Sex, Health, and Long Life: Manuals of Taoist Practice

By Thomas Cleary

Some great benefits of sexual bliss weren't misplaced at the ancients, who knew good its powers to augment future health, focus, and peace of brain. those historical chinese language Taoist texts clarify the transformative results intercourse may have whilst effectively and correctly practiced, demonstrating Taoism's emphasis on cultivating life's "three treasures"-vitality, strength, and spirit-in all of the actions of everyday life. The texts are a part of the well-known Mawangdui reveals, Han Dynasty tombs that yielded the richest cache of old clinical manuscripts ever present in China. the 1st 3 texts, Ten Questions, becoming a member of Yin and Yang, and speak on ultimate counsel for the area, care for actual overall healthiness and intercourse lore, together with nutrition, workout, sleep, and strategies of lovemaking. The final , A path in Effectiveness and A path in information, be aware of the mental elements of excellent wellbeing and fitness and overall healthiness, particularly the aid of pressure and cultivation of healthy social kinfolk.

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The Unfolding Now: Realizing Your True Nature through the Practice of Presence

By A. H. Almaas

The keys to self-knowledge and deep contentment  are here sooner than us during this very moment—if we will easily discover ways to dwell with open wisdom. In The Unfolding Now, A. H. Almaas offers a marvelously powerful perform for constructing the transformative caliber of presence. via a selected approach to self-observation and contemplative exploration that he calls inquiry, we discover ways to reside within the comfy situation  of easily "being ourselves," with out interference from emotions of inadequacy, drivenness towards objectives, suffering to determine issues out, and rejecting stories we do not wish. Almaas explores the numerous hindrances  that continue us from being present—including defensiveness, lack of knowledge, wish, aggression, and self-hatred—and exhibits us the way to welcome with interest and compassion no matter what we're experiencing.

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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 likely insignificant little what a twist of fate! moments you’ve skilled have been truly hinting at anything very own and demanding approximately your self, and concerning the workings of human recognition 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 existence.

What she’s came upon is that unmarried, doubtless inconsequential coincidences—an previous good friend calling on the precise second she pops into your head, for example—are frequently items of bigger, extra complicated and significant accident clusters that jointly create wealthy and revealing tales.

In What a twist of fate! Watkins offers accident clusters which are actually incredible and, alongside the way in which, explores these vital questions: What do our own twist of fate clusters divulge to us approximately ourselves and our lives? And what do they display approximately human realization at huge? The conclusions she attracts are totally existence changing. you'll by no means push aside these what a twist of fate! moments back.

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

By Sam Harris

For the thousands of usa citizens who wish spirituality with no faith, Sam Harris’s most recent New York instances bestseller is a consultant to meditation as a rational perform expert by means of neuroscience and psychology.

From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and writer of diverse New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percentage of usa citizens who stick to 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 publication, Harris argues that there's extra to knowing truth than technology and secular tradition typically permit, and that how we concentrate on the current second principally determines the standard of our lives.

Waking Up is a component memoir and half exploration of the clinical underpinnings of spirituality. No different ebook marries contemplative knowledge and sleek technological know-how during this method, and no writer except Sam Harris—a scientist, thinker, and well-known skeptic—could write it.

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Hinduism For Dummies

By Amrutur V. Srinivasan

Your hands-on advisor to 1 of the world's significant religions

The dominant faith of India, "Hinduism" refers to a large choice of spiritual traditions and philosophies that experience built over millions of years. this day, the U.S. is domestic to nearly 1000000 Hindus.

If you've heard of this old faith and are trying to find a reference that explains the intricacies of the customs, practices, and teachings of this historical religious approach, Hinduism For Dummies is for you!
Provides a radical advent to this earliest and renowned global trust method details at the rites, rituals, deities, and teachings linked to the perform of Hinduism Explores the heritage and teachings of the Vedas, Brahmans, and Upanishads bargains perception into the fashionable day-by-day perform of Hinduism round the world

Continuing the Dummies culture of creating the world's religions enticing and available to all people, Hinduism For Dummies is your hands-on, pleasant advisor to this attention-grabbing religion.

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30 Days to Taming Your Emotions: Discover the Calm, Confident, Caring You

By Deborah Smith Pegues

From Deborah Pegues, well known writer of 30 Days to Taming Your Tongue (more than 500,000 sold), comes an necessary advisor for overcoming the emotional obstacles that rob women and men of life's fullness and derail their own relationships.

Pegues makes use of biblical and modern day examples to aid readers establish and conquer the stumbling blocks that carry them again. Readers will become aware of emotion-taming innovations such as

  • establishing boundaries
  • extending grace, mercy, and recognize to others
  • conquering perfectionism
  • accepting themselves and studying to snigger at themselves
  • telling the reality and striving to do the precise thing

30 Days to Taming Your Emotions presents Scripture-based rules, heart-searching own demanding situations, and therapeutic prayers and affirmations that time readers to a brand new feel of emotional freedom.

Compilation of Supreme Confidence, 30 Days to a very good Attitude, and 30 Days to Taming Your Stress.

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The Path of Initiation: Spiritual Evolution and the Restoration of the Western Mystery Tradition

By J. S. Gordon

Info the method of religious initiation from aspirant to the top Adept

• Explains the features of every degree of initiation, together with the linked mental concerns that must be confronted to maneuver to the following level

• Explores the lengthy historical past of the secret traditions from old Egypt, Babylonia, and India to the trendy Theosophy of Blavatsky and Bailey

• unearths how the Brotherhood of non secular Adepts is expanding worldwide tensions to arrange humanity for the Age of Aquarius and non secular revelation

As the precessional cycle transits from Pisces to Aquarius, nice shifts in religious evolution are at the horizon--not for all of humanity as many within the New Age flow have generously hypothesized yet in case you have undertaken the required non secular education and initiatory paintings.

Drawing from his deep immersion within the secret traditions of either East and West, writer J. S. Gordon investigates the initiatic direction from precedent days to fashionable day, detailing the step by step means of initiation and the series from non secular aspirant to the top Adeptship. He explains the average common sense and features of every degree of initiation, together with the linked difficulties and mental matters that must be confronted on the way to circulation ahead to the subsequent level. He indicates how humanity is of course susceptible to religious evolution and the improvement of upper recognition. we're a part of the general evolutionary technique of Nature, a method guided through the main hugely advanced Adepts and increasing past Earth to the whole kosmos.

Exploring the lengthy background of the secret colleges starting with old Egypt, Babylonia, and India, Gordon examines the sacred metaphors and allegories of esoteric philosophy, metaphysics, occult technology, and the technological know-how of the Seven Rays in addition to the Adept-inspired theosophical works of H. P. Blavatsky and A. A. Bailey. He seems on the Adept Hierarchy of the nice White Himalayan Brotherhood and considers intimately much-discussed mysteries: The Jesus-as-Christ secret and the Maitreya-Buddha secret. Revealing how advancement--spiritual, clinical, and cultural--erupts out of anxiety, he explains how the Adepts were expanding neighborhood and worldwide tensions to arrange humanity for the Age of Aquarius, thereby growing the appropriate preconditions for non secular evolution and an eventual recovery of the Mysteries in our personal glossy period.

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Revelations of Christ: Proclaimed by Paramhansa Yogananda by His Disciple, Swami Kriyananda

By Paramhansa Yogananda

This galvanizing booklet, providing the lessons of Christ from the adventure and viewpoint of Paramhansa Yogananda, one of many maximum non secular masters of the 20 th century, ultimately bargains the clean standpoint on Christ's teachings for which the area has been ready. This ebook offers us with a chance to appreciate and practice the Scriptures in a extra trustworthy means than the other: by means of learning below these saints who've communed without delay, in deep ecstasy, with Christ and God.

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Aleister Crowley's Illustrated Goetia: Sexual Evocation

By Christopher S. Hyatt, Lon Milo DuQuette, Aleister Crowley, Peter Conte, Daniel Pineda

In 1904, Aleister Crowley commissioned, edited, and brought an English translation of The e-book of the Goetia of Solomon the King, the 1st of 5 magical texts referred to as the Lemegeton. but few have truly labored the process, believing one needs to conform blindly to the archaic systems and long-winded conjurations of the unique textual content. yet Crowley s perspective towards the Goetia appears to be like to were diversified. His masterful growth and perfection of the initial Invocation of the Goetia is a major instance.
This new version of the Goetia gains an creation explaining Goetic Magick. Goetia refers to all of the operations of that Magick which offers with gross, malignant or unenlightened forces. Goetia is typically regarded as a wild card, anything which may get uncontrolled, whatever which expresses the operator's decrease wants to regulate others and enhance his personal own lifestyles. And, actually, this strength lack of regulate, this risk, the will for self-improvement and nice strength is precisely what draws many folks to the Goetia whereas frightening and repelling others. Crowley's Goetia is dropped at existence via David P. Wilson with bright illustrations of the Goetic demons, whereas Lon Milo DuQuette and Christopher S. Hyatt deliver the traditional artwork of Goetic Magick to lifestyles within the modern-day. Christopher Hyatt joined with Lon Milo DuQuette and David P. Wilson to glean amazing magical and philosophical treasures from this so much misunderstood topic.

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