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The Way Of Silence

Author : David Steindl-Rast
ISBN : 9781632530172
Genre : Religion
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"The tranquility of order is a dynamic tranquility, the stillness of a flame burning in perfect calm, of a wheel spinning so fast that it seems to stand still. Silence in this sense is not only a quality of the environment, but primarily an attitude, an attitude of listening. " Let us give to one another that gift of silence, so that we can listen together and listen to one another. Only in this silence will we be able to hear that gentle breath of peace, that music to which the spheres dance, that universal harmony to which we, too, hope to dance." Austrian-born Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast is one of the most influential and beloved spiritual teachers of our time. For decades, Brother David has divided his time between periods of monastic life at the Mount Saviour Monastery in New York and extensive lecture tours on five continents. He has brought spiritual depth into the lives of countless people, whom he touches through his lectures, his workshops and his writings. Brother David was one of the first Roman Catholics to participate in Buddhist-Christian dialogue, studying under Zen teachers and building bridges between religious traditions. His newest book, The Way of Silence, draws heavily on Buddhist teachings to cultivate the practice of “deep” listening: turning away from noise and distraction, paying attention, and embracing quiet. The Way of Silence embraces paradox: absence versus presence in silence. Dynamic tranquility. The all-oneness of aloneness. Humbly, trusting in God, you’ll practice emptying your mind in order to receive wisdom, insight, and understanding. You’ll learn to listen deeply, with a trusting heart—and you’ll joyously discover a new, interior freedom that will make you feel more vibrant, and more fully alive.
Category: Religion

The Way Of Silence

Author : Adela Marion Curtis
ISBN : OCLC:669701218
Genre : Meditations
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Author : Robert J. Sardello
ISBN : 1556437935
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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"Presents ways to achieve self-awareness and access the healing qualities of silence from within"--Provided by North Atlantic Books.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Golden Window Of Silence

Author : Christopher Bear Beam
ISBN : 9781453518373
Genre : Religion
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The Golden Window of Silence integrates the use of silence as spiritual discipline and its abusive use by systemic structures. Silence may be used as a lifegiving practice or in a destructive way at all levels of societal systems. One of the contentions of The Golden Window of Silence is that when one uses silence to listen to all levels, one may find the source of all non-violent communication. It is by this means that silence becomes one of the most powerful means of social justice. "Proceeds from book sales go to Sunbear Community Alliance, a Texas Non-Profit Corporation."
Category: Religion

Silence Feminism Power

Author : S. Malhotra
ISBN : 9781137002372
Genre : Social Science
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An interrogation of the often-unexamined assumption that silence is oppressive, to consider the multiple possibilities silence enables. The volume features diverse feminist reflections on the nuanced relationship between silence and voice to foreground the creative, meditative, generative and resistive power our silences engender.
Category: Social Science

The Way Of God

Author : Sher Gill
ISBN : 9781496990433
Genre : Self-Help
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The way of God: It Just Is, there are no two ways, either you are living within this Spiritual fountain or waiting at seashore. In this book there are number of chapters; The Way of God, Spirit, Children of God, Are you a Gardener, Love force, Silence and many more to express the qualities or attitudes to be adopted to have any spiritual success within the presence of God. Any religious or material approach will not lead you in to the presence of God until you adopt universal spiritual living same as God itself. Now you have become part of IT and there is nothing you can not know or experience. This life has to be lived consciously and make the most of it while you can, lost time is never recovered. This ticking needle of clock does not stop for anyone, move along with this present moment, it is continuous of IS ness all the time as IT Just Is. Spirit is the only way being the essence of God. There is no other way or Path that leads directly to the centre of God. May you find your way within.
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A Sunlit Absence

Author : Martin Laird
ISBN : 9780199831517
Genre : Religion
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"The practice of contemplation is one of the great spiritual arts," writes Martin Laird in A Sunlit Absence. "Not a technique but a skill, it harnesses the winds of grace that lead us out into the liberating sea of silence." In this companion volume to his bestselling Into the Silent Land, Laird focuses on a quality often overlooked by books on Christian meditation: a vast and flowing spaciousness that embraces both silence and sound, and transcends all subject/object dualisms. Drawing on the wisdom of great contemplatives from St. Augustine and St. Teresa of Avila to St. Hesychios, Simone Weil, and many others, Laird shows how we can uncover the deeper levels of awareness that rest within us like buried treasure waiting to be found. The key insight of the book is that as our practice matures, so will our experience of life's ordeals, sorrows, and joys expand into generous, receptive maturity. We learn to see whatever difficulties we experience in meditation--boredom, lethargy, arrogance, depression, grief, anxiety--not as obstacles to be overcome but as opportunities to practice surrender to what is. With clarity and grace Laird shows how we can move away from identifying with our turbulent, ever-changing thoughts and emotions to the cultivation of a "sunlit absence"--the luminous awareness in which God's presence can most profoundly be felt. Addressed to both beginners and intermediates on the pathless path of still prayer, A Sunlit Absence offers wise guidance on the specifics of contemplative practice as well as an inspiring vision of the purpose of such practice and the central role it can play in our spiritual lives.
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Author : Adam Jaworski
ISBN : 9783110821918
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines