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THE YOGA TRADITION. Its History, Literature, Philosophy, and Practice. (Used)
by Feuerstein, Georg.
Book ID: 10506, 10506
10506 Feuerstein, Georg. THE YOGA TRADITION. Its History, Literature, Philosophy, and Practice. Holm Press 1998, quarto, 686pp, illustrated throughout. This is the single greatest book on Yoga by a Westerner I have ever handled, with the exception of Eliade's Yoga. A monumental compendium that brings this ancient wonder to brilliant life and inspires you immediately upon reading a few pages to renounce our lazy spirituality and get to the real work of enlightenment. Beginning with shamanism and the roots of Yoga, Feurstein takes us to the ashrams of the greats both mythical and living, always simultaneously outlining the various schools and giving us his own perspective, built on a lifetime of study of Yoga, the oldest science in the world. Besides being a complete handbook there are unabridged translations of many of the key Yogic texts, the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, the Shiva Sutra, the Bhakit Sutra of Narada, and many others. But this is not in essence a collection of translations but a guidebook to all the various traditions. For those not familiar with the books by Feurstein, know that he writes in a serious, human, narrative prose and not in New Age la-la language or the detached academese of most books by westerners. Hardcover edition OP.
The Complete Mystical Records of Dr. John Dee: Transcribed from the 16th-Century Manuscripts Documen
Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.
A lavishly packaged, two-volume box set containing the most faithful and accurate versions of John Dee's journals ever published. This is a must-have treasure for Dee aficionados and esoteric scholars who absolutely need the most meticulously detailed version of these highly influential works. A labor of love twenty years in the making, these volumes include transcripts of four manuscripts from the British Library and one from the Bodleian Library in Oxford. Two of these manuscripts have never b...More
Deconstructing Gurdjieff: Biography of a Spiritual Magician
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
In November 1949, architect Frank Lloyd Wright announced the death of "the greatest man in the world," yet few knew who he was talking about. Enigmatic, misunderstood, declared a charlatan, and recently dubbed "the Rasputin who inspired Mary Poppins," Gurdjieff's life has become a legend. But who really was George Ivanovich Gurdjieff?
Employing the latest research and discoveries, including previously unpublished reminiscences of the real man, Tobias Churton investigates the truth beneath th...
Gnosis 19: The Trickster. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions
"As long as we lie to ourselves, the Trickster will be with us.
He'll show up just when we least want him, to embarrass us on a
first date, to prove us fools in front of the learned company
we're trying to impress, to make us miss a power breakfast with
that all-important business contact."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction
Contents -- Spring 1991
Grimoire of the Baron Citadel: The Book of the Four Ways.
Three Hands Press
As the governor of the Dead and the burial ground, the Baron Samedi is one of the most distinctive and potent loa of Haitian Vodou. An imposing figure in black raiment, he is most often pictured as a corpse. His other magical domains, less discussed in esoteric literature, include disruption, obscenity and -- importantly for the practicing sorcerer -- not only the arts of Magic but the very fabric of which it is made.
Emergent from the spiritual crossroads of traditional Vodou and English w...