The Inner Tradition of Yoga: A Guide to Yoga Philosophy for the Contemporary Practitioner

By Michael Stone

There's extra to the culture of yoga than firming and strengthening. on the root, there's a titanic and interesting philosophy that teaches the ethics of nonviolence, endurance, honesty, and admire. Michael Stone offers an in-depth clarification of old Indian yogic philosophy besides teachings on the right way to convey our figuring out of yoga conception to deeper degrees via our perform at the mat—and via our relations with others.

To study extra concerning the writer, Michael Stone, stopover at his website:  www.centreofgravity.org

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Awakening into Oneness: The Power of Blessing in the Evolution of Consciousness

By Arjuna Ardagh

A interesting discovery in southern India has stuck the eye of non secular lecturers from each culture, leaders from all over the world, and thousands extra. it's the phenomenon referred to as the Oneness Blessing (also often called deeksha within the East), a strong move of strength believed to elicit the conclusion of unitive attention.

Awakening into Oneness: the ability of Blessing within the Evolution of Consciousness tells the awesome tale of this radical new gateway to non-public and international transformation. Arjuna Ardagh stocks dozens of firsthand money owed of the Oneness Blessing's life-changing results on participants from around the world, from the paranormal young ones who first skilled it approximately twenty years in the past to its carrying on with exploration on the Oneness collage less than the assistance of esteemed lecturers Sri Bhagavan and his spouse, Sri Amma.

The Blessing is anything few should be capable of forget about within the years forward, Ardagh writes. It has confirmed to be the quickest transforming into religious improvement in residing reminiscence. sign up for him during this interesting research of:

  • The most typical results of the Oneness Blessing, from diminished psychological chatter and heightened information to easy peace and the cessation of undesirable habits
  • The 5 significant criticisms aimed toward the Oneness movement
  • Why whatever, while absolutely skilled, will be famous as natural pleasure and bliss
  • Enlightenment as a selected threshold of neurological functioning

What is it in regards to the Oneness Blessing that has ignited the hearts of such a lot of? you will discover the reply the following, in Awakening into Oneness.

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The Essential Yoga Sutra: Ancient Wisdom for Your Yoga

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali is a vintage Sanskrit treatise including 195 “threads,” or aphorisms, describing the method of liberation via yoga. even though little is understood approximately Patanjali (most students estimate that he lived in India circa 200–300 b.c.), his writings have lengthy been famous as a necessary contribution to the philosophy and perform of yoga. This new, specialist translation of the unique Sanskrit textual content of Patanjali’s best-known paintings offers his seminal rules and strategies in available, plain-language English.

Patanjali prepared the sutra into 4 elements: Samadhi (absorption), Sadhana (practice), Vibhuti (supernatural powers), and Kaivalya (liberation). every one represents a step in breaking freed from our constrained definition of cognizance and coaching the brain to accomplish oneness with the universe. Geshe Michael Roach, essentially the most revered academics of Tibetan Buddhism in the United States and a well known student of Sanskrit, offers authoritative remark on all the sutras. His notes and explanation are user-friendly and hugely readable, untainted by way of vague, educational terminology or New Age jargon. the 1st version of the Yoga Sutra to offer a Buddhist viewpoint, this paperback unique can be welcomed by means of scholars and non secular seekers alike.

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The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters

By Andy Andrews

The judgements you are making and how you deal with others have extra effect than you'll ever realize.

Speaker and New York Times best-selling writer Andy Andrews stocks a compelling and strong tale a couple of choice one synthetic over 100 years in the past, and the ripple impact it truly is had on us separately, and national, this present day. it is a tale that may motivate braveness and knowledge within the judgements we make, in addition to have an effect on the best way we deal with others via our lifetime. Andrews speaks over a hundred occasions a yr, and The Butterfly Effect is his number 1 so much asked story. 

Also incorporated with the acquisition of the publication is a hyperlink to view a 9-minute message of Andrews telling The Butterfly Effect tale to a dwell audience.

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A Couple After God's Own Heart: Building a Lasting, Loving Marriage Together

By Jim George

New from bestselling authors Jim and Elizabeth George! Jim and Elizabeth come jointly to proportion from 40-plus years of marital knowledge and studies to assist develop toward one another and to God.

Husbands and better halves will become aware of how they could enhance their marriages via the lives of key within the Bible. As they realize the strengths and weaknesses of like Abraham and Sarah, Boaz and Ruth, Joseph and Mary, and others, they will…

  • learn the necessities helpful for playing an exhilarating lifestyles together
  • develop larger how you can converse and make strong decisions
  • realize the necessity to draw upon God for harmony and energy in challenging times

An striking source that might lead husbands and other halves to take pleasure in a richer and deeper union!

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Miracles: What They Are, Why They Happen, and How They Can Change Your Life

By Eric Metaxas

The number one bestselling writer of Bonhoeffer and the imminent If you could maintain It explores miracles in an inspiring reaction to the “New Atheists” 

now not on account that C. S. Lewis in 1947 has an writer of Eric Metaxas’s stature undertaken a tremendous exploration of the phenomenon of miracles. during this groundbreaking paintings, Metaxas examines the compatibility among religion and technology and offers well-documented anecdotal proof of exact miracles. With compelling—sometimes electrifying—evidence that there's whatever actual to be reckoned with, Metaxas bargains a well timed, civil, and considerate solution to contemporary books via Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens, and Sam Harris. Already a ny Times bestseller, Miracles will be welcomed by way of either believers and skeptics—who will locate their minds commencing to the chances.

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Inventing Hell: Dante, the Bible and Eternal Torment

By Jon M. Sweeney

Hell: The notice capability terror, darkness, and everlasting separation from God. a few humans imagine the Bible is apparent approximately hell, yet what if they're mistaken?

With gripping narrative and good scholarship, Sweeney charts hell's "evolution" from the previous testomony underworld Sheol, via heritage and literature, to the best influencer of all: Dante's Inferno. He finds how the trendy proposal of hell is primarily based on Dante's ingenious genius-but within the method, he bargains a extra confident figuring out of the afterlife than ever before.

annoying and mesmerizing, Sweeney will ceaselessly regulate what we predict occurs to us once we die-and extra importantly, he'll make us re-examine how we are living.

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The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge

By Carlos Castaneda

A Yaqui method of knowledge.

The teachings of don Juan is the tale of a striking trip: the 1st amazing steps at the street to changing into a "man of information" -- the line that keeps with A Separate Reality and Journey to Ixtlan.

"For me there's simply the touring on paths that experience center, on any direction which may have middle. There I shuttle, and the single precious problem is to traverse its complete size. And there I commute, having a look, taking a look, breathlessly." -- Don Juan

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Nine Lives: In Search of the Sacred in Modern India (Vintage Departures)

By William Dalrymple

From the writer of The final Mughal, an enlightening publication that explores with amazing compassion and expansive perception 9 different types of spiritual devotion in India today.

In photos of individuals we would differently by no means be aware of William Dalrymple distills his twenty-five years of commute in India to discover the demanding situations confronted through practitioners of conventional kinds of religion in modern India. for 2 months a yr, 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 getting into a exchange she regards as a sacred calling. A Jain nun recollects the ache of gazing her closest buddy ritually starve herself to death.

Together, those stories demonstrate the resilience of people within the face of the relentless onslaught of modernity, the iconic legacy of culture, and the desire and honor that may be came across even within the impossible places.

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A Gift of Wings

By Richard Bach

As soon as in a iteration a booklet, a imaginative and prescient, a author, seize the imagination  and feelings of thousands. Jonathan  Livingston Seagull used to be the sort of booklet. Richard Bach's distinct imaginative and prescient back shines forth, touching with magic the drama of lifestyles in all its unlimited horizons. once more Richard Bach has written a masterpiece that will help you contact that a part of your home  that is the sky.

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