Knowledge Of Self A Collection Of Wisdom On The Science Of Everything In Life

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Knowledge Of Self

Author : Supreme Understanding
Genre : Education
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Do you know who - and what - you are? Do you know who you're meant to be? Do you know how to find the answers to questions like these? Knowledge of Self is the result of a process of self-discovery, but few of us know where to begin when we're ready to start looking deeper. Although self-actualization is the highest of all human needs, it is said that only 5% of people ever attain this goal. In the culture of the Nation of Gods and Earths, commonly known as the Five Percent, students are instructed that they must first learn themselves, then their worlds, and then what they must do in order to transform their world for the better. This often intense process has produced thousands of revolutionary thinkers in otherwise desperate environments, where poverty and hopelessness dominate. Until now, few mainstream publications have captured the brilliant yet practical perspectives of these luminary men and women. Knowledge of Self: A Collection of Writings on the Science of Everything in Life presents the thoughts of Five Percenters, both young and old, male and female, from all over the globe, in their own words. Through essays, poems, and even how-to articles, this anthology presents readers with an accurate portrait of what the Five Percent study and teach, as well as sound direction on how to answer timeless questions like: Who am I, and why am I here? Why is there so much injustice in the world, and what can be done about it? Who is God and where on Earth is he? How do I improve myself without losing myself? Why are people of color in the situations they're in? What can we do about the global problems of racism and poverty?
Category: Education

A Way Of Self Knowledge

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 9780880108508
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Part one, ?A Way of Self-Knowledge, ? contains eight meditations that take the reader on a journey through human experience. Beginning with ordinary experience, Steiner offers ways to imagine and understand the physical body, the elemental (or etheric) body, the elemental world, the Guardian of the Threshold, the astral body, the I-body (or thought body), the nature of experience in suprasensory worlds, and ways of perceiving previous earthly lives. Part two, ?The Threshold of the Spiritual World, ? contains sixteen short chapters in which Steiner provides aphoristic thoughts on trusting one's thinking? cognition of the spiritual world? karma and reincarnation? the astral body and luciferic beings? how to recognize suprasensory consciousness; the true nature of love; and more.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Scientific Study Of Personal Wisdom

Author : Michel Ferrari
ISBN : 9789400779877
Genre : Education
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The rich and diverse contributions to this volume span a wide variety of disciplines, from psychology and philosophy to neuroscience, by some of the most influential scholars in the emerging science of personal wisdom. As such, it is a collection of essential readings and the first publication to integrate both the spiritual and pragmatic dimensions of personal wisdom. The content of the book goes beyond speculative theory to present a wealth of scientific research currently under way in this expanding field. It also describes numerous promising methods now being deployed in the quest for scientific knowledge of the elusive, yet critical, phenomenon of personal wisdom. The book is an excellent introduction to the field for novice researchers as well as a stimulating and enlightening resource for established experts. Its broad appeal makes it a vital addition to the libraries of academics and practitioners in many disciplines, from developmental psychology to gerontology and from philosophy to contemplative religious traditions such as Buddhism.
Category: Education

From Existence To Life The Science Of Self Consciousness

Author : James Porter Mills
ISBN : 9783849673413
Genre : Self-Help
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There has been a growing feeling in my mind that "Health" is too small a title with which to introduce a book that sets forth the noblest science that can possibly be formulated. Although health is one of the most desirable conditions in personal life, and one of the most essential, yet it is but one of the ways of Life that are set forth in the book. It appears to me that, "From Existence to Life; the Science of Self-Consciousness" exactly covers the whole field of that which is herein formulated. It is a science for all-round use, health being but one of the many modes of the Principle of All-Knowledge; and, so far as man is concerned, the science of self-consciousness, formulated correctly, and made use of intelligently, should satisfy the mind and comfort the heart in all the emergencies of self-conscious life, enabling a man to "hold on his way and grow stronger and stronger."
Category: Self-Help

Speaking Of Yoga And Nature Cure Therapy

Author : K.S. Joshi
ISBN : 1845570456
Genre : Hatha yoga
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The value of yoga and nature-cure techniques for maintaining and preserving health is now recognised not only by therapists but also by patients. Yoga keeps the body healthy and the mind alert. It has a relaxing effect on the practitioner, and in combination with nature cure, it can become the ideal healing method. This book shows how health can be maintained and improved through yoga and how diseases can be cured through natural methods.
Category: Hatha yoga

Self Community And Psychology

Author : Norman Duncan (Ph. D.)
ISBN : 1919713514
Genre : Social psychology
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A reader for students at the University of South Africa studying community psychology. It addresses ideologies of race, gender and sexuality that together create particular South African post-colonial realities which legitimise oppression and cultural dispossession.
Category: Social psychology


Author : W. Krohn
ISBN : 9789401729758
Genre : Social Science
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may be complex without being able to be replaced by something »still more simple«. This became evident with the help of computer models of deterministic-recursive systems in which simple mathematical equation systems provide an extremely complex behavior. (2) Irregularity of nature is not treated as an anomaly but becomes the focus of research and thus is declared to be normal. One looks for regularity within irregularity. Non-equilibrium processes are recognized as the source of order and the search for equilibrium is replaced by the search for the dynamics of processes. (3) The classical system-environment model, according to which the adaptation of a system to its environment is controlled externally and according to which the adaptation of the system occurs in the course of a learning process, is replaced by a model of systemic closure. This closure is operational in so far as the effects produced by the system are the causes for the maintenance of systemic organization. If there is sufficient complexity, the systems perform internal self-observation and exert self-control (»Cognition« as understood by Maturana as self-perception and self-limitation, e. g. , that of a cell vis-a. -vis its environment). 22 But any information a system provides on its environment is a system-internal construct. The »reference to the other« is merely a special case of »self-reference«. The social sciences frequently have suffered from the careless way in which scientific ideas and models have been transferred.
Category: Social Science

The Science Of Blissful Living

Author : Sanjeev Newar
Genre : Self-Help
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Are you frustrated with life without a purpose? Want to make your stay worthwhile in this universe, but don’t know how? Want to live life with peerless state of joy and bliss? Want to avoid being a victim of self-destructive “instinct and habits” and become a staunch follower of your “inner voice”? Then this book is an ultimate guide for you. Once the pearl of knowledge and wisdom contained in this book is understood, the rest of your life would then be an exhilarating journey to maximize the state of bliss. “The Science of Blissful Living,” the first book under “Vedic Self-Help” series, satisfactory answers the most fundamental questions regarding the essence of life and living and our role in this universe. The book has three sections. With the datum of ‘truth and bliss are two sides of the coin’ in its foundation, the first section provides the complete understanding of how toolkit for acquiring and enhancing ‘true’ knowledge works. The second section gives tips on how we can practically apply that ‘true’ knowledge to make our stay worthwhile in this universe. It also warns us of the consequences we would face if we kill our inner voice for temporary worldly pleasures. The third section inspires us to tap the unlimited power that lies within all of us to strengthen our will power so that we can follow the inner voice for blissful life. The learning from this book would be a paradigm shift in your thought patterns, and an absolute guarantee that regardless of the situations, pressures, and compulsions of life, you will still be able to enjoy and live life to fullest. Master the intuitive mechanism of everlasting and bliss and success. NOW!
Category: Self-Help

Mythos And Logos

Author : Albert A. Anderson
ISBN : 9042010207
Genre : Philosophy
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This book contains fifteen essays all seeking to regain the original meaning of philosophy as the love of wisdom. Mythos and Logos are two essential aspects of a quest that began with the ancient Greeks. As concepts fundamental to human experience, Mythos and Logos continue to guide the search for truth in the twenty-first century.
Category: Philosophy

What Is Anthroposophy

Author : Rudolf Steiner
ISBN : 0880105062
Genre : Psychology
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This is one of those books that can change your life. Radical, thought-provoking, and indeed mind-boggling, it leads to a completely new way of looking at what it means to be human - a spiritual being in a universe that itself is not just physical, but psychic and spiritual as well. These three previously untranslated lectures are a masterly introduction to what Rudolf Steiner means by "anthroposophy." They explain why Steiner describes this path-which means literally "the wisdom of the human being"- as one that "unites what is spiritual in the human being with what is spiritual in the universe." Steiner begins by describing what happens when we die. He shows the relationship between our physical life on earth and the etheric, astral, and spiritual life of the cosmos. He also explains how physical lives are completely interwoven with cosmic existence, and how the "miss-ing links" in evolution are spiritual in nature. Steiner then demonstrates what he calls the "dilettantism" and "soullessness" of mainstream psychology. He points out that since the second half of the nineteenth century the idea of the soul has been lost, and that, consequently, understanding of our inner lives is without a sure foundation. A quite different view, however, emerges from a truly spiritual perspective. In the third lec-ture, Steiner takes as his guide our three states of being - waking, dreaming, and sleeping. He describes in detail what happens in these three states, and how each is bound up with our lives as physical, psychic, and spiritual beings. With the profound insights in this book, the world becomes a much larger, richer, and more exciting place to live.
Category: Psychology

It S Not The Journey It S The Destination

Author : La Beba
ISBN : 9781477238295
Genre : Family & Relationships
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The future Caribbean regions and the African Continent Democratic Principles and Policies rebirthing the laws fitting to the new world generation in the positives, the present moving the future optimism the black human race traveling the planet Earth, incapable to stop foolish trifling, dissatisfactions from stifling the precious life, and replaced the trifling with life's reality, dignity in collective individual humans living the life divine elements. The truth to be a human, a parent inspiring the the present and future children's lives with expressive love emotions, stimulations, inspiring the children's aspirations traveling the Caribbean Americans forefathers freedom paved road dreams and visions, covered with love of humanity. The new-era black millennials are the Caribbean regions' global leaders of tomorrow. Creative exuberances, inventions, explorations, moving forward the regions' global markets, the region future development growth stability, our Caribbean children, your children, my children, in connection with the African soil reliving the soil's self will productive forces development to positive growth. The future black millennials' creativity interconnecting the world. The human species, the hero is you, the precious life missions journeys, striving for a better future life survival covered with happiness, peace, and love. Good at what you do, the body itself, intellectual capacity, power, strength, courage, quantitative love and peace. Life is short, sweet, and livable; the destination is bountiful. The moment of truth, love, natural emotions expressions with bountiful motions flowing, gushing the river to endless boundaries, love flowing free as a bird, igniting the body, mind, soul; natural human colors illuminating the universe. The moment of truth, life missions journey. It's not the journey—it's the destination.
Category: Family & Relationships

The Palgrave Handbook Of Spirituality And Business

Author : L. Bouckaert
ISBN : 9780230321458
Genre : Business & Economics
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A summary of the most important issues, approaches and models in the field of spirituality in business, economics and society. The Handbook of Spirituality and Business presents a comprehensive pluralistic view covering all the major religious and spiritual traditions.
Category: Business & Economics

The Complete Collected Works Of Dr Phineas Parkhurst Quimby Hardcover Edition

Author : Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
ISBN : 9780615240305
Genre : Religion
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Dr. Phineas Parkhurst Quimby (1802-1866) was a lifelong resident of Belfast, ME and a clockmaker, by trade. From the late 1840s until the time of his transition, he wrote down his own particular philosophical, psychological and metaphysical views on life, death, health, religion and the mind. His early studies of hypnosis, then called mesmerism, led him later on to develop his unique method of healing for both mental and physical affirmities. Proud of his New England heritage, passionate in his love of liberty and equality for all, outspoken in his admonitions against what he considered aristocracy and priestcraft, empathetic toward the sick and suffering, he recorded his experiences, experiments and case studies of his own life journey's explorations into humanity and spirituality, in order to leave behind, for us, what he found, for himself, to be universally applicable truths, for the benefit of all mankind. For this reason, he wrote this book. (Hardcover Edition) (700 pages)
Category: Religion

Bioethics Law And Human Life Issues

Author : D. Brian Scarnecchia
ISBN : 9780810874237
Genre : Philosophy
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Bioethics, Law, and Human Life Issues: A Catholic Perspective on Marriage, Family, Contraception, Abortion, Reproductive Technology, and Death and Dying draws on the Magisterial teaching of the Catholic Church to outline a Catholic response to a host of controversial issues related to human life. Scarnecchia lays out a Catholic moral theology based on the writings of Pope John Paul II and Thomas Aquinas, and he then applies those Christian moral principles to today's most contentious ethical issues, including reproductive technology, embryo adoption, contraception, abortion, family and same-sex marriage, and euthanasia and assisted suicide. This review of Catholic moral principles brings together an in-depth consideration of the central human life issues of our day with abundant reference to the Church's social teaching and to contrasting positions of today's leading ethicists.
Category: Philosophy

Philosophy As Life Path

Author : Romano Madera
ISBN : 9788895145198
Genre : Philosophy
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Conventional wisdom regarding philosophy - even among philosophers themselves - is that it is a school of thought whose purpose is to examine other schools of thought, scientific or ethical, in order to assay their reliability. Since its beginnings, however, philosophy has meant the search for the wisdom that is born of life experience and which is transmitted through spiritual exercise, one aspect of which was the creation of strictly theoretical approaches. This book illustrates the motives for the long-standing neglect of this important dimension as well as the reasons why its reconceptualization today - in a format appropriate to modern realities - is both possible and exhilarating. This volume proposes a renewed approach to philosophy, an approach whose integration of theory and biography draws from philosophy's rich origins but which also unifies the truths behind these new philosophical approaches - for example, in private therapy or group formation - which in recent decades have spread so rapidly in Europe and throughout the world.
Category: Philosophy

My Journey Through Life Finding My Dream Self Ascending Into The Golden Age

Author : Donald Donaldson
ISBN : 9781479719198
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mankind is God´s best creation and the ultimate recipient of the physical universe. Mankind is God´s co-creator and the builder of technology that we have begun to utilize on earth. We will soon spread out into the universe collecting on the way more knowledge and expand it for God. This document is a disclosure that this time period is the most important of all. This is why 2012 is the date Mankind will begin to fulfill its purpose and start on its destined journey into the universe.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Pursuit Of Wisdom

Author : Dean Chavooshian
ISBN : 1478743255
Genre : History
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THE AUTHOR ON THE PURSUIT OF WISDOM: Like many, I have given the origin and meaning of life a great deal of thought in an effort to live it fully --- with grace and intelligence. In the process, I discovered that philosophical/theological discussions on reality are empty without the consideration of scientific inquiry as they inform each other on the nature of human existence. In The Pursuit of Wisdom, historic breakthroughs by eminent scientists abide side-by-side with theologians and philosophers who share an ambition to answer life¿s most primordial questions. As the great Albert Einstein once said, ¿The situation can be expressed by an image: Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.¿ We can benefit immensely from the great minds chronicled in this book that have dramatically changed the world and helped man imagine himself in it -- leading to one's own self-discovery. DISCOVER: In Theology: * Is the soul immortal? Is reincarnation possible? * Islam's holiest shrine in Mecca was built by the founding father of the Jewish nation. * How one man uprooted 1500 years of Roman Catholic domination with a simple document. In Philosophy: * Is the world pre-determined with orderly harmony or governed by man's free will? * Is knowledge gained solely from experience or reasoning -- or is it innate? * How the self-awareness of existentialism allows one to live an authentic life. * How 9th century Muslim scholars contributed to the foundation of modern civilization. In Science: * What makes all physical matter stable? How does matter reproduce itself? * Isaac Newton described gravity's effect, but it was Einstein who showed how it originated * Did man evolve or was he created? The search for a unifying theoretical basis of all the sciences.
Category: History

Living Wisdom Revised And Expanded

Author : David G. Benner
ISBN : 9781532692147
Genre : Religion
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Much more than knowledge or even understanding, wisdom is seeing life through the eyes of an awakened heart and transformed consciousness. Rather than being the result of the accumulation of information, wisdom comes from acquiring a new mind. Buddhists speak of this new mind as enlightenment. The Christian name for it is the mind and heart of Christ. This is the basis of wisdom. Wisdom is grounded in a deep awareness of the sacredness and interconnectedness of everything in existence. It is living in alignment with the creative Spirit of Wisdom who inhabits all of creation and is our truest and deepest self. It is learning to participate in God’s transformational agenda of cosmic whole-making, this being the way in which everything that exists becomes whole in Christ. This book does not offer gems of wisdom. Instead, it seeks to facilitate the awakening of your heart and transformation of your consciousness that will allow wisdom to flow your from depths.
Category: Religion