In an era of hardening religious attitudes and explosive religious violence, this book offers a welcome antidote. Richard Holloway retells the entire history of religion - from the dawn of religious belief to the 21st century - with deepest respect and a keen commitment to accuracy. Writing for those with faith and those without, and especially for young listeners, he encourages curiosity and tolerance, accentuates nuance and mystery and calmly restores a sense of the value of faith.
"The known from a different angle."
Mindfulness Plain and Simple provides the tools, tips, and tricks you need to destress and declutter your mind. Inner peace and happiness are available now, and they're closer than you think. By taking just a few minutes out of your day and making the simple but dramatic shift into the present moment, you will find more focus, effectiveness, and clarity than you ever thought possible. There is no jargon, religion, or new-age vision quest, just simple tools to be happier and more confident straightaway.
"Tells it straight, with humour."
Audio adaptation of this bestselling Principles title. Wicca is a magical path which empowers us to grow, change and heal. It is a spiritual harmony with the universe, others and ourselves. This 90 minute audio will give some simple guidelines to show how the beginner starts practising Wicca e.g. exercises for spiritual and magical developments, simple rites, making magical tools and ropes.
Short commentaries and beautiful, calming music will help you come closer to understanding the inner self. Look inwards and discover the inner being and look onwards to the experience of God's love that heals and frees the spirit from burden.
Hindi songs that remind us to thank God for the flowers in our lives. Beautiful melodies accompany beautifully sung lyrics that praise God and inspire the soul to blossom with love.
A heart that offers a prayer to the divine every moment of the day, needs no special time of the day to bow down at the altar. The path of love and surrender is the most expensive deal of life, where a lover offers everything he has including his own self to the beloved. Samarpan is an album in which Gurumaaji colors the hearts of seekers with this very color of love and surrender!
Seneca was dedicated to Stoicism, and in his essays and letters he explained the stoic position on many fundamental issues: pleasure and the problem of desire, happiness, and contentment; anger, fear, living in the present, how to think for yourself, anxiety and tranquillity, goodness, freedom, trusting the universe; courage, opportunity, cruelty and how to deal with it, friendship, love and trust, death and how to live, learning , chance and fate, time, aspirations, wisdom - and more.
Self discovery - so valuable and yet elusive is within touching distance as we listen to the serene and calm voice of Sister Jayanti. As she breaks gently down the barriers to understanding what is God, what is purification and how you can attain positive energy once again. How our destiny, decisions and actions influence everything around us and how our relationship with God can once again be established clearly and once again peace of mind can be the normal.Awareness understanding and awakening lead to you living your life once again the way you want to.
Few, if any, thinkers and writers today would have the imagination, the breadth of knowledge, and the literary skill to conceive of a powerful secular alternative to the Bible. But that is exactly what A. C. Grayling has done, creating a nonreligious bible drawn from the wealth of secular literature and philosophy in both Western and Eastern traditions, using the same techniques of editing, redaction, and adaptation that produced the holy books of the Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions.
"Promised much... but did not deliver"
Have you ever had the feeling that you've been somewhere before, but it's your first visit? Or have you experienced a sense of déjà vu about a situation or felt you've met someone before when you are really meeting him or her for the first time?
Well, more than two thirds of people believe in reincarnation - that we live lifetime after lifetime in order to learn and grow. Many people walking the earth right now have had numerous lifetimes in many guises. Past Life Regression can explore your past lives.
Is God an Illusion; previously published as War of the Worldviews: Science vs Spirituality.Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Hawking have had a major impact on the loud and popular debate between 'aggressive atheists' and religion. The huge sales of their bestselling books show just how much interest people have in their ideas.
"Difficult to follow"
You may have heard of The Secret and "the law of attraction". What this audiobook is all about, is applying the law of attraction and manifesting what you want, through placing orders with the universe through vision boards. The audio outlines in detail how to create a board, what works, and (very importantly) what to do if you don't achieve the results that you want. There is a process to remove the blocks and to allow the energy to flow.
This first installment in the simple truths series by Lucinda Drayton is an inspirational four-track meditation to help heal the pain of grief, divorce, and separation.
Lucinda is the singer of the well known band Bliss, and she has created this wonderful recording after her own personal experience of loss. It comes straight from her heart and was inspired by a year of huge changes and challenges.
The astonishing true story of the boy who was healed through his amazing connection with horses. When their son Rowan was born, Rupert and Kristin's dream had come true. But the dream became a nightmare when their beautiful boy developed a disorder that left him incapable of communication, tormented by raging fits, requiring 24-hour care - and shattering their lives. Then, one day, father and son were walking in the woods near their house and stumbled across their neighbour's old brown horse, Betsy.
A lyrical retelling of one of the great Hindu epics, The Ramayana which forms an important part of its literature and greatly influenced Hindu life and culture.
Il Tao è uno dei testi più saggi mai scritti e uno dei più grandi doni mai fatti all'umanità riproposto al pubblico italiano grazie alla preziosa traduzione di Paola Giovetti nell'interpretazione di Enzo Decaro. In poche e illuminanti massime, utilizzando la forza del paradosso, Lao Tse, in quest'opera tanto semplice quanto profonda, illustra la sequenza con cui da un Tao misterioso e indefinibile hanno avuto origine tutte le cose del mondo e, fra queste, l'uomo. Offre una risposta a ogni problema della vita, una soluzione a ogni situazione.
Esiste la vita oltre la vita? Di che sostanza è fatta l'anima? Siamo soli, di fronte ai misteri della vita e della morte o si muovono accanto a noi, invisibili, entità soprannaturali che a volte ci guidano, altre ci ingannano? Lo scrittore e studioso Alfred Breitman, che si occupa da oltre trent'anni di religioni antiche, introduce discipline che restano affascinanti anche oggi.
Gli indiani d'America sono i custodi di una tradizione culturale e spirituale millenaria. Essi possedevano una speciale sensibilità per il trascendente, per il sacro, per tutto quello che oltrepassa i limiti di ogni conoscenza razionale, così come la pratichiamo in Occidente. Qui faremo un viaggio all'interno di quel meraviglioso mondo spirituale e del fascino caleidoscopico e immortale che esprime questa meravigliosa civiltà, interconnessa e integrata al divino della natura.
Questa meravigliosa preghiera è tratta dal Salmo 23 (22) di Davide, "Dio, Pastore del suo popolo". Questo non solo è il "salmo di fiducia" più noto in tutto il mondo, ma sprigiona anche una straordinaria energia spirituale che fanno dei versi del Salmo un vero e proprio nutrimento per la mente, il cuore e l'anima.
La Preghiera della serenità (Serenity Prayer in inglese) è una delle preghiere più famose di tutti i tempi e tra le più conosciute a livello mondiale. È stata composta nel ventesimo secolo dal teologo protestante americano Reinhold Niebhur e la notorietà raggiunta da questo grandioso inno positivo all'energia di Dio nella vita di ogni uomo e donna ha superato perfino, in molte parti del mondo, quella del Padre Nostro.