Category: Spirituality

Download Control Your Dreams: How Lucid Dreaming Can Help You Uncover by Jayne Gackenbach, Jane Bosveld, Jayne Gachebbach PDF

By Jayne Gackenbach, Jane Bosveld, Jayne Gachebbach

This e-book is set a distinct form of dream, a dream within which you know that you're dreaming, now not once you wake up and imagine to your self, "Oh, that was once a dream," yet one during which you assert to your self whereas within the dream, "Oh, I'm dreaming!." those desires are known as lucid goals, and although no longer all people has had one, most folks can discover ways to have one. we are going to let you know how. This booklet is usually approximately why it's your decision to have one. It information how lucid dreaming can increase your mental good- being and maybe effect your wellbeing and fitness. it truly is an exploration of ways lucid desires problem our notions of what's actual and what's phantasm, and approximately what it potential, finally, to be unsleeping. This e-book is set the evolution of the human brain as published within the medical learn of the lucid dream.

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Download The History of Magic by Eliphas Lévi, A. E. Waite PDF

By Eliphas Lévi, A. E. Waite

First released in 1913, this vintage textual content is a useful resource publication at the heritage and perform of magic and occultism. The contents contain: Magic of the Magi, Magic in historical Greece, the Kabalah, Primitive Symbolism, Mysticism, Oracles, Magical Monuments, Magic and Christianity, Pagan Magic, Kabalistic work and Sacred logos, Sorcerers, Magic and Freemasonry, the Illuminati, and extra. Illustrated.

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Download The Dhammapada: The Sayings of the Buddha (Sacred Teachings) by Thomas Byrom PDF

By Thomas Byrom

Trembling and quivering is the mind,
Difficult to protect and tough to restrain.
The individual of knowledge units it straight,
As a fletcher does an arrow.

The Dhammapada brought the particular utterances of the Buddha approximately twenty-five hundred years in the past, whilst the grasp instructor emerged from his lengthy silence to light up for his fans the substance of humankind’s private and such a lot abiding issues. the character of the self, the price of relationships, the significance of moment-to-moment know-how, the destructiveness of anger, the soreness that attends attachment, the paradox of the earth’s attractiveness, the inevitability of getting older, the understanding of death–these dilemmas preoccupy us this present day as they did centuries in the past. No different non secular texts talk about them extra in actual fact and profoundly than does the Dhammapada.

In this based new translation, Sanskrit pupil Glenn Wallis has solely spoke of and quoted from the canonical suttas–the presumed earliest discourses of the Buddha–to deliver us the heartwood of Buddhism, phrases as compelling this present day as while the Buddha first spoke them. On violence: All tremble sooner than violence./ All worry death./ Having performed an analogous yourself,/ you need to neither damage nor kill. On lack of awareness: An uninstructed individual/ a while like an ox,/ his bulk increases,/ his perception does not. On skillfulness: A individual isn't really expert/ simply because he talks a lot./ peaceable, pleasant, secure–/ that one is termed “skilled.”

In 423 verses amassed by means of topic into chapters, the editor deals us a distillation of middle Buddhist teachings that constitutes a prescription for enlightened residing, even within the twenty-first century. He additionally contains a brilliantly informative advisor to the verses–a chapter-by-chapter explication that vastly complements our figuring out of them. The textual content, at each flip, issues to useful functions that bring about freedom from worry and discomfort, towards the human kingdom of religious virtuosity often called awakening.

Glenn Wallis’s translation is an encouraged successor to previous models of the suttas. Even these readers who're good accustomed to the Dhammapada might be enriched through this clean come upon with a vintage textual content.

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Download Perfect conduct : ascertaining the three vows by Dudjom Rinpoche PDF

By Dudjom Rinpoche

All religions train codes of moral habit. So too does Buddhism. This books is a translation of an vital exposition of the 3 units of vows which are crucial to Tibetan Buddhist codes of discipline--the pratimoksa vows of person liberation; the vows of the bodhisattva, who selflessly strives for the liberation of all beings; the vows of the esoteric course of tantra.

Here, the overdue Dudjom Rinpoche presents his authoritative remark at the position of ethics and morality in Buddhist perform, outlining intimately the which means and scope of the vows, and giving useful suggestion on preserving the vows as supportive instruments within the trip towards enlightenment

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Download Mistaken Identity: Two Families, One Survivor, Unwavering by Mark Tabb, Colleen Newell, Whitney Cerak, Don Van Ryn, Susie PDF

By Mark Tabb, Colleen Newell, Whitney Cerak, Don Van Ryn, Susie Van Ryn

Meet Laura Van Ryn and Whitney Cerak: one buried below the incorrect identify, one in a coma and being cared for through the inaccurate kinfolk.

This stunning case of improper identification surprised the rustic and made nationwide information. wouldn't it damage a kin? Shatter their religion? Push households into bitterness, resentment, and guilt?

Read this remarkable tale of 2 traumatized households who describe their ordeal and discover the bond maintaining and uniting them as they care for their weird and wonderful reversal of lifestyles misplaced and lifestyles chanced on.

And subscribe to Whitney Cerak, the only surviving scholar, as she involves phrases together with her new identification, perpetually altered, but close to new beginnings.

Mistaken Identity weaves a posh story of honesty, vulnerability, loss, desire, religion, and love within the face of 1 of the strangest twists of conditions imaginable.

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Download ZEN - Oder die Kunst, vom Rauchen zu lassen by Thorre Schlaméus PDF

By Thorre Schlaméus

Ihrer Sucht wünschen alle Raucher zu entkommen - denn früher oder später wird klar, welche Bedrohung vom Nikotin ausgeht. Aber der Kampf wird schwer, und so braucht es eine solide Brücke, um die Sucht für immer überwinden zu können. Thorre Schlaméus, Lehrer traditioneller chinesischer Kampfkunst, fand auf der foundation seiner Erfahrungen einen Weg, die Fesseln der Abhängigkeit endgültig zu sprengen: im Zen-Buddhismus.

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Download Sequence Transformations by Jean-Paul Delahaye (auth.) PDF

By Jean-Paul Delahaye (auth.)

The e-book offers a really transparent and concise precis of the $64000 fields of series changes and convergence acceleration tools. many of the extraordinary positive factors are: - targeted definitions of algorithmic series differences, - a research of the ability of series adjustments, - facts of detrimental effects on acceleration tools (namely, that a few series households aren't accelerable), - new algorithms for convergence acceleration (in specific computerized choice procedures). For researchers and graduate scholars operating in or with convergence acceleration equipment and series adjustments, this booklet is bound to turn into a major software. This publication is a contribution to the idea and perform of convergence acceleration equipment. It offers a brand new survey standpoint at the topic, with confident effects (new approach to acceleration) and adverse effects (proofs that a few series households aren't accelerable).

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Download Buddhism For Dummies by Stephan Bodian, Jonathan Landaw, Gudrun Bühnemann PDF

By Stephan Bodian, Jonathan Landaw, Gudrun Bühnemann

Your hands-on consultant to this greatly practiced and old religion

Buddhism, one of many world's most generally practiced religions, is an engaging but complicated japanese faith that's swiftly spreading all through western civilization. What does it suggest to be a Buddhist? What are the elemental ideals and heritage at the back of this faith? Buddhism For Dummies explores those questions and extra during this up to date consultant to Buddhist tradition. You'll achieve an figuring out of the origins of this historical perform and the way they're at present utilized to daily life.

Whether you're a searcher of fact, a scholar of religions, or simply focused on what makes Buddhism this kind of broadly practiced faith, this consultant is for you. In simple English, it defines the $64000 phrases, explains the major options, and explores in-depth a variety of interesting topics.

- New and improved insurance on all of the colleges of Buddhism, together with Theravada, Tibetan, and Mahayana
- the ongoing relevance of the Dalai Lama
- up-to-date insurance on day-by-day observances, celebrations, kinds, practices, meditation, and more

Continuing the Dummies culture of constructing the world's religions enticing and available to every body, Buddhism For Dummies is your crucial advisor to this attention-grabbing faith.

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Download Awaken the Spirit Within: 10 Steps to Ignite Your Life and by Samantha Rose, Rebecca Rosen PDF

By Samantha Rose, Rebecca Rosen

With a distinct and clean mix of self-help, knowledge, and religious perception, Rebecca Rosen is helping us “wake up” and begin dwelling our lives with divine goal and purpose.

We all are looking to be at liberty and fulfilled. we wish to comprehend the very element of our lives—why we’re the following and what we’re intended to do. but, after we take into consideration find out how to get from right here to there and solution life’s “Big” questions, such a lot of people don't recognize the place to start. the recommendation from such a lot of various humans and resources may be overwhelming, however it doesn’t must be. In Awaken the Spirit Within, acclaimed writer and religious medium Rebecca Rosen bargains us an encouraged and invigorating prescriptive software to provide our lives readability and deeper which means. With Rebecca’s down-to-earth and conversational kind, this booklet may help you find out how to: 

   • Create extra peace and success on your own relationships
   • Gain self assurance on your traditional abilities and skills
   • Succeed in higher levels at your activity
   • Develop monetary abundance and prosperity
   • Conquer addictions and unfavorable pondering
   • Find freedom from weight struggles and terrible physique photo
   • Gain the readability to make the “right” offerings and judgements to your life

Bold claims? definite. but if it involves Rebecca Rosen, you’ll comprehend simply after a couple of pages, why Time.com has informed its readers to “Take her recommendation seriously.”

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Download Don't Worry, Be Grumpy: Inspiring Stories for Making the by Ajahn Brahm PDF

By Ajahn Brahm

Snort aloud at the same time you examine existence anew with those tales from the bestselling writer of Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung?

In 108 short tales with titles like "The undesirable Elephant," "Girlfriend Power," and "The Happiness License," Ajahn Brahm deals up extra undying knowledge that may communicate to humans from all walks of existence. Drawing from his personal reports, tales shared by way of his scholars, and previous chestnuts that he supplies with a clean twist, Ajahn Brahm exhibits he understands his approach round the funny parable, delighting at the same time he surprises us with unforeseen intensity and concept.

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