Category: New Age Spirituality

Self-Initiation for the Solitary Witch: Attaining Higher by Shanddaramon

By Shanddaramon

Inside of smooth Wicca, the urge nonetheless exists to discover a selected college of analysis. Covens are an choice for a few, yet they are often not easy to discover. even if you discover one, it will possibly now not fulfill your specific quest. moreover, many of us who hope extra direct entry to their god or goddess decide to perform on my own. This e-book is the answer to all of those dilemmas.

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Man's search for meaning : an introduction to logotherapy by Viktor E. Frankl

By Viktor E. Frankl

While Beacon Press first released Man's look for which means in 1959, Carl Rogers known as it "one of the exceptional contributions to mental idea within the final fifty years." within the thirty-three years on the grounds that then, this booklet - right away a memoir, a self-help booklet, and a psychology handbook - has turn into a vintage that has offered greater than 3 million copies in English language variants. Man's look for that means tells the chilling and inspirational tale of eminent psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, who used to be imprisoned at Auschwitz and different focus camps for 3 years through the moment international struggle. Immersed in nice ache and loss, Frankl started to ask yourself why a few of his fellow prisoners have been capable not just to outlive the scary stipulations, yet to develop within the strategy. Frankl's end - that the main easy human motivation is the desire to which means - grew to become the root of his groundbreaking mental thought, logotherapy. As Nietzsche placed it, "He who has a why to dwell for can undergo virtually any how." In Man's look for that means, Frankl outlines the foundations of logotherapy, and gives how one can support every one folks specialize in discovering the aim in our lives. This new version of Man's look for which means contains a new preface through the writer, within which he explains his choice to stay in his local Austria in the course of the Nazi invasion, a decision which ultimately resulted in his imprisonment. additionally it is an up-to-date bibliography of books, articles, files, movies, videotapes, and audio tapes approximately logotherapy.

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The wilderness of dreams: exploring the religious meanings by Kelly Bulkeley

By Kelly Bulkeley

This interdisciplinary research of the spiritual dimensions of desires exhibits how sleek dream examine helps and enriches our knowing of religiously significant goals. The desolate tract of desires does 4 issues that no different paintings on desires has performed. First, it surveys the entire diversity of recent dream study - not only the paintings of intensity psychologists and neuroscientists, but additionally the findings of anthropologists, content material analysts, cognitive psychologists, artistic artists, and lucid dreaming researchers. moment, it attracts upon new advances in hermeneutic philosophy so one can make clear easy questions about the way to interpret goals. 3rd, it develops a cautious, well-grounded concept of non secular which means - the "root metaphor" proposal - to teach that looking non secular meanings in goals isn't mere superstition. And fourth, the ebook displays at the query of why smooth Westerners are so attracted to asserting, or debunking, the concept that goals have spiritual meanings.

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Rethinking therapeutic culture by Timothy Aubry, Trysh Travis

By Timothy Aubry, Trysh Travis

Social critics have lengthy lamented America’s descent right into a “culture of narcissism,” as Christopher Lasch so lastingly positioned it fifty years in the past. From “first international difficulties” to political correctness, from the Oprahfication of emotional discourse to the improvement of huge Pharma items for each actual and imagined pathology, healing tradition will get the blame. Ask now not the place the stereotype of feckless, overmedicated, half-paralyzed millennials comes from, for it comes from their mom and dad’ therapist’s couches.
 
Rethinking healing Culture makes a robust case that we’ve acquired all of it fallacious. Editors Timothy Aubry and Trysh Travis deliver us a blinding array of participants and views to problem the present view of healing tradition as a damaging strength that encourages narcissism, lack of confidence, and social isolation. the gathering encourages us to check what valid wishes healing practices have served and what unforeseen political and social capabilities they might have played. supplying either a longer background and a sequence of serious interventions geared up round key phrases like pain, privacy, and narcissism, this quantity bargains a extra nuanced, empirically grounded photograph of healing tradition than the single popularized via critics. Rethinking healing Culture is a well timed ebook that might swap the way in which we’ve been taught to determine the panorama of treatment and self-help.

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Ecstatic Religion: A Study of Shamanism and Spirit by I. M. Lewis

By I. M. Lewis

States of spirit ownership, within which believer's believe themselves to be 'possessed' by means of the deity and raised to a brand new aircraft of lifestyles, are present in just about all recognized religions. From Dionysiac cults to Haitia voodoo, Christian and Sufi mysticism to shamanic ritual, the rapture and frenzy of ecstatic adventure types an iconic expression of religion in all its devastating strength and unpredictability. Ecstatic faith has, considering its first visual appeal in 1971, grew to become the vintage investigative examine of those phenomena. Exploring the social and political importance of non secular ecstasy and ownership, it issues the detailed varieties of features of mystical adventure - specifically, the variations among strong male-dominated ownership cults which strengthen proven morality and gear, and marginal, renegade ecstatics expressing sorts of protest on behalf of the oppressed, specifically girls. I. M. Lewis's wide-ranging comparative examine appears to be like on the mental, scientific, aesthetic, non secular and cultural features of ownership, and covers topics together with soul-loss, ecstatic trance, divination, erotic ardour and exorcism. Probing the mysteries of spirit ownership during the severe lens of anthropological and sociological conception, this absolutely revised and extended 3rd variation is of the most important value for college students of psychology, sociology, non secular mysticism and shamanism.

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Your Secret Self: Illuminating Mysteries of the Twelfth by Tracy Marks

By Tracy Marks

The 12th home is the place the angels of our inventive idea and spirituality, and the demons of our shadow self live. Tracy Marks, psychotherapist /astrologer, offers penetrating insights into the interior workings of either the hidden weaknesses and strengths of the 12th condo, and gives sensible and easy-to-use worksheets to aid the method of recuperating buried features of ourselves.

Part I: The multi-faceted meanings of the 12th House

Part II: The which means of person 12th apartment planets and indicators, their rulers and placement

Part III: Psychodynamics of the 12th apartment -the emotional conflicts linked to it, and the method of integrating and freeing 12th apartment energies

Part IV: Self Transformation via Dreamwork and the dream event utilizing case reviews concerning the Twelfh House

Part V: The Collective Shadow, targeting the 12th condominium of the United States.

This is an up-to-date, elevated and revised addition of a e-book released in 1989, with over 30 pages of latest fabric.

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