Mystics and Mysticism
The Universe Is a Green Dragon
A Cosmic Creation Story
Paperback ISBN: 0939680149
Communicating his ideas in the form of a classical dialogue between a youth and a wise elder, cosmologist Brian Swimme crafts a fascinating exploration into the creativity suffusing the universe. His explication of the fundamental powers of the cosmos is mystical and ecstatic and points directly to the need to activate one's own creative powers.
God Makes the Rivers to Flow
Sacred Literature of the World
Paperback ISBN: 1586380087
Chosen for their universal spiritual appeal, literary merit, and recognized wisdom, these selections are perfect subjects for meditation and daily inspirational reading. Drawing from Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, and Native American sacred literature, this expanded third edition serves as a useful reference and guide to world mysticism. Included are Easwaran's criteria for choosing personally transformative passages, tips on memorization, and suggestions for further reading.
The Essential Kabbalah
The Heart of Jewish Mysticism
1st Edition Paperback ISBN: 0062511637
A translation of the Kabbalah for the layperson includes a compact presentation of each primary text and features a practical analysis and vital historical information that offers insight into the various aspects of Jewish mysticism
Creating the Soul Body
The Sacred Science of Immortality
Paperback ISBN: 1594772215
Ancient peoples understood that individual consciousness is rooted in a universal field of consciousness and is therefore eternal. Through their spiritual practices they developed a soul body, a vehicle that could carry consciousness beyond physical death and achieve "immortality."
The Chalice of Magdalene
The Search for the Cup That Held the Blood of Christ
Paperback ISBN: 1591430380
Popular Arthurian stories of the Middle Ages depict the Holy Grail as Christ's cup from the Last Supper, believed to have been endowed with miraculous powers. Graham Phillips offers an astonishing adventure that reveals the historical King Arthur, the secret legacy of an ancient noble family, and a trail of clues hidden in the English countryside that lead to a mysterious grotto, a forgotten attic and the lost chalice.
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 Gnostic Faustus
The Secret Teachings Behind the Classic Text
Paperback ISBN: 1594772045
Ramona Fradon shows the legend of Doctor Faustus to be a composite Gnostic creation myth that reveals the process of spiritual salvation. The elements of alchemy, sacramental sex, and worship of the divine feminine that are encoded in the Faust Book provide an account of spiritual initiation whose goal is ecstatic union with the divine.
Secrets of the Stones
New Revelations of Astro-Archaeology and the Mystical Sciences of Antiquity
Paperback ISBN: 0892813377
Discusses the astronomical influences on archaeological sites, looks at ruins in Europe and the Americas, and describes lines and standing stones thought to mark astronomical positions
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.
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.