Category: Mysticism

Ye shall know the truth by Michael Collins Piper

By Michael Collins Piper

Bored with attempting to determine which books-and authors-are supplying you with the immediately scoop approximately very important old concerns and present occasions? Or are you "new" to the patriot circulate and simply "catching up" and attempting to determine what is been occurring? if this is the case, this can be certainly the e-book for you. For years, AFP correspondent Michael Collins Piper-the best-selling writer of 12 books-has acquired hundreds of thousands of calls and letters from reliable those who need to know the place he is stumbled on a lot of the dear info he is utilized in his writings. humans need to know which books they should learn. Now-in a full-length book-Piper solutions the query . . .

Do you actually recognize which books and authors you can-or can NOT-trust?

The worldwide plutocracy and the recent international Order

The Federal Reserve and the cash racket

Capitalism, Communism and Zionism

World wars and revolutions

Who relatively runs the equipped crime syndicate

The great (dirty) secrets and techniques approximately e-book publishing

Israel and Jewish strength in America

Phony 'patriots'-some vast names-unmasked

Ugly evidence approximately CIA and FBI intrigues

Those predatory households who keep watch over the media

The JFK assassination, Oklahoma urban and 9-11

REAL Nationalism vs. Internationalism & Imperialism

Hitler and the Rothschilds (the fact at last)

The hands buyers and struggle profiteering

How the Holocaust advances the Illuminist agenda

Watergate & Monica-gate: The untold stories

Freemasonic subversion of the Catholic Church

Yes, Communists Now keep an eye on the Republican Party

Bushes, Clintons, Roosevelts, Rockefellers & more

Ye Shall comprehend in point of fact choked with serious research, historic observation, reflections upon very important concerns and occasions, and stable information each patriot must comprehend the issues dealing with our global this day.

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The joyous cosmology: adventures in the chemistry of by Alan W. Watts

By Alan W. Watts

The Joyous Cosmology is Alan Watts’s exploration of the perception that the consciousness-changing medications LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin can facilitate “when observed with sustained philosophical mirrored image by means of somebody who's in seek, now not of kicks, yet of understanding.” greater than an artifact, it really is either a riveting memoir of Watts’s own experiments and a profound meditation on our perennial questions on the character of lifestyles and the lifestyles of the sacred.

Includes Watts’s article “Psychedelics and non secular event”

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The Key of the Mysteries by Eliphas Levi

By Eliphas Levi

Eliphas Lvi was once steeped within the Western occult culture and a grasp of the Rosicrucian interpretation of the Qabalah, which varieties the foundation of magic as practiced within the West this present day. the major of the Mysteries represents the fruits of Lvi's options and is written with sophisticated and mild irony. It finds the mysteries of faith and the secrets and techniques of the Qabalah, supplying a cartoon of the prophetic theology of numbers. The mysteries of nature, akin to spiritualism and fluidic phantoms, are explored. Magical mysteries, the speculation of the desire with its 22 axioms are divulged. and at last it deals "the nice functional secrets." the real greatness of this paintings, notwithstanding, lies in its skill to put occult suggestion firmly in Western spiritual traditions. For Lvi, the learn of the occult used to be the research of a divine technological know-how, the maths of God.

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Alan Watts-Here and Now: Contributions to Psychology, by Peter J. Columbus, Donadrian L. Rice

By Peter J. Columbus, Donadrian L. Rice

Considers the contributions and modern value of Alan Watts. Alan Watts—Here and Now explores the highbrow legacy and carrying on with relevance of a prolific author and speaker who used to be an enormous impression on American tradition throughout the latter half the 20th century. A philosopher attuned to the religious malaise affecting the Western brain, Watts (1915–1973) supplied highbrow and non secular choices that contributed to shaping the Beat tradition of the Nineteen Fifties and the counterculture of the Nineteen Sixties. popular for introducing Buddhist and Daoist spirituality to a large Western viewers, he additionally wrote on psychology, mysticism, and psychedelic event. Many idolized Watts as a guru-mystic, but he used to be additionally brushed off as intellectually shallow and as a trifling popularizer of Asian religions (the “Norman Vincent Peale of Zen”). either serious and appreciative, this edited quantity locates Watts on the vanguard of significant paradigmatic shifts in Western highbrow existence. participants discover how Watts’s paintings resonates in present-day scholarship on psychospiritual transformation, Buddhism and psychotherapy, Daoism within the West, phenomenology and hermeneutics, humanistic and transpersonal psychology, mysticism, and ecofeminism, between different parts. “Columbus and Rice have prepare a quantity that's good conceived, good written, good edited, and obtainable to undergraduates in addition to scholars.” — selection “Watts used to be a stunningly terrific writer—far higher than nearly somebody writing then or now; he in actual fact had grasped ‘the essence of Zen.’ each essay during this e-book throws new mild at the relevance of his principles for this present day, and those written via people who find themselves additionally historic figures within the circles Watts moved in and wrote out of provide attention-grabbing historic tidbits. I enthusiastically suggest this book.” — Jeffrey J. Kripal, writer of Esalen: the United States and the faith of No faith Peter J. Columbus is Administrator of the Shantigar starting place in Rowe, Massachusetts. Donadrian L. Rice is Professor of Psychology on the college of West Georgia. also they are the coeditors of Psychology of the Martial Arts.

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Human Sacrifice in Jewish and Christian Tradition (Numen by Karin Finsterbusch, Armin L. Lange, K. F. Diethard Romheld,

By Karin Finsterbusch, Armin L. Lange, K. F. Diethard Romheld, Lance Lazar

This quantity asks to which quantity historical practices and traditions of human sacrifice are mirrored in medieval and smooth Judeo-Christian instances. the 1st a part of the quantity, on antiquity, specializes in rituals of human sacrifice and polemics opposed to it, in addition to on ameliorations of human sacrifice within the Israelite-Jewish and Christian cultures, whereas the traditional close to East and historic Greece will not be excluded. the second one a part of the quantity, on medieval and glossy occasions, discusses human sacrifice in Jewish and Christian traditions in addition to the debates approximately euthanasia and dying penalty within the Western global. The members comprise: Yaakov Ariel, Michaela Bauks, Udo Benzenhofer, Katell Berthelot, Karin Finsterbusch, Jasper Hopkins, Tal Ilan, Peter Lampe, Armin Lange, Beate Pongratz-Leisten, Bennie H. Reynolds, Wilhelm Rimpau, Christopher Roberts, Randall Styers, Rainer Walz, Gabriele Weiler and Viktor von Weizsacker.

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A Tune Beyond the Clouds: Zen Teachings from Old China by J. C. Cleary

By J. C. Cleary

This ebook makes a speciality of the lessons of 13th-century chinese language Zen grasp Shiqui Xinyue. The koans, tales, and poems of the Zen grasp followed by way of explanatory notes from the editor include the majority of the textual content, that is preceded by way of an inadequately short historic assessment of chinese language Buddhism. these looking extra finished details could be recommended towards Arthur F. Wright's Buddhism in chinese language historical past (Stanford Univ. Pr., 1971). additionally, the editor doesn't identify the categorical resource record for his translation, easily calling it a "collection of Zen teachings." even if, the 141 anecdotal teachings are in transparent, concise English and the explanatory notes support with the paradoxical statements and allusions.

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La mesure de l'amour : Sermons parisiens by Meister Eckhart

By Meister Eckhart

Les Sermons parisiens ont été rédigés par Maître Eckhart entre 1311 et 1313 durant son moment magistère à los angeles Faculté de théologie de l'Université de Paris. Ecrits en latin dans un type qui est celui des grands sermons universitaires de cette période, ils expriment déjà los angeles plupart de ses thèmes mystiques favoris tels que l'Incarnation du Verbe, le détachement de l'âme et l. a. filiation divine. En articulant los angeles pensée chrétienne et l. a. philosophie grecque ou, pour reprendre les termes d'Eckhart, en s'efforçant " d'expliquer par les raisons naturelles des philosophes les affirmations de l. a. sainte foi chrétienne et de l'Ecriture dans les deux Testaments", ces Sermons, traduits pour los angeles première lois en français par Eric Mangin, constituent le fruit de sa réflexion théologique et le précieux témoignage de ce que fut l'enseignement universitaire au début du XIVe siècle.

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Zohar: the Book of Splendor: Basic Readings from the by Gershom Scholem

By Gershom Scholem

One of many nice masterpieces of Western spiritual proposal, the Zohar represents an try and discover hidden meanings in the back of the area of appearances. it's the important paintings within the literature of the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical culture.

This quantity of chosen passages from the Zohar, culled via the best authority on Jewish mysticism, bargains a sampling of its distinctive imaginative and prescient of the esoteric wonders of construction; the existence and future of the soul; the confluence of actual and divine love; agony and loss of life; exile and redemption.

From the exchange Paperback edition.

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The Guide for the Perplexed by Moses Maimonides, M. Friedlander

By Moses Maimonides, M. Friedlander

Nice vintage of medieval Judaism, significant try and reconcile published faith— Pentateuch, commentaries — and Aristotelian philosophy. greatly vital in all Western notion. contains lifetime of Maimonides, research of The advisor, indexes of quotations from Scripture, Talmud. Unabridged Friedlander translation. 50-page advent. "...a nice impression on Jewish and Christian scholasticism." — Jewish Civic Press.

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