By Rosalyn Bruyere
Wheels of Light explores the seven chakras, or power facilities, of the physique with specific concentrate on the 1st chakra, which has to do with our uncomplicated existence strength, our actual our bodies, and our sexuality.
Drawing on medical examine, local American tradition, the traditional traditions of the Egyptians and Greeks, the philosophies of the Hindus, and the religions of the East, Rosalyn L. Bruyere offers a different standpoint at the price and therapeutic strength of the chakra procedure.
By Robert Anton Wilson
By Lucille T. Cacioppo
By Russell Johnson
* The checklist of a non secular trip via a unprecedented land, and of the committed pilgrims who search to climb Mount Kailas. * american citizens recount their reviews throughout the sacred pilgrimage to 1 of the main foreign places on the earth. * With greater than a hundred colour photos that catch the awe-inspiring panorama and the tireless selection of the pilgrims.
In a distant nook of western Tibet, in a single of the top, such a lot pristine locations in the world, rises an elegant snow-clad pyramid of rock and snow--Mount Kailas. To Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims this 22,028-foot mountain is the throne of the gods, the "Navel of the Earth," where the place the divine takes earthly shape. For greater than 1000 years those pilgrims have journeyed the following to pay homage to the mountain's secret, circumambulating it in an historical ritual of devotion that keeps to the current day. Spinning prayer wheels, chanting mantras, and prostrating themselves at shrines, the pilgrims make the laborious climb towards the actual and emotional excessive aspect of the adventure, the lofty cross often called the Dolma los angeles.
With staggering colour images and brilliant commute writing, The Sacred Mountain of Tibet presents a gorgeous account of this awe-inspiring panorama, and of the diversity, power, and sheer decision of the pilgrims who enterprise there. either photographer Russell Johnson and author Kerry Moran have made the tricky pilgrimage round the mountain numerous occasions. The Sacred Mountain of Tibet is the list in their inspiring trip that opens a window on a mystical land of natural gentle and astounding colour the place the temporal and the everlasting unite and the place each function of the panorama holds its personal divinity.
By John Kenney
Augustine's imaginative and prescient at Ostia is without doubt one of the so much influential bills of mystical event within the Western culture, and a topic of chronic curiosity to Christians, philosophers and historians.
This booklet explores Augustine's account of his adventure as set down within the Confessions and considers his mysticism when it comes to his classical Platonist philosophy. John Peter Kenney argues that whereas the Christian contemplative mysticism created by means of Augustine is in lots of methods based on Platonic idea, Platonism finally fails Augustine in that it can't continue the truths that it anticipates. The Confessions supply a reaction to this deadlock by way of producing serious rules in medieval and sleek spiritual idea: to start with, the belief of contemplation as a only epistemic occasion, not like classical Platonism; secondly, the guideline that salvation is actually special from enlightenment.
By H. P. Blavatsky
This variation of H.P.B.’s “Voice of the Silence” is a duplicate of the 1889 version released through William Q. pass judgement on, to which verse numbers were additional. Romanized Sanskrit phrases were up-to-date to fashionable IAST criteria, apart from 3 deviations intended to help in right pronunciation. The Voice of the Silence represents a suite of fragments from an old and unknown textual content known as "The publication of the Golden Precepts". It outlines the 2 paths of religious enlightenment: the 1st, the trail of religious selfishness, the place the objective is one's personal get away from soreness; and the second one, the trail of non secular altruism, the place the objective is to offer oneself entirely to uplifting all of humanity. This moment course is termed the trail of the Bodhisattva and is modeled at the Buddha's teachings. it truly is to motivate the few actual mystics during this global to undertake this course of unselfish and unceasing carrier to humanity that the Voice of the Silence used to be written. these drawn to one of these direction will locate all they should commence their trip during this little e-book. "Undoubtedly Madame Blavatsky had not directly been initiated into the deeper part of Mahayana instructing after which gave out what she deemed clever to the Western world..." (Eastern Buddhist, outdated sequence, 5:377) "Here is the true Mahayana Buddhism." (The center approach, August 1965, p. 90.) — D.T. Suzuki, Zen Buddhist "I think that this publication has strongly encouraged many honest seekers and aspirants to the knowledge and compassion of the Bodhisattva Path." — H.H. The 14th Dalai Lama
By Neale Donald Walsch
Conversations with God e-book 1 all started a sequence that has been altering thousands of lives for greater than ten years. eventually, the bestselling sequence is now a film, starring Henry Czerny (The crimson Panther and transparent and current risk) and Ingrid Boulting (The final Tycoon). Produced and directed by means of Stephen Simon (producer of someplace in Time and What goals may perhaps Come) and dispensed through Samuel Goldwyn motion pictures and Fox domestic leisure, the theatrical free up is determined for October 27, 2006. The motion picture is the real account of Walsch (played via Cierny), who went from an unemployed homeless guy to an "accidental religious messenger" and writer of the bestselling e-book
By Anonymous, A. C. Spearing
Within the fourteenth century there has been an excellent flourishing of spiritual writings in English, either orthodox and heretical. lots of those works all in favour of Christ's ardour and humanity, while The Cloud of Unknowing describes an summary, transcendent God past human wisdom and human language. Drawing upon greatly various traditions, it's a wealthy paintings packed with interesting contradictions that speaks to us with liveliness and wit even at the present time. The unknown writer, considered a clergyman and Carthusian monk, is additionally believed to have written the opposite 3 works during this quantity: The Mystical Theology of Saint Denis, The e-book of Privy Counselling, and An Epistle on Prayer, which, including The Cloud of Unknowing, are the 4 texts on the middle of medieval mystical theology.
This Penguin Classics version contains complete explanatory notes, feedback for extra studying, an appendix that reproduces the center English textual content of a bit of the magical Theology of Saint Denis, and an creation that areas the texts in the context of medieval non secular writing.
By Colin Stanley
The 'Occult Trilogy' is the collective label utilized to Colin Wilson's 3 significant works at the occult: The Occult (1971); Mysteries: an research into the Occult, the magical and the Supernatural (1978) and past the Occult (1988). They amounted to a huge 1600 pages and feature spawned many different lesser works.
By Paul Brunton
Whilst actor Christopher Reeve was once requested in a BBC interview which ebook he would wish if stranded on a wasteland island, he spoke back, "The internal Reality by way of the thinker Paul Brunton."
A provocative and compelling paintings, The internal truth is an important advisor for non secular seekers. First released within the Thirties, this extraordinary booklet interweaves the lessons of 2 nice spiritual figures: Jesus and Krishna. making a choice on a typical present operating via either Christianity and Hinduism, Paul Brunton argues that an "inner fact" or "kingdom of heaven" are available inside of each one folks. Defining faith as easily the perform of binding oneself with divinity, he encourages readers to embark at the quest for self-knowledge and religious communion via a dedication to the contemplative direction. along with his profound interpretations of the world's sacred texts, from the Gospel of St. John to the Bhagavad Gita, Brunton bridges East and West to steer the reader into the dwelling center of those old traditions.
This new version has been up to date to include the author's ultimate revisions and encompasses a foreword through the Paul Brunton Philosophic starting place.