The Rebirth of Nature: The Greening of Science and God

By Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake, one of many world's preeminent biologists, has revolutionized medical pondering together with his imaginative and prescient of a residing, constructing universe--one with its personal inherent reminiscence. In The Rebirth of Nature, Sheldrake urges us to maneuver past the centuries-old mechanistic view of nature, explaining why we will not regard the realm as inanimate and purposeless. Sheldrake indicates how contemporary advancements in technology itself have introduced us to the edge of a brand new synthesis within which conventional knowledge, intuitive event, and clinical perception will be jointly enriching.

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Sexual Secrets: The Alchemy of Ecstasy (20th Anniversary Edition)

By Nik Douglas, Penny Slinger

The number 1 consultant to intercourse and mysticism, redesigned in complete colour for the hot millennium.

  • More than six hundred illustrations of the erotic sentiment, two hundred in complete color.
  • More than 1 million copies bought with translations in 19 languages.
  • Combines the knowledge of the good jap sages with photos from the West to provide a party of inventive sexuality.
  • Sexual secrets and techniques is the definitive advisor to intercourse and mysticism, revealing the knowledge of the sages of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan whose teachings on sexuality unveil how actual love should be the pathway to non secular liberation. Containing greater than six hundred illustrations--the so much accomplished choice of photos expressing the erotic sentiment--and with multiple million copies offered in additional than 19 languages, Sexual secrets and techniques unlocks for everybody the adventure of ecstasy as soon as sealed within the old texts and paintings of the East.

    In party of its twentieth yr in print, Sexual secrets and techniques has been thoroughly revised and redesigned and contains two hundred colour illustrations to counterpoint Penny Slinger's unsurpassed black-and-white illustrations, which evoke the entire significant cultures of the East. operating from modern types and from old items initially commissioned via kings and emperors, Slinger blends pictures of the West with the emotions of the East to additional improve the event of the textual content and to assist within the transmission of the secrets--a occasion of inventive sexuality.

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    Tantric Quest: An Encounter with Absolute Love

    By Daniel Odier

    The writer finds his passionate reports with a feminine Tantric grasp who taught him the suppressed practices of her historical order.
    In 1968 Daniel Odier left Europe for the Himalayas, looking for a grasp who may perhaps support him cross the place texts and highbrow looking out might not take him. He sought after every little thing: the knowledge and spirituality received from the lifetime of an ascetic and the wonder, love, and sensuality of a lifetime of ardour. He discovered either in Shivaic Tantrism, the key religious course that seeks to go beyond ego and rediscover the divine via embracing the passions. In an remoted Himalayan woodland Odier met Devi, an excellent yogini who could take him on a paranormal trip like none he had ever imagined. every now and then taking him past the bounds of sexual event, from time to time threatening him with destruction, she taught him what it truly is to actually be alive and to grasp the divine nature of absolute love.
    This is the private memoir of 1 of France's so much venerated writers. 
    Tantrism is the single old philosophy to outlive all historic upheavals, invasions, and impacts to arrive us intact by way of uninterrupted transmission from grasp to disciple, and the one one to maintain identical to the nice Goddess because the final resource of power. 

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    Spacecruiser Inquiry: True Guidance for the Inner Journey (Diamond Body, Book 1)

    By A. H. Almaas

    Publish 12 months note: First released in 2002
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    Over the prior twenty-five years A. H. Almaas—widely well-known as a pacesetter in integrating spirituality and psychology—has been constructing and instructing the Diamond Approach, a religious course that integrates the insights of Sufism, Buddhism, Gurdjieff, and different knowledge traditions with smooth psychology.

    In this new paintings, Almaas makes use of the metaphor of a "spacecruiser" to explain a style of exploring the immediacy of private experience—a method of investigating our moment-by-moment emotions, recommendations, reactions, and behaviors via a strategy of open-ended wondering. the tactic is named the perform of inquiry, and Spacecruiser Inquiry finds what it skill to interact with this tradition as a religious course: its rules, demanding situations, and rewards.

    The writer explores uncomplicated parts of inquiry, together with the open-ended perspective, the focal point on direct wisdom, the event of not-knowing, and the method of wondering. He describes the event of "Diamond Guidance"—the internal knowledge that emerges from our real nature—and the way it might be discovered and utilized.

    In this technique Almaas appears to be like at the various crucial types of Diamond advice, together with understanding, readability, fact, love, intelligence, compassion, interest, braveness, and backbone. additionally integrated are workouts and questions and solutions from the unique talks by way of Almaas on which the publication is predicated.

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    Shamans Through Time

    A survey of 5 centuries of writings at the world's nice shamans-the tricksters, sorcerers, conjurers, and healers who've involved observers for centuries.

    This number of essays strains Western civilization's fight to interpret and comprehend the traditional wisdom of cultures that revere magic males and women-individuals with the facility to summon spirits. As written via clergymen, explorers, adventurers, common historians, and anthropologists, the items exhibit the sweetness of strangers in new worlds. Who have been those remarkable magic-makers who imitated the sounds of animals within the evening, or drank tobacco juice via funnels, or wore collars jam-packed with stinging ants?

    Shamans via Time is an extraordinary chronicle of adjusting attitudes towards that that's unusual and strange. With essays by way of such acclaimed thinkers as Claude Lévi-Strauss, Black Elk, Carlos Castaneda, and Frank Boas, it offers an amazing glimpse into the impressive shamanic practices of cultures world wide.

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    The Allegory of Love: A Study in Medieval Tradition (Canto Classics)

    By C. S. Lewis

    The Allegory of affection is a landmark learn of a robust and influential medieval notion. C. S. Lewis explores the sentiment referred to as 'courtly love' and the allegorical strategy during which it built in literature and proposal, from its first flowering in eleventh-century Languedoc via to its transformation and slow dying on the finish of the 16th century. Lewis devotes specific consciousness to the foremost poems The Romance of the Rose and The Faerie Queene, and to poets together with Chaucer, Gower and Thomas Usk.

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    An Atheist Defends Religion: Why Humanity Is Better Off with Religion Than Without It

    By Bruce Sheiman

    A new perspective.

    Defending faith as a cultural establishment within the face of resurgent atheistic proposal. for hundreds of years, the theism-atheism debate has been ruled via positions: stringent believers dedicated to the "yes, there's a God" argument, and atheists vehemently pushed to repudiate not just God, but in addition faith as a cultural establishment. so far, this can be the 1st and in simple terms mainstream publication during which a nonbeliever criticizes atheism and affirms faith. An Atheist Defends faith persuasively argues that faith is overwhelmingly useful for humanity, whether God exists, in line with a brand new paradigm of 10 affirmative dimensions that make up non secular adventure. It additionally places to leisure the idea that faith is in the back of many of the world's sectarian violence by means of displaying that faith turns into evil while it truly is politicized. Readers will research they don't have to be fundamentalists to be believers, and in regards to the price and merits of faith itself.

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    A Gift of Wings

    By Richard Bach

    As soon as in a new release a publication, a imaginative and prescient, a author, catch the imagination  and feelings of thousands. Jonathan  Livingston Seagull used to be this kind of e-book. Richard Bach's specific imaginative and prescient back shines forth, touching with magic the drama of lifestyles in all its unlimited horizons. once more Richard Bach has written a masterpiece that can assist you contact that a part of your home  that is the sky.

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    Paroles de brahmanes

    By Michel Angot

    Pendant presque quatre millénaires de littérature sanskrite, les brahmanes ont composé des oeuvres sur les sujets les plus divers : facteurs de mots et d'idéologies de toutes sortes, ne s'adressant qu'aux dieux, à Dieu et à eux-mêmes, ils ont constitué un trésor de mots, parfois sous formes de subhasita, des "belles paroles". "On devient ce sur quoi on pose l'esprit", "Le vrai et lui seul triomphe, pas le fake ", " Lorsque le disciple est prêt, le maître apparaît"...: ces "belles paroles" ne sont pas des proverbes, ces sortes de prêt-à-penser, mais les phrases-clefs sans cesse ruminées d'une tradition qui vouait un culte à los angeles parole, pourvu qu'elle soit belle, profonde et intelligente. Elles constituent une entrée vivante et complète dans l'esprit de l'Inde ancienne.

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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 establishing. ordinarily, it occurs once we polish the reflect of the center with day-by-day practice—and see past the appearance of our brief ideas and feelings to the tremendous and luminous panorama of our precise nature.

    For 5 many years, Ram Dass has explored the depths of attention and love and taken them to existence as carrier to others. With Polishing the Mirror, he gathers jointly his crucial teachings for residing within the everlasting current, right here and now.

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

    • Bhakti Yoga—opening our hearts to unconditional love
    • Practices for dwelling, getting older, death, and embracing the usual circulate of life
    • Karma Yoga—how selfless provider can profoundly rework us
    • Working with worry and discomfort as a route to grace and freedom
    • Step-by-step suggestions in devotional chant, meditation and mantra perform, and lots more and plenty more

    For these new to Ram Dass' teachings, and for these to whom they're previous buddies, this is this leading edge religious explorer's entire consultant to gaining knowledge of who we're and why we're right here, and the way to develop into beacons of unconditional love.

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