Download E-books Rosshalde PDF

By Hermann Hesse, Ralph Manheim

Hermann Hesse's Rosshalde is the vintage tale of a guy torn among duties to his kinfolk and his eager for a religious success that could in basic terms be came upon outdoors the confines of traditional society.

Johann Veraguth, a filthy rich, profitable artist, is estranged from his spouse and stifled by way of the sorrowful union. Veraguth's love for his younger son and his worry of drifting rootlessly hold him certain in the partitions of his opulent property, Rosshalde. but, whilst he's shaken via an unforeseen tragedy, Veraguth eventually unearths the braveness to depart the desolate security of Rosshalde and travels to India to find himself anew.

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Download E-books L'expérience du bonheur : Une philosophie de la joie PDF

By Bruno Giuliani

Vers quoi have a tendency l'âme ? A toujours plus de joie, c'est-à-dire plus de puissance, plus d'harmonie, plus d'unité. Elle have a tendency simplement au bonheur de vivre pleinement. Tous les hommes veulent le bonheur ; mais remark l'atteindre ? Et est-ce même attainable ? l. a. plupart des gens et des philosophes proclament que le bonheur overall n'existe pas, qu'il est very unlikely de vivre dans une totale pride, qu'il ne peut exister que des instants fugitifs de joie dans une vie au mieux agréable. Or les sages de l'humanité, Epicure, Bouddha, Spinoza, Ramana Maharshi par exemple, nous disent le contraire : l. a. félicité est attainable automobile elle est notre état naturel. Bruno Giuliani affirme ici en s'inspirant de ces grands maîtres que le bonheur absolu est attainable et il nous donne les clés pour l'atteindre. Pour cela, il faut cultiver l'ensemble des vertus humaines pour épanouir en nous les cinq sentiments de base du bonheur : los angeles joie qui en est l'essence, l'amour, qui en est los angeles resource, l. a. sérénité, qui en est los angeles , l'enthousiasme, qui en est le moteur et enfin los angeles félicité qui en est le sommet. Ce livre est une invitation à progresser sur le chemin de l. a. sagesse en pratiquant los angeles philosophie de los angeles joie. S'appuyant sur l. a. sagesse des grandes traditions philosophiques et spirituelles que l'auteur maîtrise parfaitement, s'appuyant aussi sur son propre vécu d'homme heureux, et sur des dizaines de témoignages issus de sa pratique de training de vie et de los angeles joie, Bruno Giuliani nous offre un livre targeted able de transformer notre vie. Profondément. Alors, prêt pour los angeles joie ?

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Download E-books The Way I Was Made: Words and Music for an Unusual Life PDF

By Chris Tomlin

Dance like there is not any one gazing The Bible truly indicates that we have got been uniquely created for a functional existence, yet it isn't intended to be approximately us, or our occupation, or our popularity. it is all approximately God, and His glory. that is the function of Chris Tomlin's first e-book - to get you to consider your self as one in all God's popularity developers. You and that i are shaped from the airborne dirt and dust of His construction and given breath consequently: to unfold His renown to each person we meet by way of what we are saying and do. it is the manner we have been made. the author of lots of latest such a lot adored youth-oriented worship songs courses readers in a private and deeper discovery of dwelling for God's glory.

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Download E-books Heart of the Enlightened PDF

"Said the river to the seeker: 'Does one fairly need to worry approximately enlightenment? irrespective of which method I flip, i am homeward bound.'" --Anthony de Mello

We are like bears pacing in a cage, Anthony de Mello says. whether the cage is got rid of, we preserve pacing within the related timid limits. we're afraid to get out. And we expect that the one method out is by way of unending striving and considering.

But this profound healer and religious grasp indicates us in a different way. The middle of the Enlightened, the sequel to the hugely profitable Taking Flight, comprises greater than 2 hundred of de Mello's favourite tales. even if Buddhist stories, Hindu fables, Islamic sayings, or Christian parables, the tales de Mello has selected are guaranteed to seep via to the guts. They contact on relationships, human nature, carrier, spirituality, and enlightenment. those are tales to be learn slowly and savored. they're the main to freeing us from all that may pen us in.

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Download E-books Occupy Spirituality: A Radical Vision for a New Generation (Sacred Activism) PDF

By Adam Bucko

Named one of many Fifty most sensible religious Books of 2013 through SPIRITUALITY & perform within the JUSTICE category!

The Occupy Wall road circulate and protest activities worldwide are facts of a brand new period of intergenerational activists looking deeper non secular which means of their quest for peace and justice.

This e-book is a choice to motion for a brand new period of spirituality-infused activism. Authors Adam Bucko and Matthew Fox inspire us to exploit our skills in provider of compassion and justice and to maneuver past our damaged systems--economic, political, academic, and religious--discovering a spirituality that not just is helping us to get alongside, but additionally encourages us to reevaluate our traditions, remodeling them and within the technique construction a extra sacred and simply world.

Incorporating the phrases of younger activist leaders culled from interviews and surveys, the publication presents a framework that's intentionally interfaith and speaks to our profound longing for a existence with religious objective and for a greater international. every one bankruptcy is construed as a discussion among Fox, a 72-year-old theologian, and Bucko, a 37-year-old religious activist and mentor to homeless early life. As we eavesdrop on those conventional but profound conversations, we know about Fox and Bucko's personal non secular trips and find a radical spirituality that's inclusive, democratic, and correct to the realm we are living in today.

Table of Contents
Foreword by way of Mona Eltahawy
Foreword through Andrew Harvey
Introduction: Invitation to Occupy Your Conscience
1. Is It Time to exchange the God of faith with the God of Life?
2. Radical Spirituality for an intensive Generation
3. Adam's Story
4. Matthew's Story
5. what is Your Calling? Are You dwelling in carrier of Compassion and Justice?
6. non secular perform: contact lifestyles and Be replaced by way of It
7. No new release Has all of the solutions: Elders and early life operating Together
8. Birthing New Economics, New groups, and New Monasticism
Conclusion: Occupy new release and the perform of religious Democracy
Afterword via Lama Surya Das

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Download E-books The Reality of Being: The Fourth Way of Gurdjieff PDF

In response to notebooks stored by way of G.I. Gurdjieff's closest follower, this publication bargains new perception on his religious teachings—a method of gnosis or "knowledge of being" handed on from distant antiquity. it's a whole and uniquely authoritative advisor to the nice teacher's principles and to his tools for releasing ourselves from the nation of "waking sleep" during which such a lot people reside our lives.

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Download E-books Techgnosis: Myth, Magic and Mysticism in the Age of Information PDF

By Erik Davis

This paintings offers a point of view on technoculture through exploring the paranormal impulses at the back of our obsession with details. In an age the place it feels that know-how has changed mind's eye and that the rational outmodes the religious, Erik Davis unveils the hidden background at the back of every one bounce in expertise. From the printing press to the telegraph, from the radio to the net, Davis takes us in the back of each one communications leap forward to bare the paranormal fervour that encouraged it: utopian goals, apocalyptic visions, electronic phantasms or even alien obsessions. jumping into the digital destiny, Davis exhibits how the spiritual mind's eye will proceed to form the expertise of the following millennium.

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Download E-books Taoist Yoga: The Sexual Teachings of the Ancient Chinese Masters PDF

Many of us this present day are acquainted with Indian yoga however the secrets and techniques of the chinese language approach have by no means been greatly to be had. TAOIST YOGA bargains a entire direction, which has handed down in the course of the generations from historic chinese language masters. specifically written to make its contents obtainable to the Westerner, the booklet explains the mysteries of Taoist religious alchemy, which involves many sexual practices to maintain the generative strength of the physique.

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Download E-books The Way of the Wild Heart: A Map for the Masculine Journey PDF

By John Eldredge

This is a ebook approximately how a boy―and a man―becomes a man.

It's a advisor to the method of masculine initiation, that old direction each boy and guy needs to take in the event that they could develop into the guy they lengthy to be. the trail wherein they arrive to know they're a guy, and may be able to reside and love from a deep, situated strength.

We stay in a time the place so much males (and boys) are basically fatherless. no matter what their situation, they've got no guy really taking them through the numerous adventures, trials, battles and studies they should form a masculine middle inside them. They locate themselves all alone to determine lifestyles out, and that's a lonely position to be. Their fears, anger, boredom, and their many addictions all pop out of this fatherless position inside of them, a basic uncertainty within the center in their being.

But there's a way.

"We usually are not intended to determine lifestyles out on our own," says John Eldredge. "God wants to father us." In The method of the Wild Heart, Eldredge finds how God involves a guy and takes him at the masculine trip, how approximately the entire occasions of a man's existence can come togther to supply the initiation he by no means obtained. and the way mom and dad can provide that initiation to their sons. no matter what your age could be, your Father is able to soak up your trip. For you are his son.

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