Yoga journal “i am moved and inspired by this book, the clarity and beauty of the lives lived in it, and the timeless dharma it teaches. Jack kornfield, author of a path with Heart “A rich source of contemplation and inspiration that encourages readers. Stephen cope says that in order to have a fulfilling life you must discover the deep purpose hidden at the very core of your self.
. Cope takes readers on a step-by-step tour of this revered tale and highlights well-known Western lives that embody its central principles—including such luminaries as Jane Goodall, Walt Whitman, Susan B. The secret to unlocking this mystery, can be found in the pages of a two-thousand-year-old spiritual classic called the Bhagavad Gita—an ancient allegory about the path to dharma, told through a timeless dialogue between the fabled archer, Arjuna, and his divine mentor, he asserts, Krishna.
. If you’re feeling lost in your own life’s journey, The Great Work of Your Life may help you to find and to embrace your true calling. Praise for the great work of your life “keep a pen and paper handy as you read this remarkable book: It’s like an owner’s manual for the soul.
Living Buddha, Living Christ 20th Anniversary EditionOn the altar in my hermitage, " he says, "are images of Buddha and Jesus, and I touch both of them as my spiritual ancestors. From the Trade Paperback edition. For a nobel peace prize, peace, thich Nhat Hanh is one of today’s leading sources of wisdom, compassion and comfort. The 20th anniversary edition of the classic text, updated, revised, and featuring a Mindful Living Journal.
Thich nhat hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace and peace on earth. His holiness the dalai LamaNominated by Martin Luther King, Jr. If they were to meet on the road today, what would each think of the other's spiritual views and practices? Thich Nhat Hanh has been part of a decades-long dialogue between two great contemplatice traditions, and brings to Christianity an appreciation of its beauty that could be conveyed only by an outsider.
In lucid, he explores the crossroads of compassion and holiness at which the two traditions meet, meditative prose, and he reawakens our understanding of both. Buddha and christ, perhaps the two most pivotal figures in the history of humankind, each left behind a legacy of teachings and practices that have shaped the lives of billions of people over two millennia.
The Book of Life: Daily Meditations with Krishnamurti365 daily meditations on freedom, and much more, living Fully, Personal Transformation, from the Man the Dalai Lama Described as "One of the Greatest Thinkers of the Age".
Quantum Healing Revised and Updated: Exploring the Frontiers of Mind/Body MedicineAs a scientist i’m passionate about genes and the brain; as a person I’m totally fascinated by the origins of consciousness. Now Dr. Praise for quantum healing “quantum Healing didn’t set out to cure cancer or Alzheimer’s or any other intractable disease. Chopra began his search for answers. It set out to see the human body, and human existence in general, through wiser eyes.
After returning to his native india to explore humanity’s most ancient healing tradition, neuroscience, Ayurveda, he combined those insights with Western medicine, and physics. With the wisdom of an experienced doctor, girded by science, he guides us to reclaim our natural power towards thriving. Inspired by the unexplained recovery of patients in his own practice who had been given just a few months to live, Dr.
Chopra once again offers a fascinating intellectual journey and a deeply moving chronicle of hope and healing. Chopra’s work is paradigm-changing for medicine and helpful beyond measure for every human being seeking to evolve, flourish, and know our true nature. Lisa miller, Ph. D. Author of the spiritual child and director of clinical psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University .
Quantum healing galvanized my intuition that these areas do not have to be separated.
Supernormal: Science, Yoga, and the Evidence for Extraordinary Psychic AbilitiesCan yoga and meditation unleash our inherent supernormal mental powers, director of research at the institute of noetic sciences ions and bestselling author of The Conscious Universe, such as telepathy, and comic books are actually real, science fiction, and patiently waiting for us behind the scenes? Are we now poised for an evolutionary trigger to pull the switch and release our full potentials?Dean Radin, clairvoyance, and precognition? Is it really possible to perceive another person's thoughts and intentions? Influence objects with our minds? Envision future events? And is it possible that some of the superpowers described in ancient legends, presents persuasive new experimental evidence for the existence of such phenomena.
. He takes us on a thrilling scientific journey and challenges outdated assumptions that these abilities are mere superstition. Focusing on patanjali's mysterious yoga sutras -- 2, spookier, 000 year-old meditation practices believed to release our extraordinary powers -- Radin offers powerful evidence confirming that sometimes fact is much stranger, and more wonderful than the wildest fiction.
The Living I Ching: Using Ancient Chinese Wisdom to Shape Your LifeHis new translation recovers the true wisdom and philosophy of this ancient classic, so that the I Ching becomes more than just a book of fortune-telling -- it becomes a manual for living. By tossing coins, using a computer, more traditionally, counting yarrow stalks, one can create a seemingly random combination of heads or tails, to construct six lines for example, rolling dice, or, yin or yang, odd or even, solid for odd numbers or broken for even numbers.
From the author of 365 tao and a leading authority on Taoist practice and philosophy comes a completely innovative translation of the classic text of Eastern wisdom, the I Ching. The i ching, or book of Changes, is an ancient manual for divining the future. Most of the existing translations offer either dense, scholarly commentary or little more than fortune-cookie platitudes, but in The Living I Ching Deng Ming-Dao takes a more holistic approach.
Its basic text is traditionally attributed to the Chinese King Wen, the Duke of Zhou, and the philosopher Confucius. These six lines make up a hexagram that provides advice, predictions, and answers to questions on topics from love and career to family and finance. While known mostly as a tool of divination, the I Ching is also a repository of centuries of wisdom.
Zen 24/7: All Zen, All the TimeEnlightenment is within reach -- 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you're searching for revelation and contentment, look no further than a handshake, a cup of coffee -- even your laundry pile. The most mundane details of life contain zen's profound truths, if you're of the mind to look for them. By awakening to and embracing the zen in your life, eat, laugh, watch, work, sleep, you'll listen, and breathe your way to truth -- every moment of every day.
My Spiritual JourneyIn this elegant self-portrait, the world’s most outspoken and influential spiritual leader recounts his epic and engaging life story. The dalai lama’s riveting, thich nhat hanh, deeply insightful meditations on life will resonate strongly with readers of Pema Chodron, or the His Holiness’s own The Art of Happiness and Ethics for the New Millennium.
The dalai lama’s most accessible and intimate book, invested in the Free Tibet movement, My Spiritual Journey is an excellent introduction to the larger-than-life leader of Tibetan Buddhism—perfect for anyone curious about Eastern religion, or simply seeking a richer spiritual life.
Buddhism: A Concise IntroductionA concise and up-to-date guide to the history, teachings, and practice of Buddhism by two luminaries in the field of world religions.
Wisdom of Near-Death Experiences: How Understanding NDEs Can Help Us Live More FullyTheir stories are captured in her new book. One patient in particular, patient number 10, stands out for Dr. Dr. There is no medical explanation for how that healing occurred. When asked about the biggest takeaway from her research, Dr. He was in bad condition, ” she says. My research into ndes has made me question this prevailing paradigm, which admittedly is very widespread.
He was accurately able to tell us which doctor was in the room and what he had said while he was unconscious. Later he reported an OBE. Of those, two experienced an NDE, and two an out-of-body experience OBE. The findings, along with the profound spiritual lessons that she has gleaned from her work, are published here.
During her academic work, Dr. Sartori studied three samples of ICU patients during a five year period. Of those, 39 patients or 18% experienced an NDE. When we put him into bed he was unconscious and unresponsive. But the most extraordinary part was that afterwards he was able to use his hand, which had been paralyzed since birth.
Penny sartori is a registered nurse who began researching Near Death Experiences NDEs in 1995 after one of her long-term intensive care patients begged her to let him die in peace.
The Edge of Physics: A Journey to Earth's Extremes to Unlock the Secrets of the UniverseHe takes us inside the european organisation for astronomical Research in the Southern Hemisphere’s Very Large Telescope on Mount Paranal, where four massive domes open to the sky each night “like a dragon waking up. Ananthaswamy also heads deep inside an abandoned iron mine in Minnesota—where half-mile-thick rock shields physicists as they hunt for elusive dark matter particles.
Part history lesson, part travelogue, part adventure story, ‘The Edge of Physics’ is a wonder-steeped page-turner. Seed magazine “ananthaswamy displays a writer’s touch for the fascinating detail. The washington Post. The stories of the people who work at these and other research sites make for a compelling new portrait of the universe—and our quest to understand it.
And to the east antarctic Ice Sheet, where engineers are drilling 1. 5 miles into the clearest ice on the planet. Even for readers who don’t know a neutrino from Adam, these interesting tales of human endeavor make The Edge of Physics a trip worth taking. Bookpage “ananthaswamy journeys to several geographically and scientifically extreme outposts, and returns not only with engaging portraits of the men and women who work there, but also a vibrant glimpse of how cutting-edge research is actually performed.
They are building the world’s largest neutrino detector, which could finally help reconcile quantum physics with Einstein’s theory of general relativity. A tour of the exotic and remote outposts where scientists seek answers to the great mysteries: “A thrilling ride around the globe and around the cosmos.