Mystics and Mysticism
Stalking the Wild Pendulum
On the Mechanics of Consciousness
Paperback ISBN: 0892812028
In his exciting and original view of the universe, Itzhak Bentov has provided a new perspective on human consciousness and its limitless possibilities. Widely known and loved for his delightful humor and imagination, Bentov explains the familiar world of phenomena with perceptions that are as lucid as they are thrilling. He gives us a provocative picture of ourselves in an expanded, conscious, holistic universe. Â
Hildegard Von Bingen's Mystical Visions
Translated from Scivias
Paperback ISBN: 1879181290
Twelfth-century Rhineland mystic Hildegard von Bingen records her exquisite encounter with divinity, producing a magnificent fusion of divine inspiration and human intellect. Hildegard von Bingen's Mystical Visions is perhaps the most complete and powerful documentation of mystical consciousness in recorded history. Now after 800 years, these visions are again available for those seeking to reawaken mystical consciousness.
Teachings of the Philosopher of Love
Paperback ISBN: 0892811889
An exploration of the Persian poet's spiritual philosophy, with original translations of his poetry â€¢ Features extensive insight into the meanings and contexts of the poetry and philosophies of this spiritual teacher â€¢ Includes over 30 complete poems by HafÃ©z, including “The Wild Deer,
The Power of the Goddess in Ancient Egypt
Paperback ISBN: 089281621x
Drawing from temple art, myths, rituals, and poetry, Dr. Roberts examines the female aspect of the complex Egyptian pantheon, particularly the goddess Hathor-Sekhmet, providing a powerful new perspective on women's theology.
India's Mystic Holy Men
Paperback ISBN: 0892814543
Liberated from earthly concerns and living beyond the limits of space and time, these mystics form a vital and unbroken link between the birth of yoga millenia ago and its present-day expression. Spectacular color photos and evocative text trace the historical roots of the Sadhus and illuminate their beliefs and behaviors.
The Stairway to Heaven
Hardcover ISBN: 0939680890
The Stairway to Heaven, the second book of Zecharia Sitchin's Earth Chronicles series, incorporates ancient Egyptian evidence to show that the gateway between the mortal and the divine was a spaceport in the Sinai Peninsula, with the Giza pyramids and the Sphinx serving as beacons for the landings.
Knights of God
Paperback ISBN: 0892812214
For nearly 200 years, until their suppression in 1312 on charges of heresy and magical practices, the Order of the Poor Knights of the Temple of Solomon--better known as the Templars--were the most formidable and feared fighting machine in Christendom. Besides their military prowess they also possessed immense wealth and political power, becoming bankers and credit brokers to medieval Europe and the allies of kings and popes. Drawing on contemporary chronicles and original texts, as well as the immense secondary literature, Edward Burman paints a vivid picture of this extraordinary organization of warrior monks and its passage into myth and legend.
Paperback ISBN: 0892816694
The remarkable story of one man's rediscovery of his primordial mandate and of the strange journey that took him there . Explores the innate knowledge that exists within us all, a "primal awareness," that can help us to live in harmony with our world . Shows how we can rediscover this unseeable realm In 1983, caught in a violent rainstorm while kayaking the Rio Urique in Mexico's Copper Canyon, Don Trent Jacobs was swept into an impassable catacomb of underwater tunnels toward what he believed was certain death. But instead of panic, Jacobs found himself filled with a strange consciousness that left him feeling at peace and invigorated with a confidence he had never before known. Moments later he was spit from the tunnel alive--not at the end of his journey, but only at its beginning. Primal Awareness tells the story of Don Trent Jacobs's remarkable vision of the human mind and heart and the compelling spiritual quest that brought him to it. Through his experiences with the Raramuri people of Mexico and his research of other indigenous societies, Jacobs identifies what he calls our "primal awareness," an innate knowledge that exists within us all. Jacobs shows how we can rediscover this primordial mandate that unites all things and that helps us to find our own inner strength an harmony.