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LIVING THE GOOD LIFE How to Live Sanely and Simply in a Troubled World. Introduction by Paul Goodman (Used)
by Nearing, Helen & Scott
Book ID: 11657, 11657
NY: Schocken 1970 (1954), second printing, cloth-backed boards, 213pp, 21 B&W photographs, a few of which are full-page, including portrait frontispiece, good inexpensive copy. A classic narrative by these realized arcadian-utopian visionaries. After his long and noble life Scott, still working everyday at his farm and in good health starved himself when he turned 100 because he was loosing his sight, Helen made it to 91. She grew up in a large Theosophist household and had been with Krishnamurti when he had his "enlightenment" experience under the pepper tree. She was an accomplished musician, and a vegetarian/vegan like her more famous anarchist economist husband. Scott was an anti-war activist during WWI and prodigious author-scholar. Together they almost single-handedly birthed the back-to-the-land movement of the early 1960's. Their lives are a life-long inspiration to me and I have read this book more than a few times. They were also book collectors and had a fantastic home library, and their writings are sprinkled with stories of interesting reading experiences.
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...
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
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
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...