World Religions and Spiritual Wisdom

Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions

Nonviolence to Animals, Earth, and Self in Asian Traditions

An accessible way to understand the beginnings of nonviolent practices within Jainism, Hinduism and Buddhism and its impact on East Asian cultures.  These traditional practices can be applied and extended to meet contemporary problems in the West, is the author's premise, and hold promise for solving some of our most immediate ecological concerns of the time.

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One God Clapping: The Spiritual Path of a Zen Rabbi

One God Clapping: The Spiritual Path of a Zen Rabbi

A story of provoking spiritual odyssey and also a story of the meeting between East and West in America, and the ways in which the encounter has transformed how all of us understand God and ourselves.

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One World Many Religions

One World Many Religions

Illustrated with beautiful photographs, Mary Pope Osborne, captures the essence of the major world religions and writes about them with reverence and simplicity.  Both youngsters and adults can get an understanding of the culture and practices of each religion including; Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Traditional Chinese.

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Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics: Lifestyles for Self Discovery

Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics: Lifestyles for Self Discovery

Ordinary People as Monks and Mystics outlines "wholesome, spiritual rebellion."  It explores key motifs of positive protest as "ordinary" self-actualizing adults describe what values motivate their quiet, responsible creation of the life they love.  In this book, the author emphasizes "that the self-actualizing men and women interviewed:

  • know, or at least sense, who they are at their most noble, essential core;
  • know, or at least sense, what they value in the highest, most elegant terms."
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Patience: A Little Book of Inner Strength

Patience: A Little Book of Inner Strength

In this little book of pocket wisdom, Easwaran lifts our spirits and gives us courage with insights and advises: Just keep trying and you will find that there is no end to your patience; no end to the strength, kindness and compassion in your heart.

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Perennial Philosophy

Perennial Philosophy

Huxley examines the spiritual beliefs of various religious traditions and explains how they are united by a common human yearning to experience the Divine.

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Perfectability of Human Nature in Eastern and Western Thought, The

Perfectability of Human Nature in Eastern and Western Thought, The

The author has found the most useful question to ask in order to enhance the reader's understanding of the clear difference between the Eastern and Western philosophies and religions, especially the notion of "perfectibility."

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Policy of Kindness, A: An Anthology of Writings By and About the Dalai Lama

Policy of Kindness, A: An Anthology of Writings By and About the Dalai Lama

This book offers a comprehensive view of the Dalai Lama, both his personal life and his thoughts on issues of global concern.

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Principal Symbols of World Religions

Principal Symbols of World Religions

A study of the symbols, emblems, and imagery that characterize the major religions.

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Renewal: A Little Book of Courage and Hope

Renewal: A Little Book of Courage and Hope

With stories from the East and West, this small book brings wise warm suggestions to help us change ourselves to change our world.

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