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  1. Healing with Form, Energy, and Light

    Healing with Form, Energy, and Light

    The Five Elements in Tibetan Shamanism, Tantra, and Dzogchen

    • by
    • Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
    • edited by
    • Mark Dahlby
    In the shamanic worldview of Tibet, the five elements of earth, water, fire, air, and space are accessed through the raw powers of nature and through non-physical beings associated with the natural world. In the Tibetan tantric view the elements are recognized as five kinds of energy in the body and are balanced with a program of yogic movements, breathing exercises, and visualizations. In these Dzogchen teachings the elements… Read More

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  2. The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way

    The Way of a Pilgrim and The Pilgrim Continues His Way

    This classic of world spiritual literature is the firsthand account of a pilgrim's journey as he endeavors to live out Saint Paul's instruction to "pray without ceasing." The narrator, an unnamed nineteenth-century peasant, sets out on his pilgrimage with nothing but a Bible, a rosary, and some dried bread. As he walks, he recites the Jesus prayer ("Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me")—a prayer that is said to quiet… Read More

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  3. Wild Ivy

    Wild Ivy

    The Spiritual Autobiography of Zen Master Hakuin

    Hakuin Zenji, also known as Hakuin Ekaku (1689–1769), is often referred to as the "father" of the Japanese Zen Rinzai school. His reforms revitalized the school, ensuring its endurance even to our own day. A fiery and dynamic teacher and renowned artist, Hakuin reemphasized the importance of zazen, or sitting meditation, in his teaching. This intimate self-portrait of the Zen master includes reminiscences from his childhood, an account… Read More

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  4. Kabbalah

    Kabbalah

    The Way of the Jewish Mystic

    • by
    • Perle Epstein
    This pioneering, popular introduction to Jewish mysticism was the first survey written for a general audience, and it's now available in Shambhala Classics. Epstein presents the methods, schools, and legendary practitioners of Kabbalah, unraveling the web of ancient traditions hidden in such texts as the Sefer Yetzirah and the Zohar. The words of the great Kabbalists appear throughout the book, giving instructions on practices such as contemplation… Read More

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  5. The Book of Five Rings

    The Book of Five Rings

    • by
    • Miyamoto Musashi
    Here is one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture. Written not only for martial artists but for leaders in all professions, the book analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction. The Book of Five Rings —which has become a well-known classic among American business people, studied for its… Read More

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  6. The Pearl Beyond Price
  7. Siddhartha

    Siddhartha

    • by
    • Hermann Hesse
    This classic of twentieth-century literature chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddha—a spiritual journey that has inspired generations of readers. Here is a fresh translation from Sherab Chödzin Kohn, a gifted translator and longtime student of Buddhism and Eastern philosophy. Kohn's flowing, poetic translation conveys the philosophical and spiritual nuances of Hesse's text, paying special attention to the qualities of meditation… Read More

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  8. Taoist Meditation

    Taoist Meditation

    Methods for Cultivating a Healthy Mind and Body

    • by
    • Thomas Cleary
    The ancient meditation techniques of Taoism encompass a wide range of practices—with an aim toward cultivating a healthy body as well as an enlightened mind. These selections from classic texts of Taoist meditation represent the entire range of techniques—from sitting meditation practices to internal alchemy. Most of the texts appear here in English for the first time. Selections are taken from the following classics: Anthology on Cultivation… Read More

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  9. Consciousness at the Crossroads

    Consciousness at the Crossroads

    Conversations with the Dalai Lama on Brain Science and Buddhism

    • by
    • H.H. the Fourteenth Dalai Lama
    • edited by
    • Zara Houshmand,
    • Robert B. Livingston,
    • B. Alan Wallace
    Organized by the Mind and Life Institute, this discussion addresses some of the most troublesome questions that have driven a wedge between Western science and religion. Consciousness at the Crossroads resulted from meetings of the Dalai Lama and a group of eminent neuroscientists and psychiatrists. Is the mind an ephemeral side effect of the brain's physical processes? Are there forms of consciousness so subtle that science has not yet… Read More

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  10. Teachings of Rumi

    Teachings of Rumi

    • edited by
    • Andrew Harvey
    Jelalludin Rumi (1207-1273) led the quiet life of an Islamic teacher in the central Anatolia (modern Turkey) until the age of thirty-seven, when he met a wandering dervish named Shams Tabriz—through whom he encountered the Divine Presence in a way that utterly transformed him. The result of this epiphany was the greatest body of mystical poetry the world has ever seen, and the establishment of a spiritual movement that would… Read More

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