Mystics and Mysticism
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.
Wonderful and Dark Is This Road
Discovering the Mystic Path
Paperback ISBN: 1557253587
In Wonderful and Dark Is This Road, Emilie Griffin invites us to discover the fascinating, yet often misunderstood, spiritual path of mysticism. Griffin explores the origins of mysticism, the different expressions and gifts of mysticism, and the recognized stages on the mystical journey. In beautifully transparent prose, she illuminates the insights of famous mystics throughout the centuries, from the Apostle Paul, to the Desert Fathers and Mothers, to Thomas Merton and Evelyn Underhill. Ultimately, and perhaps most importantly, Griffin reveals mysticism as a spiritual path that is open to us all, offering the gift of an intimate knowledge of divine love to those who choose it. This is a book that has the potential to transform not only our inner lives, but our world.
The Supreme Ultimate
Paperback ISBN: 0877284970
A comprehensive text that includes a study of the origins and history of Tai Chi/ a detailed analysis of its relationship to Western philosophy, the I Ching, Tao te Ching, yoga, and Zen. The author also ties its use to esoteric systems, and discusses health and Chinese medicine in relation to Tai Chi. Includes several hundred detailed photographs showing application of the positions.
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.
Messages from the Future
Hardcover ISBN: 0553099760
A professional anthropologist recounts his experiences outside the bounds of normal reality, tracing his numerous journeys across space and time and his exchanges with shape-shifters, spirit guardians, and a Hawaiian mystic from several centuries into the future
The Gospel of Mary Magdalene
Paperback ISBN: 0892819111
Presents a complete translation of the gnostic Gospel of Mary and includes commentary that reveals an emphasis on the divine feminine in early Christian thought and offers a new perspective on the life of Mary Magdalene.
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,
Jesus the Wicked Priest
How Christianity Was Born of an Essene Schism
Paperback ISBN: 159143081x
Jesus the Wicked Priest shows how Jesus, a former Essene, was deemed the "Wicked Priest" for his liberationist politics and humanist bent. It also reopens Christian doctrinal questions such as reincarnation and the Virgin birth--even demonstrating that these two issues are related.
The Secret Teachings Of The Tao Te Ching
2nd Edition Paperback ISBN: 0892811919
An analysis of Lao-tzu's teachings, line-by-line, features meditations, interpretations, and practical illustrations that clarify the true meaning and purpose of the classic text. Original.