Download E-books Stairway to the Stars: Sufism, Gurdjieff and the Inner Tradition of Mankind PDF

By Max Gorman

The ebook presents an creation to mystical philosophy and the idea that of internal improvement by way of taking a look at a few its nice faculties.

Mystics concur in announcing that we're in a roundabout way “asleep”―and needs to realize this to evoke. a substantial try to determine the character of this sleep is made within the past a part of the e-book, with the actual aid of the instructing of Gurdjieff. additionally studied are methods of the prior and current, together with the secret faculties, Gnosticism, Alchemy, Zen, the Fourth manner, and how of the Sufi. it's also made obvious that the way in which of Jesus, till it was once overlaid through Christianity, used to be understood as the sort of waves or teachings for the advance of man or woman and recognition. The resonance of this instructing with all different mystical teachings is an important subject. the aim of the ebook is to encourage the reader to ascend the Stairway to the celebs.

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Download E-books Parapsychology: Frontier Science of the Mind PDF

This scarce antiquarian booklet is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it can comprise imperfections resembling marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we now have made it on hand as a part of our dedication for shielding, keeping, and selling the world's literature in reasonable, prime quality, smooth versions which are precise to the unique paintings.

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Download E-books World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and Islamic Mysticism PDF

By Tom Cheetham

The first publication in English to synthesize the notable paintings of Henry Corbin, the good French thinker, Christian theologian, and student of Islamic mysticism. Corbin, a colleague of Jung's at Eranos, used to be one of many seminal affects at the improvement of archetypal psychology, specially in the course of the thought of the "imaginal world." His paintings bridges the space among the philosophy and theology of the West and the mysticism of Islam and gives an intensive and unified imaginative and prescient of the three nice monotheistic religions dependent upon the inventive mind's eye. This booklet can be of designated curiosity to these looking to comprehend Islamic spirituality and the relation among spirituality and ecology and also will tell present interpretations of the politics of terrorism.

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Download E-books Playing Cards: Predicting Your Future (Astrolog complete guides) PDF

By Hali Morag

Cards: Predicting Your Future
Hali Morag

This easy-to-understand advisor will take you step-by-step throughout the strategy of predicting your destiny. you are going to learn the way each one card has its personal precise that means. you will see how the positioning of the playing cards and the way they're unfold prior to the reader supply a complete, descriptive photo of lifestyles and love. identified for his or her accuracy, the playing cards will solution your questions on what's watching for you down the trail of existence - and the way you may have the facility to redirect your destiny. The publication includes valuable illustrations and directions, and is an important a part of the hot age library.

Hali Morag was once born to a kinfolk whose beginning have been in Hungary, a rustic the place Gypsies excelled within the interpreting of playing cards. a expert in Tarot, which he discovered from his mom, the writer went directly to research the paintings of foretelling the long run in cards. Morag has an extended record of non-public consumers and is the writer of courses to Tarot and palmistry. He lives among Israel, India, and France.

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Download E-books Polemical Encounters: Esoteric Discourse and Its Others (Aries Book Series) PDF

In its old improvement from past due antiquity to the current, western esotericism has many times been the problem of polemical discourse. This quantity engages the polemical buildings that underlie either the identities inside and the debate approximately esoteric currents in ecu background. From Jewish and Christian kabbalah via heretical discourse and interconfessional polemics in early modernity to the legitimization of esoteric identification in sleek tradition, the 12 chapters, followed through an editors advent, offer a cornucopia of suitable instances which are interpreted in a framework of polemical discourse and Othering . This quantity sheds new mild at the finally polemical constitution of western esotericism and therefore opens new vistas for additional study into esoteric discourse."

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Download E-books Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen's Shobogenzo PDF

By Shohaku Okumura

Dogen, the thirteenth-century Zen grasp who based the japanese Soto college of Zen, is popular as one the world's so much notable spiritual geniuses. His works are either richly poetic and deeply insightful and philosophical, pointing to the never-ending depths of Zen exploration. And virtually accurately as a result of those proof, Dogen is usually tough for readers to appreciate and completely appreciate.

Realizing Genjokoan is a finished creation to the lessons and method of this nice philosopher, taking us on an intensive guided travel of an important essay-Genjokoan-in Dogen's seminal paintings, the Shobogenzo. certainly, the Genjokoan is thought of as the top of Dogen's writings, encompassing and encapsulating the essence of all of the remainder of his work.

Our travel advisor for this trip is Shohaku Okumura, a favourite instructor in his personal correct, who has committed his lifestyles to translating and educating Dogen.

This quantity additionally contains an creation to Dogen's existence from Hee-Jin Kim's vintage, Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist, with up-to-date annotations by way of Okumura.

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Download E-books The Diary of Anais Nin, Vol. 6: 1955-1966 PDF

Nin maintains her debate at the use of substances as opposed to the artist's mind's eye, portrays many recognized humans within the arts, and recounts her visits to Sweden, the Brussels World's reasonable, Paris, and Venice. "[Nin] seems at lifestyles, love, and artwork with a mix of gentility and acuity that's infrequent in modern writing" (John Barkham Reviews). Edited and with a Preface by way of Gunther Stuhlmann; Index.

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Download E-books Death, Dying, and Mysticism: The Ecstasy of the End (Interdisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Mysticism) PDF

This quantity bargains a pattern of reflections from students and practitioners at the subject matter of demise and loss of life from students and practitioners, starting from the Christian culture to Hinduism, Lacanian psychoanalysis, whereas additionally referring to the topics of the afterlife and near-death reports.

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Download E-books The Gospel of Philip: Jesus, Mary Magdalene, and the Gnosis of Sacred Union PDF

A brand new translation and research of 1 of the main arguable of the apocryphal gospels

• Emphasizes an initiatic marriage among the female and male ideas because the center of the Christian secret

• Bears witness to the actual courting shared by means of Jesus and Mary Magdalene

• Translated from the Coptic and analyzed by way of the writer of the bestselling The Gospel of Mary Magdalene (over 90,000 offered)

The mainstream place of the Christian church on sexuality was once might be top summed up by way of Pope blameless III (1160-1216) while he acknowledged that “the sexual act is so shameful that it's intrinsically evil.” one other Christian theologian maintained that the “Holy Ghost is absent from the room shared via a wedded couple.” What Philip files in his gospel is that Christ acknowledged exactly the contrary: The nuptial chamber is in reality the holy of holies. For Philip the holy trinity contains the female presence. God is the daddy, the Holy Ghost is the mummy, and Jesus is the Son. Neither guy nor girl by myself is created within the picture of God. it's only of their courting with one another--the sacred include within which they proportion the divine breath--that they resemble God.

The Gospel of Philip is healthier recognized for its portrayal of the actual courting shared by way of Jesus and his so much cherished disciple, Mary of Magdala. since it ran counter to the course of the Church, which condemned the “works of the flesh,” Philip’s gospel used to be suppressed and misplaced until eventually rediscovered at Nag Hammadi in 1947. Orthodox theologian Jean-Yves Leloup’s translation from the Coptic and his research of this gospel are offered right here for the 1st time in English. What emerges from this crucial resource textual content is a recovery of the sacred initiatic union among the female and male ideas that used to be on the center of Christianity’s sacred secret.

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