By Monique Wittig

« Mon Opoponax, c'est peut-être, c'est même à peu près sûrement le foremost livre moderne qui ait été fait sur l'enfance. Mon Opoponax, c'est l'exécution capitale de quatre-vingt-dix pour cent des livres qui ont été faits sur l'enfance. C'est l. a. fin d'une certaine littérature et j'en remercie le ciel. C'est un livre à l. a. fois admirable et très very important parce qu'il est régi par une règle de fer, jamais enfreinte ou presque jamais, celle de n'utiliser qu'un matériau descriptif pur, et qu'un outil, le langage objectif pur. Ce dernier prend ici tout son sens. Il est celui-là même – mais porté au plain-chant par l'auteur – dont l'enfance se sert pour déblayer et dénombrer son univers. Ce qui revient à dire que mon Opoponax est un chef d'œuvre d'écriture parce qu'il est écrit dans los angeles langue exacte de l'Opoponax. »

Marguerite Duras (extrait de los angeles postface)

Ce livre, optimum roman de Monique Wittig, a reçu lors de sa e-book en 1964 le prix Médicis.

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Hungry for God: Hearing God's Voice in the Ordinary and the Everyday

By Margaret Feinberg

On your middle you're feeling the longing―an vacancy that can’t be chuffed by way of meals, or friendships, or leisure, or good fortune, or whatever this global can provide. in simple terms God can fill the void. greater than you recognize, you starvation for God. In Hungry for God, seriously acclaimed writer Margaret Feinberg places you involved along with your hope for intimacy together with your writer and what it takes to discover success. Feinberg writes, “The sound of his voice is religious nourishment, his voice a ceremonial dinner for my soul―every syllable a delectable morsel, each expression flavored with love.” With infrequent perception into the Scriptures, human nature, and the guts of God, Feinberg invitations you to find the ways that God speaks to you no longer from the pinnacle of a few holy mountain, yet in the course of your daily affairs. studying to listen to God’s voice isn’t as a lot a vacation spot because it is a trip, and in the event you trip a long way sufficient, you’ll end up abiding within the presence of God. Passionate, sincere, and choked with knowledge and proposal, Hungry for God can assist you domesticate the holy intimacy your spirit craves.

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Spacecruiser Inquiry: True Guidance for the Inner Journey (Diamond Body, Book 1)

By A. H. Almaas

Publish yr note: First released in 2002

Over the prior twenty-five years A. H. Almaas—widely famous as a pacesetter in integrating spirituality and psychology—has been constructing and instructing the Diamond Approach, a religious direction that integrates the insights of Sufism, Buddhism, Gurdjieff, and different knowledge traditions with glossy psychology.

In this new paintings, Almaas makes use of the metaphor of a "spacecruiser" to explain a mode of exploring the immediacy of non-public experience—a method of investigating our moment-by-moment emotions, innovations, reactions, and behaviors via a strategy of open-ended wondering. the strategy is termed the perform of inquiry, and Spacecruiser Inquiry unearths what it ability to have interaction with this tradition as a non secular direction: its ideas, demanding situations, and rewards.

The writer explores uncomplicated components of inquiry, together with the open-ended perspective, the point of interest on direct wisdom, the event of not-knowing, and the method of wondering. He describes the event of "Diamond Guidance"—the internal knowledge that emerges from our real nature—and the way it will be learned and utilized.

In this method Almaas seems at a number of the crucial kinds of Diamond assistance, together with figuring out, readability, fact, love, intelligence, compassion, interest, braveness, and resolution. additionally incorporated are routines and questions and solutions from the unique talks by way of Almaas on which the publication relies.

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Ostara: Rituals, Recipes & Lore for the Spring Equinox (Llewellyn's Sabbat Essentials)

By Kerri Connor

Celebrate the season of returning sun and the bursting forth of the birds, bees, and trees

Ostara―also often called the Spring Equinox―is a time of renewal, a time to plant seeds because the earth once more involves existence. This consultant to the heritage and glossy celebrations of Ostara exhibits you the way to accomplish rituals and paintings magic to resume your energy and fervour for dwelling and growing.

  • Rituals
  • Recipes
  • Lore
  • Spells
  • Divination
  • Crafts
  • Correspondences
  • Invocations
  • Prayers
  • Meditations

Llewellyn's Sabbat necessities discover the outdated and new methods of celebrating the seasonal rites which are the cornerstones of the witch's yr.

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Buddha: A Story of Enlightenment (Enlightenment Series)

By Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra brings the Buddha again to existence during this gripping New York Times bestselling novel concerning the younger prince who deserted his inheritance to find his actual calling. This iconic trip replaced the area ceaselessly, and the truths published proceed to persuade each nook of the globe at the present time.

a tender guy in line for the throne is trapped in his father's country and yearns for the surface global. Betrayed y these closest to him, Siddhartha abandons his palace and princely name. Face-to-face along with his demons, he turns into a wandering monk and embarks on a non secular quickly that consists of him to the threshold of loss of life. eventually spotting his lack of ability to overcome his physique and brain by way of sheer will, Siddhartha transcends his actual soreness and achieves enlightenment.

even if we realize Buddha at the present time as an icon of peace and serenity, his existence tale was once a tumultuous and spellbinding affair packed with love and intercourse, homicide and loss, fight and give up. From the rocky terrain of the fabric international to the summit of the non secular one, Buddha captivates and inspires—ultimately major us in the direction of knowing the real nature of lifestyles and ourselves.

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The World's Religions (Plus)

By Huston Smith

The World’s Religions, by way of loved writer and pioneering professor Huston Smith (Tales of Wonder), is the definitive vintage for introducing the fundamental components and teachings of the world's essential faiths, together with Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, in addition to neighborhood local traditions.

This revised and up to date variation presents sympathetic descriptions of a few of the traditions, explaining how they paintings “from the inside,” that is an enormous this is because this adored vintage has offered greater than million copies because it first seemed in 1958.

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Humans are not from Earth: a scientific evaluation of the evidence

By Ellis Silver

An evaluate of the facts for and (mostly) opposed to man’s evolution on Planet Earth, by means of a number one environmentalist and ecologist.


An evaluate of the 13 major hypotheses

Seventeen elements which recommend we're not from Earth

How did we get here?

When did we get here?

What is our domestic planet like?

The probably stars that our domestic planet orbits

If the extraterrestrial beings are available in the market why can’t we notice them?

Are we the aliens?

In this attention-grabbing publication Dr. Ellis Silver offers solutions to all of those questions, in response to present proof and considering within the clinical group and in other places. hyperlinks to web pages that debate the proof and debate the problems in additional aspect also are provided.

This brief ebook is meant to elevate wisdom and stimulate debate and to request/gather extra proof from readers.

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The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness

Why perform a little humans locate and maintain wish in the course of tough conditions, whereas others don't? What do we research from those that do, and the way is their instance appropriate to our personal lives? The Anatomy of Hope is a trip of inspiring discovery, spanning a few thirty years of Dr. Jerome Groopman’s perform, in which he encountered many remarkable humans and sought to respond to those questions.

This profound exploration starts whilst Groopman used to be a scientific pupil, blind to the important position of wish in sufferers’ lives–and it culminates in his notable quest to delineate a biology of desire. With appreciation for the human components and the technology, Groopman explains find out how to distinguish actual desire from fake hope–and tips to achieve a decent figuring out of the achieve and bounds of this crucial emotion.

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Madame Blavatsky: The Woman Behind the Myth

Recklessly terrific, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky scandalized her nineteenth century global with a debatable new faith that attempted to synthesize jap and Western philosophies. If her contemporaries observed her as a freak, a charlatan, and a snake oil salesman, she seen herself as a distinct individual born for excellent issues. She firmly believed that it used to be her future to enlighten the area. Rebelliously breaking conventions, she was once the antithesis of a pious spiritual chief. She cursed, smoked, overate, and had to airbrush out convinced inconvenient proof, like husbands, fanatics, and a child.

Marion Meade digs deep into Madame Blavatsky’s lifestyles from her beginning in Russia one of the aristocracy to a penniless exile in Europe, around the Atlantic to ny the place she grew to become the 1st Russian lady naturalized as an American citizen, and at last relocating directly to India the place she validated the foreign headquarters of the Theosophical Society in 1882. As she chased from continent to continent, she left in her aftermath a path of enthralled fans and the information of Theosophy that suffer to today. whereas pushed aside as a feminine messiah, her efforts laid the basis for the hot Age stream, which sought to reconcile jap traditions with Western occultism. Her teachings entered the mainstream through developing new recognize for the cultures and religions of the East—for Buddhism and Hinduism—and curiosity in meditation, yoga, professionals, and reincarnation.

Madame Blavatsky was once specific. this is her richly strange tale instructed with compassion, perception, and an try to plumb the reality at the back of these outstanding accomplishments. 

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Kripalu Yoga: A Guide to Practice On and Off the Mat

By Richard Faulds

“Over a rare thirty 12 months heritage, Kripalu heart has been a pioneer in combining actual yoga with a modern Western lifestyle.” —John Abbott, President, Yoga Journal

From the senior academics of the world-renowned Kripalu middle for Yoga & Health–the biggest yoga and retreat middle in North America–comes this accomplished advisor to the original and influential Kripalu procedure, which emphasizes person development over outward perfection of shape, making it obtainable to humans of every age, health degrees, and physique types.

A consultant to perform off and on the Mat

Beginning with step by step “experiences” that educate crucial physique and breath expertise, Kripalu Yoga good points absolutely illustrated exercises for novices and intermediate scholars , together with Kripalu’s easy-to-follow “press element” directions. For complicated scholars, there's a huge menu of extra poses to extend power, flexibility, and problem.

Far greater than an workout application, Kripalu Yoga additionally teaches the life-style practices and effort strategies that make yoga a strong catalyst for actual therapeutic, mental development, and non secular awakening.

From the alternate Paperback edition.

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