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WHO IS MY GOD? £13.99

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WHO IS MY GOD?
An Innovative Guide to Finding Your Spiritual Identity
Editors of Skylights Paths

Spiritual identity is an undeniable part of who we are - whether we've thought much about it or not. And whether we consider ourselves religious or not. Spirituality is not just about what we believe or don't believe its about how we believe - how we approach the ultimate questions and mystery of life and what we think those questions are. WHO IS MY GOD? is a tool that helps readers discover and explore their own unique spirituality. Using the Spirituality Self-Test readers will learn how their spiritual type (how they believe) + their Tradition Indicator (what they believe) = their spiritual identity. After learning more about spiritual identity from the results of the self-test readers can continue their spiritual search by using the descriptions of twenty-eight different spiritual traditions followed in America today - from Buddhism to Roman Catholicism from Sufism to New Consciousness. Each description includes 'People You Should Know' specific suggestions for further exploration and contact information.
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ISBN: 9781594730146
ISBN 10: 1594730148
WHY CAN'T WE BE GOOD? £12.99

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WHY CAN'T WE BE GOOD?

Jacob Needleman

After nearly forty years of weighing humanity's deepest dilemmas - working in settings ranging from university and school classrooms to corporate offices and hospitals - best selling author, philosopher and religious scholar, Jacob Needleman, presents the most urgent, deeply felt and widely accessible work of his career.

In WHY CAN'T WE BE GOOD?, Needleman identifies the core problem that therapists and social philosophers fail to see. He depicts the individual human as a being who knows what is good, yet who remains mysteriously helpless to adopt inwardly the ethical, moral and religious ideas that are bequeathed to him.
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WHY CAN'T WE TALK? £14.99

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WHY CAN'T WE TALK?
Christian Wisdom on Dialogue as a Habit of the Heart
John Backman Foreword by Kay Lindahl

“Anything could happen when we start to talk. Nothing will happen if we don't. That alone makes the way of dialogue a journey worth taking.”
—from the Epilogue

Think of an issue that makes your blood boil. Now imagine lunch with a friend who is just as passionate about it—on the other side. How can the two of you even broach the issue, let alone hear each other with curiosity and compassion?

The answer begins long before the lunch does, by learning to engage dialogue as a habit of the heart—an inner transformation that the ancient practices of Christian spirituality can address. This highly readable and timely guide to restoring dialogue shows you how to cultivate this transformation while preparing you to approach your adversaries with curiosity, civility and compassion. With dialogue expert John Backman leading the way, you will:

· Examine the obstacles that keep you from dialogue:
black-and-white thinking, a “distraction lifestyle,” the fear of
change and negative impressions from others.
· Explore the strength of character from which healthy dialogue
springs—and the work of the soul that cultivates them.
· Learn practical guidelines for dialogue and how they work in an
imperfect world.
· Encounter anecdotes of dialogue in action, from resolutions of
interpersonal conflict to difficult dialogues on some of the most
divisive issues of our age.
· Use provocative questions at the end of each chapter to stimulate group discussion and individual reflection.
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ISBN: 9781594734434
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WHY GOD PERMITS EVIL AND HOW TO RISE ABOVE IT £5.99
WHY GOD PERMITS EVIL AND HOW TO RISE ABOVE IT

Paramahansa Yogananda

Philosophers and religious scholars the world over have sought to answer the question of why a loving God permits evil. In these pages, Paramahansa Yogananda provides strength and solace for times of adversity by explaining the mysteries of God’s lila, or divine drama. Readers will come to understand the reason for the dualistic nature of creation—God’s interplay of good and evil—and receive guidance on how to rise above the most challenging circumstances.
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ISBN: 9780876124611
ISBN 10: 0876124619
WHY WE FIGHT £11.99
WHY WE FIGHT
Practices for Lasting Peace
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait

The enlightened multitude can stop the injustice brought about by a handful of people' War is an ancient - and primitive - way of dealing with conflict. Why can't we find a better way? What are the root causes of violence? Is it possible to build a truly lasting peace? If so where do we begin? The world's spiritual traditions teach us that change in society begins at the individual level. Drawing on the philosophy of Yoga and other spiritual systems WHY WE FIGHT offers practical tools for self-transformation. Through contemplation and spiritual practice we can replace greed desire jealousy and anger with compassion tolerance and love for ourselves and others. Cultivating these qualities in our daily lives gives us the power to change the world. Originally published under the title YOGA ON WAR AND PEACE this revised edition features a new foreword by Deborah Willoughby editor of Yoga International magazine and a new chapter of inspirational contemplation's drawn from the world's great spiritual traditions.
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ISBN: 9780893892357
ISBN 10: 0893892351
WILD FAITH £14.99

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WILD FAITH
Jewish Ways into Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism
Mike Comins

This comprehensive how-to guide to the theory and practice of Jewish wilderness spirituality unravels the mystery of Judaism's connection to the natural world and offers ways for you to enliven and deepen your spiritual life through wilderness experience. Over forty practical exercises provide detailed instruction on spiritual practice in the natural world, including:

• Mindfulness exercises for the trail
• Meditative walking
• Four-Winds wisdom from Jewish tradition
• Wilderness blessings
• Soul-O Site solitude practice in wilderness  
• Wilderness retreat

For wilderness lovers and nature novices alike, this inspiring and insightful book will lead you through experiences of awe and wonder in the natural world. It will show you the depth and relevance of Judaism to your spiritual awareness in wilderness and teach you new ways to energise your relationship with God and prayer.
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ISBN: 9781580233163
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WIND SWEPT OVER THE WATERS £12.99

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WIND SWEPT OVER THE WATERS
Reflections on Sixty Favorite Bible Passages
John Nichols

A Wind Swept Over the Waters presents reflections on sixty well-known and beloved biblical passages. A work of meditation rather than scholarship, these passages speak to our daily lives, issues, and concerns. Ideal for anyone seeking a fresh approach to the Bible. This book includes passages from the Old and New Testaments:


"A Wind from God Swept Over the Face of the Waters," Genesis 1:1-4

"O Sing to the Lord a New Song," Psalm 96:1-4

"The Assurance of Things Hoped For," Hebrews 10:32-36, 11:1-3

"I Do Not Do the Good I Want but the Evil I Do Not Want Is What I Do," Romans 7:15-19; 20-24

"The Parable of the Good Samaritan," Luke 10:24-37



* A collection of verses from the Old and New Testaments that are familiar and inspiring.

* Uses metaphorical understandings of scripture to connect these ancient words to our lives.
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WINDOW OF THE SOUL £17.99

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WINDOW OF THE SOUL
The Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria
James David Dunn

In this deep and powerful book, the Kabbalah of Rabbi Isaac Luria (1534-1572) is translated from the original passages of Hebrew. These luminous and sacred passages reveal the most profound teachings of the understanding of God and of our universe, inspired by the truth of the Torah. Some 400 years before Albert Einstein proposed his Theory of Relativity of the outer universe to the scientific community, Luria disclosed to his students his theory of the inner universe and its evolution within the mind of the Ineffable.

Seventy-seven years after the exile from Spain of the Jewish people, in a small settlement in upper Galilee called Safed, Isaac Luria was to answer not only the Jewish people's deepest questions of exile and homelessness, but to explain the inner worlds of the spirit and of their evolution that led to the ultimate birth of our cosmos. It is this evolution that reflects the origin and history of souls, according to the teachings of Rabbi Luria.

Whether we are the result of cosmic intention or accident, God has connected us to these answers and to the drama of creation that has made us. Window of the Soul is the first and only comprehensive selection of Isaac Luria's teachings from the original passages of Hebrew. It is beautifully written, it is original Kabbalah, and it opens doors in the human heart that have been locked for thousands of years.
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WINDOW TO GOD £12.99

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WINDOW TO GOD
A Physicians Spiritual Pilgrimage
T. Lee Baumann

Author T. Lee Baumann was introduced to the Edgar Cayce material through the publication of his first book God at the Speed of Light. Upon that discovery Dr Baumann began to research Cayce's special gifts and the credibility of his readings medical and spiritual. In this book Baumann takes many of the medical and spiritual readings and analyses them through the use of scientific and experimental data medical references quantum physics texts the worlds major religions and more. Baumann was continually amazed at the knowledge Edgar Cayce a man with only an eighth-grade education possessed. In this book you will read the words of a medical doctor and former sceptic as he explores the world of America's most documented psychic and his amazing contribution to the medical and esoteric worlds. As T.L. Baumann opens the WINDOW TO GOD.
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ISBN: 9780876045060
ISBN 10: 0876045069
WINDOWS ON MEDITATION(AUDIO) £7.15
WINDOWS ON MEDITATION(AUDIO)

Jan Prins

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WINDOWS ON WORLD CD £16.99

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WINDOWS ON WORLD CD

J Donald Walters

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WINDS OF CHANGE III (2 CD SET) £26.00

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WINDS OF CHANGE III (2 CD SET)

Ramtha

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ISBN: 9781578733095
ISBN 10: 157873309X
WINE OF THE MYSTIC £16.99
WINE OF THE MYSTIC
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Spirtitual Interpretation
Paramahansa Yogananda

This award-winning work brings to light the deeper truth and beauty of a well-loved but long-misunderstood masterpiece—the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. With an in-depth commentary on every quatrain, Paramahansa Yogananda reveals the profound kinship between the Rubaiyat's hidden metaphysical philosophy and India's ancient science of Yoga. He presents as well a fascinating exploration of the mystical experience and such subjects as: the mystery of destiny and free will, the intricacies of karma, the perfecting of human love, and the role of meditation in attaining lasting joy.
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ISBN: 9780876122266
ISBN 10: 0876122268
WINE OF THE MYSTIC HB £24.00

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WINE OF THE MYSTIC HB
The Rubiyat of Omar Khayyam: A Spiritual Interpretation
Paramahansa Yogananda

This award-winning work brings to light the deeper truth and beauty of a well-loved but long-misunderstood masterpiece—the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. With an in-depth commentary on every quatrain, Paramahansa Yogananda reveals the profound kinship between the Rubaiyat's hidden metaphysical philosophy and India's ancient science of Yoga. He presents as well a fascinating exploration of the mystical experience and such subjects as: the mystery of destiny and free will, the intricacies of karma, the perfecting of human love, and the role of meditation in attaining lasting joy.
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ISBN: 9780876122259
ISBN 10: 087612225X
WINTER £15.99
WINTER
A Spiritual Biography of the Season
Edited by Gary Schmidt and Susan M. Felch

For many winter is a time of postponed activity-and of shovelling snow navigating ice and trying to keep warm. What can easily be forgotten in winter's cold and occasional dreariness is that it can also be a time of shoring up of purity praise delight and play. In thirty stirring pieces-from translated Sanskrit and Hebrew poems to Henry David Thoreau and Basho Jane Kenyon John Updike Kathleen Norris and Annie Dillard-we share in the recognition of winter's hardships and celebrate the glory of winter as a spiritual gift-a quiet time in the rhythm of life a time of thoughtfulness of looking forward and of unexpected hope. Examining our retreat and hibernation from the world and our ultimate breaking free from icy paralysis these inspiring selections help us express and understand our own personal reaction to wintertime. They show us the way from the cold of this season to the warmth of the human soul. This outstanding anthology features top-flight nature and spirituality writers on the fierce inexorable season of winter. This is not the place to seek warm fuzzy odes to sleigh rides and hot cider though those images do appear occasionally. Rather these authors speak to the brutal barrenness of winter its frozen tundra a witness to the manner in which spirituality requires dormant seemingly infertile periods before bursting into life. - Starred review from Publishers Weekly
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ISBN: 9781893361928
ISBN 10: 1893361926
WISDOM AND WHERE TO FIND IT £6.99
WISDOM AND WHERE TO FIND IT
A Book of Truth
Barry Long

This short book of five chapters deals with some basic questions: What is truth? Why does mankind suffer? Do we really have control over our lives? Is there an absolute 'good'?

A training in self-observation.
Untangles basic moral issues.
Insight into self-realisation.

An excellent guide to where philosophy ends and the spirit takes over.

In this book Barry Long speaks to people in search of self-knowledge and provides the reflection of truth ­ essential, but so hard to find in this world.

Why am I alive? What is of real value? When the world no longer holds the answers we turn within ourselves and question conventional wisdom. The challenge then is to find the truth.

There are five chapters, each based on a talk in which Barry Long addresses fundamental questions about the purpose and meaning of life. The talks were given when the author first declared himself a spiritual teacher in 1968 and spring from his experience of 'the mystic death' which he had undergone in India a couple of years earlier.

So this book could be seen as the starting point in Barry Long's work. But it is far from elementary. In fact it poses questions that philosophers, theologians and sages have wrestled with over the ages. But here some of the same fundamental issues are handled with all the clarity of someone who has just 'seen the light'. They are expressed concisely, simply and the implications are immediately thrown into sharp focus so that it is difficult to reduce them to ethical niceties. There is no room for ambiguity or debate. The challenge is to find the solution in self-observation alone, not in handed-down religious or philosophical concepts. This is the basis of Barry Long's way of teaching self-knowledge, which is founded in his own self-observation. In fact the book offers an exceptional view and example of the lack of compromise that self-realisation requires.

The five chapters are:
The Mystic Death / The Problem of Choice / Why Man Must Suffer /
What Man Must Do / Observation and Meditation.

The last chapter is a good outline of the basic practice which is one of the foundation-stones of Barry Long's teaching.

'When we talk of wisdom, the wisdom of Solomon, the wisdom of men, we speak of a wisdom invariably related to objects outside ourselves. That unfortunately is not real wisdom. . . because the real wisdom, the wisdom that sleeps with you, worries with you, pines with you, weeps and laughs with you, is the wisdom of self-knowledge. This is the only real wisdom.'
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ISBN: 9781899324019
ISBN 10: 1899324011
WISDOM FOR LIFE WHITE EAGLE CALENDAR 2011 - Stapled Wall Calendar £6.00
WISDOM FOR LIFE WHITE EAGLE CALENDAR 2011 - Stapled Wall Calendar

White Eagle

This is a wall hanging stapled calendar full of White Eagles sayings.

This calendar is designed to offer to spiritual seekers and those following a particular path, a daily reminder of who we truly are and why we are here. Each month is based on a theme which has relevance for living as a spiritual being in a material world.

The natural world can be another reminder and for each month the changes in nature are used symbolically to encourage seeing beyond the surface, to the spiritual life in all and of which we are a part.

Quotations from White Eagle's teaching are given for contemplation, as well as affirmations based on the theme of the month.

The stunning images have been chosen to augment the text, but, also, to provide a focal point for meditations during the month.
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WISDOM FROM HEAVEN WHITE EAGLE CALENDAR 2011 - Spiral Bound Desk Calendar £4.95
WISDOM FROM HEAVEN WHITE EAGLE CALENDAR 2011 - Spiral Bound Desk Calendar

White Eagle

This spiral bound desk calendar from White Eagle is full colour throughout with insprational quotes from White Eagle.

With many books of the White Eagle teaching in print, this WISDOM FROM HEAVEN CALENDAR has been especially designed to give a selection of particularly inspiring teachings, ones that give helpful and practical advice for our day to day lives and personal spiritual pathways.

A different book has been chosen for each month, to give a relevant daily focus. Thus, there are helpful quotations across the breadth of White Eagle's teaching, bringing wisdom from heaven to inspire the life.

All of the books featured in this calendar are available and are listed on the back page. They are: Heal Thyself, Living with Love, Prayer, Mindfulness and Inner Change, White Eagle on Divine Mother, Practising Peace, The Still Voice, Initiations on the Path of the Soul, White Eagle on Living in Harmony, Healing the World, White Eagle on the Intuition and Initiation, Seeking Serenity and White Eagle on Festivals and Celebrations.
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ISBN: 9780854872121
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WISDOM OF ANCIENT SAGES £9.99

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WISDOM OF ANCIENT SAGES
MUNDAKA UPANISHAD
Swami Rama

In Enlightenment Without God, Swami Rama shares with the modern reader the powerful and inspiring teachings of one of the world's greatest spiritual texts: the Mandukya Upanishad. This beautiful translation and commentary affirms the core essential nature of the human being as complete, peaceful, creative, and transcendent, and describes the process by which we can experience our inner nature. Its message will assist anyone who seeks to walk the path of personal and spiritual development.
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ISBN: 9780893891206
ISBN 10: 0893891207
WISDOM OF JUDAISM £14.99

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WISDOM OF JUDAISM
An Introduction to the Values of the Talmud
Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins

While the Hebrew Bible is the cornerstone of Judaism, it is the Talmud that provides many central values for living. The Talmud sets out specific guidelines and lyrical admonitions regarding many of life's ordinary events and offers profound words of advice for life's most intractable dilemmas.

This accessible introduction to the Talmud explores the essence of Judaism through reflections on the words of the rabbinic sages, from one of American Judaism's foremost teachers and writers, Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins. Dr. Elkins provides fresh insight into ancient aphorisms and shows you how they can be applied to your life today. Topics include:
Kindness through giving, welcoming and sharing
Human relationships
Personal values
Family values
Teaching and learning
Life's puzzles

Enlightening and inspiring, the values of the Talmud can be appreciated not just by Jews, but by anyone seeking a greater understanding of life and its mysteries.
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ISBN: 9781580233279
ISBN 10: 1580233279

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