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Claire Nahmad reveals how to attune to the healing angels through simple ceremony and ritual, on a well-defined and practical basis. Anyone can put these simple healing practices into force-for the benefit of both themselves and others. This inspiring book explains: how to work with the chakras and how they are linked with the stars and angel hierarchy, the various subtle angelic color rays-and how to direct these rays through your hands and thought to transmit their healing energy, how to lay out a Crystal Healing Web around a patient to revive and heal, how to create an angel altar-a powerful magnetized center, how to summon the specific angel you need, such as the Angel of Faith, the Angel of Courage and the Angel of Joy at times of worry, fear, and hopelessness, how to absorb the energy or light-ray of an angel and how angels can help rid the body of negative energy patterns associated with disease and pain.
The famed and celebrated Rumi is one of the most widely read Poets in the world today; his sublime poetry has reached heights of legendary popularity in Europe and America. These profound tales are stories of insightful and entertaining Sufi wisdom.
This is a wonderful collection of some of the best-known and best-loved poetic texts from the Old Testament, as translated in the King James Bible.
This is a beautiful translation of the sacred writings of Hinduism, which predate recorded history, and is perhaps the greatest of all the books in the history of world religions.
The most authoritative anthology of Native American Wisdom published in years
The spiritual wisdom of the Stoic Emperor of Ancient Rome. Perennial maxims point the way for achieving perfect peace of mind. They have inspired the best of humanity for over almost two millennia. Translated by George Long, the celebrated English classical scholar.
A wonderful translation of the most important Muslim text, The Koran, The Holy Bible of Islam which was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad.
The saintly Thomas à Kempis's classic guide to the spiritual and religious life. A book which has been loved and revered by devout Christians throughout the ages. Transcending all sectarian divisions, it emphasises the importance of the inward journey.
One of the most valued books in Christian literature, St. Augustine of Hippo's Confessions are an intensely revealing picture of the saint's difficult search for the truth. Translated by Bishop Pusey.
This is a compilation of the finest spiritual wisdom from China, covering nearly 5,000 years of masterly insight including the great traditions of Confucianism, Taoism, Zen, Chinese Buddhism and Chinese poetry.
An inspirational selection of poetry and prose that evokes the ancient beliefs and practices of a vibrant nature religion, many of which were assimilated into the unique form of early Celtic Christianity.
Discover the ancient wisdom that has made Buddhism the most popular non-Biblical religion in Europe and North America.
What happened to Jesus between the ages of 12 and 30? Where did he go, whom did he meet? How did Jesus increase 'in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man'? The Aquarian Gospel reveals the truth of Jesus' journey to the East and how this shaped the boy into the man.
In this important and inspiring book, US-based educator, coach and workshop leader Marlise Karlin explains how we can all access profound levels of inner peace and personal transformation through the practice of her revolutionary method: The Simplicity of Stillness. This method combines the power of prayer together with the principles of meditation to provide a very powerful tool. You will learn how to achieve clarity, equanimity, wisdom and peace, even in the midst of daily stresses and anxieties, by connecting with the universal energy that surrounds us. By tuning into this force you will be able to live your life with courage, resilience, compassion and creativity. Marlise's method is both profound and practical and follows three key principles: Stillness Sessions - a new form of meditation developed from Marlise's extensive teaching experience and infused with the energy of peace The Three Breath Awareness - a reconnection tool for accessing this deep inner peace within moments Power of Peace Practices - these show you how to integrate your newly discovered inner peace into your daily life.The practices include contemplation and journaling, as well as the cultivation of specific attitudes such as releasing resistance and learning to love Part 1 of the book explains the principles of Marlise's method supported by ancient scriptural teachings, modern scientific studies and Marlise's own personal experience. Part 2 outlines in more detail the steps we must take along the path to greater awareness and includes case studies and practical exercises to give the reader concrete support and guidance. Part 3 describes what is possible in the future as you integrate these teachings into your daily life.
Change is one of life's absolute certainties, but so many of us are held back by a fear of the unknown, by constant procrastination and by living in the shadow of negative thinking about what the future holds for us. This book shows us how to bring positive energy into our life by breaking out of the cocoon, shifting our focus from the negative and embracing change. Written by life coach, clinical hypnotherapist and healer Karen Whitelaw-Smith, The Butterfly Experience reveals how changing your mindset, focusing on abundance, living in the present and learning the skills of relaxation will help you overcome your fears and become the person you deserve to be. The book offers a wealth of practical tools such as visualizations, meditations and affirmations to help you to forget about past mistakes and habits and find the inspiration for change deep within yourself. Learn how to take responsibility for your own thoughts, stop waiting for the miracle that will make you happy, and trust your intuition rather than looking to other people for approval.The journey from caterpillar to butterfly is full of profound transformations and stubborn obstacles to overcome, but this book shows us that if we continue to focus on what we don't want, or on what makes us fearful, then we are certain to stay where we are and we will never experience the exciting challenges and wonders that lie ahead. Apply the groundbreaking techniques of The Butterfly Experience and discover the key to a healthy, happier life.
An illustrated guide to natural approaches to pain management from a leading expert in holistic health and well-being.
There is no more important substance on earth than water: it is the source of life, one of the four classic elements and makes up over 70% of our bodies and our planet. This remarkable new book allows us to discover and understand more about this most common of molecules.
No other book quite engages the reader in the kinds of perceptions and experiences that the seeker will have while following this path. The Zen masters are famous for their unorthodox ways of teaching the wisdom of the 'thing itself'. Their Koans - paradoxical stories, and questions - are designed to rid the mind of over-sophisticated responses. A selection of tales from the great Zen teachers, this book coaxes the reader into a direct encounter with the life-changing perceptions of the Zen mind. Challenging us to find 'a solution that resolves and dissolves the knots in heart and mind, the chronic cramp that prevents us from breathing freely, from giving ourselves without reserve to life in all its delightful and painful facets, and from being at peace with life and with death.' In this process we are confronted by the limits of rational meaning - and we begin to understand why Zen masters use humour and paradox to lead us to the very edge of the precipice of reason, and why, at that critical point, we are gently pushed over.'Stephan Schumacher's innovative format and his fresh interpretations of this fine selection of stories from the great teachers are a useful introduction to Zen practice, and more importantly a welcome return to the fundamental Dharma of no-self, not-knowing, the thing- itself and the beauty and precision of this moment-by-moment precious moment of our lives.' Peter Matthiessen(Muryo Roshi)
This practical guide to successful creative writing uses cognitive behavioural therapy and spiritual strategies to help people liberate themselves to achieve optimal productivity and enjoyment.
An inspiring collection of writings from women visionaries and mystics from an array of religious faiths and traditions.
What does Buddhism have to say about sickness, poverty, and warfare--or social and political action? Would the wisest, most renowned Buddhist teachers go on the record and reveal their thoughts and perspectives on a wide array of contemporary issues? Robert Sachs decided to find out: he created a questionnaire, brought it to some of the most esteemed Buddhist masters, and interviewed them. Their comments and conclusions are inspirational...and often surprising. Here are the observations of deeply spiritual thinkers on the global problems that confront us today, from the conflict in the Middle East to global warming. These are people who are steeped in meditation, widely traveled, and have seen human misery and warfare with their own eyes. They offer empowering words of wisdom and show us how we can become part of the impetus for change and make a real difference. Most important, these teachers go beyond religious platitudes, and refuse to shy away from politically incorrect conclusions or ideas contrary to the pacifism so often associated with Buddhism. Includes a foreword by His Holiness, The Dalai Lama, taken from his Nobel Peace Prize Speech. The Buddhist Masters interviewed are: H.H. Kunzig Shamar Rinpoche, Ven. Tarthang Tulku Rinpoche, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Geshe Michael Roach, Ajahn Amaro, Roshi Joan Halifax, Ven. Thubten Chodron, Christopher Titmuss, Tenzin Robert Thurman.
Learn how to use the Tarot to discover truths about yourself. Work through a series of simple exercises to tune in to your intuitive powers and embark on an exciting journey of self-discovery and personal growth.
Over 3000 authoritative, cross-referenced entries, covering magical traditions from all around the world.
For anyone who has ever wondered just what an angel is, here you will find everything you could wish to know about angels and angelic beings and their attributes.
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