Download E-books Conversations with God : An Uncommon Dialogue, Books 1-3 (Complete Set) PDF

Conversations with God via Neale Donald Walsch was once written as a discussion during which Walsch asks questions and God solutions. At a low interval in his existence, Walsch wrote an offended letter to God asking questions on why his existence wasn't operating. Walsch felt solutions to his questions filling his brain and made up our minds to jot down them down. The sequence offers an unlimited variety of principles. the second one and 3rd books within the unique trilogy care for political and social concerns.

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Download E-books Gnosis and Hermeticism from Antiquity to Modern Times (SUNY Series in Western Esoteric Traditions) PDF

By Wouter J. Hanegraaff

This quantity introduces what has occasionally been referred to as "the 3rd portion of western culture". It lines the historic improvement of these spiritual traditions that have rejected a global view according to the primacy of natural rationality or doctrinal religion, emphasizing as an alternative the significance of internal enlightenment or gnosis: a revelatory adventure which used to be often believed to ivolve an come across with one's actual self in addition to with the floor of being, God. The individuals to this e-book show this attitude as primary to quite a few interconnected traditions. In Antiquity, one reveals the gnostics and hermetics; within the center a long time numerous Christian sects. The medieval Cathars can, to a undeniable quantity, be thought of a part of a similar culture. beginning with the Italian humanist Renaissance, airtight philosophy grew to become of relevant value to a brand new spiritual synthesis that may be known as Western Esotericism". the advance of this custom is defined from Renaissance hermeticists and practitioners of non secular alchemy to the emergence of Rosicrucianism and Christian theosophy within the 17th century, and from post-enlightenment elements of Romanticism and occultism to the present-day New Age stream.

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Download E-books Treasury of Spiritual Wisdom: A Collection of 10,000 Inspirational Quotations PDF

By Andy Zubko

The Treasury of non secular knowledge is a superb selection of over 10,000 robust quotations, compiled from a large and eclectic variety of assets. From Emily Dickinson to Oscar Levant, from Confucius to Andrew Carnegie, from Jesus to Pablo Casals, the quotations are drawn from philosophers, religious academics, artists, composers, scientists, and plenty of, many others, from precedent days to the current, representing an unlimited panoply of cultures and traditions.

Organized into over a hundred and forty headings reminiscent of Love, energy, vanity, behavior, Grace, Abundance, and loss of life, the Treasury offers a full of life and worthwhile source for audio system looking for the seeds of a speech, lecturers looking suggestion, or for the reader who simply wishes a couple of phrases of knowledge or convenience. What makes this ebook so amazing is the constant readability, energy and perception of the choices, and the wide-ranging, non-sectarian caliber of the quotations chosen.

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Download E-books From Bethlehem to Calvary PDF

By Alice A. Bailey

The lifestyles event of the grasp Jesus, together with the Crucifixion, the nice Renunciation, is mirrored within the lifestyles event of all people. we will be able to be aware of and consciously cooperate within the trip which leads from where of religious beginning to where of renunciation and resurrection.

In her foreword to this publication, the writer comments, "The wakeful evocation of the Christ lifestyles within the human middle and our speedy integration into the dominion of God are the rapid initiatives forward, embodying our accountability, chance and destiny."

The 5 expansions of awareness wherein this integration and evocation continue are in actual fact portrayed right here because the correspondences of the 5 climaxing reviews of the grasp Jesus in the course of His existence in Palestine. those are the 5 initiations referred to as the beginning, Baptism, Transfiguration, Crucifixion, resurrection and Ascension. via those 5 phases at the manner, we stick with the grasp from Bethlehem to Calvary.

While those initiations are popularly recognized through their Christian terminology, in the event of the religious Hierarchy the fourth and 5th initiations are referred to as the initiation of Renunciation and the initiation of Revelation. The crucifixion adventure of the grasp Jesus concerned Him within the nice renunciation of His personal soul, with a ensuing revelation within the mild of the non secular Triad. those stories are either symbolic and genuine, atmosphere guideposts alongside the way in which of tIre disciple. a few knowing of those Mysteries printed through the Christ and the grasp Jesus, as They exemplified the event of the human soul during the 5 phases of its non secular trip, should be precious to person guy dealing with the sizeable span of an identical five-fold adventure.

This is one of the issue of maximum price and repair to the aspirant, surroundings his ft at the direction of go back; that the event of the grasp Jesus, together with that of the Crucifixion, the nice Renunciation, displays throughout the lives of all people. in the course of the divine existence in us, and because the Christ precept unfolds in our center and cognizance, the sons of guys stroll the best way of the go ultimately to develop into soul-illumined Sons of God.

Knowing whatever of these items, conscious of the religious trip prior to all males from level to level at the direction of Initiation, an actual provider opens ahead of the aspirant. "Service needs to extend and exhibit itself on broader and extra inclusive strains, and we needs to discover ways to function Christ served, to like all males as He enjoyed them and, via the efficiency of our religious power and the standard of our carrier, stimulate all we meet in order that they can also serve and love and turn into individuals of the dominion . . . the decision is for sane and general women and men who can understand the location, face what has to be performed, after which provide their lives to expressing for the realm the characteristics of the electorate of the dominion of Souls; love, knowledge, silence, non-separativeness and freedom."

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Download E-books The Encyclopedia of Religious Phenomena PDF

By J Gordon Melton

Based on greater than 250 occurrences and awesome reviews that experience served to raise believers out of the mundane global and position them in touch with a transcendental truth, The Encyclopedia of non secular Phenomena explores strange and unexplained actual occasions, apparitions, and different phenomena rooted in spiritual ideals. recognized faith professional, J. Gordon Melton takes readers on a travel among angels, Marian apparitions, and spiritual figures similar to Jesus, the Buddha, Mohammad, and Tao Tzu. Melton stories on goals and near-death studies; feng shui and labyrinths; statues that bleed, drink milk, weep, and movement; snake dealing with, conversing in tongues, and stigmata; relics, together with the spear of Longinus and the Shroud of Turin; and sacred locales similar to Easter Island, the Glastonbury Tor, the nice Pyramid, Mecca, and Sedona. every one access incorporates a description of the actual phenomenon and the non secular claims being made for it in addition to a dialogue of what a scientist may need to claim approximately it. Transcending the mundane, the entries take no facets and make no arguments: the adventure is the adventure and the event is the journey.

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Download E-books Realizing Genjokoan: The Key to Dogen's Shobogenzo PDF

By Shohaku Okumura

Dogen, the thirteenth-century Zen grasp who based the japanese Soto tuition of Zen, is well known as one the world's such a lot outstanding spiritual geniuses. His works are either richly poetic and deeply insightful and philosophical, pointing to the unending depths of Zen exploration. And virtually accurately due to those proof, Dogen is frequently tough for readers to appreciate and entirely appreciate.

Realizing Genjokoan is a complete creation to the lessons and technique of this nice philosopher, taking us on a radical guided travel of an important essay-Genjokoan-in Dogen's seminal paintings, the Shobogenzo. certainly, the Genjokoan is considered the top of Dogen's writings, encompassing and encapsulating the essence of the entire remainder of his work.

Our journey consultant for this trip is Shohaku Okumura, a admired instructor in his personal correct, who has devoted his lifestyles to translating and educating Dogen.

This quantity additionally comprises an advent to Dogen's existence from Hee-Jin Kim's vintage, Eihei Dogen: Mystical Realist, with up to date annotations by means of Okumura.

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Download E-books Messianic Mystics PDF

During this publication, one of many world's top students of Jewish idea examines the lengthy culture of Jewish messianism and mystical adventure. Moshe Idel calls upon his profound wisdom of historical and medieval texts and of Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and japanese assets to discover new views at the nature and improvement of Jewish messianism. He indicates that, opposite to Gershom Scholem's view that mysticism and messianism are incompatible spiritual trends, they're in reality heavily comparable religious phenomena. Messianism frequently emerges from mystical stories, Idel contends.

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Download E-books Conversations with God: An Uncommon Dialogue, Book 1 PDF

By Neale Donald Walsch

Conversations with God ebook 1 started a sequence that has been altering hundreds of thousands of lives for greater than ten years. ultimately, the bestselling sequence is now a film, starring Henry Czerny (The red Panther and Clear and current Danger) and Ingrid Boulting (The final Tycoon). Produced and directed through Stephen Simon (producer of Somewhere in Time and What goals might Come) and allotted by means of Samuel Goldwyn motion pictures and Fox domestic leisure, the theatrical unlock is determined for October 27, 2006. The motion picture is the real account of Walsch (played by way of Cierny), who went from an unemployed homeless guy to an "accidental religious messenger" and writer of the bestselling ebook

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Download E-books The Key of the Mysteries PDF

By Eliphas Levi

Eliphas Lvi used to be steeped within the Western occult culture and a grasp of the Rosicrucian interpretation of the Qabalah, which varieties the foundation of magic as practiced within the West this present day. the most important of the Mysteries represents the end result of Lvi's recommendations and is written with sophisticated and mild irony. It finds the mysteries of faith and the secrets and techniques of the Qabalah, delivering a cartoon of the prophetic theology of numbers. The mysteries of nature, corresponding to spiritualism and fluidic phantoms, are explored. Magical mysteries, the idea of the desire with its 22 axioms are divulged. and at last it bargains "the nice functional secrets." the genuine greatness of this paintings, even if, lies in its skill to put occult inspiration firmly in Western spiritual traditions. For Lvi, the research of the occult used to be the learn of a divine technology, the maths of God.

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