Ceremonial Magic

By Israel Regardie

• advent from famous Golden sunrise pupil Pat Zalewski
• comprises the outlet of the Watchtower Ritual for Self Transformation

The right operating of formality is on the center of the Western magical culture. This ebook indicates precisely how ceremonial concepts can be utilized to pay attention and harness the large psychic and non secular strength of human awareness. Dr. Regardie’s special research and outline of key rituals are according to his personal massive adventure and his wisdom of Golden sunrise concepts. as well as delivering useful directions on gowns, ritual apparatus and decor, he additionally hyperlinks present occult perform to broader ancient precedents.

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N'oublie pas de vivre: Goethe et la tradition des exercices spirituels

By Pierre Hadot

« l. a. vie philosophique ne consiste pas uniquement dans los angeles parole et l'écriture, mais dans l'action communautaire et sociale. C'était déjà l'opinion d'Épictète et de Marc Aurèle. C'est aussi dans cette standpoint de l'agir qu'il faut comprendre los angeles maxime goethéenne “N'oublie pas de vivre”, vehicle elle résume l'extraordinaire amour de los angeles vie que l'on peut observer chez Goethe. »

Grand lecteur de Goethe, Pierre Hadot examine ici remark le maître allemand se situe dans l. a. longue culture occidentale des « exercices spirituels » inspirés par los angeles philosophe vintage. Par cette pratique quotidienne, l'individu s'efforce de transformer sa manière de voir le monde afin de se transformer lui-même.
À l'instar des Anciens, Goethe croyait à los angeles nécessité de vivre dans le présent, dans los angeles « santé du second », de saisir le bonheur dans l'instant au lieu de se perdre dans los angeles nostalgie romantique du passé ou du futur. Le dépassement du « moi partiel et partial », l. a. focus sur l'instant présent, le « regard d'en haut », los angeles « viewpoint universelle » sont autant de thèmes, chers à Pierre Hadot, que Goethe a abordés.

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My Heart's Desire: Living Every Moment in the Wonder of Worship

Experiencing the presence of God isn't really designed to be a Sunday-only occasion. Jesus desires to be simply as shut and genuine to us on Tuesday morning or Thursday afternoon. In My Heart's wish Dr. David Jeremiah explains how one can make worship a moment-by-moment fact within the reader's lifestyles. It'scalled "lifestyle worship," and it is all approximately putting the worship of God on the heart of our lives. Readers will get pleasure from a brand new experience of objective, higher pleasure and please, in addition to a deeper courting with God and others.

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Indestructible Innocence (Diamond Heart, Book 4)

By A. H. Almaas

Publish yr note: First released in 2000
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We stay in an international of puzzle, ask yourself, and wonder. yet such a lot people seldom perform this genuine global, being targeted quite at the components which are regularly strife, anguish, or meaninglessness. the placement is largely because of our no longer knowing and dwelling our complete human strength. This power should be actualized by means of the conclusion and improvement of human essence. The human essence is the a part of us that's innate and actual, and that can perform the genuine global.

The sequence of books Diamond middle are transcriptions of talks given via A. H. Almaas to internal paintings teams in Colorado and California.

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The Artisan Soul: Crafting Your Life into a Work of Art

By Erwin Raphael McManus

The most vital murals Is the lifestyles That We Create

In The Artisan Soul, Erwin Raphael McManus— writer, notion chief, and founding father of MOSAIC in Los Angeles—pens a manifesto for human creativity and the start of a brand new renaissance. McManus not just calls us to reclaim our artistic essence yet finds how we will craft our lives right into a murals. There are not any shortcuts to caliber, and McManus celebrates the non secular strategy that could aid us notice our actual selves.

McManus demonstrates that all of us hold inside of us the essence of an artist. all of us have to create—to be part of a strategy that brings to the realm whatever attractive, solid, and true—in order to permit our souls to come back to existence. it is not in simple terms the standard of the elements we use to construct our lives that issues, however the care we carry to the method itself. simply as with baking artisan bread, it is a procedure that is crafted through the years. And God is the grasp artisan of our lives.

With poignant, inspirational tales and insights from artwork, existence, background, and scripture interspersed all through, McManus walks readers throughout the means of crafting a lifetime of good looks and wonder.

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Festivus: The Holiday for the Rest of Us

By Allen Salkin

Trying to upload a bit bitterness in your vacation season? Then FESTIVUS is the booklet you can't do with out! Take Frosty out at the back of the woodshed and conceal your menorahs, kinaras, diyas and whatevahs...the time has come for Festivus! the development celebrated by means of Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller) on Seinfeld, within which a naked aluminum pole replaces all vacation and non secular symbols, the place members compete in "feats of power" and adopt the "airing of grievances," has transcended tv to turn into a global phenomenon. during this side-splitting romp during the Festivus panorama, Allen Salkin meets omit Festivus, tastes Festivus beer, and ponders the Festivus snail (along with Festy the cat), displaying how a person with a bit creativity-and a splash of Costanza-can rejoice a contented Festivus!

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The Secret Doctrine: The Synthesis of Science, Religion, and Philosophy, Volume 2: Anthrogenesis

By Helena Petrovna Blavatsky

Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (1831-1891) used to be the cofounder of the Theosophical Society. A world-famous determine of poser and controversy and a number one mind in the back of the occult revival within the West, Blavatsky released the key Doctrine in 1888 as her magnum opus.

The mystery Doctrine, Helena Petrovna Blavatsky's masterwork at the beginning and evolution of the universe and humanity itself, is arguably the main well-known, and maybe the main influential, occult e-book ever written.

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" i've got studied this ebook and writer in addition to theosphy and comparative religions, philosophy, technological know-how of brain for over two decades and the reality contained in H.P.Blavatsky's writings in addition to intuitive wisdom have brought on me nice pleasure and large longing for extra lifetimes of study...I hugely reccomend this publication for critical scholars of lifes mysteries and better studying. "

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The Kin of Ata Are Waiting for You

By Dorothy Bryant

Half love tale, half utopian fable, half religious delusion, The family members of Ata Are anticipating You is "a appealing, symbolic trip of the soul" (Berkeley Monthly). Into the area of the Ata comes a determined guy, operating from a quick lifetime of repute and fortune, medicines and crime. he's led by way of the relations of Ata on a religious trip that, ultimately, all of us needs to take.

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Zen Antics: One Hundred Stories of Enlightenment

By Thomas Cleary

All through Zen background, tales and anecdotes of Zen masters and their scholars were used as educating units to exemplify the enlightened spirit. not like the various baffling dialogues among Zen masters preserved within the koan literature, the tales retold listed here are penetratingly uncomplicated yet with a richness and subtlety that cause them to worthy studying many times. This assortment contains multiple hundred such stories—many showing right here in English for the 1st time—drawn from a wide selection of assets and regarding the various best-known Zen masters, akin to Hakuin, Bankei, and Shosan. additionally offered are tales and anecdotes concerning well-known Zen artists and poets, corresponding to Sengai and Basho.

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