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  • Mātr̥kā-bheda Tantram: A Book on the Ancient Indian Chemistry by Balaram Chakravarti

    By Balaram Chakravarti

    The Matrikabheda Tantra is a quick Kaula textual content which, even though, includes a few fascinating threads alluded to in just a number of different tantras. for instance, there are transparent references to alchemy, so linking this paintings to Indian texts of the Raseshvaras - Lords of the Rasa or the quintessence. It additionally truly units out equipment of meditation at the goddess as Kundalini on the root of the backbone, alludes to sexual recommendations of the Kaulas, to the pre-eminence of the guru, to Chandi, and descriptions the significance of establishing temples, developing tanks and the cohesion of different varieties of Shakti.

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  • Life, ministry, and hope (His Essentials of evangelical by Donald G Bloesch

    By Donald G Bloesch

    FROM dirt JACKET: necessities of Evangelical Theology is the single significant American paintings of its sort to be released in numerous many years. It defines, clarifies, and explores the results of a broadly-based Evangelicalism. during this moment of 2 volumes, Dr. Donald G. Bloesch takes up a few of the key matters dealing with Christianity this day; The cruciality of preaching. The priesthood of believers. The challenge of the church. Eschatology. Heaven and hell. The targeted nature of Evangelical religion. As in quantity 1, Dr. Bloesch deftly balances dedication to ancient religion and the hot lifestyles present in Christ.

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  • Dream Killers: Igniting the Passion to Overcome Your by Jim Raley

    By Jim Raley

    Dare to Dream Big
    “When goals come precise there's existence and joy.” —Proverbs 13:12, NLT 1996

    God has designed you to dream huge. yet you typically have to be reminded how to define God’s dream on your existence and to pursue its success within the face of problem. Dream Killers makes a speciality of the lifetime of Joseph to teach you the way to beat stumbling blocks and to re-ignite your wish that you can in attaining God’s desires for you. It provides…

    · Encouragement to carry directly to your goals in attempting times
    · suggestions to house “dream killers” that may come disguised as acquaintances, relatives, coworkers, or even blunders out of your past
    · desire that God can deliver reliable out of the damaging and satisfy each of His reasons on your life

    God desires to take you from rigidity to divine procedure, from a setback to a setup, and from a breakdown to a leap forward! It’s time to begin dreaming for a brighter, greater destiny.

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  • The Shaman and the Heresiarch: A New Interpretation of the by Gopal Sukhu

    By Gopal Sukhu

    The first book-length research in English of the chinese language vintage, the Li sao (Encountering Sorrow). comprises translations of the Li sao and the 9 Songs.

    The Li sao (also often called Encountering Sorrow), attributed to the poet-statesman Qu Yuan (4th–3rd century BCE), is likely one of the cornerstones of the chinese language poetic culture. It has lengthy been studied as China’s first prolonged allegory in poetic shape, but so much students agree that there's little or no within the two-thousand-year-old culture of observation on it that convincingly explains its supernatural flights, its advanced floral imagery, or the gender ambiguity of its fundamental poetic personality. The Shaman and the Heresiarch is the 1st book-length learn of the Li sao in English, delivering new translations of either the Li sao and the Nine Songs. The publication strains the shortcomings of the earliest extant observation on these texts, that of Wang Yi, again to the quasi-divinatory equipment of the hugely politicized culture of chinese language classical hermeneutics as a rule, and the political machinations of a Han dynasty empress dowager particularly. It additionally bargains a completely new interpretation of the Li sao, one dependent no longer on Qu Yuan hagiography yet on what overdue Warring States interval artifacts and texts, together with lately unearthed texts, educate us concerning the cultural context that produced the poem. In that gentle we see within the Li sao not just a mirrored image of the period of the good classical chinese language philosophers, but additionally the breakdown of the political-religious order of the traditional nation of Chu.

    “The e-book is very good researched and meticulous in execution; it represents a brand new top of interpretation and cross-disciplinary overview of a vital vintage of historical chinese language poetry. each establishment of literature and chinese language reports must have it on its shelves.” — Religious reviews Review

    “Gopal Sukhu’s hugely unique … new examine of the ‘Li sao’ is the main precise remedy of the poem in English due to the fact Lim Boon Keng’s 1929 The Li sao, an Elegy on Encountering Sorrows.” — Journal of chinese language Religions

    Gopal Sukhu is affiliate Professor of chinese and Literature at Queens collage, urban collage of recent York, and teaches Classical chinese language at Columbia collage.

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  • Saviors of God: Spiritual Exercises by Nikos Kazantzakis

    By Nikos Kazantzakis

    2012 Retail ePub -- fortunately filling a request.

    As a author and thinker, Nikos Kazantzakis struggled all his existence with existential questions, as soon as spending a number of months in a monastery in an try and reach a more in-depth courting with God. His relentless quest to appreciate the character of existence via commute, broad analyzing, and incessant dialog with a various array of compatriots eventually led Kazantzakis to compose this publication of "spiritual exercises" intended to aid the reader in attaining concord among the countervailing human impulses towards an immortality-seeking asceticism and towards a extra nihilistic and materialist view of demise. as with every Kazantzakis’s philosophical works, The Saviors of God sheds gentle on a brain uniquely fitted to a nuanced exam of what it capability to be human, and establishes a hopeful imaginative and prescient for a dazzlingly syncretic method of religious lifestyles.

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  • Bronze Age Eleusis and the Origins of the Eleusinian by Michael B. Cosmopoulos

    By Michael B. Cosmopoulos

    For multiple thousand years, humans from each nook of the Greco-Roman international sought the wish for a blessed afterlife via initiation into the Mysteries of Demeter and Kore at Eleusis. In antiquity itself and in our reminiscence of antiquity, the Eleusinian Mysteries stand out because the oldest and such a lot venerable secret cult. regardless of the super approval for the Eleusinian Mysteries, their origins are unknown. simply because they're misplaced in an period with out written documents, they could merely be reconstructed with the aid of archaeology. This ebook presents a miles wanted synthesis of the archaeology of Eleusis throughout the Bronze Age and reconstructs the formation and early improvement of the Eleusinian Mysteries. The dialogue of the origins of the Eleusinian Mysteries is complemented with discussions of the theology of Demeter and an replace at the country of analysis within the archaeology of Eleusis from the Bronze Age to the tip of antiquity.

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  • Rose Guide to the Temple by Randall Price

    By Randall Price

    Rose advisor to the Temple by means of Dr. Randall rate is the easiest booklet at the Temple in Jerusalem for the Christian student, pastor, or biblical studies chief. transparent plastic overlays allow you to "see inside" the Temple. such a lot than a hundred images, charts, and diagrams in complete colour make this ebook most unlikely to place down.

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