The Way of Hermes: New Translations of The Corpus Hermeticum by Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oyen, William D. Wharton,

By Clement Salaman, Dorine van Oyen, William D. Wharton, Jean-Pierre Mahe

A brand new translation of the good esoteric masterpiece that comes with the 1st English translation of the lately rediscovered Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius.• The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius presents new insights into the particular workings of the gnostic non secular path.• might be of serious curiosity to students and non secular seekers alike.The Corpus Hermeticum, a strong fusion of Greek and Egyptian notion, is without doubt one of the cornerstones of the Western esoteric culture. a set of brief philosophical treatises, it was once written in Greek among the 1st and 3rd centuries a.d. and translated into Latin through the Renaissance by way of the good student and thinker Marsilio Ficino. those writings, believed to be the writings of Hermes Trismegistus, have been imperative to the religious paintings of airtight societies in past due old Alexandria, aiming to evoke gnosis, the direct recognition of the harmony of the person and the ideally suited. they're nonetheless learn as vital, inspirational religious writings today.In addition to this new translation of The Corpus Hermeticum, which seeks to mirror the inspirational motive of the unique, the best way of Hermes contains the 1st English translation of the lately rediscovered manuscript of The Definitions of Hermes Trismegistus to Asclepius, a suite of aphorisms, heavily with regards to elements of The Corpus Hermeticum, utilized by the airtight scholar to reinforce his brain in meditation. With the right kind psychological orientation, you will in achieving a nation of natural belief during which the genuine face of God appears to be like. This record is of huge price to the modern scholar of gnostic reports for its insights into the particular workings of this non secular direction.

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Sacred Tibetan Teachings: Death and Liberation by Giacomella Orofino

By Giacomella Orofino

The texts in comprise the good mystery Union of the sunlight and Moon and the Doctrine of the Six lighting. in line with those esoteric writings of the pre-Buddhist Bonpo period, after-death adventure are just reflections of one's personal brain. spotting their illusory nature is the starting of liberation from the causal chain of start loss of life and rebirth. Giacomella Orofino's translations make a very good better half to W. Y. Evans-Wentz's vintage reviews.

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The Science of the Rishis: The Spiritual and Material by Vanamali, Pujya Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha Maharaj

By Vanamali, Pujya Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha Maharaj

A whole advent to Sanatana Dharma, the religious technological know-how of the Hindu sages

• Examines what percentage middle suggestions of Hinduism, together with Brahman, Atman, bhakti, karma, and reincarnation, relate to fashionable technological know-how

• Explores the clinical discoveries of the rishis, historical Vedic sages, and the way they've got only in the near past been rediscovered by way of Western scientists

• finds the innovations of quantum physics hidden in the Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and the Puranas

Called “the scientists of Hinduism,” the rishis of old India have been the scribes of the Vedas. They constructed the non secular technological know-how of Hinduism, Sanatana Dharma, as their manner of making sure the consistent renewal and development of India’s religious culture and tradition. Sanatana Dharma permeates each element of Hindu tradition, from faith to the humanities to the sciences. Woven inside its Vedic texts lie the entire crucial suggestions of quantum physics and different sleek medical discoveries.

Providing an entire advent to the technology of Sanatana Dharma, Vanamali unearths how the middle suggestions of Hinduism, together with Brahman, Atman, bhakti, karma, and reincarnation, relate to fashionable technology and the way the clinical discoveries of the traditional rishis were lately rediscovered via the West. She examines the medical rules in the vintage tales and texts of India, together with the Vedas, the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, and the Puranas. in the teachings of the traditional Puranic sages and saints corresponding to Valmiki and Vyasa and mythical physicians and mathematician-philosophers reminiscent of Aryabhatta and Varahamihir, the writer finds nice medical truths--not these believed via the traditional international, yet truths nonetheless upheld by way of sleek technology, rather quantum physics. She explores Desha and Kaala (Space and Time), Shankara and his philosophy of Advaita Vedanta, and the Hindu sciences of arithmetic, astronomy, and Vedic astrology.

In illustrating the clinical foundation of Hinduism and the discoveries of its sages, Vanamali offers a window into the depths of this such a lot old non secular lifestyle.

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The Secret History of the Gnostics by Andrew Phillip Smith

By Andrew Phillip Smith

The key heritage of the Gnostics bargains long-awaited illumination at the mystical circulation that teaches 'gnosis' - wisdom of God in preference to unquestioning religion. Acclaimed writer Andrew Phillip Smith delves into the myths and practices of this old circulation, exploring its recognition in the course of second century advert, its next decline lower than the load of orthodoxy within the Church, and its present-day resurgence. Gnosticism has travelled a desirable course - from the Manichaeans in smooth Persia among the third and seventh centuries advert, to the triumphs and tragedies of the Cathars in Southern Europe among the twelfth and 14th centuries, to, ultimately, present day Mandaeans in Iraq. notwithstanding, because the writer issues out, the revival of Gnosticism extends extra than those slender sects, supplying proposal to a legion of literary figures, together with Dan Brown and Philip Pullman. Gnosticism's emphasis on own over equipped faith, in line with the doctrine of the early Christian period in which it thrived, has discovered specific resonance with brand new multicultural global. the key historical past of the Gnostics isn't easily an authoritative account of 1 sect's functional ideals and customs - it truly is, in impression, a manifesto, an attract these encouraged through or attracted to the Gnostic religion to not disregard its origins.

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Wisdom of the Mystic Masters by Joseph J. Weed

By Joseph J. Weed

This e-book includes the main impressive secrets and techniques ever identified to man—ready for use by means of you to achieve the riches, impression and pleasure you will have regularly sought after! through the use of the unbelievable strength of those age-old secrets—jealously guarded through the wealthiest and so much influential humans in history—you'll fast notice how you can unencumber a flood of riches into your life... tips to achieve effect and regulate over others... deliver new romance into your marriage or social life... achieve the moment appreciate of each person you meet... triumph over any danger that face you now!

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Human Sacrifice in Jewish and Christian Tradition (Numen by Karin Finsterbusch, Armin L. Lange, K. F. Diethard Romheld,

By Karin Finsterbusch, Armin L. Lange, K. F. Diethard Romheld, Lance Lazar

This quantity asks to which quantity old practices and traditions of human sacrifice are mirrored in medieval and glossy Judeo-Christian occasions. the 1st a part of the quantity, on antiquity, makes a speciality of rituals of human sacrifice and polemics opposed to it, in addition to on modifications of human sacrifice within the Israelite-Jewish and Christian cultures, whereas the traditional close to East and historic Greece are usually not excluded. the second one a part of the amount, on medieval and sleek occasions, discusses human sacrifice in Jewish and Christian traditions in addition to the debates approximately euthanasia and dying penalty within the Western international. The individuals comprise: Yaakov Ariel, Michaela Bauks, Udo Benzenhofer, Katell Berthelot, Karin Finsterbusch, Jasper Hopkins, Tal Ilan, Peter Lampe, Armin Lange, Beate Pongratz-Leisten, Bennie H. Reynolds, Wilhelm Rimpau, Christopher Roberts, Randall Styers, Rainer Walz, Gabriele Weiler and Viktor von Weizsacker.

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Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Mystical Perspectives on the by Sheelah Treflé Hidden

By Sheelah Treflé Hidden

The resurgence of mysticism within the religions within the previous few many years certainly stems from a common desire for a deeper, extra contemplative spirituality. Jewish, Christian and Islamic Mystical views at the Love of God, explores what Jews, Christians, and Muslims can study from their very own religion, from the event of a discussion that seeks, at its most sensible, to stand them with anything new, unusual, and unforeseen. The ebook bears witness, through the nice non secular thinkers of the 3 traditions, to what turns into attainable whilst friendship and integrity are allowed to flourish.

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