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Body, Mind and Soul: Kabbalah on Human Physiology, Disease by Yitzchak Ginsburgh

Body, Mind and Soul: Kabbalah on Human Physiology, Disease by Yitzchak Ginsburgh

By Yitzchak Ginsburgh

The body-mind connection is a well-documented truth in contemporary clinical paradigm. but, lengthy ahead of fresh medical study exposed this traditional linkage, it was once defined in Kabbalistic therapeutic manuals, with one very important difference--there it used to be understood to be a hyperlink among the physique, brain, and soul of kabbalah and healing.

This therapeutic guide explains Kabbalah's centuries-old belief of human body structure, its view on find out how to retain total well-being, and the way this can be depending on our non secular well-being.

''The phenomenon of disorder is one in every of [spiritual] separation or estrangement,'' the rabbi writes relating kabbalah and therapeutic. while disconnected from our innermost self, and our religious resource, disorder manifests. have been we to appreciate the genuine resource of our diseases, and provides complete expression to our craving to hook up with our existence resource, we might haven't any want for exterior remedies.

no matter if you depend on trendy holistic therapeutic or on extra conventional medication, you are going to enjoy the Kabbalistic prescriptions for therapeutic and figuring out of human body structure specified by this necessary book.

physique, brain, Soul: Kabbalah and therapeutic includes:
- A reference consultant to the body-soul interaction
- an in depth description of Kabbalah's realizing of disorder and its root causes
- modern therapeutic equipment visible from a paranormal aspect of view
- A dialogue of the therapeutic energy of prayer and teshuvah (return to G-d)

Kabbalistic therapeutic is a whole procedure of trust and perform. Of curiosity to a person looking precise holism

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Alan Watts-Here and Now: Contributions to Psychology, by Peter J. Columbus, Donadrian L. Rice

Alan Watts-Here and Now: Contributions to Psychology, by Peter J. Columbus, Donadrian L. Rice

By Peter J. Columbus, Donadrian L. Rice

Considers the contributions and modern value of Alan Watts. Alan Watts—Here and Now explores the highbrow legacy and carrying on with relevance of a prolific author and speaker who used to be a tremendous impression on American tradition in the course of the latter half the 20 th century. A philosopher attuned to the non secular malaise affecting the Western brain, Watts (1915–1973) supplied highbrow and religious possible choices that assisted in shaping the Beat tradition of the Nineteen Fifties and the counterculture of the Nineteen Sixties. popular for introducing Buddhist and Daoist spirituality to a large Western viewers, he additionally wrote on psychology, mysticism, and psychedelic adventure. Many idolized Watts as a guru-mystic, but he used to be additionally disregarded as intellectually shallow and as an insignificant popularizer of Asian religions (the “Norman Vincent Peale of Zen”). either serious and appreciative, this edited quantity locates Watts on the vanguard of significant paradigmatic shifts in Western highbrow lifestyles. members discover how Watts’s paintings resonates in present-day scholarship on psychospiritual transformation, Buddhism and psychotherapy, Daoism within the West, phenomenology and hermeneutics, humanistic and transpersonal psychology, mysticism, and ecofeminism, between different parts. “Columbus and Rice have prepare a quantity that's good conceived, good written, good edited, and available to undergraduates in addition to scholars.” — selection “Watts used to be a stunningly impressive writer—far greater than nearly a person writing then or now; he in actual fact had grasped ‘the essence of Zen.’ each essay during this ebook throws new gentle at the relevance of his principles for at the present time, and those written via people who are additionally historic figures within the circles Watts moved in and wrote out of supply interesting historic tidbits. I enthusiastically suggest this book.” — Jeffrey J. Kripal, writer of Esalen: the US and the faith of No faith Peter J. Columbus is Administrator of the Shantigar origin in Rowe, Massachusetts. Donadrian L. Rice is Professor of Psychology on the college of West Georgia. also they are the coeditors of Psychology of the Martial Arts.

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Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority by Peggy Pascoe

Relations of Rescue: The Search for Female Moral Authority by Peggy Pascoe

By Peggy Pascoe

During this examine of overdue nineteenth-century ethical reform, Peggy Pascoe examines 4 particular cases--a domestic for chinese language prostitutes in San Francisco, California; a house for polygamous Mormon girls in Salt Lake urban, Utah; a house for single moms in Denver, Colorado; and a application for American Indians at the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska--to inform the tale of the ladies who tested missionary rescue houses for ladies within the American West. concentrating on units of relationships--those among ladies reformers and their male competitors, and people among ladies reformers and many of the teams of ladies they sought to shelter--Pascoe lines the gender family members that framed the reformers' look for girl ethical authority, analyzes the interplay among ladies reformers and the ladies who entered the rescue houses, and increases provocative questions on historians' knowing of the dynamics of social feminism, social keep watch over, and intercultural relations.

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History Of Islamic Philosophy by Henry Corbin

History Of Islamic Philosophy by Henry Corbin

By Henry Corbin

Released the following for the 1st time in English, this hugely very important paintings via Henry Corbin, the Islamic pupil, thinker, and historian of faith, is a definitive interpretation of conventional Islamic philosophy from the start to the current day. during this authoritative quantity, Corbin makes transparent the nice subject matters of the doctrinal and mystical imaginative and prescient of Islamic philosophy via a wealth of comparative parallels and relating to the main profound currents of Western philosophy. Corbin´s History of Islamic Philosophy is either an inspirational e-book and an important paintings of reference, allowing readers to find for themselves the richness of this physique of concept.

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Drained (Stories of People Who Wanted More) by Johann Christoph Arnold

Drained (Stories of People Who Wanted More) by Johann Christoph Arnold

By Johann Christoph Arnold

In tired, Arnold tells tales of many folks who overcame their maximum hindrances. He builds his e-book at the premise that the eager for peace lies deep inside of all people. tired makes no try to current a cure-all for life's difficulties, yet for these able to transcend quick-fix 'remedies', it bargains stepping stones to a fulfilled lifestyles.

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Christian Mystics: Their Lives and Legacies Throughout the by Ursula King

Christian Mystics: Their Lives and Legacies Throughout the by Ursula King

By Ursula King

Ursula King’s Christian Mystics tells the tale of sixty women and men whose mystical devotion to God remodeled the days within which they lived and nonetheless impacts our present-day look for non secular which means. relocating from key figures of the early Christian age to the good mystics of contemporary occasions, specific emphasis is given to the good excessive issues of mysticism within the medieval, early sleek and jap Orthodox traditions. The lives of visionaries, together with Clement of Alexandria, Saint Bonaventure, Blaise Pascal and Simone Weil are studied intimately. It unearths the richly diversified expressions that mystical adventure has came across in the course of thousand years of Christian heritage and exhibits the way it underpins Christian ritual and doctrine as a resource of religious idea for all believers. fantastically illustrated and written by way of a famous identify within the British educational global, this crucial textual content has acquired excessive acclaim and is the one booklet to add biographies of key mystics.

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Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between by John Horgan

Rational Mysticism: Dispatches from the Border Between by John Horgan

By John Horgan

John Horgan, writer of the best-selling the tip of technology, chronicles the main complex study into the mechanics—and meaning—of mystical reviews. How do trances, visions, prayer, satori, and different mystical reviews “work”? What induces and defines them? Is there a systematic cause of non secular mysteries and transcendent meditation? John Horgan investigates a variety of fields — chemistry, neuroscience, psychology, anthropology, theology, and extra — to slim the distance among cause and mystical phenomena. As either a seeker and an award-winning journalist, Horgan consulted quite a lot of specialists, together with theologian Huston Smith, non secular inheritor to Joseph Campbell; Andrew Newberg, the scientist whose quest for the “God module” used to be the focal point of a Newsweek conceal tale; Ken Wilber, admired transpersonal psychologist; Alexander Shulgin, mythical psychedelic drug chemist; and Susan Blackmore, Oxford-educated psychologist, parapsychology debunker, and Zen practitioner. Horgan explores the awesome similarities among “mystical technologies” like sensory deprivation, prayer, fasting, trance, dancing, meditation, and drug journeys. He participates in experiments that search the neurological underpinnings of mystical stories. And, ultimately, he recounts his personal look for enlightenment — adventurous, poignant, and occasionally unusually comedian. Horgan’s conclusions resonate with the debatable climax of the tip of technology, simply because, as he argues, the main enlightened mystics and the main enlightened scientists prove within the comparable position — confronting the imponderable intensity of the universe.

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The Book of No One: Talks and Dialogues on Non-Duality and by Richard Sylvester

The Book of No One: Talks and Dialogues on Non-Duality and by Richard Sylvester

By Richard Sylvester

In this poignant booklet, humanist psychologist Richard Sylvester offers readers with certain insights relating to life’s so much tough query: Who are we?

The human brain is pressured to go looking for that means. but if we permit move of our proposal of the self, we're usually faced with the vacancy of the realm. notwithstanding, even in that vacancy, love and goal are available. In The e-book of No One, Richard Sylvester maintains to speak the unconventional and uncompromising view of non-duality expressed in his first publication, I desire You Die Soon. With readability, humor, and compassion, Sylvester solutions many questions on the tough truths of fact, in particular the character of non-duality, liberation, and enlightenment.

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