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The Need For A Sacred Science

Author : Seyyed Hossein Nasr
ISBN : 9781135798857
Genre : Social Science
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The meaning of a science rooted in the sacred, its contrast to modern science and its pertinence to us today.
Category: Social Science

The Sacred Science

Author : Nick Polizzi
ISBN : 9781401952921
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In 2010, Nick Polizzi did something unimaginable. He assembled a group of eight desperately ill patients from around the world and brought them into the heart of the Amazon rainforest to put the mysterious medicines of native shamans to the test. The healing journey that unfolded would change their lives —and his own —forever. In The Sacred Science, we join Nick as he explores these primordial traditions and learns firsthand what it takes to truly heal ourselves of physical disease, emotional trauma, and the sense of “lostness” that so many of us feel in these modern times. We venture into a place where the ordinary rules we live by, even survival instincts, don’t apply —where “the only thing to do is to step forward and be ready for anything.” Nick is not a guru or shaman; he is an ordinary guy who pieced together an illuminating journey, one experience at a time. In this riveting true story, we’re shown the many layers that must be peeled away in order for us to find the truth of who we are and why we’re here. This book is a bridge between the flashy, fast-moving modern world and the forgotten ways of a healthier, earth-connected ancestral past. You’ll find practices and principles of native wisdom that you can put to use in your own life, and you’ll gain a new understanding of what it means to heal. In the end, what will become of the eight patients who set out on this path with Nick? Will the exotic jungle medicines and harrowing rites of passage destroy them or give them a new lease on life? Five will return with remarkable healing results. Two will return disappointed. One won’t return at all.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Rebirth Of The Sacred

Author : Robert Nadeau
ISBN : 9780199942367
Genre : Religion
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Argues that a new dialogue between truths of science and religion provides a basis for articulating and disseminating an environmental ethos which could result in the fairly rapid emergence of well organized and highly effective worldwide movement in religious environmentalism
Category: Religion

Textbook Of The Sacred Science

Author : Ralph M. De Bit
ISBN : 0766100227
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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1922. Partial Contents: Eternal questions; Conflict between the Church and science; Cyclic recurrence; Religio-philosophical systems of thought; Necessity for self-analysis; Nature of the self is consciousness; Expansion and contraction of consciousness; Involution and evolution; Appearance, the world process; The Absolute, first cause; Necessity for past knowledge; Personality must be overcome; Health, nutritive and eliminative foods; Purification, vegetarianism; Law governing rebirth; Astral shells; Questions and answers; Future of psychoanalysis.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Symbols Of Sacred Science

Author : René Guénon
ISBN : 0900588780
Genre : Religion
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In Symbols of Sacred Science, Guinon, a master of precise, even 'mathematical' metaphysical exposition, reveals himself as a consummate exegete of myth and symbolism as well, superior in many ways to Mircea Eliade, and comparable perhaps only to his respected friend Ananda K. Coomaraswamy. This extraordinary text unveils the cosmological meanings of root symbols organized under such general headings as: The Center of the World, Cyclic Manifestation, Symboic Weapons, Axial Symbolism and the Symbolsim of Passage, The Symbolism of Building, and The Symbolism of the Heart. Far more than a simple catalogue of myths and symbols from many traditions, Symbols of the Sacred Science lays the foundation for a universal esoteric symbology. In this work, Guinon demonstrates the fundamental unity-across all cultures and ages-of the images with which the Absolute clothes itself in its cosmic self-revelation.
Category: Religion

Sacred Science

Author : Simen Andersen Øyen
ISBN : 9789086867523
Genre : Science
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Science and religion are often viewed as dichotomies. But although our contemporary society is often perceived as a rationalization process, we still need broad, metaphysical beliefs outside of what can be proven empirically. Rituals and symbols remain at the core of modern life. Do our concepts of science and religion require revitalization? Can science itself be considered a religion, a belief, or an ideology? Science's authority and prestige allows for little in the way of alternate approaches not founded in empirical science. It is not unusual to believe that technology and science will solve the world's fundamental problems. Has truth been colonized by science? Have scientific disciplines become so specialized and "operationally closed" that they have constructed barriers to other disciplines as well as the general public? The writers of this book set out to investigate whether the symbols of academia may in some cases take on a quality of sacrality, whether the rule of experts can be said to have the character of a "priesthood of knowledge", whether religion has a place in scientific contexts, and a selection of other questions concerning science and its relations to religious belief.
Category: Science

The Sacred Science Of Man

Author : Baidyanath Saraswati
ISBN : UVA:X002530647
Genre : Anthropology
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Essays on applied anthropology in the context of Indic philosophy and religions.
Category: Anthropology

In Search Of The Sacred

Author : Seyyed Hossein Nasr
ISBN : 9780313383243
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this book, a series of interviews offers an accessible, revealing, human and intellectual biography of leading Islamic scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr. * An explanatory foreword, "The Spiritual and Intellectual Journey of Seyyed Hossein Nasr" by Jamin Jahanbegloo * An introduction by Terry Moore * Organization by both chronology and concept to facilitate ease of use for students and scholars, as well as for more casual readers
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Textbook Of The Sacred Science

Author : Ralph M. De Bit
ISBN : 1425376231
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit