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Ennead V (Loeb Classical Library, Volume 444) by A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus

Ennead V (Loeb Classical Library, Volume 444) by A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus

By A. H. Armstrong, Plotinus

Plotinus (204/5-270 CE) was once the 1st and maximum of Neoplatonic philosophers. His writings have been edited by means of his disciple Porphyry, who released them decades after his master's dying in six units of 9 treatises each one (the Enneads).

Plotinus appeared Plato as his grasp, and his personal philosophy is a profoundly unique improvement of the Platonism of the 1st centuries of the Christian period and the heavily comparable considered the Neopythagoreans, with a few affects from Aristotle and his fans and the Stoics, whose writings he knew good yet used severely. he's a distinct blend of mystic and Hellenic rationalist. His concept ruled later Greek philosophy and stimulated either Christians and Moslems, and remains to be alive this present day due to its union of rationality and excessive non secular event.

In his acclaimed variation of Plotinus, Armstrong offers very good introductions to every treatise. His worthwhile notes clarify imprecise passages and provides connection with parallels in Plotinus and others.

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Passage Meditation: Bringing the Deep Wisdom of the Heart by Eknath Easwaran

Passage Meditation: Bringing the Deep Wisdom of the Heart by Eknath Easwaran

By Eknath Easwaran

Pioneered by way of non secular grasp Eknath Easwaran, passage meditation contains memorizing an inspirational religious passage after which sending it deep into realization via gradual, sustained consciousness. It retains meditation clean and sundry simply because readers can decide on the passages — from one culture or many — that embrace their selected beliefs. Many readers additionally benefit from the passages for his or her poetic and highbrow charm. this manner of meditation bargains all of the richness and intensity of conventional knowledge, including a realistic technique for bringing that knowledge into everyday life. The publication situates passage meditation as a part of Easwaran’s eight-point application that, in keeping with conventional non secular practices yet adjusted for contemporary existence, indicates readers how one can remain calm and concentrated at paintings and residential. This variation features a new preface of formerly unpublished fabric by way of Easwaran and an epilogue that explains the tale in the back of the publication and invitations new readers to affix the writer in this event within the “world within.”

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Love, Soul & Freedom: Dancing With Rumi on the Mystic Path by Denise Breton

Love, Soul & Freedom: Dancing With Rumi on the Mystic Path by Denise Breton

By Denise Breton

This exploration of non secular progress is grounded in either an intellectual/philosophical and extra well known knowing of the topic. utilizing the poetry of the 13th-century mystic, Rumi, the authors offer a philosophical framework for the private transformation that starts off to spread while a person delves into mysticism. during this paintings that isprescriptive in addition to descriptive and diagnostic, Breton and Largent combine complicated rules into a casual, readable and understandable argument.

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The Holographic Canvas by Sonia Barrett

The Holographic Canvas by Sonia Barrett

By Sonia Barrett

The Holographic Canvas explores many percentages one among which increases the query "is Earth as we all know it yet a matrix or procedure of courses? Is demise then an important method or is it easily a part of the matrix application? Is it then attainable that the idea that of death will stop to exist as soon as humanity uncovers the deception?" Sonia Barrett proposes that human our bodies are automobiles now not but grew to become on yet designed to make molecular differences in accordance with the vibration of our attention. She takes us on a trip of our lifestyles in a holographic global, as she states "a digital video game; an collection of illusions strung jointly by means of the mind and the brain. it truly is an exploration of the appearance of an exceptional global generated through fluid events opposed to a canvas of power, all of that is happening opposed to the backdrop of the void." Barrett concludes that the solutions are all tied into the forgotten prior and prefer the one mobile of a plant our background is encoded in our cells, DNA and the air we breathe.

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True Christianity by Charles G. Finney

True Christianity by Charles G. Finney

By Charles G. Finney

What's precise Christianity? there's probably no greater individual in contemporary historical past to respond to this question than Charles Finney. Finney (1792-1875) was once the main robust Christian preacher of the 1800s who sought to obviously articulate what the Scriptures say approximately residing the real Christian existence that pleases God. He fearlessly challenged his hearers to carry each point in their lives into obedience to God. This e-book comprises 16 messages of Finney that describe the fundamental perform of Christianity. each one message will problem your religion in a deep approach and phone you to the lifestyles that God intends.

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The Kabbalistic Tradition: An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism by Alan Unterman

The Kabbalistic Tradition: An Anthology of Jewish Mysticism by Alan Unterman

By Alan Unterman

A complete survey of the Jewish mystical tradition

An quintessential advisor to millions of years of religious inquiry, The Kabbalistic culture positive factors writings from quite a few literary forms-from the earliest biblical assets via twentieth-century studies-as good as functional details and practices for the trendy reader. those choices be aware of the 3 major parts of Kabbalistic creativity-the literature of Zohar, the Lurianic corpus, and the Chasidic mystical culture. Alan Unterman's enlightening creation examines the original features of the Kabbalah and areas this quantity in its right ancient and philosophical context.

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The Witches of Tibet by Pema KyI

The Witches of Tibet by Pema KyI

By Pema KyI

THE WITCHES OF TIBET is a fictionalized account of a Tibetan girlhood in Mgo log (Golok) in Qinghai Province. The narrative starts off with how a bit girl's existence was once kept through a present of a mysterious capsule from a type, neighborhood lady who locals considered as a witch. those and different magic moments are from own reviews that kin and others comparable approximately their very own lives, and what the writer dreamed and imagined. this article illustrates how a Tibetan girl is stimulated by way of these round her, the traditional surroundings, and her desires. moreover, 4 tales are given, of which merely ladies inform between themselves. This paintings indicates the price of recording neighborhood tradition from a Tibetan woman's point of view.

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