By David Brandon
By Will Johnson
Explores the Buddha’s personal phrases on respiring meditation for therapeutic, wholeness, and a deeper knowing of his teachings
• Explains the entire sequence of steps within the Buddha’s Satipatthana Sutta for refining expertise of the breath, from posture and heart of gravity to extending breath information past the nostrils, lungs, and stomach to the total physique
• indicates that stillness in meditation refers purely to the brain, to not the physique
• unearths breath to be a right away agent of therapeutic for continual tensions and an agitated brain
Explaining how stillness in meditation refers to not a inflexible and frozen physique yet to a high quality of brain, Will Johnson examines the Buddha’s personal phrases on the center of the Satipatthana Sutta: “As you breathe in, breathe in during the entire physique; as you breathe out, breathe out in the course of the complete body”--an guide frequently neglected within the majority of Buddhist faculties. Exploring the Buddha’s entire sequence of steps for deepening wisdom of the breath, he exhibits find out how to invite average, responsive move again into the posture of meditation through extending breath wisdom past the nostrils, lungs, and stomach to the total body--a perform that unifies the breath, physique, and brain right into a unmarried shared phenomenon.
Showing how the move of breath is at once laid low with persistent tensions within the physique and within the brain, Johnson explains that once breath begins flowing via progressively more of the physique, it turns into an instantaneous agent of therapeutic, massaging and melting any parts of hysteria it touches and strikes via, even if actual or emotional. via respiring throughout the complete physique in response to the Buddha’s directions on breath, the physique turns into even more cozy, the brain begins resolving its habit to considering, and meditative perform deepens even more speedily, permitting the lessons of the Buddha to be at once glimpsed and printed.
By Jeff Foster
How will we deliver a simple sure to this second? How can we cease working from “the mess of life”—our predicaments, our frustrations, even our look for liberation—and begin flowing with all of it?
In small venues through the united kingdom and Europe, a tender instructor named Jeff Foster is quietly awakening a brand new iteration of religious inquirers to the adventure of abiding presence and peace in our ever-shifting global. His casual gatherings, blogs, and kitchen-table video posts have created a emerging tide of curiosity in his teachings.
With The private Acceptance, Jeff Foster invitations us to find the sea of who we're: an knowledge that has already allowed each wave of emotion and adventure to arrive.
While Jeff delightfully admits the irony of writing a publication to show whatever that's past phrases to educate, right here he confirms his skill to steer us in unforeseen new how one can an area of absolute popularity and pleasure, regardless of what’s occurring in our lives.
Candid, considerate, humorous—and deeply compassionate towards these trying to find a manner out of suffering—this fresh new luminary conjures up us to prevent attempting to “do” attractiveness … and begin falling in love with “what has already been allowed.”
By Maria de Naglowska
The 1st English translation of articles from Maria de Naglowska’s newspaper, La Flèche
• Introduces Naglowska’s complicated occult teachings at the 3rd time period of the Trinity and the spiritually transformative energy of intercourse
• comprises never-before-published essays via Julius Evola
• comprises the full choice of articles from all 20 concerns, from October 1930 to January 1935
From October 1930 to January 1935, Maria de Naglowska--Russian mystic, esoteric excessive priestess, and self-styled “Satanic girl” of Thirties Paris--published 20 problems with her newspaper, La Flèche, which she bought at the streets of Montparnasse and via mail-order subscription. got by way of many now recognized humans, together with André Breton and different Surrealists, the newspaper served as an creation to Naglowska’s progressive non secular method referred to as the 3rd time period of the Trinity, which thought of the Holy Spirit of Christianity to be female and taught the significance of intercourse for the upliftment of humanity.
Available for the 1st time in English, this whole anthology of articles from all 20 problems with La Flèche comprises an creation and notes via translator Donald Traxler, who contextualizes Naglowska’s lifestyles and teachings in the higher occult platforms of the time, equivalent to Julius Evola’s workforce of Ur. He explains how lots of the articles have been written by way of Naglowska herself, usually below pseudonyms due to the debatable nature of her rules. as well as writings on sacred sexuality and non secular philosophy, this assortment comprises essays on feminism and on different esoteric thinkers, resembling René Guénon and Krishnamurti, in addition to never-before-published essays via Julius Evola at the magic of production, the specific strength of symbols, and the march of development and materialism.
By Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Marci Shimoff, Jennifer Read Hawthorne
There are various how one can outline a girl: daughter, mom, spouse, specialist, buddy, pupil ... We are each one detailed and targeted, but we percentage a standard connection. What bonds all ladies are our mutual studies of loving and studying: feeling the tenderness of affection; forging lifelong friendships; pursuing a selected profession; giving start to new existence; juggling the duties of activity and relatives, and more.
This shining assortment brings you notion and luxury in exact chapters on marriage, motherhood, getting older, bridging the generations, perspective, vainness, and better knowledge. tales honor the energy and exhibit the great thing about the female spirit. integrated are impressive tales from Oprah Winfrey, Leo Buscaglia, Linda Ellerbee, Robert Fulghum, Kathie Lee Gifford, and plenty of others.
Whether you're a profession lady or a stay-at-home mother, or a senior, a tender girl simply beginning out or a lady of the realm, this pleasant booklet should be a precious significant other for a few years to return
By Bruce Scofield
Una guía práctica y contemporánea sobre las técnicas astrológicas mayas
• Examina l. a. lógica y el significado de los veinte signos de los días del calendario maya
• Explica los muchos ciclos de los angeles astrología maya, como el ciclo de nueve días de los señores de l. a. noche el ciclo de thirteen días o trecena
• Contiene exhaustivos cuadros de datos astrológicos mayas, con los que el lector podrá hacer su propio horóscopo maya
La astrología maya se basa en un ciclo de veinte días, cada uno con su nombre, que se repite trece veces hasta crear un calendario de 260 días, el Tzolkin. Los autores explican el simbolismo, l. a. lógica y el significado de los veinte signos de los días; cómo estos signos reflejan 260 tipos posibles de personalidad; y cómo se pueden usar con fines de adivinación. El libro contiene cuadros exhaustivos y fáciles de usar sobre datos astrológicos mayas, con los que el lector puede determinar su signo del día y hacer su propio horóscopo.
By Susan Levitt
• the 1st ebook to provide an explanation for how feng shui built from the Taoist platforms of astrology, yin and yang, and the 5 elements.
• presents a historical past on Taoist philosophy to aid readers greater comprehend the rules of feng shui and the way to exploit them properly.
• is helping readers enhance domestic, enterprise, backyard, estate, neighborhoods, and masses extra.
The chinese language artwork of feng shui has develop into highly regarded within the West, yet too usually recommendation at the topic contains overly simplistic directions for rearranging one's apartment with none rationalization of the profound philosophical procedure at the back of those adjustments. the traditional Taoists built feng shui from their knowing of the delicate interaction of energies that make up the universe, and no precise mastery of feng shui is feasible with no wisdom of Taoism. Taoist Feng Shui presents step by step instructions for making improvements to your house, company, backyard, estate, and local utilizing this historic procedure of data.
In Taoist Feng Shui, Susan Levitt strains the background of feng shui and indicates the way it is grounded in wisdom of yin and yang and the 5 Taoist components of fireside, earth, steel, water, and wooden, in addition to many different rules necessary to Taoism. as soon as a heritage in Taoism is proven, readers can higher comprehend the philosophy in the back of innovations akin to making a choice on the simplest colours for every room of the house, room-by-room furnishings placement, yin and yang stability, right lights, open air landscaping, the functionality of hallways and entrances, and the correct use of mirrors, crystals, fountains, and different feng shui instruments. With in-depth examples from the author's inner most feng shui perform, Taoist Feng Shui might help all readers remodel their own environments to create peace, concord, future health, wealth, and success.
By Michael Harner
In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the path for the global revival of shamanism together with his seminal vintage The approach of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he offers new facts of the truth of heavens.
Drawing from a life of own shamanic studies and greater than 2,500 studies of Westerners’ reviews in the course of shamanic ascension, Harner highlights the notable similarities among their discoveries, indicating that the heavens and spirits they’ve encountered do certainly exist. He additionally presents directions on his leading edge core-shamanism recommendations, in order that readers can also ascend to heavenly geographical regions, search spirit lecturers, and go back later at will for added therapeutic and recommendation.
Written by means of the best authority on shamanism, Cave and Cosmos is a must-read not just for these drawn to shamanism, but additionally for these drawn to spirituality, comparative faith, near-death studies, therapeutic, recognition, anthropology, and the character of reality.
Praise for Michael Harner and The manner of the Shaman
“What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D. T. Suzuki did for Zen, Michael Harner has performed for shamanism—namely, carry the culture and its richness to Western awareness.”
—from Higher Wisdom, through Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob
“Wonderful, fascinating.… Harner fairly is familiar with what he’s speaking about.”
—Carlos Castaneda, best-selling writer of The Teachings of Don Juan and The energetic aspect of Infinity
“An intimate and useful consultant to the artwork of shamanic therapeutic and the know-how of the sacred. Michael Harner isn't just an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he's an real white shaman.”
—Stanislav Grof, writer of The experience of Self-Discovery
“Harner has impeccable credentials, either as a tutorial and as a training shaman. surely (since the hot demise of Mircea Eliade) the world’s major authority on shamanism.”
—Nevill Drury, writer of The components of Shamanism
“Michael Harner is a brilliant shaman. He additionally proves individual could be either a scientist and a shaman.”
—Bo Bair Rinchinov, Siberian Buryat shaman
By Lon Milo DuQuette, Aleister Crowley
Volume II of The better of the Equinox by way of Aleister Crowley, bargains a treasure chest of dramatic rituals.
The Equinox grew to become the traditional for English language esotericism within the early twentieth century, aptly termed the "Encyclopedia of Initiation" by way of its imperative editor and contributor, Aleister Crowley. This ten-volume assortment had notable style, intensity, and the application of its contents surround Qabalah, tarot, yoga, and the basic papers of Crowley's educating order, A. A. regrettably, a lot of this fabric is at the moment out of print.
The better of the Equinox, quantity II, curated by means of student and U.S. Deputy Grandmaster normal of the O.T.O., Lon Milo DuQuette, collects the simplest of Crowley’s fabric from either in-print and out-of-print variants of The Equinox. For Crowley creditors and the curious alike, this is often an obtainable, reasonable quantity jam-packed with excessive magick and secrets.
About the Author:
Aleister Crowley (1875-1947) grew to become the main extensively learn writer in 20th-century occultism. He redefined magick as a box of inquiry and endeavour via his books and the orders that he led the A.A. and the O.T.O. Lon Milo DuQuette is a author and lecturer within the box of the Western secret Traditions and is nationwide and foreign governing officer of Ordo Templi Orientis, essentially the most influential magical societies of the C 20th.
By Marcia Masino
Most sensible Tarot Practices is a finished method of educating every thing you must be aware of to learn the playing cards for private perception and religious development, for your self and others. utilizing a mode that blends smooth questions and solutions with cutting edge routines and encourages instinct, Masino empowers the reader to discover their very own deepest reference to all the playing cards, fostering an enduring and deeply own dating with the characters and emblems in the deck. not like many different starting tarot books, most sensible Tarot Practices focuses not only on tips on how to learn the playing cards, but in addition on the right way to turn into a profitable tarot reader--including tips to deal with tough questions and messages in a analyzing, easy methods to care for needy, grasping, or superstitious seekers, and the way to make each one studying actual and private for the seeker. most sensible Tarot Practices bargains a step by step method of knowing the tarot, from the 4 fits and the courtroom playing cards to the key Arcana to studying new spreads that provide advice in turning into your individual tarot grasp. top Tarot Practices teaches readers easy methods to belief what they already comprehend and the way to percentage that wisdom through examining the playing cards for others.