Teutonic Magic: The Magical & Spiritual Practices of the Germanic Peoples (Llewellyn's Teutonic Magick Series)

By Kveldulf Gundarsson

The idea and perform of Teutonic magick, a mode of magick of specific curiosity to somebody of Northern eu descent. the focal point of the publication is totally on the Elder Furhark, the magickal rune alphabet. Gundarsson explains runic divination, rune magick, rituals for carving rune-tines and extra.

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The Return of the Prodigal Son: A Story of Homecoming

By Henri J. M. Nouwen

A probability come upon with a duplicate of Rembrandt's The go back of the Prodigal Son catapulted Henri Nouwen on an extended religious experience. right here he stocks the deeply own and resonant meditation that led him to find where inside of the place God has selected to dwell.

In seizing the foundation that got here to him via Rembrandt's depiction of the strong Gospel tale, Henri Nouwen probes the various events of the myth: the more youthful son's go back, the father's recovery of sonship, the elder son's vengefulness, and the father's compassion. In his mirrored image on Rembrandt in mild of his personal lifestyles trip, the writer conjures up a robust drama of the myth in a wealthy, capativating method that's guaranteed to reverberate within the hearts of readers. the subjects of homecoming, confirmation, and reconciliation can be newly chanced on by means of all who've identified loneliness, dejection, jealousy, or anger. The problem to like because the father and be enjoyed because the son might be noticeable because the final revelation of the myth identified to Christians all through time, and right here represented with a power and gear clean for our times.

For all who ask, "Where has my fight led me?" or for these "on the line" who've had the braveness to embark at the trip yet search the illumination of a recognized method and secure passage, this paintings will encourage and consultant every time it's read.

"The go back of the Prodigal Son is a gorgeous ebook, as attractive within the easy readability of its knowledge as within the poor fantastic thing about the transformation to which it calls us." --New Oxford Review

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The Toltec Art of Life and Death: A Story of Discovery

By Don Miguel Ruiz, Barbara Emrys

A HarperElixir Book

The liked instructor of non secular knowledge and writer of the exceptional New York Times and foreign bestseller The 4 Agreements takes readers on a paranormal Toltec-inspired own trip, introducing us to a deeper point of non secular educating and awareness.

In 2002, Don Miguel Ruiz suffered a close to deadly center assault that left him in a nine-weeks-long coma. The non secular trip he undertook whereas suspended among this global and the subsequent types the center of The Toltec artwork of lifestyles and Death, a profound and mystical story of religious fight. As his physique lies subconscious, Ruiz’s spirit encounters the folk, rules, and occasions that experience formed him, illuminating the everlasting fight among life—unending strength and truth—and death—matter and subjective knowledge—in which we're all referred to as to engage.

Over ten years within the making, The Toltec artwork of existence and Death invitations readers into the brain of a grasp of religious looking, supplying an extraordinary and intimate glimpse into the improvement of a soul. during this end result of a lifetime's studying, Ruiz stocks with readers the innermost workings of his singular middle and brain, and summons us to grapple with undying insights, drawn from historic Toltec knowledge, which are the essence of transformation.

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Exploring Natural Mystery: Kamana One

By Jon Young

Kamana One: Exploring traditional secret is our greatest promoting domestic research direction. hundreds of thousands have enhanced their wisdom talents and information of nature!

Kamana One embarks you at the Kamana trip and it merely takes a few month to accomplish. it's going to deliver you thru weeks of wisdom routines and 6 components of ecological learn utilizing a box advisor and encouraging audio narrated by means of Jon younger (see the 2 assets, below).

Kamana One is the start of our Kamana Naturalist education Program--a four-level self reliant examine application that covers the naturalist historical past had to interact within the wasteland arts, together with flora and fauna monitoring, chicken language, survival and local dwelling talents, conventional herbalism, and naturalist mentoring. to profit extra in regards to the Kamana application, stopover at: http://wildernessawareness.org/kamana/

Kamana One makes use of extra resources:

1) The Seeing even though local Eyes (CD sequence) [not integrated in torrent] Please note: There are versions of this CD set; this ebook makes use of the 2d variation. Please stopover at http://bibliotik.org/torrents/116142 the place person Smo has kindly uploaded this for us.

2) Readers Digest: North American natural world box consultant (print ebook) [not integrated in torrent] Please note: so far as i will be able to inform this isn't on hand as an e-book from the writer. in case you have it in digital structure, please be at liberty to add and depart a remark.

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The Reality of Being: The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff

In accordance with notebooks stored via G.I. Gurdjieff's closest follower, this ebook bargains new perception on his non secular teachings—a approach of gnosis or "knowledge of being" handed on from distant antiquity. it's a entire and uniquely authoritative consultant to the nice teacher's rules and to his equipment for releasing ourselves from the kingdom of "waking sleep" within which so much people reside our lives.

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Francis of Assisi: The Life and Afterlife of a Medieval Saint

By André Vauchez

In this towering paintings, André Vauchez attracts at the sizeable physique of scholarship on Francis of Assisi produced over the last 40 years to boot on as his personal services in medieval hagiography to inform the main accomplished and authoritative model of Francis’s lifestyles and afterlife released some time past part century. 

After a close and but enticing reconstruction of Francis's existence and paintings, Vauchez makes a speciality of the myriad texts—hagiographies, chronicles, sermons, own stories, etc.—of writers who recorded elements of Francis's existence and flow as they remembered them, and used those remembrances to build a portrait of Francis relevant to their issues. We see various models of his existence mirrored within the paintings of Machiavelli, Luther, Voltaire, German and English romantics, pre-Raphaelites, Italian nationalists, and Mussolini, and detect how peace activists, ecologists, or interreligious dialogists have used his instance to advertise their quite a few factors. quite noteworthy is the eye Vauchez will pay to Francis’s personal writings, which unusually adequate were mostly missed by way of later interpreters.

The manufactured from a life of learn, this e-book finds a historian on the peak of his powers.

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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) was once the cofounder of the Theosophical Society. A world-famous determine of puzzle and controversy and a number one mind at 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 recognized, and maybe the main influential, occult ebook 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 severe scholars of lifes mysteries and better studying. "

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The Diamond Sutra: Transforming the Way We Perceive the World

During this awesome new translation and statement on The Diamond Sutra--one of the elegant knowledge teachings of Mahayana Buddhism--Mu Soeng integrates this historical knowledge instructing with present clinical and mental suggestion. His transparent and readable statement strains the connections among those teachings and modern theories of quantum truth, explores the sutra in the framework of Buddhist meditation practices, and gives a entire historic survey of the Mahayana Buddhist culture. Mu Soeng's aim all through is to bare the muse and knowledge of The Diamond Sutra to ultra-modern reader in an obtainable, enticing, and smooth demeanour.

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How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God

By Michael Shermer

A new version protecting the most recent clinical examine on how the mind makes us believers or skeptics

Recent polls record that ninety six percentage of usa citizens think in God, and seventy three percentage think that angels on a regular basis stopover at Earth. Why is that this? Why, regardless of the increase of technology, know-how, and secular schooling, are humans turning to faith in better numbers than ever sooner than? Why do humans think in God in any respect?

These provocative questions lie on the middle of How We think , an illuminating examine of God, religion, and faith. Bestselling writer Michael Shermer deals clean and infrequently startling insights into age-old questions, together with how and why people positioned their religion in the next energy, even within the face of clinical skepticism. Shermer has up-to-date the booklet to discover the most recent examine and theories of psychiatrists, neuroscientists, epidemiologists, and philosophers, in addition to the function of religion in our more and more diversified smooth world.

Whether believers or nonbelievers, we're all pushed via the necessity to comprehend the universe and our position in it. How We think is an excellent medical journey of this historic and mysterious desire.

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Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends

By Anita Diamant

"As a rabbi and a convert, I savor this booklet deeply for its sensitivity to the complicated emotions of these who're exploring paths to turning into Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. i'm going to supply it to each interfaith couple, and suggest that they provide it to their mom and dad. it's marvelous! "
--Rachel Cowan, co-author of combined Blessings

In an analogous an expert, reassuring, and respectful kind that has made her essentially the most famous writers of courses to Jewish practices and rituals, Anita Diamant offers suggestion and knowledge which could rework the act of conversion into a rare trip of self-discovery and religious growth.

Married to a convert herself, Diamant anticipates the entire questions, doubts, and matters, presents a accomplished rationalization of the foundations and rituals of conversion, and provides useful tips towards making a Jewish identity.

Here you'll methods to select a rabbi, a synagogue, a denomination, a Hebrew identify; how you can deal with the trouble of placing apart Christmas; what occurs on the mikvah (the ritual tub) or at a hatafat dam brit (circumcision ritual for these already circumcised); how to define your footing in a brand new religious relatives that isn't continually prepared to obtain you; and the way to not lose your bonds in your relatives of origin.

Sensitive, sympathetic, and insightful, opting for a Jewish existence offers every little thing essential to make conversion a cheerful and spiritually significant experience.

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