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- Aeon Books 2010; US$ 13.95
The book provides an introduction to mystical philosophy and the concept of inner development by looking at a number of its great schools. Mystics concur in saying that we are in some way "asleep" and must recognise this to awaken. A considerable attempt to identify the nature of this "sleep" is made in the earlier part of the book, with the particular... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 18.99
The beating of Rodney King and the resulting riots in South Central Los Angeles. The violent clash between Hasidim and African-Americans in Crown Heights. The boats of Haitian refugees being turned away from the Land of Opportunity. These are among the many racially-charged images that have burst across our television screens in the last year alone,... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available
Get your teeth into all things vampire with this gruesome ebook Does your child love vampires? Then bring them face to fang with these evil beings. From how to kill a vampire, to famous profiles including Vlad the Impaler, they'll find out everything they every wanted to know about the world's most evil bloodsuckers. Packed with tons... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2011; Not Available
Discover the amazing adventures of heroes and monsters. The Children's Book of Mythical Beasts and Magical Monsters is the latest in the series that includes the successful Children's Book of Art and Children's Book of Music . From early Aboriginal dreamtime to the legends of the Aztecs, this colourful and vibrant introduction to myths... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 14.74
St John of the Cross was a 16th century Spanish mystic who wanted to reform Catholicism and encourage the integration of meditative practices by its followers. Because of this, he was locked up by other monks and during his imprisonment he wrote one of the world's most famous spiritual poems Dark Night of the Soul. After his escape, he then wrote... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95
For thousands of years, children and adults the world over have loved to tell and listen to folktales. Each country has its own set of interesting stories, and it is especially enjoyable to discover tales that one may not have heard before. The fifteen folktales collected in this book, representing five countries of Asia, are stories that the author... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2012; US$ 20.49
Why the story of the stork? Why blue for boys and pink for girls? Why is a kiss written as 'X'? Where did the Easter Bunny come from? Dr Rudy Brasch, with his wife Li by his side, made it his life's work to track down the meanings and origins of words and phrases, myths and customs. How Did It Begin? investigates courtesies and customs, the manners... more...
- Pauline Books and Media 2013; US$ 16.95
In this timeless spiritual testament, readers enter into the intimate, interior conversations between Jesus and Gabrielle Bossis, a French nurse and playwright. Recorded in her diary from 1936 to 1950, their tender exchanges capture Jesus? enduring presence in our daily lives, his insistence on kindly serving others, and his encompassing love for... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1998; US$ 24.95
Essence has been combined with The Elixir of Enlightenment, a short introductory text directed toward students on the path who are frustrated by either the spiritual or psychological barriers that Western life can present. Discusses the values and shortcomings of spiritual training, and explores why an impasse may occur. Reveals how a precise understanding... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; Not Available
All the people on earth get together to push the sky up with giant poles because it is too low and they keep bumping their heads against it. The crafty snake gets to know god's secret message to man and becomes immortal by shedding its skin. An emperor's sorrow bursts forth as flames and lava and turns Mount Fuji into a volcano. These are just some... more...