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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 Voynich Manuscript
Yale University Press
Many call the fifteenth-century codex, commonly known as the Voynich Manuscript, the world s most mysterious book. Written in an unknown script by an unknown author, the manuscript has no clearer purpose now than when it was rediscovered in 1912 by rare books dealer Wilfrid Voynich. The manuscript appears and disappears throughout history, from the library of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II to a secret sale of books in 1903 by the Society of Jesus in Rome. The book s language has eluded deciphe...More
W.W. Norton & Co. Inc.
Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales.
In Norse Mythology, Gaiman stays true to the myths in envisioning the major Norse pantheon: Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin's son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki--son of a giant--blood brother to Odin and a trick...
The Luminous Stone: Lucifer in Western Esotericism (Western Esotericism in Context)
Schulke, Daniel A. (ed)
Three Hands Press
Limited to 800 copies
The Arcanum of the 'fallen angel' Lucifer evokes such concepts as heresy, rebellion, pride, liberation from the bonds of demiurgic oppression, and impetus for human evolution. Meaning 'light bearer', Lucifer has, from his earliest origins, been hailed by religious and artistic countercultures as a patron saint of enlightenment -- the essential quality embodying overthrow of ignorance and the inspired process of revelation. Allied to ancient Gnostic cosmological concepti...
The Accidental Shaman: Journeys with Plant Teachers and Other Spirit Allies
Charing, Howard G
Inner Traditions / Bear & Company
After surviving a serious elevator crash in London, Howard G. Charing found he had developed healing touch as well as the ability to hear voices and experience visions--just as a healer in Italy had predicted only a week before the accident. He began using his abilities to heal but felt he needed more guidance and training. He first connected with a national spiritual healing organization, only to be told he was doing everything wrong. Then, through a friend, he discovered shamanism.
LIBER SPIRITUUM: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick
Forrest, Adam (ed)
Book is limited to 500 hand numbered hardcover copies printed in two colors and bound in faux leather silk-touch cloth, 252 pages, Foil stamp on both the front and back boards with a full color frontispiece by acclaimed artist Caniglia and sewn in satin bookmark.
About the book:
For Liber Spirituum: A Compendium of Writings on Angels and Other Spirits in Modern Magick, Azoth Press has assembled a group of nine of the foremost writers in the field of ceremonial magick, representi...