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Beyond Mandalas

Author : Shante Hassel
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This coloring book is a lot of fun. It is a mix of the best coloring book concepts: Mandala Animals: elephant, hawk, birds, fox, deer Geometric Designs Art Deco Zentange Complicated Designs Simple Designs Floral Mandals Square Mandalas Round Traditional Mandalas Tribal Mandalas Black pages that bring to life gel pens, crayons, white ink, neon, and metallic pens White images on black background You get everything but the kitchen sink with this 100 image black page coloring book. Perfect for beginners just getting started or the expert looking to shake up their coloring practice. On How to use: On days you have a lot of energy and creativity go for the more complicated designs. On days where you just want to chill and meditate color the simpler ones. There is no real wrong or right. The purpose is to have fun, relax, reduce stress and feel creative.

Beyond the Brain

Author : Stanislav Grof
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Beyond the Brain seriously challenges the existing neurophysiological models of the brain. After three decades of extensive research on those non-ordinary states of consciousness induced by psychedelic drugs and by other means, Grof concludes that our present scientific world view is as inadequate as many of its historical predecessors. In this pioneering work, he proposes a new model of the human psyche that takes account of his findings. Grof includes in his model the recollective level, or the reliving of emotionally relevant memories, a level at which the Freudian framework can be useful. Beyond that is perinatal level in which the human unconscious may be activated to a reliving of biological birth and confrontation with death. How birth experience influences an individual's later development is a central focus of the book. The most serious challenge to contemporary psycho-analytic theory comes from a delineation of the transpersonal level, or the expansion of consciousness beyond the boundaries of time and space. Grof makes a bold argument that understanding of the perinatal and transpersonal levels changes much of how we view both mental illness and mental health. His reinterpretation of some of the most agonizing aspects of human behavior proves thought provoking for both laypersons and professional therapists.

Then Now Beyond

Author : Lorraine Almeida
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"Why spend your life alone in the studio," the author asks at the beginning, "drawing what no one cares to see, thinking thoughts that no on wants to hear?" The reader of Now, Then & Beyond finds the answer on every page of this beautiful, splendid book - a voyage through life, body and spirit, captured in inspired paintings and heart-felt writing. One is drawn into the mystery of a deeply personal spiritual path and invited to share the generous "soul-scape" of a true artist. Renate Stendhal, author of Gertrude Stein in Words and Pictures Lorraine Almeida's Then, Now & Beyond records her inner discovery of powerful images which lead to a deeper understanding of the generative, healing power of the psyche. Betty Coon Wheelwright, Ph.D, MFT

Trauma and Beyond

Author : Ursula Wirtz
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In this seminal work on the clinical, archetypal and spiritual dimension of trauma, the author offers a compelling vision of the transformative potential of suffering and the dialectic of Dying and Becoming. Wirtz outlines a healing path from fragmentation to integration and illuminates the resilience of the human spirit in the face of severe trauma. Trauma and Beyond will be essential reading and a valuable resource for counsellors, therapists and Jungian analysts who are challenged in their practice with individual and collective traumata.

Transformations and Transfer of Tantra in Asia and Beyond

Author : István Keul
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The essays in this volume, written by specialists working in the field of tantric studies, attempt to trace processes of transformation and transfer that occurred in the history of tantra from around the seventh century and up to the present. The volume gathers contributions on South Asia, Tibet, China, Mongolia, Japan, North America, and Western Europe. The chapters cover a wide thematic area, which includes modern Bengali tantric practitioners, tantric ritual in medieval China, the South Asian cults of the mother goddesses, the way of Buddhism into Mongolia, and countercultural echoes of contemporary tantric studies.

Healing Power Beyond Medicine

Author : Carol A. Wilson
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Successful healing has been wished and hoped for - until now. Dr Carol A Wilson offers a new biopsychosocial-spiritual perspective on disease illness health and healing. In an approach to healing that includes the removal of eight common barriers to healing and Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Healing Power Beyond Medicine inspires and provides tools that produce efficacious and positive outcomes.

The Mandala Workbook

Author : Susanne F. Fincher
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Mandala-making is fun, relaxing, and can show you things about yourself that may surprise you. Susanne Fincher invites you to make mandala creation a practice, and to experience the insights and delights it can provide. Based on ancient European artifacts, contemporary religious iconography, and traditional tantric art, mandalas are circular designs that offer a profound symbol of the wholeness of the self. The Mandala Workbook offers a complete guide to mandala work, based on the Great Round-the twelve archetypal stages that represent a complete cycle of personal growth. Each chapter focuses on one stage and aims to fully engage readers in the meaning or purpose of that stage. Through a variety of step-by-step exercises and activities, each chapter provides mandala-making projects to help connect readers with the transformative powers of the mandala. Building on her previous books, Susanne Fincher highlights connections between the archetypal imagery of circles and working toward a balanced wholeness of self. This book combines theory and philosophy with practical and creative methods to present an engaging and hands-on approach to mandala work.

Vedic Hymns Hymns to Agni Mandalas I V

Author : Friedrich Max Müller
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Mandala Designs

Author : Martha Bartfeld
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Forty-four ready-to-color original designs, based on an ancient motif symbolizing "universe" or "wholeness," will challenge and excite colorists of all ages. Typically containing circles, squares, triangles, and other geometrical figures rotating around a common center, these intriguing patterns will provide a wealth of inspiration, as well, for artists, designers and craftspeople.

Japanese Mandalas

Author : Elizabeth ten Grotenhuis
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This text presents a study of Japanese mandalas, interpreting them as sanctified realms where identification between the human and sacred occurs. The author investigates 8th to 7th century BC paintings from three traditions - esoteric Buddhism, pure land Buddhism and the Kami-worshipping (Shinto) tradition.

Mandalas of the World

Author : Rudiger Dahlke
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Both beautiful and enlightening, these 100 mandalas are among the most significant in history, derived from nature and the world’s great spiritual traditions. With each mandala comes detailed background information, as well as a suggested meditation to use as you color it in. The patterns provided for your brush or ink markers include the rose window from a Gothic cathedral in Switzerland; the tenth tarot card, known as the Wheel of Destiny; the symbol that stands for T’ai Chi; and dozens more. Over and over again, through the mere act of looking and drawing, the magical circles and gorgeous designs will provide spiritual sustenance and pleasure.

Mandala

Author : Peter Patrick Barreda
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In this fascinating collection of sacred art and inspirational writings, the mandala shines forth as the link that unites us to each other and to the mysteries of the Universe.

Yoga Beyond Belief

Author : Ganga White
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Yoga Beyond Belief offers a unique vision of contemporary yoga. It integrates scientific and practical approaches providing a much-needed integrative perspective that complements existing yoga books for all levels and styles of yoga students. Serving up a collection of valuable insights gleaned from a lifetime of exploration, practice, study, and teaching by one of America’s pioneering and leading teachers of yoga, the book assists readers in making sense of the many discordant claims and teaching techniques that currently exist in the yoga world, freeing readers to pursue their own individual paths of yoga and personal practice. This is an essential text and reference for all yoga practitioners. The book first sets a context for an open-minded and evolutionary approach to yoga practice, and then explains the core principles of the many branches of yoga. A clear foundation is given for how the physical practices of yoga work to produce remarkable results of health and well being. The chapter Injury, Pain, and Healing shows how to prevent injuries and how to heal injuries should they occur. The reader is given a wealth of sophisticated of tools, insights, and anecdotes gleaned from a lifetime of practice and teaching to develop, hone, and tune his or her personal yoga approach. This book makes yoga come alive for the reader. The book concludes by going beyond the physical aspects to the heart of yoga. It illuminates and gives insight into the discovery of non-dogmatic forms and evolutionary approaches to meditation and spirituality. It presents a clear argument showing the pitfalls of regimented systems and how to make everything in daily life part of yoga practice and spiritual development. Ganga White gives us his unique and creative perspectives on a time-tested discipline for a healthy and vital life. Entertaining and thoroughly readable, this book offers a coherent explication of yoga, its philosophy and practice. White’s integrative views will inspire beginners and accomplished yogis to trust their inner wisdom and creatively reassess their practice. He is a great storyteller and gives us his personal and creative perspective, breathing fresh air into an ancient discipline. Yoga Beyond Belief offers an original, integrative approach to body, mind, and spirit that is practical, inspiring, and full of valuable insights to enliven and inform anyone’s yoga practice.

Mandalas Their Nature and Development

Author : Bodo Balsys
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Maṇḍalas – Their Nature and Development This book deals with the question of what exactly constitutes a ‘cell’ metaphysically. The cell is viewed as a unit of consciousness that interrelate with other cells to form maṇḍalas of expression. Each such cell can be considered a form of ‘self’ that has a limited, though valid, body of expression. It is born, sustains a form of activity, and consequently dies when it outlives its usefulness. This mode of analysis is extended to include the myriad forms manifest in the world of phenomena known as saṃsāra including the existence and functioning of chakras. A Treatise on Mind Outline Volume 1 The “Self” or “Non-self” in Buddhism Volume 2 Considerations of Mind—A Buddhist Enquiry Volume 3 The Buddha-Womb and the Way to Liberation Volume 4 Maṇḍalas: Their Nature and Development Volume 5 An Esoteric Exposition of the Bardo Thödol Volume 6 Meditation and the Initiation Process Volume 7 The Constitution of Shambhala Whilst the numbers of Buddhists are growing in the world, the techniques and discourses of Buddhism have not changed to meet the radically different conditions of the contemporary world. Thus Buddhism needs a true restorative flowering to rival that of the renaissance of debate and innovative thinking of the early post-Nāgārjunian era. In order to achieve this it must synthesise the present wealth of scientific knowledge, alongside the best of the Western world’s philosophical output – this is the primary task of this seven volume treatise. The treatise investigates Buddhist ideas concerning what mind is and how it relates to a concept of a ‘self’. It is principally a study of the complex interrelationship between mind and phenomena, from the gross to the subtle—the physical, psychic, supersensory and supernal. This entails an explanation of how mind incorporates all phenomena in its modus operandi, and how eventually that mind is liberated from it, thereby becoming awakened. Thus the treatise explores the manner in which the corporeally orientated, concretised, intellectual mind eventually becomes transformed into the Clear Light of the abstracted Mind; a Buddha-Mind.

Coloring Mandalas

Author : Susanne F. Fincher
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This coloring book of traditional circular designs is for adults to use for meditation, healing, or creative fun, with 48 designs plus color art. Includes patterns inspired by forms of nature, Native American and Tibetan sand paintings, Hindu yantras, and the art of M.C. Escher.

I Ching Mandalas

Author : Thomas F. Cleary
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The Angels Message to Humanity

Author : Gerald J. Schueler
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Initiate yourself into one of the most enriching and powerful systems of magick anywhere. The Angels'? Message to Humanity presents a radical, new system of 88 graded paths based on mandalas created from the five Enochian tablets. Incorporating ritual magick, creative visualization, yoga, and mantras, nothing apart from this book is needed for these initiations. The revised pathworking rituals in The Angels'? Message to Humanity allow a magician to fully explore the Enochian system of magick, alone or with others. Explore alternative methods of skrying and ritually working with the Watchtowers. Build the Enochian Cube as a powerful, three-dimensional model of the magickal universe through advanced pathworking rituals. Geared to the intermediate or advanced magickal student, this book is divided into easy-to-read text and endnotes containing helpful references and technical information, as well as 121 illustrations and 8 color plates. This is a Print-on-Demand title. Please allow an additional 2-3 days for delivery

The Matrix and Diamond World Mandalas in Shingon Buddhism

Author : Adrian Snodgrass
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The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa Volume Six

Author : Chogyam Trungpa
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The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa brings together in eight volumes the writings of one of the first and most influential and inspirational Tibetan teachers to present Buddhism in the West. Organized by theme, the collection includes full-length books as well as articles, seminar transcripts, poems, plays, and interviews, many of which have never before been available in book form. From memoirs of his escape from Chinese-occupied Tibet to insightful discussions of psychology, mind, and meditation; from original verse and calligraphy to the esoteric lore of tantric Buddhism—the impressive range of Trungpa's vision, talents, and teachings is showcased in this landmark series. Volume Six contains advanced teachings on the nature of mind and tantric experiences. Chögyam Trungpa's commentary on the Tibetan Book of the Dead explains what this classic text teaches about human psychology. Transcending Madness presents a unique view of the Tibetan concept of bardo. Orderly Chaos explains the inner meaning of the mandala. Secret Beyond Thought presents teachings on the five chakras and the four karmas. Glimpses of Space consists of two seminars: "The Feminine Principle" and "Evam." In the article "Femininity," the author presents a playful look at the role of feminine energy in Buddhist teachings. "The Bardo," based on teachings given in England in the 1960s, has not been available in published form for many years.

Unfolding A Mandala

Author : Geri Hockfield Malandra
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Ellora is one of the great cave temple sites of India, with thirty-four major Buddhist, Hindu, and Jain monuments of the late sixth to tenth centuries A. D. This book describes the Buddhist caves at Ellora and places them in the context of Buddhist art and iconography. Ellora's twelve Buddhist cave temples, dating from the early seventh to the early eighth centuries, preserve an unparalleled one-hundred-year sequence of architectural and iconographical development. They reveal the evolution of a Buddhist mandala at sites in other regions often considered "peripheral" to the heartland of Buddhism in eastern India. At Ellora, the mandala, ordinarily conceived as a two-dimensional diagram used to focus meditation, is unfolded into the three-dimensional program of the cave temples themselves, enabling devotees to walk through the mandala during worship. The mandala's development at Ellora is explained and its significance is considered for the evolution of Buddhist art and iconography elsewhere in India.