To Die Before Death: The Sufi Way of Life by M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

By M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen

This publication uncovers the secret of loss of life, explaining precisely what does occur whilst someone dies the place his soul is going, and what sort of shape it's going to take after the physique expires. M. R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (Ral.) explains what determines the time of demise, what the angel of demise is; how you can get away from hell and rebirth, what occurs whilst a physique is cremated and whilst somebody has donated organs and what's going to actually take place from the instant of demise to the wondering within the grave.Most importantly, M.R. Bawa Muhaiyaddeen (Ral) explains how you can dwell our day-by-day lives realizing that demise is usually close to.

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Igniting the Spirit at Work: Daily Reflections (Hazelden by Marilyn Mason

By Marilyn Mason

Keep watch over. Jealousy. distrust. Intimidation. even though not often well-known as such, those behaviors might be significant occupational risks. whilst adverse strength pervades our place of work, productiveness and creativity are changed with isolation and lack of confidence. Cultivating own progress in this kind of atmosphere will be difficult, however it isn't really most unlikely. Uplifting day-by-day meditations from place of work psychologist Marilyn J. Mason guarantee us that-regardless of labor web site, wage, prestige, or activity title-we don't need to sacrifice our religious future health for our paintings lifestyles.

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Touching the Breath of Gaia: 59 Foundation Stones for a by Marko Pogacnik

By Marko Pogacnik

Arguing that what the earth mainly wishes is wakeful human cooperation past the cloth realm, this certain, interactive, spiritual standpoint on the way to retailer the planet describes how you can speak with Gaia herself and develop into her arms, permitting her to use her massive assets to avoid wasting the entire creatures on her floor, together with people. Because people have forgotten easy methods to pay attention and communicate with the goddess, this booklet purports that she makes use of common catastrophes as her "hands," to get humankind's recognition. through the use of the workouts for private progress, readers can discover ways to use their feelings, instinct, and emotions instead of intellect and those traumas will be avoided and changed with pleasure and companionship.

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The Bahir by Aryeh Kaplan

By Aryeh Kaplan

Textual content: English (translation), Hebrew (original)
Diagrams, observation, and notes included.

About the editor, translator, commentator
Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan was once born in ny urban and used to be knowledgeable within the Torah Voda'as and Mir Yeshivot in Brooklyn. After years of analysis at Jerusalem's Mir Yeshiva, he used to be ordained by way of a few of Israel's most well known rabbinic gurus. He additionally earned a master's measure in physics and used to be indexed in Who's Who in Physics within the usa. during a writing occupation spanning simply twelve years, Rabbi Kaplan earned a name as probably the most powerful, persuasive, scholarly, and prolific exponents of Judaism within the English language. He died on January 28, 1983, on the age of 48.

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The first e-book in any language ever to bare the technique of the traditional Kabbalists, this is often one of many oldest and most vital of all historic Kabbalistic texts. All references, either to manuscripts and revealed fabric are conscientiously stated, and the whole Hebrew textual content of The Bahir is integrated.

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Virtual Decomposition Control: Toward Hyper Degrees of by Wen-Hong Zhu (auth.)

By Wen-Hong Zhu (auth.)

Driven by means of the necessity to in achieving improved keep watch over performances for robots with hyper levels of freedom, the digital decomposition regulate technique is carefully awarded during this booklet. This technique makes use of subsystem (such as hyperlinks and joints of a posh robotic) dynamics to behavior keep an eye on layout, whereas ensuring the steadiness and convergence of the full advanced robotic with out compromising the rigorousness of the procedure analysis.

The relevant thought of this technique is the definition of the digital balance. the steadiness of the complete complicated robotic is mathematically comparable to the digital balance of each subsystem. This truth permits us to transform a wide challenge to a couple easy issues of mathematical walk in the park.

This e-book contains fourteen chapters. the 1st 5 chapters shape the root of this technique. the remainder 9 chapters are quite self reliant. ranging from bankruptcy 6, every one bankruptcy bargains with a selected kind of structures together with motor/transmission assemblies, hydraulic robots, coordinated a number of robots, area robots, humanoid robots, adaptive teleoperation, and modular robotic manipulators. on the finish, the extensions of this method of distributed-parameter platforms and to electric circuits are given, paving the way in which for different functions to keep on with.

This e-book is meant for practitioners, researchers, and graduate scholars who've received primary wisdom on robotics and keep watch over structures and feature been dedicated to attaining the easiest keep an eye on performances on complicated robotics platforms and past.

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Noble Purpose: The Joy of Living a Meaningful Life by Professor of Education William Damon

By Professor of Education William Damon

This publication describes the private and non secular advantages of residing existence in a fashion that concerns, with an wisdom that one’s existence can mirror a feeling of upper function it doesn't matter what the conditions. The e-book attracts upon spiritual, philosophical, and literary writings to teach how people in lots of cultures and historic epochs have pursued noble reasons by way of answering God’s name as every one hears it. Noble function will be pursued either in heroic acts and in daily habit. The publication indicates how traditional people—teachers, company execs, mom and dad, citizens—can ennoble what they do through being conscious of its private which means. It additionally issues out that humility is an important advantage in case you pursue a noble goal. nice heroes are daring, brave, and infrequently audacious of their decision to prevail; yet also they are humble of their understanding in their personal barriers. in addition, anyone must not ever violate uncomplicated ethical legislation whereas pursuing a noble purpose—the ability has to be as ethical because the ends. objective brings coherence and delight to people’s lives, generating pleasure in strong instances and resilience in not easy instances. It additionally offers a paradox: exertions in provider of noble objective that transcends own achieve is a surer route to happiness than the self-indulgent pursuit of happiness for its personal sake. The nearer we come to God’s goal for us, the extra chuffed our lives develop into. From the foundation and examples conveyed during this ebook, we research that each one participants manage to become aware of their very own God-given talents, to profit the world’s desire for the prone they could supply, and to adventure pleasure in serving society and God of their distinct methods. As theologian Frederick Buechner writes, "The position God calls you to is where the place your deep gladness and the world’s deep starvation meet."

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Phenomenology and Mysticism: The Verticality of Religious by Anthony J. Steinbock

By Anthony J. Steinbock

Exploring the first-person narratives of 3 figures from the Christian, Jewish, and Islamic mystical traditions -- St. Teresa of Avila, Rabbi Dov Baer, and Ruzbihan Baqli -- Anthony J. Steinbock presents a whole phenomenology of mysticism established within the Abrahamic spiritual traditions. He relates a wide variety of spiritual stories, or verticality, to philosophical difficulties of proof, selfhood, and otherness. From this philosophical description of vertical adventure, Steinbock develops a social and cultural critique by way of idolatry -- as satisfaction, secularism, and fundamentalism -- and means that modern understandings of human adventure needs to come from a fuller, extra open view of spiritual adventure.

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The Inner Reality: Jesus, Krishna, and the Way of Awakening by Paul Brunton

By Paul Brunton

While actor Christopher Reeve was once requested in a BBC interview which e-book he would need if stranded on a wilderness island, he spoke back, "The internal Reality via the thinker Paul Brunton."

A provocative and compelling paintings, The internal fact is a necessary consultant for religious seekers. First released within the Thirties, this awesome publication interweaves the lessons of 2 nice spiritual figures: Jesus and Krishna. determining a typical present working via either Christianity and Hinduism, Paul Brunton argues that an "inner truth" or "kingdom of heaven" are available inside every one people. Defining faith as easily the perform of binding oneself with divinity, he encourages readers to embark at the quest for self-knowledge and non secular communion via a dedication to the contemplative course. together with his profound interpretations of the world's sacred texts, from the Gospel of St. John to the Bhagavad Gita, Brunton bridges East and West to steer the reader into the residing center of those historic traditions.

This re-creation has been up-to-date to include the author's ultimate revisions and incorporates a foreword through the Paul Brunton Philosophic beginning.

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