Download The mystic scroll a book of revelation by Helen van-Anderson PDF

By Helen van-Anderson

Excerpt from The Mystic Scroll: A booklet of Revelation

In a sequence of simple, uncomplicated classes, uncomplicated as to shape, but profound as to con tents, you may be proven, zero, loved, the way in which of blessedness and peace, for in those are the germ seeds which may blossom into the real flowers of overall healthiness and happiness and prosperity.

Heed, you trustworthy, and be steadfast in perseverance, you which are eager for the good assistance. there was woven into the feel of this e-book that so that it will vivify whosoever hath wrought fact into the cloth of his everyday life. For this he will likely be known as one of many weavers of the nice Pattern.

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Download Claiming Sacred Ground: Pilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury by Adrian J. Ivakhiv PDF

By Adrian J. Ivakhiv

Claiming Sacred GroundPilgrims and Politics at Glastonbury and SedonaAdrian J. IvakhivA research of individuals and politics at New Age non secular sites.In this richly textured account, Adrian Ivakhiv makes a speciality of the actions of pilgrim-migrants to Glastonbury, England and Sedona, Arizona. He discusses their efforts to come across and event the spirit or strength of the land and to mark out its importance by means of making an investment it with sacred meanings. Their endeavors are offered opposed to a vast canvas of cultural and environmental struggles linked to the incorporation of such geographically marginal locations into an increasing worldwide cultural economic system. Ivakhiv sees those contested and "heterotopic" landscapes because the nexus of a posh internet of interestes and longings: from millennial anxieties and nostalgic re-imaginings of heritage and prehistory; to real-estate energy grabs; contending spiritual visions; and the loose play of principles from technology, pseudo-science, and pop culture. Looming over all this is often the nonhuman lifetime of those landscapes, an"otherness" that alternately unearths and conceals itself at the back of a pagenant of ideals, photographs, and place-myths.A major contribution to scholarship on substitute spirituality, sacred area, and the politics of ordinary landscapes, Claiming Sacred floor will curiosity students and scholars of environmental and cultural experiences, and the sociology of spiritual pursuits and pilgrimage. Non-specialist readers can be inspired through the cultural, ecological, and non secular dimensions of awesome normal landscapes. Adrian Ivakhiv teaches within the school of Environmental stories at York college in Toronto, and is President of the Environmental reviews organization of Canada.April 2001384 pages, 24 b&w photographs, 2 figs., nine maps, 6 1/8 x nine 1/4, index, append.cloth 0-253-33899-9 $37.40 s / ?28.50 ContentsI DEPARTURES 1 energy and wish in Earth's Tangled net 2 Reimagining Earth three Orchestrating Sacred SpaceII Glastonbury four degree, Props, and gamers of Avalon five Many Glastonburys: Place-Myths and Contested SpacesIII SEDONA 6 crimson Rocks to actual property 7 New Agers, Vortexes, and the Sacred LandscapeIV ARRIVALS eight Practices of position: Nature and Heterotopia past the recent Age

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Download A Tune Beyond the Clouds: Zen Teachings from Old China by J. C. Cleary PDF

By J. C. Cleary

This booklet specializes in the lessons of 13th-century chinese language Zen grasp Shiqui Xinyue. The koans, tales, and poems of the Zen grasp observed by way of explanatory notes from the editor contain the majority of the textual content, that is preceded through an inadequately short old evaluation of chinese language Buddhism. these looking extra entire details may be instructed towards Arthur F. Wright's Buddhism in chinese language heritage (Stanford Univ. Pr., 1971). additionally, the editor doesn't identify the categorical resource rfile for his translation, easily calling it a "collection of Zen teachings." even though, the 141 anecdotal teachings are in transparent, concise English and the explanatory notes support with the paradoxical statements and allusions.

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Download The Swan in Manasarowar or The Mastery of Sexuality: A by Soham Hamsa PDF

By Soham Hamsa

“Sex is the rhythm of life.” during this crucial publication written via Soham Hamsa (pseudonym), we pay attention a pleasant voice from the Himalayas directed to all people who find themselves real fact seekers and enthusiasts of lifestyles wherever on the planet, containing a deep crisis for his or her naturality and perspective towards intercourse and sexuality. it truly is visible that the writer has entry to a different wisdom and oral culture from India and the Himalayas, which for an enormous half by no means sooner than were made identified to the general public. The booklet, which throughout is logical in its composition, is immediately to the purpose with quite a few sensible workouts, and with its dimension, compactness, simply understood illustrations and richly provided word list, it quite acts as a convenient guide at the topic. And as such, it really is most likely the one relatively authoritative paintings in its box.

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Download Practicing the Presence of the Goddess. Everyday Rituals to by Barbara Ardinger PDF

By Barbara Ardinger

More girls than ever are incorporating a few type of religious perform into their day-by-day lives, and never constantly in conventional non secular shape, yet as replacement or hybrid practices. In training the Presence of the Goddess, Barbara Ardinger bargains a large choice of meditations and private rituals to aid girls honor the female spirit and commune with the Goddess. those contain making a sacred area at domestic, construction a significant altar, utilizing ritual and meditation to complement understanding, and inventing new rituals to have a good time own occasions. The author's wry, mild humor and loving angle shine during the textual content, which deals percentages starting from bringing love into one's lifestyles to having a heart-to-heart with the Goddess.

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Download In the Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike PDF

By John Updike

In the great thing about the Lilies starts off in 1910 and strains God’s relation to 4 generations of yank seekers, starting with Clarence Wilmot, a priest in Paterson, New Jersey. He loses his religion yet reveals solace on the video clips, respite from “the bleak evidence of lifestyles, his lifestyles, gutted through God’s withdrawal.”

His son, Teddy, turns into a mailman who retreats from American exceptionalism, spiritual and another way, right into a lifetime of studied ordinariness.

Teddy has a daughter, Esther, who turns into a film celebrity, an item of worship, an All-American goddess.

Her ignored son, Clark, is possessed of a local Christian fervor that brings the tale complete circle: within the past due Eighties he joins a Colorado sect referred to as the Temple, a handful of “God’s elect” hastening the day of reckoning. In following the Wilmots’ collective look for transcendence, John Updike pulls one wandering thread from the tapestry of the yankee Century and writes probably the best of his later novels.

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