Irreligion: A Mathematician Explains Why the Arguments for God Just Don't Add Up

By John Allen Paulos

Are there any logical purposes to think in God? The mathematician and bestselling writer John Allen Paulos thinks no longer. In Irreligion he offers the case for his personal worldview, organizing his publication into twelve chapters that refute the twelve arguments commonly recommend for believing in God's lifestyles. Interspersed between those counterarguments are comments on quite a few irreligious subject matters, starting from the character of miracles and creationist chance to cognitive illusions and prudential wagers. regardless of the robust impact of his day task, Paulos says, there is no unmarried mathematical formulation within the book.

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The Five Things We Cannot Change: And the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them

By David Richo

Why is it that regardless of our greatest efforts, many people stay essentially unsatisfied and unfulfilled in our lives? during this provocative and encouraging booklet, David Richo distills thirty years of expertise as a therapist to give an explanation for the underlying roots of unhappiness—and the wonderful mystery to discovering freedom and fulfillment. 

There are yes evidence of existence that we won't change—the unavoidable "givens" of human life: (1) every little thing alterations and ends, (2) issues don't continuously pass in accordance with plan, (3) existence isn't really continually reasonable, (4) ache is part of lifestyles, and (5) individuals are no longer loving and dependable forever. Richo exhibits us that via shedding our deep-seated resistance to those givens, we will locate liberation and realize the genuine richness that existence has to provide. mixing Western psychology and jap spirituality, together with functional workouts, Richo indicates us the way to speak in confidence our lives—including to what's scary, painful, or disappointing—and observe our best presents.

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Living with Intent: My Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace, and Joy

By Mallika Chopra

“I’m attempting to meditate someday yet pressing strategies preserve intruding. Don’t put out of your mind to take cupcakes to college! i need to organize for my presentation for the wellbeing convention! Is that lunch with the opposite mothers the following day or subsequent week? My to-do checklist is stampeding via my brain, trampling any probability of tranquility. i believe crushed, definite, yet there’s extra: I feel…guilty. accountable that I’m taking up an excessive amount of, accountable that I’m no longer doing whatever good, in charge that I’m giving brief shrift to my little ones, my husband, my activity. And what approximately you, Mallika? a quiet voice asks. How are you shortchanging yourself?
 
Living with Intent is a chronicle of Mallika Chopra’s seek to discover extra which means, pleasure, and stability in lifestyles. She hopes that by means of telling her tale, she will be able to motivate others along with her personal successes (and disasters) in addition to percentage a number of the knowledge she has collected from associates, specialists, and family members alongside the way in which— humans like her dad, Deepak, in addition to Eckhart Tolle, Marianne Williamson, Arianna Huffington, Andrew Weil, and Dan Siegel. She additionally offers a realistic street map for a way we will be able to all circulate from idea to motion to final result. each one bankruptcy is dedicated to at least one step on her trip and one other piece of her rationale motion plan: Incubate, observe, belief, convey, Nurture, and Take motion. Chopra’s insights and recommendation can help us all come towards absolutely dwelling the lives we actually intend.

From the Hardcover edition.

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The Art of Spiritual Healing: Chakra & Energy Bodywork (Llewellyn's New Age)

By Keith Sherwood

Healing strength is usually flowing via you―discover easy methods to realize and faucet this terrific therapeutic resource. every one people has the capability to heal ourselves and develop into a channel for therapeutic others. The step by step instructions during this chakra and effort guide will train you ways to:

―Develop “attention,” a key think about strength paintings and healing
―See and believe auras, and use them as a diagnostic tool
―Open and stability the chakras
―Heal via vibration, polarization, and empathetic
    healing techniques
―Channel therapeutic strength from a distance

You can develop into a wellspring for Divine therapeutic power and religious, emotional, and actual health and health and wellbeing utilizing the strong ideas and practices during this book.

 

 

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The Seven Storey Mountain

By Thomas Merton

A modern day Confessions of Saint Augustine, The Seven Storey Mountain is without doubt one of the such a lot influential spiritual works of the 20th century. This version comprises an creation by means of Merton's editor, Robert Giroux, and a notice to the reader by means of biographer William H. Shannon. It tells of the growing to be restlessness of a super and passionate younger guy whose look for peace and religion leads him, on the age of twenty-six, to take vows in a single of the main hard Catholic orders--the Trappist clergymen. on the Abbey of Gethsemani, "the 4 partitions of my new freedom," Thomas Merton struggles to withdraw from the realm, yet basically after he has absolutely immersed himself in it. The Seven Storey Mountain has been a favourite of readers starting from Graham Greene to Claire sales space Luce, Eldridge Cleaver, and Frank McCourt. because its unique e-book this undying non secular tome has been released in over twenty languages and has touched thousands of lives.

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No Death, No Fear: Comforting Wisdom for Life

By Thich Nhat Hanh

"[Thich Nhat Hanh] indicates us the relationship among own, internal peace and peace on earth." --His Holiness The Dalai Lama

Nominated through Martin Luther King, Jr. for a Nobel Peace Prize, Thich Nhat Hanh is considered one of today’s best resources of knowledge, peace, compassion and comfort.

With hard-won knowledge and fresh perception, Thich Nhat Hanh confronts a subject matter that has been reflected through Buddhist clergymen and nuns for twenty-five-hundred years— and a query that has been reflected by way of nearly an individual who has ever lived: what's demise?

In No dying, No Fear, the acclaimed instructor and poet examines our thoughts of dying, worry, and the very nature of lifestyles. via Zen parables, guided meditations, and private tales, he explodes conventional myths of the way we are living and die. Thich Nhat Hanh indicates us the way to dwell a lifestyles unfettered by way of worry.

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Tantra: Path of Ecstasy

By Georg Feuerstein

Tantra—often linked to Kundalini Yoga—is a primary size of Hinduism, emphasizing the cultivation of "divine strength" (shakti) as a route to limitless bliss. Tantra has been greatly misunderstood within the West, even though, the place its practices are usually burdened with eroticism and licentious morality. Tantra: the trail of Ecstasy dispels many universal misconceptions, offering an available advent to the historical past, philosophy, and perform of this notable non secular culture.

The Tantric teachings are aimed at the attainment of enlightenment in addition to non secular energy and are current not just in Hinduism but in addition Jainism and Vajrayana Buddhism. during this publication, Georg Feuerstein bargains readers a transparent figuring out of genuine Tantra, in addition to applicable suggestions for non secular perform and the attainment of upper recognition.

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The Te of Piglet

By Benjamin Hoff

The Te of Piglet . . . during which a great deal of Taoist knowledge is published in the course of the personality and activities of A. A. Milne's Piglet. Piglet? convinced, Piglet.For the higher than impulsive Tigger? or the gloomy Eeyore? or the highbrow Owl? or perhaps the cute Pooh? Piglet herein demonstrates an important precept of Taoism: The Te--a chinese language note which means Virtue--of the Small.

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Astrology for Yourself: How to Understand And Interpret Your Own Birth Chart

By Douglas Bloch

Astrology for Yourself is designed to introduce you to the language, paintings, and technology of astrology via a chain of self-directed, program-learning workouts that might actually aid you write your personal chart interpretation. apart from offering you a wealth of data approximately your start chart, Astrology for Yourself gives you to advertise own progress and alter your life.

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