Holistic Anatomy: An Integrative Guide to the Human Body

By Pip Waller

Complementary and substitute ways to well-being and medication became more and more frequent because the limits of traditional remedies turn into extra obvious. Holistic Anatomy presents an authoritative learn of anatomy, body structure, and pathology yet expands the dialogue by means of connecting the technological know-how of the physique to numerous replacement modalities to discover how humans exist within—and engage with—their setting, and the way they event lifestyles in emotional and non secular phrases. uncomplicated clinical terminology and targeted descriptions are interwoven with casual, occasionally funny observations, evidence, and concepts approximately existence. The mechanisms, constitution, and features of the physique are explored, in addition to how they relate to non secular and lively paradigms, feelings, and ecological ideas. the 1st 1/2 the booklet covers simple anatomy and body structure, describing every one significant process of the physique and the way they interrelate. This half incorporates a considerate dialogue of getting older and the death procedure. the second one part makes a speciality of types of health and wellbeing and illness, either conventional and holistic. themes contain western pathology, emotional healthiness, 5 point drugs, and the religious reason for illness.

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City Magick: Spells, Rituals, and Symbols for the Urban Witch

By Christopher Penczak

Today's city witch must understand how to speak with the electrical gods of town, locate the high-rise temples of energy, and discover the paranormal symbols in daily graffiti.

This new version of City Magick, with a brand new foreword via Judika Illes, writer of Pure Magic (offers a contemporary examine an earth-based faith that has taken root within the concrete jungle. Christopher Penczak exhibits the way to create and stay a mystical lifestyles within the urban. learn the way to:

  • Interpret the symbols of graffiti with a mystical eye
  • Perform rituals at nightclubs
  • Use daily goods in your house or workplace to create magickal incense, oils, talismans, and charms
  • Create robust sigils utilizing highway symptoms, graffiti, and town maps
  • Discover metropolitan spirits and totems together with spiders, cockroaches, crows, pigeons, and doves.

For the city witch, this is often the final word booklet on making excessive magic one of the skyscrapers and the streets.

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The Global Heart Awakens: Humanity's Rite of Passage from the Love of Power to the Power of Love

By Anodea Judith

Positing that glossy society is a youngster tradition, pushed via greed and tool and mendacity at the cusp of an period of religious progress and moving values, this e-book explores mythic topics in quite a few old eras to provide an explanation for the earlier, current, and way forward for the human event. It means that the realm is dealing with a ceremony of passage into maturity and time of cooperation, stabilization, and sharing is coming near near. With an unique concept of historical past in line with developmental psychology, together with an research of masculine and female archetypes, this considerate consultant weaves the narratives of human background and members' studies right into a course of enlightenment and how to catalyze social swap.

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Original Christianity: A New Key to Understanding the Gospel of Thomas and Other Lost Scriptures

By Peter Novak

“Whoever reveals the translation of those sayings won't event death.” -from the Gospel of Thomas

The paintings of students corresponding to Elaine Pagels and Marvin Meyer have captured the mind's eye of the general public by way of surroundings forth the Gospel of Thomas and different misplaced teachings of Jesus. Now Peter Novak, in Original Christianity, brings forth a severe aspect crucial for absolutely figuring out those scriptures.

Novak argues that the authors of those early texts subscribed to the Binary Soul Doctrine--an historical trust method that enables for either reincarnation and an everlasting afterlife. Novak’s interdisciplinary procedure bargains clean insights at the ideals and politics of the early church founders. He issues out that reincarnation used to be a usually held Christian trust till it was once voted out of “official” Christianity and the list expunged. This newfound key finds the real identities of many mysterious Biblical figures, comparable to Lazarus, Barabbas, Judas, and particularly the Apostle Thomas, who won't merely were Jesus’ exact dual brother, yet certainly a moment Christ in his personal correct, who lived to provide a genetically exact bloodline.

More vital nonetheless, the rediscovery of the misplaced theology of Original Christianity capacity Christ’s relevant message of private integrity can back take middle degree.

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Taoist Feng Shui: The Ancient Roots of the Chinese Art of Placement

By Susan Levitt

• the 1st e-book to provide an explanation for how feng shui built from the Taoist structures of astrology, yin and yang, and the 5 elements.

• presents a history on Taoist philosophy to assist readers higher comprehend the foundations of feng shui and the way to take advantage of them properly.

• is helping readers increase domestic, company, backyard, estate, neighborhoods, and lots more and plenty extra.

The chinese language artwork of feng shui has turn into very popular within the West, yet too usually recommendation at the topic comprises overly simplistic directions for rearranging one's residence with none rationalization of the profound philosophical process at the back of those adjustments. the traditional Taoists built feng shui from their realizing of the delicate interaction of energies that make up the universe, and no precise mastery of feng shui is feasible and not using a wisdom of Taoism. Taoist Feng Shui offers step by step instructions for making improvements to your house, company, backyard, estate, and local utilizing this historic method of data.

In Taoist Feng Shui, Susan Levitt lines the background of feng shui and exhibits the way it is grounded in wisdom of yin and yang and the 5 Taoist parts of fireside, earth, steel, water, and wooden, in addition to many different rules necessary to Taoism. as soon as a historical past in Taoism is verified, readers can larger comprehend the philosophy at the back of thoughts similar to deciding on the simplest colours for every room of the house, room-by-room furnishings placement, yin and yang stability, right lights, outdoors landscaping, the functionality of hallways and entrances, and the correct use of mirrors, crystals, fountains, and different feng shui instruments. With in-depth examples from the author's inner most feng shui perform, Taoist Feng Shui will help all readers rework their own environments to create peace, concord, overall healthiness, wealth, and luck.

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Gnostic Mysteries of Sex: Sophia the Wild One and Erotic Christianity

An exploration of the sexual practices and doctrinal secrets and techniques of Gnosticism

• Reconstructs the misplaced international of Gnostic spiritual-erotic adventure via exam of each surviving textual content written by means of heresiologists

• Investigates the sexual gnosis practices of the Barbelo Gnostics of the second century and their connections to the Gnostic Aeon Sophia, the Wild woman of knowledge

• Explains the very important value of “the seed” as a sacrament in Gnostic practice

Examining each surviving textual content written through heresiologists, bills usually overlooked in desire of the well-known Nag Hammadi Library, Tobias Churton finds the main mystery internal educating handed down by way of initiated societies: the culture of sexual gnosis--higher union with God in the course of the sacrament of intercourse. learning real intercourse practices hidden in the writings of the Church’s experts, he reconstructs the misplaced international of Gnostic spiritual-erotic adventure as taught through initiated masters and mistresses and practiced by means of Christian looking non secular freedom from the realm.

Churton explores the practices of the “first Gnostic,” the old Simon Magus, and explains the very important importance of “the seed” in Gnostic perform, exhibiting it to be the sacramental substance par excellence. He illuminates the suppressed fact of why the identify “Valentine” got here to be linked to ennobling erotic love and divulges profound parallels among sexual gnosis and Tantra, suggesting that gnosis lies on the root of the tantric direction.

Solving a millennia-old riddle concerning the identification and mystery image of Sophia, the mysterious Gnostic “Aeon,” Churton investigates Sophia’s connections to Barbelo, sometimes called Pruneikos, the Wild girl of knowledge, and the relevant concentration of the Barbelo Gnostics of the second century, whose non secular intercourse practices so stunned orthodox Christian contemporaries that they have been condemned, their cults of religious gnosis and “redemption by way of sin” pushed underground.

Churton exposes the secret of Sophia within the philosophy of the medieval Troubadours and explores William Blake’s inheritance of mystery Renaissance sexual mysticism during the innovative English poet Andrew Marvell. exhibiting how Blake’s sexual and non secular revolution connects to fashionable sexual magic, Churton additionally examines the esoteric that means of the free-love explosion of the Sixties, revealing how intercourse might be raised from the world of guilt into the top magical sacrament of religious transformation.

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Advanced Sex: Explicit Positions for Explosive Lovemaking

By Randi Foxx

The publication in regards to the sexual positions, giving unearthly excitement from employment via love. It every body should still recognize and give you the chance. Love one another. Randi Foxx, an American author and sexologist, conducts foreign symposiums on sexuality and the human physique. She has been instructing women and men the way to maximize their excitement for over 20 years.

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Meditation on Perception: Ten Healing Practices to Cultivate Mindfulness

By Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Use the original Buddhist perform of meditation on belief, as taught via the best-selling writer of Mindfulness in simple English, to benefit how moving your point of view can rework psychological and actual health.

Perception -- one of many simple ingredients of the physique and brain -- will be either a resource of pain and ache, in addition to a resource of happiness and well-being. The Buddhist culture teaches that conception should be proficient and finally purified in the course of the perform of meditation. once we know the way notion affects our lives, we will use it, simply as we do the other item of meditation, to beat damaging methods of considering and appearing and to advance fit states of brain as a substitute. In Meditation on Perception Bhante G brings us, for the 1st time in English, an illuminating creation to the original Buddhist perform of meditation on belief as taught within the renowned Girimananda Sutta.
the 10 therapeutic practices that include meditation on conception make up a complete method of meditation, combining points of either tranquility and perception meditation. Tranquility meditation is used to calm and heart the brain, and perception meditation is used to appreciate extra in actual fact how we normally understand ourselves and the realm round us. Alternating among those practices, meditators domesticate purified conception as defined by means of the Buddha. due to those efforts, we growth at the direction that ends up in freedom, as soon as and for all, from ailment, confusion, and other kinds of actual and psychological agony.
Meditation on Perception supplies us the keys to maneuver past traditional, superficial notion into an enlightened viewpoint, free of confusion and sadness.

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The Witch's Athame: The Craft, Lore & Magick of Ritual Blades (The Witch's Tools Series)

By Jason Mankey

Full of functional purposes for either the circle and the house, The Witch’s Athame shows you ways to make use of the ritual blade to its optimum strength. realize every thing you want to learn about discovering the perfect athame, personalizing and consecrating it, and utilizing it on your practice.

Tracing this striking software from precedent days to the current day, The Witch’s Athame presents the symbolism, background, and sleek makes use of of the ritual blade. additionally featured all through are “Getting to the Point,” brief segments of knowledge by way of a professional writers. From modern athames made up of stone and crystal to folklore approximately knives in magic, this ebook is helping improve your Craft and appreciation of this type of flexible tool.

Praise:

“The such a lot whole e-book at the ritual blade that I’ve ever noticeable. An informative and enjoyable read.”―Christopher Penczak, writer of the award-winning Temple of Witchcraft series

"Solid, obtainable, and a real excitement to learn. Mankey is certain to educate you whatever, regardless of how lengthy you might have loved your individual ritual blade."―Thorn Mooney, excessive priestess of the Foxfire Coven

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The Complete I Ching: The Definitive Translation by the Taoist Master Alfred Huang

The extremely popular translation that honors the genuine chinese language spirit of the publication of adjustments

• locations new emphasis at the elaborate internet of interrelations one of the names and series of the sixty-four hexagrams

• contains old info at the occasions out of which the I Ching was once born

• Introduces numerous new tools of divination

For greater than 3,000 years the I Ching has been crucial e-book of divination on this planet. respected via billions of chinese language because the vintage of Classics and consulted as a resource of old knowledge, it's been embraced by means of the West within the final 50 years yet has continually been translated via Westerners who introduced their very own cultural biases to the paintings, distorting or false impression its precise meaning.

In the entire I Ching grasp Alfred Huang has restored the real essence of the I Ching by way of emphasizing the harmony of Heaven and humanity and the Tao of switch, and, much more very important, through together with translations of the 10 Wings, the commentaries via Confucius, which are necessary to the I Ching’s insights. earlier English translations have both given those commentaries a minor position within the ebook or have left them out altogether. however the chinese language say that the I Ching wishes the 10 Wings to fly. Restored to their vital position within the booklet by means of grasp Huang, the I Ching finally flies in English.

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