic motivational audio system on the planet, Bart Manning had no peer. but if a sequence of misfortunes silenced the voices of his big name consumers, he fortunately retired. He'd had his final innings, and together with his gorgeous spouse, Mary, was once having fun with his newfound freedom.
So why, one morning, did he locate himself headed again to the little place of work that he had by no means given up? He did not be aware of. yet as he sat at his dusty table, he determined to return into enterprise. If God had despatched him there, Bart instructed himself, he might look ahead to His plan to unfold.
Then, at a crowded conference, he chanced on his resolution, within the individual of a good-looking younger guy named Patrick Donne, whose deep, commanding voice spoke phrases of profound knowledge that electrified the viewers. With the fun of discovery, Bart famous Donne's brief speech because the top inspirational speak he had ever heard. Bart was once quickly stuck up within the notable realm that used to be Patrick's usual global, the place even tragedy and sorrow turned remodeling stories and noteworthy issues occurred. . . .

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Middle Pillar: The Balance Between Mind and Magic

By Israel Regardie, Chic Cicero, Sandra Tabatha Cicero

The vintage booklet on operating with the power of the physique for non secular reasons, The center Pillar through Israel Regardie, is now extra whole, extra glossy, extra usable, and higher than ever.

The workout referred to as the center Pillar used to be devised through the airtight Order of the Golden sunrise. Regardie increased upon it and made it public over 60 years in the past within the first version of this publication. on the grounds that that point, the workout has been altered and tailored for nearly any non secular use you'll examine. it's a mainstay of many Western traditions of magic.

Now in its 3rd version, The center Pillar is healthier than ever.  It has been edited by way of stylish Cicero and Sandra Tabatha Cicero, shut acquaintances of the past due Regardie and senior Adepts of the Golden sunrise. they've got additionally further new fabric in a separate part that greater than doubles the dimensions of the publication with their priceless insights and data.

* comprises the total unique textual content, with not anything eradicated
* Spelling has been standardized to Western traditions
* each one bankruptcy now has a name to spot its content material
* The Ciceros's notes to every bankruptcy upload perception and historical past to Regardie's paintings
* sleek and clearer illustrations were extra
* New, an additional exploration of the connection among magic and psychology
* New, greater than 5 ideas to augment leisure
* New, the center Pillar and the Chakras
* New, models of the center Pillar workout in Egyptian, Greek, and Gaelic
* New, a shamanic model of the center Pillar
* New, tips on how to use the center Pillar to cost talismans and do healings

The center Pillar is now multiplied to what it usually must have been, an intensive, available exam and extension of the only ritual that has turn into the very embodiment of magic. Get The Middle Pillar and examine the genuine secrets and techniques of magic.

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The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work

By Curtis White

A masterwork on morality for the twenty-first century, either playful and profound

Trained relentlessly to paintings and eat, we make day-by-day way of life judgements that advertise company gains greater than our personal healthiness. We additionally locate ourselves operating extra, dwelling in fragmented groups, and neglecting our most elementary religious and political values. As Curtis White places it, “In order to reside, you may be requested to do what's no stable, what's absurd, trivial, demeaning, and soul killing.” even supposing we belong to the world’s such a lot prosperous society, in some way we by no means have the opportunity to invite: How we could live?

With his trademark humor and acerbic wit, White increases this impertinent query. He additionally debunks the traditional view that liberalism can resolution it with no drawing on religious values. Surveying American pop culture (including Office Space and The Da Vinci Code) to demonstrate his issues, White urges us to resume our dedication to “human fundamentals” as articulated by means of Henry David Thoreau—especially unfastened time, domestic, and food—and to reclaim Thoreau’s spirit of disobedience.

Seeking creative solutions to his principal questions, White additionally interviews John De Graaf (Affluenza), James Howard Kunstler (The lengthy Emergency) and Michael Ableman (Fields of Plenty) approximately their perspectives of the great existence in our time.

“Curtis White has given us a courageous and important corrective to a few uncomplicated tenets of left/liberal ideology. This advantageous new e-book reminds us that the spirit of disobedience, rightly understood, is the very spirit of America.”
—Mark Crispin Miller, writer of Fooled Again

“A correct booklet, extraordinary by way of the readability of its concept, the strength of its argument, the eloquence of its expression. White brings an excellent gentle into the darkness that has descended upon the wish of a good American destiny, and his ebook can be required examining for any citizen trying to find a fashion out of the mess that we have got made up of either the Christian ethic and the democratic spirit.”
—Lewis Lapham, writer of Pretensions to Empire

“Those who name on the USA to act like a Christian country might be cautious of what they need for. As Curtis White indicates us, together with his traditional penetrating research, this is often infrequently a aim appropriate with conservative political perform, from international adventurism down to Ten Commandments monuments at the courthouse lawn.”
—Thomas Frank, writer of What's the problem With Kansas?

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Renacer, La respuesta de occidente en la hora del cambio

By Jaime Hales

Jaime Hales, en un libro documentario y serio, de fácil y entretenida lectura, sostiene que el mundo está experimentando un cambio espiritual radical en el cual Occidente tiene un rol basic; muere una generación entera mientras otra está despertando, no hay fin del mundo porque nada se acaba sino se transforma, como l. a. energía que somos. En tiempos de desconcierto, violencia y miedo, de cambios acelerados y constantes en los angeles tecnología, Hales revisa, analiza y comparte con el lector, desde una mirada holística, textos sobre los angeles Atlántida, los dioses olímpicos, el ciclo del Rey Arturo y l. a. eterna búsqueda del Grial, los textos bíblicos y las enseñanzas de muchos pueblos del mundo antiguo, que nos dan más respuestas de lo que imaginamos y nos tranquiliza ante los angeles charlatanería de falsos profetas y agoreros que anuncian el fin del mundo para cualquier día próximo.

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Lucid Dreaming: A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life

What if at once, studying those phrases, you without warning learned that you simply have been truly dreaming and that during this area you may do whatever conceivable? that's what it is prefer to dream lucidly, teaches Stephen LaBerge. With Lucid Dreaming, the writer of Exploring the realm of Lucid Dreaming (more than 120,000 copies in print; Ballantine, 1991) teaches his easy, confirmed equipment for turning into absolutely wide awake within the dream country. With recommendations perfected in the course of LaBerge's twenty years of pioneering learn at Stanford collage, now someone can discover ways to consciously discover and use their goals for self-discovery, creativity, myth achievement, emotional therapeutic, and profound non secular perception. to be had for the 1st time in paperback, this whole mini-course indicates you: The quickest and most desirable software to rouse within the dream country, tips on how to "re-dream" your nightmares to solve hidden fears, how you can use dreamwork for emotional therapeutic, the best way to use the lucid dream country to extra totally wake up on your daylight hours hours,Features a CD whole with dream induction classes, routines, and extra.

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