Imagine being able to step beyond the controlling hands of time to discover the mystical process that will give you an entirely new perspective of time. Inside this handy pocket-size book are insightful aphorisms that will help you live morepeacefully in the present. With each page, Scott Shaw, an expert in meditative consciousness, helps you throw away phrases like "wasted time" and "time constraints." Imagine, right now, time in your hands!
In this compelling blend of East and West, which has sold 53,000 copies, Mel Ash shows how Zen mind and practice connect to the heart of recovery. Courageously drawing from his lifetime of experience as an abused child, alcoholic, Zen student, and dharma teacher, Ash presents a practical synthesis of AA’s Twelve Steps and Zen’s Eightfold Path.
You don’t have to be Buddhist to appreciate the healing power of THE ZEN OF RECOVERY. The book makes Zen available to all seeking to improve the quality of their spiritual and everyday life. It also includes practical instructions on how to meditate and put the book into action. Its message will help readers live more profoundly “one day at a time.” Zen mind connects to the heart of recovery in this compelling blend of East and West. Courageously drawing from his lifetime of experience as an abused child, alcoholic, Zen student, and dharma teacher, author Mel Ash gives readers a solid grounding in the Twelve Steps and the Eightfold Path and shows their useful similarities for those in recovery.
ZOHAR The Masterpiece of Kabbalah with Facing Page Commentary that Brings the Text to Life for You - Annotated & Explained Translation & Annotation by Daniel C. Matt
The best-selling author of The Essential Kabbalah now offers readers the best introduction to the Zohar a new title in the popular Skylight Illuminations series. The splendour and enigmatic appeal of the Zohar the major text of the Jewish mystical tradition has never intrigued readers of all faiths more than it does today. But how can we truly understand it? Daniel C. Matt brings together in one place the most important teachings from the Zohar the cornerstone of Kabbalah - described as a mixture of theology mystical psychology anthropology myth and poetry - alongside facing-page stories notes and historical background that illuminate and explain the text. Ideal for the first-time reader with no prior knowledge of Jewish mysticism. This book guides readers step-by-step through the texts that make up the Zohar -midrash mystical fantasy commentary and Hebrew scripture - and explains the inner meanings of this sacred text recognised by kabbalists as the most important work of mystical teaching in a way that is both spiritually enlightening and intellectually fascinating.