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In the Face of Fear: Buddhist Wisdom for Challenging Times (New)
by McLeod, Melvin
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Book ID: 9781590307571, 1590307577
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Our world is in crisis, and while we can't control the home foreclosures, job losses, dwindling savings, and the other challenges now facing our society, Buddhism teaches us there is one thing we can always control: our own state of mind. How we react to the ups and downs of life makes all the difference, and Buddhism offers a wealth of wisdom and practices to help us maintain a stable, wise, and helpful state of mind no matter what happens.
This anthology of teachings by some of the tradition's most respected contemporary teachers applies Buddhist insight and wisdom to what we all experience when our society goes through difficult times. This book will teach you to:
- remain open, joyful, and caring, even when life is stressful,
- avoid old behaviour patterns that only make things worse,
- access your own innate confidence and fearlessness,
- turn difficult times into opportunities for spiritual development,
- learn why caring for others is the best way to relieve your own suffering,
- discover that your true nature is always awake and wise no matter what is happening.
In the Face of Fear features today's greatest Buddhist teachers and writers -- people renowned for addressing precisely the problems we're facing today. Readers of all persuasions will benefit from the practical wisdom of the Dalai Lama, Pema Chodron, Thich Nhat Hanh, Chogyam Trungpa, Jack Kornfield, and many others.
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.
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
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...
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...