By John Allen Paulos
Are there any logical purposes to think in God? The mathematician and bestselling writer John Allen Paulos thinks now not. In Irreligion he offers the case for his personal worldview, organizing his booklet into twelve chapters that refute the twelve arguments ordinarilly recommend for believing in God's life. Interspersed between those counterarguments are feedback on a number of irreligious issues, starting from the character of miracles and creationist likelihood to cognitive illusions and prudential wagers. regardless of the powerful effect of his day activity, Paulos says, there is no unmarried mathematical formulation within the book.
By Nik Douglas, Penny Slinger
The number 1 advisor to intercourse and mysticism, redesigned in complete colour for the recent millennium.
Sexual secrets and techniques is the definitive advisor to intercourse and mysticism, revealing the knowledge of the sages of India, Nepal, Tibet, China, and Japan whose teachings on sexuality unveil how actual love could be the pathway to religious liberation. Containing greater than six hundred illustrations--the so much entire choice of photographs expressing the erotic sentiment--and with multiple million copies bought in additional than 19 languages, Sexual secrets and techniques unlocks for everybody the event of ecstasy as soon as sealed within the old texts and artwork of the East.
In occasion of its twentieth 12 months in print, Sexual secrets and techniques has been thoroughly revised and redesigned and comprises two hundred colour illustrations to counterpoint Penny Slinger's unsurpassed black-and-white illustrations, which evoke the entire significant cultures of the East. operating from modern versions and from historic items initially commissioned by way of kings and emperors, Slinger blends photographs of the West with the feelings of the East to additional improve the event of the textual content and to aid within the transmission of the secrets--a occasion of artistic sexuality.
For greater than 20 years, famous therapist Eva Pierrakos used to be the channel for a spirit entity recognized in basic terms because the advisor. Combining infrequent mental intensity and perception with an inspiring imaginative and prescient of human chance, the Guide's teachings, referred to as the Pathwork, have motivated many New Age thinkers. Now the center teachings of the advisor were accrued in a single quantity synthesizing its crucial knowledge.
By M. Scott Peck
The writer of the line much less Traveled, the bestselling and such a lot influential publication of psychiatric and non secular guide nowa days, now bargains a deeply relocating meditation on what euthanasia unearths in regards to the prestige of the soul in our age. Its trenchant and delicate remedy of the topic will outline our humanity for generations to come.
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This first-ever released selection of writings through Dr. Ibrahim Karim displays the holistic essence of his worldview. Dr Karim is the founding father of the technology of BioGeometry within the early Seventies. BioGeometry is the technological know-how that makes use of shapes, colours, movement and sound to urge concord into the sophisticated strength traits of our surroundings. on the center of this concord is a refined strength caliber present in the transcendental facilities of the forming strategy of nature and is the most caliber in sacred energy spots of humanity that supply a religious measurement to the undying monuments erected because the sunrise of humanity. together with his event as an architect and a scientist Dr. Karim has synergized features of Pythagorean Harmonics, sophisticated power sciences, Radiesthesia, Geobiology, construction Biology, Sacred structure & glossy wave theories to provide a brand new Physics of caliber from which the technology of BioGeometry emerged. *BioGeometry bridges technological know-how and spirituality to supply a typical concord into the surroundings. *BioGeometry offers a workable answer in remodeling the standard of the influence that electromagnetic radiation has on residing platforms. winning tasks in Switzerland in collaboration & acknowledgment of Swiss experts end up its potency to take our glossy technology into the longer term. *BioGeometry offers new ideas to Earth Radiation, that is a significant health and wellbeing possibility if no longer stated within the place and layout of our structures. * a brand new energy-quality-based research of the nice Pyramid in Giza, finds new wisdom at the most efficient of the wonders of the realm and at the essence of the good historical Egyptian civilization.
A research of the recent clinical knowing of attention and the brain as a 5th measurement of truth
• Introduces the life of a 5th dimension--one of mind--an internal- or hyperspace the place time is transcended
• exhibits how the barrier of the rate of sunshine is absolutely a gateway demarking the 5th measurement
Since the creation of Descartes’ dualism within the 17th century, the brain and the actual international were seen as disconnected entities. but traits of brain similar to expertise, functional motion, association, layout, or even decision-making are current in the constitution of subject and in the dimensions of area and time.
The space-time continuum of scientists normally ignores the world of the brain, even though phenomena resembling imaginary numbers, utilized by Einstein to mix area with time, are suggestions that purely exist within the brain. Marc Seifer contends that the inadequacy of 4-dimensional versions to account for our adventure of psychological phenomena issues to the awareness of the brain as a better organizing precept, a 5th measurement the place ideas are as genuine and quantifiable as our well-known actual international. He indicates that simply because concept permits us to maneuver back and forth via time--reflecting at the earlier and planning for the future--this 5th size of brain breaks the legislation of relativity, thereby transcending the rate of sunshine. His broad learn of this 5th size levels from relativity and ether thought to precognition, telepathy, and synchronicity, all from the viewpoint of the awake universe.
By Robert Bly, Jane Hirshfield
Mirabai is a literary and religious determine of mythical proportions. Born a princess within the zone of Rajasthan in 1498, Mira (as she is quite often recognized) fought culture and celebrated a woman's correct to an self sustaining existence in her ecstatic poems. Her royal kin prepared an early marriage for her, yet she felt a wedding to Krishna was once extra vital. for that reason, her existence grew to become a version of social defiance and religious integrity.
During her lifetime, Mira's acceptance unfold throughout her nation. She used to be often called a girl of gigantic expertise and devotion. by the point she died in 1550, she used to be thought of a saint. humans throughout India recited and danced to her poems, and so they nonetheless do this present day. during this assortment, Robert Bly and Jane Hirshfield, of America's top poets, have created vigorous English types of Mirabai's poems, utilizing clean photos and full of life rhythms to cause them to available to trendy readers. Their paintings makes transparent that Mirabai's poetry transcends her time and culture.
Columbia college professor of faith John Stratton Hawley offers an afterword to the quantity that discusses what's recognized of Mirabai's lifestyles and acceptance. With a historian's precision, he exhibits how Bly and Hirshfield's types belong to a convention of reinterpretation and rephrasing that's already centuries old.
Mirabai involves lifestyles during the extraordinary analyzing of her poems via Bly and Hirshfield. The poems think as clean at the present time as they have to have felt while this striking lady sung them herself 5 centuries in the past.
How a lot meditation is nice for you? Why visualize an Enlightened being? Are there areas that meditation does not succeed in? All of those questions and extremely many extra are tackled during this gigantic compilation of Sangharakshita's teachings on meditation, drawn from formerly released works and from the unpublished transcripts of seminars. Discussions show how Sangharakshita discovered the practices on which his method of meditation – 'an natural, dwelling procedure' - relies, and the way that procedure has developed through the years.
By A. H. Almaas
During this e-book Almaas brings jointly suggestions and reviews drawn from modern item family idea, Freudian-based ego psychology, case experiences from his personal non secular perform, and educating from the top degrees of Buddhist and different jap practices. He demanding situations us to appear not just on the character and the content material of the brain, but additionally on the underlying nature of the brain itself.
By William Dalrymple
From the writer of The final Mughal, an enlightening publication that explores with amazing compassion and expansive perception 9 types of spiritual devotion in India today.
In pics of individuals we would in a different way by no means be aware of William Dalrymple distills his twenty-five years of shuttle in India to discover the demanding situations confronted by way of practitioners of conventional sorts of religion in modern India. for 2 months a 12 months, a guy in Kerala divides his time among jobs as a jail warden and a well-builder and his calling as an incarnate deity. A temple prostitute watches her daughters die from AIDS after coming into a exchange she regards as a sacred calling. A Jain nun remembers the soreness of gazing her closest buddy ritually starve herself to death.
Together, those stories exhibit the resilience of people within the face of the relentless onslaught of modernity, the long-lasting legacy of culture, and the desire and honor that may be discovered even within the very unlikely places.