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As a Man Does

One of the first great modern writers of motivational and inspirational books, James Allen has influenced millions around the world through his classic work As a Man Thinketh. In the same way, As a Man Does: Morning and Evening Thoughts presents beautiful and insightful meditations to feed the mind and soul. In each of the sixty-two meditations—one for each morning and evening of the month—Allen ...

Bushido

In eighteenth-century Japan, Tsunetomo Yamamoto created the Hagakure, a document that served as the basis for samurai warrior behavior. Its guiding principles greatly influenced the Japanese ruling class and shaped the underlying character of the Japanese psyche, from businessmen to soldiers. Bushido is the first English translation of this work. It provides a powerful message aimed at the mind ...

Creative Mind

A brilliant speaker, gifted thinker, and inspired writer, Dr. Ernest S. Holmes founded the United Church of Religious Science. His message is simple: The universe has intelligence, purpose, and order. By understanding its principles and applying them to ourselves, we can see who we are and what we truly want in life. Creative Mind was written as a simple guide for the many thousands who came to ...

I Ching for a New Age

For over 3,000 years, the Chinese have placed great value on the I Ching, turning to it for guidance and insight regarding past, present, and future events. For over a decade, researcher Robert Benson worked towards making the English text of this book easier to understand and appreciate. The result is an I Ching that stands alone, providing answers for anyone facing a time of personal crisis.

Light on Life's Difficulties

1912. To the majority of people, life is a dark room where one is liable to hurt himself by coming into contact with something he cannot see. Their frequent hurts, their disappointments, perplexities, sorrows and pains are caused by sudden contact with principles which they do not see and are therefore not prepared to deal with. But, when the light of wisdom is introduced into the darkened ...

Tao Te Ching

A fundamental book of the Taoist, the Tao Te Ching is regarded as a revelation in its own right. It provides a wealth of wisdom and insights for those seeking a better understanding of themselves. Over time, many changes have been made to the original Chinese text. Researcher Patrick M. Byrne has produced a translation that is accurate and easy to understand, while capturing the pattern and ...

The Buddha's Golden Path

In 1929, when author Dwight Goddard wrote The Buddha’s Golden Path, he was breaking ground. No American before him had lived the life of a Zen Buddhist monk, and then set out to share what he had learned with his countrymen. The Buddha’s Golden Path is a true classic. It has touched countless lives, and opened the door for future generations in this country to study and embrace the principles of ...

The Joy of Meditation

Without knowing what they are doing, would-be meditators often find it difficult to sit still for even five minutes. On the other hand, experienced meditators go about their business directly and purposefully. In this classic work, teacher Justin F. Stone presents easy-to-follow instructions for many common forms of meditation, including Zazen (Zen Meditation), Japa (one of the oldest spiritual ...

The New Revelation

The spiritual movement in the early twentieth century had few, if any, proponents greater than Sir Arthur Conan Doyle—a medical doctor, soldier, and world-renowned author. This book is a firsthand account of his investigation into the world of spiritualism.  An original Introduction to the book provides an insightful look at Doyle’s personal life. His friendship with magician Harry ...