Songs of the Soul by Paramhansa Yogananda

By Paramhansa Yogananda

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Publish yr note: initially released in 1980.

A number of mystical poetry within which Yogananda supplies expression to his reviews of the Divine -- within the beauties of nature, in way of life, and in ecstatic meditative communion. Spontaneous outpourings that supply a distinct window into the internal lifetime of a very good religious instructor and guy of God. Yogananda's poems are wealthy with divine perception.

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The Pocket Chogyam Trungpa by Chögyam Trungpa

By Chögyam Trungpa

Here is a treasury of 108 brief teachings by way of Chögyam Trungpa, essentially the most influential Buddhist lecturers of our time. Pithy and rapid, those teachings handle more than a few subject matters, together with worry and fearlessness, accepting our imperfections, constructing self belief, assisting others, appreciating our uncomplicated goodness, and lifestyle as a religious path.

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Essential Buddhism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs and by Jack Maguire

By Jack Maguire

400 million humans name themselves Buddhists this present day. but such a lot Westerners be aware of little approximately this strong, Eastern-spawned religion. How did it start? What do its adherents think? Why are such a lot of Westerners attracted to it? crucial Buddhism responds to those questions and plenty of extra, supplying an available, international viewpoint at the religion's previous, current, and destiny. It identifies how the central ideas and practices originated and advanced via different cultural variations into 3 simple codecs: * Theraveda (including Vipassana, introduced from Vietnam within the Sixties and together with such practitioners as Jack Kornfield and Jon Kapat-Zinn) * Mahayana (including Zen Buddhism, initially delivered to the US through jap lecturers after global battle II and popularized by means of Jack Kerouac and Thomas Merton) * Vajrayana (including Tibetan Buddhism, from the lecturers who fled the chinese language takeover of Tibet within the Nineteen Fifties in addition to the Dalai Lama, and embraced by means of Allen Ginsberg, Richard Gere, and numerous others) crucial Buddhism is the only top source for the amateur and the professional alike, exploring the depths of Buddhism's recognition and illuminating its tenets and good method of dwelling. Written within the lucid prose of an established specialist storyteller, and whole of Buddhist stories, scriptural costs, historical tales, and modern insights, crucial Buddhism is the 1st whole consultant to the religion and the phenomenon.

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The Enlightened Luciferian by Simon Mark Alvarez

By Simon Mark Alvarez

We at the moment dwell in an Enlightened Age (The twenty first century) the place wisdom and knowledge can be found with none barriers. The Luciferian trust is the facility to hunt no matter what is past the sunshine, to keep up and proceed looking for limitless knowledge, wisdom, and enlightment. you could have the ability , the chance, and the duty, to figure out your destiny and future with out the terror of perjuring your personal soul; and bringing on your lifestyles prosperity, wealth, luxurious, strength, and independence. Are you prepared to listen to the voices of the sacred Serpent who aided mankind from the start? As a Luciferian, the single idea that you want to quick discover ways to embody, understand, and comprehend along with balancing reliable and Evil, is...
"You are God!"

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Heretics by G. K. Chesterton

By G. K. Chesterton


One of Chesterton's earliest books, Heretics, can also be one among his most sensible. Overflowing with attribute wit, incisiveness, and opulent gusto, this is Chesterton's razor-sharp research of the fallacies of contemporary concept as exemplified within the best writers of the time. Nietzsche, Shaw, Yeats, Kipling, Ibsen, H.G. Wells and others, are all submitted to a ruthless Chestertonian exam. despite the fact that, precise to his personality, Chesterton supplies the antagonist his due, whereas permitting the reader to have a good time the true price of his work.

Social feedback in line with his journalistic paintings, first released in 1905.

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Care of the Soul: A Guide for Cultivating Depth and by Thomas Moore

By Thomas Moore

During this targeted twenty-fifth anniversary variation of Thomas Moore’s bestselling Care of the Soul, which incorporates a new creation via the writer, readers are awarded with a innovative method of wondering day-by-day life—everyday actions, occasions, difficulties, and artistic opportunities—and a healing way of life is proposed that makes a speciality of having a look extra deeply into emotional difficulties and studying easy methods to feel sacredness in traditional things.

Basing his writing at the historical version of “care of the soul”—which supplied a non secular context for viewing the typical occasions of life—Moore brings “care of the soul” into the twenty-first century. Promising to deepen and increase the readers’ views on their lifestyles reviews, Moore attracts on his personal lifestyles as a therapist training “care of the soul,” in addition to his experiences of the world’s religions and his paintings in track and artwork, to create this inspirational advisor that examines the connections among spirituality and the issues of people and society.

“Thoughtful, eloquent, inspiring.”
—San Francisco Chronicle

“I soulfully suggest it with no reservation.”
—John Bradshaw, writer of Homecoming

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Man's Eternal Quest (Collected Talks and Essays on Realizing by Paramhansa Yogananda

By Paramhansa Yogananda

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Publish 12 months note: initially released in 1975. This replica is the 3rd Indian Paperback, moment effect, 2005

For all who've ever sought to appreciate the enigmas of existence, if you have held inside of their hearts an doubtful wish concerning the fact of God, and for seekers who've already became towards the splendid of their quest, this anthology of talks by means of the writer of Autobiography of a Yogi bargains illuminating insights and encouragement. In its pagese, Paramahansa Yogananda explores little-known and infrequently defined features of such matters as meditation, existence after dying, wellbeing and fitness and therapeutic, the limitless powers of the human brain, the equality of guy and girl, and the interrelatedness of all life.

Topics include:
* Making faith Scientific
* Will Jesus Reincarnate?
* 3 Paths to Cosmic Consciousness
* The Dream Nature of the World

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The Evolution of Adam: What the Bible Does and Doesn't Say by Peter Enns

By Peter Enns

Can Christianity and evolution coexist? conventional Christian educating provides Jesus as reversing the results of the autumn of Adam. even if, an evolutionary view of beginnings doesn't let for a historic Adam, making evolution likely incompatible with what Genesis and the apostle Paul say approximately him. For Christians who settle for evolution and wish to take the Bible heavily, this provides a faith-shaking tension.<Br><Br>Peter Enns, knowledgeable in biblical interpretation, deals a fashion ahead via explaining how this stress is brought on now not through the discoveries of technological know-how yet via fake expectancies concerning the biblical texts. targeting key biblical passages within the dialogue, Enns demonstrates that the writer of Genesis and the apostle Paul wrote to invite and resolution old questions for historic humans; the truth that they either converse of Adam doesn't confirm even if Christians can settle for evolution. This thought-provoking ebook is helping readers reconcile the lessons of the Bible with the commonly held evolutionary view of beginnings and should entice someone drawn to the Christianity-evolution debate.

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Nine-Headed Dragon River: Zen Journals 1969-1982 by Peter Matthiessen

By Peter Matthiessen

In August 1968, naturalist-explorer Peter Matthiessen again from Africa to his domestic in Sagaponack, new york, to discover 3 Zen masters in his driveway—guests of his spouse, a brand new pupil of Zen. 13 years later, Matthiessen was once ordained a Buddhist monk. Written within the related layout as his best-selling The Snow Leopard, Nine-Headed Dragon River finds Matthiessen's so much bold experience of all: the search for his non secular roots.

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