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Download or read book The Essential Rumi reissue written by Coleman Barks and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 1995-06-09 with total page 418 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the premier interpreter of Rumi comes the first definitive one-volume collection of the enduringly popular spiritual poetry by the extraordinary thirteenth-century Sufi mystic.
Download or read book The Essential Rumi reissue written by Coleman Barks and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2010-09-14 with total page 416 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems. Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever. The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.
Download or read book The Essential Rumi written by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (Maulana) and published by . This book was released on 1999 with total page 336 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Rumi the Persian poet is widely acknowledged as being the greatest Sufi mystic of his age. He was the founder of the brotherhood of the Whirling Dervishes. This is a collection of his poetry.
Download or read book The Hill We Climb Den H gel hinauf Zweisprachige Ausgabe written by Amanda Gorman and published by Hoffmann und Campe. This book was released on 2021-03-30 with total page 21 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Mit einem Vorwort von Oprah Winfrey Mit dem Gedicht »The Hill We Climb – Den Hügel hinauf«, das Amanda Gorman am 20. Januar 2021 bei der Inauguration des 46. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika, Joe Biden, vortrug, schenkte eine junge Lyrikerin den Menschen auf der ganzen Welt eine einzigartige Botschaft der Hoffnung und Zuversicht. Am 20. Januar 2021 wurde die erst zweiundzwanzigjährige Amanda Gorman zur sechsten und jüngsten Dichterin, die bei der Vereidigung eines US-amerikanischen Präsidenten ein Gedicht vortrug. »The Hill We Climb – Den Hügel hinauf« ist jetzt in der autorisierten zweisprachigen Fassung als kommentierte Sonderausgabe erhältlich.
Download or read book The Open Path written by Elias Amidon and published by Sentient+ORM. This book was released on 2012-09-16 with total page 170 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The globally renowned spiritual teacher offers a guide to awakening our most enlightened nature—the unified awareness behind all consciousness. Interest in nondual awareness as the essence of spiritual awakening is rapidly expanding throughout the Western world. Those who follow spiritual paths, such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Sufism, and Kabbalism, often come up against a kind of ceiling due to their religion’s cultural context or a belief system that places awakening beyond the reach of adherents. For years, Elias Amidon has helped seekers break through their blockages with his nine-month Open Path trainings conducted all over the world. In The Open Path, Amidon shares the lessons and exercises of these trainings. It is a guide to the realization of the silent ground of all being, and to expressing that realization in your daily life.
Download or read book The Soul of Rumi written by Coleman Barks and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2010-12-14 with total page 448 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Inside A Lover's Heart There's Another World, And Yet Another Rumi's masterpieces have inspired countless people throughout the centuries, and Coleman Barks's exquisite renderings of the thirteenth-century Persian mystic are widely considered the definitive versions for our time. Barks's translations capture the inward exploration and intensity that characterize Rumi's poetry, making this unique voice of mysticism and desire contemporary while remaining true to the original poems. In this volume readers will encounter the essence of Sufism's insights into the experience of divine love, wisdom, and the nature of both humanity and God. While Barks's stamp on this collection is clear, it is Rumi's voice that leaps off these pages with a rapturous power that leaves readers breathless. These poems express our deepest yearning for the transcendent connection with the source of the divine: there are passionate outbursts about the torment of longing for the beloved and the sweet delight that comes from union; stories of sexual adventures and of loss; poems of love and fury, sadness and joy; and quiet truths about the beauty and variety of human emotion. For Rumi, soul and body and emotion are not separate but are rather part of the great mystery of mortal life, a riddle whose solution is love. Above all else, Rumi's poetry exposes us to the delight that comes from being fully alive, urging us always to put aside our fears and take the risk of discovering our core self: No one knows what makes the soul wake up so happy! Maybe a dawn breeze has blown the veil from the face of God. These fresh, original translations magnificently convey Rumi's insights into the human heart and its longings with his signature passion and daring, focusing on the ecstatic experience of the inseparability of human and divine love. The match between Rumi's sublime poetry and Coleman Barks's poetic art are unequaled, and here this artistic union is raised to new heights.
Download or read book Selected Poems written by Jalāl al-Dīn Rūmī (Maulana) and published by Penguin Classics. This book was released on 2004 with total page 310 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Jelaluddin Rumi was a 13th-century philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the Whirling Dervishes. He was also an inspirational poet, and this collection of his work shows the themes that underpin his verses - tolerance, goodness, the experience of God and awareness through love.
Download or read book Between the Middle East and the Americas written by Evelyn Alsultany and published by University of Michigan Press. This book was released on 2013-02-12 with total page 347 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Perceptions of the Middle East in conflicting discourses from North America, South America, and Europe
Download or read book Backpacking with the Saints written by Belden C. Lane and published by Oxford University Press. This book was released on 2014-11-03 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Carrying only basic camping equipment and a collection of the world's great spiritual writings, Belden C. Lane embarks on solitary spiritual treks through the Ozarks and across the American Southwest. For companions, he has only such teachers as Rumi, John of the Cross, Hildegard of Bingen, Dag Hammarskjöld, and Thomas Merton, and as he walks, he engages their writings with the natural wonders he encounters--Bell Mountain Wilderness with Søren Kierkegaard, Moonshine Hollow with Thich Nhat Hanh--demonstrating how being alone in the wild opens a rare view onto one's interior landscape, and how the saints' writings reveal the divine in nature. The discipline of backpacking, Lane shows, is a metaphor for a spiritual journey. Just as the wilderness offered revelations to the early Desert Christians, backpacking hones crucial spiritual skills: paying attention, traveling light, practicing silence, and exercising wonder. Lane engages the practice not only with a wide range of spiritual writings--Celtic, Catholic, Protestant, Buddhist, Hindu, and Sufi Muslim--but with the fascination of other lovers of the backcountry, from John Muir and Ed Abbey to Bill Plotkin and Cheryl Strayed. In this intimate and down-to-earth narrative, backpacking is shown to be a spiritual practice that allows the discovery of God amidst the beauty and unexpected terrors of nature. Adoration, Lane suggests, is the most appropriate human response to what we cannot explain, but have nonetheless learned to love. An enchanting narrative for Christians of all denominations, Backpacking with the Saints is an inspiring exploration of how solitude, simplicity, and mindfulness are illuminated and encouraged by the discipline of backcountry wandering, and of how the wilderness itself becomes a way of knowing-an ecology of the soul.
Download or read book Horizon of the Unseen written by Corinne Randall and published by Intellect Books. This book was released on 2005 with total page 63 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Horizon of the Unseen is a compilation of quotes taken from the eternal and universal truths that exist in all of the world's spiritual traditions. The twelve themes are interpreted visually by the author, each page containing full colour reproductions. This book grew out of a series of guided meditations run within a counselling centre. The thematic mood of each meditation was then used as inspiration for painting. The artwork describes a meditative space and therefore works in parallel to the text. The diversity of themes result in a spectrum of approaches ranging from figurative to abstract or conceptual. They are drawn together by the metaphors contained within the quotes, that relate the signs and attributes of the physical world back to the One unknowable Essence. We live in an age of extremes. On one hand we see the disintegration of society reflected in much contemporary art. Out of these growing pains, however, a new holistic paradigm is emerging. Artist in Sanskrit means one who sees things fitting together. By redefining the importance of spirituality to visual art this book strives to demonstrate this obvious but often overlooked purpose of art.The format is simple and accessible but also contains deeper layers of underlying meaning. Horizon of the Unseen is therefore suitable as a gift book, as an aid for meditation or as a source of creative inspiration.
Download or read book Rumi The Book of Love written by Coleman Barks and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2009-10-13 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Sufi mystic and poet Jalaluddin Rumi is most beloved for his poems expressing the ecstasies and mysteries of love in all its forms—erotic, platonic, divine—and Coleman Barks presents the best of them in this delightful and inspiring collection. Rendered with freshness, intensity, and beauty as Barks alone can do, these startling and rich poems range from the "wholeness" one experiences with a true lover, to the grief of a lover's loss, and all the states in between: from the madness of sudden love to the shifting of a romance to deep friendship to the immersion in divine love. Rumi, the ultimate poet of love, explores all "the magnificent regions of the heart," and he opens you to the lover within. Coleman Barks has made this medieval, Persian-born (present-day Afghanistan) poetic and spiritual genius the most popular poet in America today. This seductive volume reveals Rumi's charms and depths more than any other.
Download or read book Rumi The Big Red Book written by Coleman Barks and published by Harper Collins. This book was released on 2010-10-12 with total page 512 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Really, what other book would anyone ever need?” —Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Honeybee “Elegant and exquisite.” —Deepak Chopra, author of Muhammad, Jesus, and Buddha The Big Red Book is a poetic masterpiece from Jalaluddin Rumi, the medieval Sufi mystic whom Time magazine calls “the most popular poet in America.” Readers continue to be awed and inspired by Rumi’s masterfully lyrical, deeply expressive poems, collected in volumes such as The Illustrated Rumi, The Soul of Rumi, and the bestselling The Essential Rumi. With The Big Red Book, acclaimed poet and Rumi interpreter Coleman Barks offers a never-before-published translation of a crucial anthology of poems widely considered to be one of Persian literature’s greatest treasures.
Download or read book The Way of Grace written by Miranda Macpherson and published by Sounds True. This book was released on 2018-11-01 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Perhaps you hunger to finally end the struggle of living from a consciousness of fear and separation. Perhaps you yearn for a saner, wiser, more spiritually elegant way to move through our world. Perhaps you are weary of the dizzying pace of a culture that drives us ever further from our true nature. There is another way: a way of Grace. This book is a hand of friendship to help you come to abide in the living presence that you are and always were.”—Miranda Macpherson, The Way of Grace Many of us struggle to truly live what we believe spiritually. What if closing that gap wasn’t about trying harder, but something quite the opposite? The Way of Grace is a guide to spiritual surrender and nondual realization based on the practice of ego relaxation—a holistic, feminine approach to welcoming all of your experience and responding with compassion and wisdom in a world in need of your unique gifts. “Grace has four primary dimensions, or ways that it comes alive,” explains Macpherson. “Ego relaxation gives us access to these dimensions, so we can stop trying to beat ourselves into spiritual shape and yield instead to an unshakable presence within.” In The Way of Grace, she shares reflections, inquiries, and meditation practices for each phase of your journey: • Relaxing into the Ground of Grace—move beyond identification with your personality and return to the felt sense of your connection to Grace as your natural and ever-present foundation • Receiving the Blessings of Grace—move beyond “the spiritual poverty of lack” and rediscover the gift of life in every moment through the portals of trust, humility, patience, and joy • The Transforming Power of Grace—move beyond that which limits your full freedom through forgiveness, compassion, unwinding ego identity, and abiding in your boundless nature • Living the Embodiment of Grace—continue to surrender anything that binds you into self-centered patterns and behaviors and become a “Grace-delivery device,” the presence of love here on Earth “Grace will always deepen, season, and bring out the very best in you,” writes Macpherson. “You are its embodiment, always and forever.” The Way of Grace will be your steady companion to “live as the fountain we were made to be, letting the living waters flow to quench our parched and tired Earth.” Foreword by Russ Hudson.
Download or read book Educational Research written by Burke Johnson and published by SAGE. This book was released on 2008 with total page 665 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Educational Research: Quantitative, Qualitative, and Mixed Approaches introduces readers to the fundamental logic of empirical research and the sources of research ideas. Detailed descriptions guide students through the design and implementation of actual research studies with an examination of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed research. --From publisher's description.
Download or read book The Red Book written by Sera J. Beak and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2006-06-16 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Red Book is nothing less than a spiritual fire starter -- a combustible cocktail of Hindu Tantra and Zen Buddhism, Rumi and Carl Jung, goddesses and psychics, shaken with cosmic nudges, meaningful subway rides, haircuts, relationships, sex, dreams, and intuition. Author Sera Beak's unique hybrid perspective, hilarious personal anecdotes, and invaluable exercises encourage her readers to live more consciously so they can start making clearer choices across the board, from careers to relationships, politics to pop culture and everything in between. For smart, gutsy, spiritually curious women whose colorful and complicated lives aren’t reflected in most spirituality books, The Red Book is an open invitation to find your true self and start sharing that delicious truth with the world.
Download or read book Heart Yoga written by Andrew Harvey and published by North Atlantic Books. This book was released on 2010-09-07 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: ***WINNER, 2010 Spirituality & Practice Best Spiritual Book Award – Yoga In Heart Yoga, renowned spiritual writer and Sacred Activist Andrew Harvey and longtime yoga teacher Karuna Erickson present a vision of hatha yoga practice that links ancient spiritual traditions to contemporary life. Including excerpts of poetic sacred writing from mystical sages through the ages, the book reminds readers that the purpose of yoga is not to improve one's physical health or even to achieve peace of mind (although these results may be achieved along the way), but to reach a state of unity with the divine, the goal of mystics from all traditions. With detailed descriptions and photographs of fifty yoga poses and their alchemical effects on the body and consciousness, Heart Yoga presents yoga as a simple meditative practice that enables the practitioner to dwell in the heart and experience the bliss of union with the sacred power underlying all of life. The book explains how to prepare for Heart Yoga and describes the “Five Great Joys” that are part of the path. Included are the authors' own compelling stories of their individual journeys along the path of yoga: stories of suffering, transcendence, and joy that both inspire and enlighten.
Download or read book Muslims and American Popular Culture 2 volumes written by Anne R. Richards and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2014-02-10 with total page 847 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Offering readers an engaging, accessible, and balanced account of the contributions of American Muslims to the contemporary United States, this important book serves to clarify misrepresentations and misunderstandings regarding Muslim Americans and Islam. • Identifies the contributions of Muslims to American fiction, poetry, music, food, architecture, and other cultural forms to document the breadth of their contributions • Highlights the ways in which Muslims have been, and continue to be, routinely depicted negatively in American literature, film, and religious discourse, and documents the potential effects that such depictions can have on individual Muslims and their communities • Offers readers useful tools that allow them to apply a critical eye to the representations of Muslims in the news