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Tessellations : Patterns of Life and Death in the Company of a Master is an unusual and fascinating account which interweaves memoir, biography, wisdom teaching and metaphysical philosophy to present a rare illustration of how an oral tradition of Knowledge can be transmitted in modern Britain under the guidance of an extraordinary Sage. This book is the first direct and personal account of over forty years under the direction of this inspiring authentic Teacher, who insisted on obscurity while he lived. As the text reveals, life around such an individual is never dull. Through anecdote and lively description, it embodies and brings to life some founding principles of spiritual teaching, removing some of the mystique and superstition which have encrusted traditional esoteric work. It also fills in the background to the author's The Meditator's Guidebook which is a classic of the meditation genre for its clear and profound approach to meditation from the same lineage of oral transmission and was originally published over 30 years ago. A captivating, affectionate, and utterly factual account of the man who is the closest thing to a Master that I have ever met. - Richard Smoley, Author and Editor of Quest Journal An invitation into thinking and feeling on a higher level, refined, real, with an internal tempo spacious and still. - Anne Egseth, Author and Integral Coach
Part of the bestselling Capstone Classics Series edited by Tom Butler-Bowdon, this collectible, hard-back edition of The Prophet provides an accessible and insightful introduction to this timeless spiritual work The Prophet is an inspirational book of 26 poetry fables written in English by Lebanese-American poet and writer Kahlil Gibran. One of the most translated books in history, Gibran's famous work has been translated into over 100 different languages since its first publication in 1923. The book provides timeless spiritual wisdom on universally-shared aspects of life, such as giving, buying and selling, beauty and friendship, eating and drinking, crime and punishment and spirituality and religion. The book follows Almustafa, a man who has waited for twelve years for a ship to take him from the island of Orphalese back to his home. He has come to know the people on the island, who consider him a wise and insightful man. On the day Almustafa's ship finally arrives, he feels a deep sadness. The local elders ask him not to leave. Almustafa speaks of his philosophy of life and the truths he has discovered to the gathered crowd. His words have an almost magical quality to them. As he prepares to board his ship, it becomes clear that Almustafa's words do not refer to his journey home, but rather to the world he came from before he was born. The Prophet is a metaphor for the mystery of life and an exploration of the human condition. Inspirational and extremely readable for modern audiences, this classic text teaches us: We should be glad of the experience of coming into the world The separation you feel from other people is not real True marriage gives both people space to develop their individuality Enjoying your work is expressing your love for whoever benefits from it Sorrow makes space for more joy in another season of life Featuring an insightful introduction from the editor, The Prophet: The Spirituality Classic is a must-read book for anyone interested in exploring the undeniable truths of life we all share.
In this powerful work, beloved intuitive and spiritual teacher Matt Kahn shows how you can do the most profound spiritual work from the most loving, heart-centred perspective. To achieve this, Matt charts the path through 10 Golden Rules: * Golden Rule #1: You've Done Nothing Wrong * Golden Rule #2: Anyone Who Blames You Isn't Happy * Golden Rule #3: Hardships Can Be Fast-tracked through Thankfulness * Golden Rule #4: Feeling Better Helps Everyone Heal * Golden Rule #5: Well-being Is a Signal that You Are Ready to Embody Your Potential * Golden Rule #6: The Universe Always Has a Plan * Golden Rule #7: Everything Changes, But It Can Only Change You for the Better * Golden Rule #8: In Order to Be Emotionally Free, It's Okay to Dislike * Golden Rule #9: Projecting Anger Drains You of Energy * Golden Rule #10: Love Is Your Liberator Matt also shares energetically-encoded mantras and exercises that will enable readers to jumpstart their spiritual growth and access deeper levels of inspiration, ease, freedom and joy.
In January 1996 Suzanne's first child, Timothy, was born. He had a mysterious, undiagnosed condition. Ninety minutes later, in his dad's arms, he stopped breathing. This is the true story of what happened next. When your child has a condition that can't be cured, where do you look for answers? In the first year they looked to doctors. In the second year they looked to holistic practitioners. In the third year they looked within. This book is about how Suzanne, and Tim's dad, learnt to trust their own instincts, through dreams and intuition. It's about the way an apparently fragile, highly vulnerable individual can create the perfect conditions for personal happiness and even spiritual awakening in others.
Do you struggle to find peace and quiet? Do you yearn to disconnect, find an escape, slow down and just breathe? Are you overwhelmed by modern life? The simple solution lies in this book. Rooted in the ancient Zen philosophies that ground her work, French Buddhist nun, Kankyo Tannier, will show you how to channel the power of SILENCE to get back in control of your thoughts and access the refuge that lies in your mind. Using her practical on-the-go tools, you'll learn how to overcome stress and capture the moments of golden stillness that will transform all areas of your life, for an enhanced wellbeing and sense of fulfilment. Kankyo's warm and engaging voice, spiritual insights, plus a sprinkling of French charm make this an accessible pleasure to read. Switch off the noise and discover the calm and comfort you need to navigate this fast-paced world. Unlock and practise the wisdom of SILENCE; stop surviving, pause, listen, and start thriving.
Not everything is about you (but this book is). Still figuring it all out? Cool, so are we. Feel It Out is a guide to celebrating where you are now, even if heartbreaks, career setbacks, growing pains, and preconceptions about where you should be by now are getting in your way. Think of this as a coming-of-age book for adults, a self-love pep talk that will teach you how to get to the core of who you are and find out what you truly want, to cultivate a hot and heavy relationship with YOU, first and foremost. This approachable and empowering book offers everything you need to cut through the noise, feel your feelings, treat yourself well, and get yourself right, so you can get out there and live your best and most exciting life.
The Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller From the author of the phenomenal multi-million copy bestseller The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down Hearing the words 'be good to yourself first, then to others' was like being struck by lightning. Many of us respond to the pressures of life by turning inwards and ignoring problems, sometimes resulting in anxiety or depression. Others react by working harder at work, at school or at home, hoping that this will make ourselves and the people we love happier. But what if being yourself is enough? Just as we are advised on airplanes to take our own oxygen first before helping others, we must first be at peace with ourselves before we can be at peace with the world around us. In this beautiful follow-up to his international bestseller The Things You Can See Only When You Slow Down, Buddhist monk Haemin Sunim turns his trademark wisdom and kindness to self-care, arguing that only by accepting yourself - and the flaws which make you who you are - can you have compassionate and fulfilling relationships with your partner, family and friends. Even products labelled 'limited edition' are made on a production line with hundreds that are exactly the same. But there is only one you in the world. *** Haemin writes beautifully and simply... these vital life lessons resonate deeply and easily Miranda Hart The world could surely use a little more love, a little more compassion, and a little more wisdom. In Love for Imperfect Things, Haemin Sunim shows us how to cultivate all three, and to find beauty in the most imperfect of things-including your very own self Susan Cain, New York Times bestselling author of Quiet Heartwarming, calming and simple. But also filled with wisdom and powerful truths that will teach us to love ourselves first in order to transform our relationships with our loved ones Hector Garcia, author of IKIGAI - The Japanese secret to a long and happy life A wonderful book to accompany The Things You Can See... page by page, he shows you how to reclaim your freedom and your life Professor Mark Williams, author of the bestselling Mindfulness A real treasure. It teaches us that compassion is at the heart of healing . . . starting with ourselves. I highly recommend this book Christiane Northrup, MD, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom You can be the most amazing human being in the world and everyone sees rays of light, love, and genius when they look at you, but if you yourself don't know it, all of that external admiration doesn't matter one bit. Haemin Sunim teaches you ways to love yourself first, instead of loving the idea of other people loving you. It makes a world of difference Marc and Angel Chernoff, New York Times bestselling authors of Getting Back to Happy
Wellness encompasses every aspect of your life, from the spiritual to the social. Treating your mind and body with equal care and compassion, this little book is brimming with beneficial tips and healing quotations. It will guide you on the path to greater well-being for lasting health and happiness.
The deck that people who loved Caroline's books have been waiting for. These cards are designed to help people to obtain greater insights into the Archetypes that are most active in our psyches. Archetypes are the ancient patterns of behaviour that are embedded in what Carl Jung described as the collective unconscious . Caroline Myss has developed these archetypes and created 80 cards, that are individually designed to provide the basic Light and Shadow attributes of each archetype. The deck comes with an instruction booklet and can be used by itself, or in conjunction with 'Sacred Contracts'.