For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From bestselling author, neuroscientist, and “new atheist” Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the increasingly large numbers of people who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds.
"Great insight into the mind"
2012 marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of C. S. Lewis’s classic, Mere Christianity. Having sold over half a million copies in the UK alone, his overview of Christianity has been imitated many times, but never outdone. Mere Christianity brings together Lewis’s legendary broadcasts from the war years; talks in which he set out simply to ‘"explain and defend the belief that has been common to nearly all Christians at all times."
"Logical and hard to argue with."
How does a New York City publicist and party girl turn into a go-to guide for the next generation? In her new book, Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles, Gabrielle Bernstein shares the story of how she transformed her life, offering her spiritual journey as a guidebook for overcoming fear, changing perceptions, and creating a life you’re psyched to wake up for.
Is it possible to heal by thought alone - without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are the Placebo, Dr. Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed cancer, heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis, and even the tremors of Parkinson's disease by believing in a placebo.
Winner of the British Book Awards, Author of the Year, 2007.Shortlisted for the British Book Awards, Book of the Year, 2007.Shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize, 2007.Winner of the Audiobook Download of the Year, 2007.As the author of many classic works on science and philosophy, Richard Dawkins has always asserted the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm it has inflicted on society. He now focuses his fierce intellect exclusively on this subject, denouncing its faulty logic and the suffering it causes.
When Autobiography of a Yogi first appeared in 1946, it was acclaimed as a landmark work in its field. The New York Times hailed it as "a rare account". Newsweek pronounced it "fascinating". The San Francisco Chronicle declared, "Yogananda presents a convincing case for yoga, and those who 'came to scoff' may remain 'to pray." Today it is still one of the most widely read and respected books ever published on the wisdom of the East.
"Superb Insight Into Indian Life and Spirituality"
The theme of this four-day retreat: "It's Always Now" The Now is inseparable from who you are at the deepest level. It is the prerequisite of Being. As you listen to the words on this tape, you participate in the retreat. To "retreat" means to step back - not only from the outer world, but also from the world in your head, the thinking mind. Allow the sound of the words to take you beyond words and beyond sound to the stillness within.
"the best journey you will ever have"
Discover why all suffering, illness, and unhappiness are cries from your soul asking you to fulfill your life's purpose, realize your greatest potential, and ultimately love, honor, and value yourself in every moment, situation, and relationship.
In this short book, Sam Harris and Maajid Nawaz invite you to join an urgently needed conversation: Is Islam a religion of peace or war? Is it amenable to reform? Why do so many Muslims seem drawn to extremism? What do words like Islamism, jihadism, and fundamentalism mean in today's world? Remarkable for the breadth and depth of its analysis, this dialogue between a famous atheist and a former radical is all the more startling for its decorum. Harris and Nawaz have produced something genuinely new: they engage one of the most polarizing issues of our time - fearlessly and fully - and actually make progress.
"Vote 1 Maajid & Sam"
With the clarity of a physicist and the compassion of a gifted healer with 15 years of professional experience observing 5,000 clients and students, Barbara Ann Brennan presents the first in-depth study of the human energy field for people who seek happiness, health, and their full potential.
"Spritual and Achievable"
A Course in Miracles, also known as "the Course" or ACIM, was scribed by Dr. Helen Schucman. It is a self-study course that aims to assist listeners, readers, and students in achieving spiritual transformation. Book 1: Text is largely theoretical, and sets forth the concepts on which the Course's thought system is based. Its ideas contain the foundation for the lessons in Book 2, the Workbook for Students.
Welcome to the Glorious Grandeur of Ultra Spirituality. In case you haven't noticed, the New Age has become the Old Age. But don't recycle your crystals just yet! His Enlightenedness JP Sears is ushering in the Newer Age, blinding us with the dawn-like brilliance that is Ultra Spirituality.
Follow what lights you up, and you'll light up the world. Light Is the New Black is a guidebook for a new breed of women who are here to be bright lights in the world - modern-day lightworkers who agreed to be here at this time in history. In order to thrive in this new age, everything we do must be an authentic expression of who we truly are. Light Is the New Black will guide you back home to the callings of your soul, so you can light up the world with your presence.
"Uplifting and inspiring"
A belief in free will touches nearly everything that human beings value. It is difficult to think about law, politics, religion, public policy, intimate relationships, morality—as well as feelings of remorse or personal achievement—without first imagining that every person is the true source of his or her thoughts and actions. And yet the facts tell us that free will is an illusion.
"genuinely thought provoking"
Where are we going? How will we get there? In a world of uncertainty, most of us don't really know. Our challenge is to sail into uncharted waters - away from the familiar ways that don't work anymore - to discover ourselves and the infinite potential for our lives. It's in these as-yet-undiscovered places within us that we come to recognize what we can be and what we can co-create with Spirit.
The star of TLC's Long Island Medium and New York Times best-selling author Theresa Caputo provides a guide to overcoming grief, filled with inspiring lessons from Spirit and astonishing stories from the clients who have been empowered by Theresa's spiritual readings.
Ever since medical school, Dr. Christiane Northrup has been guided by an essential truth about the way our bodies, minds, and souls are intertwined. It's the same truth Edgar Cayce expressed in this famous formula: The spirit is life. The mind is the builder. The physical is the result. When we don't grasp this - when we view our bodily well-being in isolation - life can devolve into constant worry about our health and constant battling to make our bodies "behave".
With Out of Your Mind: Essential Listening from the Alan Watts Audio Archives, you are invited to immerse yourself in 12 of this legendary thinker's pinnacle teaching sessions about how to break through the limits of the rational mind and begin expanding your awareness and appreciation for the Great Game unfolding all around us.
"One of the only things you'll ever need to hear"
In The Law of Divine Compensation, Marianne Williamson reveals the spiritual principles that help us overcome financial stress and unleash the divine power of abundance. Williamson's words ring with power and truth as she assures us that, with faith in God's promise of prosperity for all, we need never fear the future.
"An exceptional book."
Ask and It Is Given, by Esther and Jerry Hicks, which presents the teachings of the nonphysical entity Abraham, will help you learn how to manifest your desires so that you�re living the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve.
"Not enough in this to purchase part 2"
Don Miguel Ruiz is the author of The Four Agreements, The Mastery of Love, and numerous other best-selling books. He is also one of the most influential spiritual teachers on the planet, having touched the lives of millions of people around the globe. No one has been more affected by his teachings than his own son, Don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., who has compiled his father's wisdom into one short but extremely powerful book.
Renowned author Manly P. Hall covers a range of esoteric history, showcasing the significance behind numerous instances of important stones. He discusses the ancient Greeks, Saturn, logan stones, the philosopher's stone, Moses and the tablets of law, the Qabbalah, the pillars Jachin and Boaz, the Holy Grail, lodestones, the four ages of Greek mystics, magical rings and talismans, gems and the zodiac, days of the week and planets and the gems that correspond with them as well, and much more.
Discover the healing power of crystals, stones, and minerals. Crystals have the ability to help us feel grounded and stable. They share their properties with us as if to say, "Here, try this on for a while and see how you feel." In a more direct way, they give off a sense of reminding us what it feels like to be comfortable in our own skin and express ourselves freely after all notions of stress have melted away.
In this series, Ouija Board Magick, we will discuss the various ways of communicating with the spiritual world. Each volume will contain one class of spiritual beings. We will learn what they are and brief history of both the spiritual entities and the Ouija board, as well as ways to harness their powers for our magickal purposes. But I must warn you, this is certainly not for the faint of heart. In this book, we will discuss how to communicate and work magically with the Archangels of the western tradition, mainly Angels Michael, Gabriel, Uriel, Raphael, and Metatron.
Note: This is a book summary and not the original book. Original book description for The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World: Two spiritual giants. Five days. One timeless question. Nobel Peace Prize Laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than 50 years of exile and the soul-crushing violence of oppression. Despite their hardships - or, as they would say, because of them - they are two of the most joyful people on the planet.
There are four basic questions that confront each of us: Who am I? Where did I come from? Why am I here? Where am I going when I die? Your eternal destiny will be determined by your "world view" in addressing these issues. And there are really only two world views: either everything - including you - is the result of some kind of cosmic accident, or this is all the result of a deliberate design by a Designer. This issue could not be more fundamental.
The book speaks about you and your success; you and your relationship; you and people; then you and your nation, and revelation about Nigeria. Every evil the youths of this day practices, is turning to other gods for sustenance and prosperity, which spells doom for them by premature death.
I wish I could impart this into every Christian heart - our greatest need is the real, living, vibrant, blinding delight in God. It will produce an endless preoccupation with him that firmly plants us in him. In the refreshing presence of his spirit, where the things of value lie, we will effortlessly yield divine produce. We ourselves will be lively and revived through anything and everything that comes against us. We shall be blessed with the beauty of godly prosperity in everything we do.
Relationships are the most beautiful, challenging and growth-producing venture there is. When we lean into them, they can become the doorway through which we come to know ourselves and another soul-and ultimately God-a little better. Yet even though we all feel that pull to connect, we shy away.
The author presents daily inspirational lessons.
The follow-up book to Mrs. Darley's Pagan Whispers. In Mrs. Darley's Moon Mysteries each chapter is littered with poetry and thought provoking "Moonlight Tales", involving the charismatic Mrs. Darley and a selection of her fascinating friends as they impart their lunar knowledge to the author. Finally, the book invites the listener to encounter a Divine essence beneath the beauty of a moonlit sky.
Using recent discoveries in genetics, biochemistry, geology, radiometric dating, and other scientific disciplines, Dr. Ashton explains chapter by chapter in straightforward language 12 compelling reasons why Darwin's theory of evolution is just a myth. Taking the evidence refuting evolution to a new level with a wide-ranging analysis, this is a must-listen book for all students, Christian educators, scientists, and anyone eager to defend a biblical worldview.
The author describes the progress of his grief from the shock of learning of his son's accidental death to his final resignation a year later.
For years I have tried to make sense of Bible end-time prophecy, but had not been able to join all the dots together. Some ideas seemed to fit together while others made no sense at all. What made things so confusing was that the church had many different opinions concerning end times. Why were/are there so many different opinions? Why can't church leaders give us a "Thus saith the Lord" on the subject? Is God keeping the truth from us for some unknown reason or do you need a PhD in theology?
Learn everything you need to know about Wiccan herbal magic! Do you want to learn about Wicca and more specifically, Wicca herbal magic? Are you planning to study it seriously and long-term, or simply looking to dabble and find out whether it's right for you? All of these situations make you well suited for this book.
This short work by Mathers forms an essential introduction to the structural and esoteric aspects of the Tarot. The author was one of the three founders of the influential 19th century secret society the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Three methods of reading cards are discussed, as well as a traditional game of tarot. Editor Jason Augustus Newcomb has extensively rendered the text more friendly for modern audiences.
The purpose of these talks is to bring about a psychological change in you, the individual. Humanity, understood psychologically, is an infinite series of levels of awareness and you, individually, are what you are according to where you are in the series. Consciousness is the only reality, and where you are conscious of being psychologically, determines the circumstances of your life. The ancients knew this great truth, but our modern teachers have yet to discover it.
Magical oils are among the most mysterious and intriguing tools used in Wicca and other forms of witchcraft. Since before recorded history, shamans and healers of all kinds have used fragrant oils in ritual, magic and medicine, knowing as we do that their use has the potential to transform lives on physical, emotional, and spiritual levels.