A master illuminates the spiritual foundations of martial artspractice in this fully illustrated guide.- Presents an overview of the spiritual foundations of the martial arts. - Takes the reader through a well-illustrated series of self-defense techniques that utilize Ki energy. - An essential guide for anyone interested in a spiritually-centered martial arts practice. The Warrior Is Silent presents an overview of the spiritual foundations of martial arts practice in the East and its intimate connection with the perfection of the art itself. In addition, the author, an accomplished martial artist, takes the reader through a well-illustrated series of self-defense techniques that utilize Ki energy. Establishing a balance between the spiritual and physical aspects of the martial arts, The Warrior Is Silent is an essential guide for anyone interested in a spiritually-centered martial arts practice.
This is the story of a remarkable Native American who through his own life struggles learned to unite the paths of warrior and healer. Two Ravens was taught the traditional healing ways of his Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arickara people by his grandfather, knowledge which served him well in his dealings with the hostile white society he later encountered. After years of rampant discrimination and racism, he became a warrior in the fight for the rights of his people He joined the efforts of Leonard Peltier, Leonard Crow Dog, Frank Clearwater, and many other prominent leaders to ensure that his people might live in peace and with respect. But the constant battles often left Two Ravens censured both by fellow Native Americans who supported a more conservative political agenda and white law enforcement agencies who considered him an outlaw. Pulled between different worlds, he struggled against alcoholism and despair. It was only when he returned to his grandfather's teachings that he discovered a way to join the paths of the warrior and the healer. In the years before his death, Two Ravens worked as a substance abuse counselor and spiritual advisor, helping others integrate Native American traditions into their lives in contemporary America.
Offers personal insights from a Native American who worked with the American Indian Movement from its inception
Victor Sanchez offers us a rare glimpse into the life and practice of Toltec spiritual warriors. Tracing their lineage to a time before the Aztec, the Toltec recognize Earth as a living being, share a profound communion with their land, and demonstrate unusual powers of perception.Sanchez describes the Toltec tradition living on in the practice of contemporary indigenous people of Mexico, and explains how this wisdom is available to sincere readers. Learn how their indigenous survival skills at the dawn of a new millennium encourage our renewed commitment to a better way of life, in harmony with spirit and nature.
In the beginning everything is fresh and new. Learning how to cast a circle, work magick, compile a Book of Shadows, and honor the God and Goddess on esbats and sabbats can be exhilarating. But once you've mastered the basics of Witchcraft comes the real challenge of living your faith every moment of every day. Living as a Witch is knowing that you are the magick.
Advanced Witchcraft doesn't contain any "Wicca 101" information--it assumes that you're already familiar with the nuts and bolts of the Craft. Instead, this book challenges you to think critically about your beliefs and practices, what they mean to you, how they've changed, and where you're going. Along the way you'll also learn many techniques for intermediate and advanced Witches, including:
- Meeting your shadow
- Advanced warding and psychic self-defense
- Power animals, familiars, and shapeshifters
- Working the labyrinth and the maze
- Advanced tree spirituality
- Advanced augury and divination
- Magick and ritual using the fine arts of storytelling, dance, music, art, and drama
- The art of Wishcraft
- Spirits and lost souls
- Banishing and closing portals
- The healing arts
The end of physical life does not have to mean the end of a day-to-day relationship with the people we love. Renowned medium Patrick Mathews reveals that we don't have to let go of family and friends on the other side--in fact, they benefit as much from ongoing communication as we do.
Along with a treasury of heartwarming, compelling, and sometimes humorous true stories from his work as medium, Mathews provides answers to the questions he is most often asked about life in Heaven. Never Say Goodbye will help you learn how to recognize spirit communication and establish an ongoing relationship with those in spirit through simple meditations and other practices.
C mo se origin el universo? Cu l es el prop sito del hombre sobre la tierra?
Si alguna vez se ha hecho estas preguntas, usted tiene que leer esta obra.
La c bala es un sistema esot rico dise ado para responder las preguntas eternas del hombre acerca de la naturaleza de Dios y del universo. Es una pr ctica fundamental en la evoluci n espiritual de cada ser humano.
En C bala para el mundo moderno, se presentan los or genes y el prop sito de esta pr ctica espiritual desde un punto de vista contempor neo. Reune los antiguos conceptos de la c bala y revela su relaci n con la ciencia y con la Teor a Cu ntica, la Relatividad y el Big Bang.
Adem s explora la teor a del caos, la materia oscura, los agujeros negros, y c mo prepararse para el momento cuando, de acuerdo a la c bala, Dios finalmente mostrar su cara al mundo.
How did the universe originate? What is the purpose of man on earth?
If you have ever asked these questions, you have to read this book.
The Kabbalah is an esoteric system designed to answer the eternal questions of man about the nature of God and the universe. It is a fundamental practice in the spiritual evolution of every human being.
In Kabbalah for the Modern World, the origins and purpose of this spiritual practice are presented from a contemporary point of view, exploring the concepts of Kabbalah and revealing its relationship with science and quantum theory, relativity and the Big Bang.
Also explores chaos theory, dark matter, black holes, and how to prepare for the time when, according to the Kabbalah, God will finally show its face to the world.
Anne Wilson Schaef's bestselling Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much invited women to do less and live more. In this wise and graceful sequel to that beloved book, which is also a collection of daily meditations, Schaef encourages us to give up the worries that trouble so many of our lives.
Schaef helps us to smile at our worries and encourages us to re-examine our discontent and our desperate need to control our lives. She ponders with us the true nature of love, solitude, creativity, friendship, sorrow, intimacy, and all the experiences that go into making a life. Best of all, she inspires us to respect our own particular inner rhythm and intuitive wisdom, to live this moment, now, with trust and joy.