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Wheel Of Initiation

Author : Julie Tallard Johnson
ISBN : 9781591439691
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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A guide to personal spiritual initiation through the transformation of habitual patterns, apathy, and resistance • Based on the Native American medicine wheel, the Vedic wheel, and the universal initiatory mandala • Enables readers from any tradition to initiate themselves through practices of thought transformation, narrative medicine, meditation exercises, rituals, and journaling • Facilitates breaking through personal and societal illusions that perpetuate resistance and apathy Intentions and spiritual principles, meditation and contemplation, ritual, and risk-taking are the conditions that comprise an initiated life. Regrettably, in modern society we do not have rites of initiation that break through the personal and societal illusions that instill and perpetuate negative habits that keep us in states of resistance. Lacking initiation practices, we often remain trapped in ways of being in the world that were formed by our past conditions and attachments. We tend to identify too strongly with the status quo, which must be challenged to prevent stagnation and to encourage happiness and authenticity. Julie Tallard Johnson shows how to become initiated into an authentic life through practices of thought transformation, cultivating attention, journaling, storytelling, and rituals found in the four directions of the universal mandala. She begins the Wheel of Initiation in the South, where initiates set their intentions; then moves into the West, where they free themselves from habitual patterns and core beliefs; then into the North, the direction of cultivating attention and unity; and finishes in the East, the direction of regeneration and initiation. Drawing upon the life experiences of those who have successfully navigated the wheel, Johnson demonstrates that once fears, assumptions, and ingrained beliefs are confronted and transformed, initiates emerge ready to reenter society with renewed energy and vision that will enrich their own lives and their communities.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Initiation And Promotion In Skin Or Liver Neoplasia

Author : Edward B. Ilgren
ISBN : 0849344077
Genre : Medical
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Initiation and Promotion in Skin or Liver Neoplasia is the only source of its kind that presents a comprehensive compilation of in vivo initiation/promotion studies that involve neoplastic changes in the skin or liver of experimental animals. The book surveys world literature over the past 65 years from almost 2,000 original studies covering nearly 200 journals in 9 languages. Publications reviewed consist of primary peer-reviewed papers, as well as those abstracts, meeting reports, and review articles, containing original data. Papers measuring both pre-neoplastic or neoplastic changes are included. The summaries for each study included in the book are highly formatted resumes that have four principal components which indicate: 1) What was done in the study; 2) How the study was done (e.g, methods); 3) The precise results obtained; 4) Individual critiques using GLP (Good Lab Practice) standards. Initiation and Promotion in Skin or Liver Neoplasia provides an indispensable abstracted reference resource for scientists, toxicologists, cancer researchers, litigators, regulators, environmentalists, policy analysts, and industry-based investigators.
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The Wheel Of Time Sand Mandala

Author : Barry Bryant
ISBN : 1559399686
Genre : Religion
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A stunning visual introduction to the artistic and spiritual heart of Tibetan Buddhism.
Category: Religion

Sacred Journey Of The Medicine Wheel

Author : Myron Old Bear
ISBN : 9781606932322
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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The nineteen Teaching Sessions presented in this book also explain the specific steps involved in conducting many ancient ceremonies that, collectively, can create a personal lifestyle that produces peace, harmony, and balance within the Sacred Circle of Life. The words to the songs associated with those ceremonies are printed in the Appendix.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Mechanics And Fatigue In Wheel Rail Contact

Author : S.L. Grassie
ISBN : 9780444599773
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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These proceedings demonstrate the increasing interest and importance of contact mechanics and wear to the railway industry. The 27 contributions succeed in sustaining a balance between mechanics and metallurgy, theory and practice, and will be of considerable interest to those engaged in research, as well as practising engineers.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Wheel Of Time

Author : Geshe Lhundub Sopa
ISBN : 1559397799
Genre : Religion
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Discuss Buddhist background history, initiation rites, generation and completion stage practices of Kalachakra.
Category: Religion

The Forbidden Book

Author : Joscelyn Godwin
ISBN : 9781938875014
Genre : Fiction
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An esoteric thriller full of sex, magic, and politics. This gripping page-turner has something for every fan of occult fiction: a murder mystery set against religious extremism with symbolism, alchemy, and magic fueling the action. The evocative setting of Venice and the Veneto region of Italy dominates the plot, along with vivid scences in Santiage de Compostela, Provence, Washington, and the Vatican.
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Advances In Heterogeneous Material Mechanics 2008

Author : Jinghong Fan
ISBN : 9781932078800
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This book offers over 400 never before published and rigorously refereed papers demonstrating the connections between nanoscale phenomena and the critical properties of dozens of engineered and natural materials—from polymer composites to human bone. Information is presented on new techniques for studying and quantifying the behavior of materials at nanoscale levels and linking this data to macroscale properties such as strength, fatigue, and failure points. The techniques include novel experiments and uses of instrumentation, as well as modeling and numerical methods. Virtually all the analyses in this book are offered here for the first time. They include information of value for materials investigators in defense, civil engineering, biomaterials, and transportation
Category: Technology & Engineering