Download Reading Gandhi in the Twenty-First Century by Niranjan Ramakrishnan PDF

By Niranjan Ramakrishnan

Niranjan Ramakrishnan examines the amazing volume to which Gandhi's writings nonetheless offer perception into present worldwide tensions and the assumptions that force them. This ebook explores how principles Gandhi expressed over a century in the past will be utilized this present day to concerns from terrorism to the surroundings, globalization to the 'Clash of Civilizations.' specifically it appears to be like at Gandhi's emphasis at the small, the neighborhood, and the human – an emphasis that at the present time starts off to seem functional, appealing, or even inescapable. Written in an obtainable kind invoking examples from daily happenings known to all, this concise quantity reintroduces Gandhi to modern-day audiences in appropriate terms.

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Download Oriental Magic by Idries Shah PDF

By Idries Shah

Oriental Magic is famous as a super learn of ways, what and why humans imagine, in territories extending from North Africa to Japan. Profusely illustrated, the e-book is the fabricated from years of study and field-work in a dozen varied cultural areas. Its scholarly accuracy and real contribution to cultural knowing have made it a key textual content for somebody attracted to casual ideals, and esoteric practices. The paintings comprises fabric on Indian alchemy, the Arabian Abjad process, on divination and talismanic charms, and it even includes an historical Brahmin spell for immortality.

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Download Fast Feng Shui for Prosperity: 8 Steps on the Path to by Stephanie Roberts PDF

By Stephanie Roberts

Quick Feng Shui for Prosperity keeps the preferred speedy Feng Shui sequence with the simple, powerful, step by step suggestion that readers have come to anticipate from modern feng shui specialist Stephanie Roberts. In her new e-book, Ms. Roberts combines the facility of latest feng shui to remodel your house with the interior variations that unharness your skill to prevail and prosper. while the areas in your house that govern your funds are cluttered, stagnant or lacking out of your flooring plan, it may be tough to draw and carry directly to funds. bad feng shui may also bring about elevated arguments and miscommunication, impact your acceptance at paintings, and prevent your own growth--all of that could give a contribution to monetary problems. by means of enhancing the feng shui of your house or place of work, those stumbling blocks to prosperity are got rid of or corrected. Feng shui practiced during this method works from the skin in: through bettering the chi of your exterior atmosphere you enhance your monetary adventure, even if in sophisticated or dramatic methods. Feng shui additionally acknowledges that you're the strongest think about your area, an often-overlooked key to good fortune that quick Feng Shui for Prosperity explores extensive. for you to create lasting development on your monetary conditions, you want to create an internal setting (thoughts, emotions, and ideology) that helps long term prosperity instead of best you additional into over-spending, under-earning, and ever-increasing debt. this is often feng shui practiced from the interior out: by way of uncovering internal blocks to prosperity and embracing key classes from the ba gua (the feng shui strength map), we empower ourselves to adventure abundance in all facets of our lives. by means of combining the outer feng shui transformation of your house with internal changes encouraged via the ba gua, your skill to draw and take place cash can be unleashed. This fascinating new addition to the short Feng Shui sequence additionally offers exact directions for 6 strong feng shui funds move rituals, together with either historic tools and sleek practices. The vast Appendices disguise the basic feng shui fundamentals, together with: the way to comprehend and use the ba gua (the feng shui strength map); find out how to use the 5 feng shui parts to extend the effectiveness of your feng shui; an alphabetical consultant to 30 Wealth Symbols from either chinese language and Western traditions; guidance for utilizing different universal feng shui therapies and add-ons; and a source advisor to books and audio-programs that aid your internal transformation.

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Download Nan-ching--The Classic of Difficult Issues by Paul U. Unschuld PDF

By Paul U. Unschuld

Although the learn of conventional chinese language medication has attracted extraordinary recognition in recent times, Western wisdom of it's been constrained simply because, formerly, now not a unmarried chinese language classical clinical textual content has been to be had in a major philological translation. the current e-book bargains, for the 1st time in any Western language, an entire translation of an historical chinese language scientific vintage, the Nan-ching. the interpretation adheres to inflexible sinological criteria and applies philological and historiographic methods.
 
the unique textual content of the Nan-ching was once compiled through the first century A.D. through an unknown writer. From that point ahead, this historical textual content provoked an ongoing flow of commentaries. Following the Sung period, it was once misidentified as in basic terms an explanatory sequel to the vintage of the Yellow Emperor, the Huang-ti nei-ching. This quantity, despite the fact that, demonstrates that the Nan-ching may still once more be considered as an important and leading edge textual content in itself.
 
It marked the apex and the realization of the preliminary improvement section of a conceptual procedure of healthiness care according to the doctrines of the 5 levels and yinyang. As the vintage of the drugs of systematic correspondence, the Nan-ching covers all points of theoretical and useful wellbeing and fitness care inside those doctrines in an strangely systematic model. most vital is its cutting edge dialogue of pulse prognosis and needle treatment.
 
Unschuld combines the interpretation of the textual content of the Nan-ching with chosen commentaries by means of twenty chinese language and jap authors from the earlier seventeen centuries. those commentaries supply insights into the procedures of reception and transmission of old chinese language suggestions from the Han period to the current time, and make clear the difficulty of development in chinese language medication. valuable to the publication, and contributing to a very new figuring out of conventional chinese language scientific concept, is the identity of a “patterned wisdom” that characterizes—in distinction to the monoparadigmatic trends in Western technological know-how and medicine—the literature and perform of conventional chinese language well-being care.
 
Unschuld’s translation of the Nan-ching is an accomplishment of huge proportions. Anthropologists, historians, and sociologists in addition to normal readers attracted to conventional chinese language medicine—but who lack chinese abilities—will eventually have entry to historic chinese language strategies of wellbeing and fitness care and treatment. Filling a major hole within the literature, Nan-ching—The vintage of inauspicious Issues is the type of landmark paintings that would form the examine of chinese language drugs for years to come.

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Download The Inner Life of Krishnamurti: Private Passion and by Aryel Sanat PDF

By Aryel Sanat

Aryel Sanat's meticulously researched and cogently argued exploration of Krishnamurti's internal existence and reports explodes a couple of renowned myths approximately Krishnamurti, quite that he denied the lifestyles of the Theosophical Masters and disdained the esoteric aspect of the non secular direction. quite, Sanat persuasively demonstrates, Krishnamurti had a wealthy and severe esoteric lifestyles. additionally, the truths of the traditional knowledge, as published in the course of the Masters, have been a truth to Krishnamurti on a daily basis of his lifestyles, from his boyhood until eventually his dying. the genuine tale of Krishnamurti's internal lifestyles is proven to have serious implications for our figuring out of Krishnamurti's lifestyles and concepts and for our perspectives of Theosophy, Buddhism, the lessons of Gurdjieff---indeed, the whole thing of latest non secular concept.

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Download Zhuangzi: The Essential Writings with Selections by Zhuangzi PDF

By Zhuangzi

This quantity is a translation of over two-thirds of the vintage Daoist textual content Zhuangzi; (Chuang Tzu), together with the total internal Chapters and large decisions from the Outer and Miscellaneous Chapters, plus really apt choices from 2000 years of conventional chinese language commentaries, which supply the reader entry to the textual content in addition to to its reception and interpretation. short biographies of the commentators, a bibliography, a word list, and an index also are incorporated.

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Download Spirit-mediums, Sacred Mountains and Related Bon Textual by John Vincent Bellezza PDF

By John Vincent Bellezza

This booklet uniquely presents first-hand insights into the spirit-mediums of higher Tibet, the boys and girls who channel the gods. John Victor Bellezza right here for the 1st time offers the conclusions of his wide examine within the area itself, laying off mild at the historic context, the culture, features, ceremonies, and paraphernalia of the phenomenon. With vast interviews with spirit-mediums, together with interpretive fabric drawn from Tibetan texts; annotated translations of rituals dedicated to the most important deities of the spirit-mediums; and annotated translation of Bon literature appropriate to the origins of spirit-mediums, and concluding with a bankruptcy on Bon literary references to the ritual implements and practices. a massive source-book. Readership: This paintings will attract these drawn to Tibetan cultural and spiritual background, internal Asian shamanism, and to these excited about the examine of cross-cultural faith and mythology.

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