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Gnosis 29: The Body. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions (New)
Book ID: GNO29, GNO29
"For most of us, our bodies have become storage vaults for undigested impressions, for impressions too charged or painful to confront."
- Dennis Lewis, from The Further Reaches of Self-Observation
Contents -- Fall 1993
Editorial: The Millennium is a Mirage
by Jay Kinney
Notes & Comments
A column by Ted Schultz
Scientific Tests of Astrology
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller
Introduction: A Gown Both Subtle and Dense
by Richard Smoley
Embodiment encompasses many levels, from the finest to the most
The Body of Light
by John Mann and Lar Short
A brief introduction to the notion of subtle bodies.
The Further Reaches of Self-Observation
by Dennis Lewis
The pathway to consciousness leads straight through the body.
The Body Electric
by Normandi Ellis
How the ancient Egyptians viewed human embodiment.
Knowledge of the Body: The GNOSIS Interview with Michael Murphy
by Richard Smoley
Esalen's founder reflects on the past, present, and future of self-transformation.
Kabbalah, Sexuality, and the Body
by Avram Davis
Why traditional Judaism doesn't see the body as private property.
Fingers of Flame: Christianity and the Spiritualization of the Body
by Cynthia Bourgeault
Does Christianity really teach us to hate the flesh?
Learning How to Learn
by Dennis Leri
For Moshe Feldenkrais, body work was not a matter of repair, but instruction.
The Hunter's Eucharist
by Chas S. Clifton
Is sport hunting really a sin against nature?
- Healing and the Mind by Bill Moyers
- The Sevenfold Journey by Anodea Judith and Selene Vega
- Divine Light and Fire: Experiencing Esoteric Christianity by Peter
Roche de Coppens
- HPB: The Extraordinary Life and Influence of Helena Blavatsky by
- Facing the World with Soul by Robert Sardello
- The Meditator's Guidebook by Lucy Oliver
- The Doctrine of the Subtle Body in the Western Tradition by GRS
- Faces in the Clouds: A New Theory of Religion by Stewart Elliott
- The Two Million-Year-Old Self by Anthony Stevens
- Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits by Arthur Versluis
- The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience by
Varela, Thompson, and Rosch
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...
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...
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