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    For more than two thousand years, the oracular, enigmatic pronouncements of the I Ching (Classic of Changes) have intrigued and inspired readers. In the West, scholars have long regarded the volume as one of the seminal texts of Chinese culture, comparable to the Bible or the Upanishads, and readers everywhere have turned to the hexagrams, line statements, and commentaries for guidance on every imaginable life situation.



    Given the enduring importance of this work, it was a momentous event when a significantly different I Ching text was unearthed in Mawangdui, China, in 1973--the first new manuscript of the work to appear in two thousand years. Now translated into English for the first time by one of West's leading scholars of the I Ching, the Mawangdui text brings welcome clarity, accessibility, and novelty to this beloved classic.



    Like the received version, the Mawangdui I Ching and its commentaries begin with a central core of sixty-four hexagrams, but in an important departure, the hexagrams in the newly discovered text are arranged in a systematic and logical way and, in many cases, are assigned different names. The line statements that accompany the hexagrams frequently differ from the received text. In addition, the Mawangdui version contains five new commentaries that had been lost for more than two thousand years, including the surprising discovery of a commentary that quotes Confucius extensively on how he had come to change his earlier, negative, views about the importance of the I Ching.



    The new material, the logical arrangement of the hexagrams, the more Taoist tone of the "Appended Judgments", the illuminating introduction and notes by Edward L. Shaughnessy and, above all, the lucid purity of his translation, make the Mawangdui I Ching a treasure. Readers who wish to use the hexagrams for divination will find this version more intriguing than even the previous text; scholars will derive new insights from the Mawangdui commentaries and from the "Appended Judgments," one of the most sophisticated and subtle essays in all of Chinese philosophy; admirers of world literature will cherish this volume as a work of timeless artistry. MsSVig

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    Daskalos (Stylianos Atteshlis) - Labyrinths (1990s) [TapeRip - 4 MP3]



    Duration: 2 hours 44 minutes

    What is life?
    What is the cosmos?
    What are the archangels?
    What is the true name of each thing that exists?
    What is matter?
    What is a human being?
    What is God?

    These are some of the weighty questions that Daskalos addresses in this two-part talk that was given on successive days sometime in the 1990s.

    The location was the Stoa - a small lecture hall and garden full of olive trees and cacti at the back of his house in Strovolos, Cyprus.

    He explains why everything is alive and death does not exist and discusses how the "petty time-and-place self" is reflected in the three mirrors of matter - our material body, emotions and feelings - and lost in the labyrinth of illusions that they generate.

    "The stones are alive, the sand is alive, crystals are alive", Daskslaos tells us and he asks: "How can we understand these kinds of life?".

    Try to tune into the vibrations of Daskalos's voice and listen with your heart as well as with your head.

    Really, the idea is to tune into the elemental of the talk, which exists eternally and contains the full meaning of Daskalos's teaching.

    Much knowledge and understanding can come in this way.

    Daskalos

    Dr. Stylianos Atteshlis, better known as "Daskalos", (Greek for "teacher"), was a great Greek Cypriot Christian mystic and healer.

    That's my assessment, not his.

    He had no patience with anyone who wanted to call him "Master", insisting that he was no more than a fellow student of the mysteries.

    Nor did he ever insist that he alone knew the truth. On the contrary, he advised his students to investigate everything for themselves and never to accept anything as true merely because he said so.

    He also encouraged them to explore other religions and philosophies if they felt so inclined.

    Buddhists, Jews, Muslims and even atheists attended his talks (he once said that he could have a more honest and sensible discussion with a sincere atheist than with a religious fanatic).

    Professor Kyriacos Markides of Maine University has written a trilogy of excellent books about Daskalos's extraordinary life and teachings.

    Although Daskalos only really approved of the first volume - The Magus of Strovolos - all three contain invaluable insights into his uniquely profound and coherent metaphysical system.

    I recommend, The Magus of Strovolos, as a way into Daskalos's thought, (although he disliked being called a "magus" and preferred the term "mystic").

    It's on the tracker here:

    http://theoccult.bz/details.php?id=31429

    Most English translations of his own writings leave much to be desired, although a new, professionally translated collection of his talks, Words of Truth, is excellent.

    The Esoteric Practice, also contains many simple but powerful practical exercises. It's on the tracker too:

    http://theoccult.bz/details.php?id=43653

    For me, Daskalos's teachings represent the most profound and transformative system of knowledge that I've ever encountered in several decades of spiritual search that began with Kabbalism and progressed, through Zen Buddhism, to pure mysticism.

    There's a saying in Western magic that: "All magicians become mystics in the end".

    My own experience certainly bears this out.

    In my teens I wanted to use magic to manipulate the world to suit my own ends.

    Now I understand that what I really wanted was to change the way I felt inside.

    I thought I could achieve that through manipulating the world, but it's so much simpler and more effective to work directly on one's consciousness, which is the whole point of mysticism - to exchange separation and insecurity for what Daskalos called "at-one-ment" or Theosis.

    Daskalos has a somewhat unusual style of delivery which takes a little getting used to, but it's well worth the effort as much of the material here is not available elsewhere, to the best of my knowledge.

    A website called: The Researchers of Truth, is run by some of Daskslos's students here:

    http://www.researchersoftruth.org/

    It contains many transcripts of his talks and much else besides.

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    ANIMAL PRESENCES
    The James Hillman Uniform Edition Vol. 9

    SUBJECT: Archetypal Psychology


    A fascinating testament to Hillman's decades-long interest in animal images in dreams and the psychic imagination, this volume includes the major Eranos lecture "The Animal Kingdom in the Human Dream," and Hillman's contributions to the out-of-print "bestiary" Dream Animals (with Margot McLean), as well as the essays "Going Bugs"; "Nature in the Doghouse"; "The Elephant in the Garden of Eden"; "Imagination is Bull"; and shorter interviews and penetrating conversations on the animal theme.

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    "Hillman encourages us not to turn our animal visitors into "dream symbols" because in so doing we lose the animal. Instead, he proposes, we should recognize it as real, as choosing to come to us from the great unconscious. He suggests that we honor the animal for being present by asking it why it appeared in the dream.  "What is the animal offering you by coming into your life in the dream?" He asks whether animals may be trying to communicate with us in order to stop their exploitation and extinction.  Hillman feels that exploration of our psychic and dream animal presences can help reestablish our severed kinship with the natural world. "




    About the Author
    JAMES HILLMAN's pioneering imaginative psychology will soon span five decades. It has entered cultural history, affecting lives and minds in a wide range of fields. For the creativity of his thinking, the originator of Archetypal Psychology and author of A TERRIBLE LOVE OF WAR, THE SOUL'S CODE, THE FORCE OF CHARACTER, RE-VISIONING PSYCHOLOGY, and THE MYTH OF ANALYSIS, has received many honors, including the Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic. He has held distinguished lectureships at the Universities of Yale, Princeton, Chicago, and Syracuse, and his books have been translated into some twenty languages.

    MsSVig

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    Astral Projection & metaphysics Forum's "66 Astral Projection Techniques" PDF

    **Please Note: I'm a new user to this site. I apologize in advance if anything is posted in an undesirable manner. Please let me know if anything is wrong with this upload. -- Enjoy  **

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    Presents: “66 Astral Projection Techniques”
    Copyright © 2008, http://shopofenlightenment.com/forum/. All rights reserved. Permission for non‐ commercial use is hereby granted, provided that this file is distributed intact. Quotations must be properly cited. This document was created and compiled by Revenant.



    ---Technique Titles List---


    Exit Technique#1. The Girtitak Mantra
    Exit Technique#2. Third eye escape method
    Exit Technique#3. 6:00 AM in the morning method
    Exit Technique#4. The 6 Feet Method
    Exit Technique#5. Affirmation
    Exit Technique#6. The Anchor Technique
    Exit Technique#7. The Fixed Anchor
    Exit Technique#8. The Moving Anchor
    Exit Technique#9. Astral Arms Breaking Through
    Exit Technique#10. Floating Balloon
    Exit Technique#11. Dynamic Concentration Method
    Exit Technique#12. Counting Your Way into Sleep
    Exit Technique#13. Creative visualization techniques
    Exit Technique#14. Creative Visualization
    Exit Technique#15. Jac's Dual Focus: Auditory and Respiratory AP Technique
    Exit Technique#16. The Gazing Technique
    Exit Technique#17. Kwaichang's Long and Stable Projection Technique
    Exit Technique#18. The Let­Go Method
    Exit Technique#19. Lioness Technique
    Exit Technique#20. Dynamic Visualization involving Movement
    Exit Technique#21. Using Movement To Get Out Of Body
    Exit Technique#22. Passive Will Method
    Exit Technique#23. The Path Method
    Exit Technique#24. Robert Peterson's Pinpoint Consciousness Visualization Technique
    Exit Technique#25. Progressive muscular relaxation
    Exit Technique#26. Deep Relaxation OBE Technique
    Exit Technique#27. Focusing Attention on the Screen of The Mind
    Exit Technique#28. Cage's Self‐Revelation Technique
    Exit Technique#29. Silva Mind Control Method
    Exit Technique#30. Sound Technique
    Exit Technique#31. Vibration frequency control
    Exit Technique#32. Improving Visualization Skills
    Exit Technique#33. Wake induced lucid dreaming
    Exit Technique#34. Imagining Who You Are
    Exit Technique#35. Within Lucid Dreams
    Exit Technique#36. Zykax Projection
    Exit Technique#37. The Rope Technique
    Exit Technique#38. Watch yourself going to sleep
    Exit Technique#39. The Monroe Technique
    Exit Technique#40. OBE From lucid dreams
    Exit Technique#41. Displaced­awareness technique
    Exit Technique#42. The Jump Technique
    Exit Technique#43. Muldoons Thirst Technique
    Exit Technique#44. The Stretch Out Technique
    Exit Technique#45. The Hammock Technique
    Exit Technique#46. Rebirthing Method
    Exit Technique#47. Exteriorization technique
    Exit Technique#48. Over sleeping
    Exit Technique#49. The Triangle Method
    Exit Technique#50. Rope Technique
    Exit Technique#51. One­Handed Rope
    Exit Technique#52. Chasm­Crossing Rope
    Exit Technique#53. Hanging Rope
    Exit Technique#54. Water Ski Rope
    Exit Technique#55. Rope Cargo Net
    Exit Technique#56. Ladder Method
    Exit Technique#57. Steam Method
    Exit Technique#58. Butter Method
    Exit Technique#59. Rolling Out Method
    Exit Technique#60. Driving Method
    Exit Technique#61. Swinging Method
    Exit Technique#62. Catapult Method
    Exit Technique#63. The brain method
    Exit Technique#64. FOCUS 10 Mind Awake/Body Asleep
    Exit Technique#65. Very effective, very simple AP technique
    Exit Technique#66. Point Shift Technique aka Spacation Technique


    Special thanks to DistantFire for their help :-) MsSVig

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    The I Ching, or Book of Changes, is the most widely read of the five Chinese Classics. The book was traditionally written by the legendary Chinese Emperor Fu Hsi (2953-2838 B.C.). It is possible that the the I Ching originated from a prehistoric divination technique which dates back as far as 5000 B.C. Thus it may be the oldest text at this site. Futher commentaries were added by King Wen and the Duke of Chou in the eleventh century B.C.

    An I Ching interpretation is performed by making six binary decisions (a hexagram). This is called 'casting the I Ching'. These are written down as a stack of six solid or broken lines. This was traditionally done either by tossing yarrow stalks or coins, although there is no reason why the hexagrams can't be generated by some other means (such as a computer program).

    There are actually four possible values for each of the lines; the two on/off values, and a line which changes from on to off or vice versa. Thus one cast of the I Ching can generate two different hexagrams, which adds depth to the interpretation. The sophistication of this method has not escaped modern interpretation, and the four-valued logic has been compared to the biochemistry of DNA amino acids. How a Neolithic shamans' divination technique presaged the basic logic of the human genome is one of the ageless mysteries.

    Production Notes: This is a complete overhaul of the Legge I Ching etext, with all of the original illustrations. This utilizes Unicode characters throughout to represent the 'short A' and the 'Yodh' found in the original book. Because not all browsers support the official Unicode 'Yodh' (Ȝ and ȝ), we have used Ž and ž to represent it. In addition, we have used images to present the dozen or so Chinese characters in this text. MsSVig

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    The Star Ruby is the official journal of Lodge Quetzalcoatl with articles about Thelema, culture, rituals, libri, classical texts and other texts authored by members of the Lodge. Edits are quarterly, released Solstices and Equinoxes.

    Ruby Star Magazine - Year 3, Num 4, Issue 10 - Eros and Psyche: The Eroticism of the Soul
    Sun in Sagittarius, Luna in Aries, Dies Veneris, Year IV: xx
    Summer Solstice
    December 21, 2012 e.v.
    Article: Gender and Sexuality in the New Aeon
    Article: Libido, a short essay metaphysical
    Study: Yoga in O.T.O.
    Thelemic Library: Liber DCCCXI
    Hooráculo: Why are there so many references to sexual magic in the works of Crowley? It is essential to Thelema?

    Ruby Star Magazine - Year 3, Num 3, Issue 9 - Cain and the Mark of Death
    Sun in Librae, Luna in Sagittarius, Dies Saturni Year IV: xx
    Spring Equinox
    September 22, 2012 e.v.
    Article: Metempsychosis: Reincarnation without tears
    Article: Death, Sandman and the New Aeon
    Studies: Ethics thelemic
    Thelemic Library: Liber CVI
    Hooráculo: Thelema has an official view about reincarnation and about why reincarnate?

    Ruby Star Magazine - Year 3, Num 2, Issue 8 - The History of the OTO in Brazil
    Sun in Cancer, Luna in Cancer, Dies Mercurii, Year IV: xx
    Winter Solstice
    June 20, 2012 e.v.
    Article: The History of Ordo Templi Orientis
    Article: Succession After Crowley
    Hooráculo: How to reconcile your OTO masonic structure, origin Osirian, the formula of the Aeon of Horus?

    Ruby Star Magazine - Year 3, Num 1, Ed 3 Year 7, Num 1, Ed 7 - Resides freedom?
    Sun in Aries, Luna in Pisces, Dies Martis, Anno IV: xx
    Autumn Equinox
    March 20, 2012 e.v.
    Article: The scientist and the shaman
    Article: Freedom of the restriction
    Article: Liber Oz Brazilian law
    Studies: Ruby Star
    Thelemic Library: Liber Oz
    Hooráculo: You must be Initiete to be a Thelemite?


    A Estrela Rubi é a revista oficial da Loja Quetzalcoatl, com artigos sobre Thelema, cultura, rituais, libri, textos clássicos e outros textos de autoria dos membros da Loja. As edições serão trimestrais, lançadas nos Solstícios e Equinócios.

    Revista Estrela Rubi - Ano 3, Num. 4, Edição 10 - Eros e Psiquê: O Erotismo da Alma
    Sol in Sagittarius, Luna in Aries, Dies Veneris, Ano IV:xx
    Solstício de Verão
    21 de dezembro de 2012 e.v.
    Artigo: Sexo e sexualidade no Novo Aeon
    Artigo: Libido, um breve ensaio metafísico
    Estudos: Yoga na O.T.O.
    Biblioteca thelêmica: Liber DCCCXI
    Hooráculo: Por que há tantas referências a Magia Sexual nas obras do Crowley? Ela é essencial para Thelema?

    Revista Estrela Rubi - Ano 3, Num. 3, Edição 9 - Caim e a Marca da Morte
    Sol in Librae, Luna in Sagittarius, Dies Saturni, Ano IV:xx
    Equinócio de Primavera
    22 de setembro de 2012 e.v.
    Artigo: Metempsicose: Reencarnação sem lágrimas
    Artigo: Morte, Sandman e o Novo Aeon
    Estudos: Ética thelêmica
    Biblioteca thelêmica: Liber CVI
    Hooráculo: Thelema tem uma visão oficial sobre reencarnação e sobre por que reencarnamos?

    Revista Estrela Rubi - Ano 3, Num. 2, Edição 8 - A História da O.T.O. no Brasil
    Sol in Cancer, Luna in Cancer, Dies Mercurii, Ano IV:xx
    Solstício de Inverno
    20 de junho de 2012 e.v.
    Artigo: A História da Ordo Templi Orientis
    Artigo: Sucessão após Crowley
    Hooráculo: Como a O.T.O. conciliou sua estrutura maçônica, de origem osiriana, à fórmula do Aeon de Horus?

    Revista Estrela Rubi - Ano 3, Num 1, Ed. 7 Ano 3, Num. 1, Ed. 7 - Onde mora a liberdade?
    Sol in Aries, Luna in Piscis, Dies Martis, Anno IV:xx
    Equinócio de Outono
    20 de março de 2012 e.v.
    Artigo: O cientista e o xamã
    Artigo: A liberdade da restrição
    Artigo: Liber Oz na legislação brasileira
    Estudos: Rubi Estrela
    Biblioteca Thelêmica: Liber Oz
    Hooráculo: É preciso ser iniciado para ser um Thelemita? MsSVig

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    Higher Balance Institute - Eric J. Pepin - 3 Meditation Secrets (2011)

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    Most people associate this in meditation with the monkey brain, babbler, mind chatter etc. It is when you are attempting to meditate and remain silent within your mind, and thoughts of doing laundry, paying bills and an assortment of other things intrude your mind distracting you from your goal of non-thought. All forms of meditation make this a precedence to achieve inner silence. Once inner silence is achieved nirvana is believed to follow. Unfortunately, this is also a very commercialized concept and largely misleading through commercialization of meditation to westerners.


    MsSVig

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    Official Organ of the Holy Order Of RaHoorKhuit. The anthology marking 100 years into the Aeon of Horus is now available to order. Editor's choice of the best of the past ten years' issues, with selections from such classics as Eye on the Pomposite, On Practices, In the Current, and Poets Mansion. Also: On Yama, Niyama and Samadhi is reprinted from WL 1:4, as well as H.O.O.R. Pan Europa from HORUS MAGAZINE of Aton Lodge, and other H.O.O.R. member's essays from the Hall ov Maat. Authors include Ray Eales Frater 939.'. the Overseer of H.O.O.R. and Chancellor of the A.'.A.'., as well as Monica D. Rocha, Gregory Von Seewald, Marc Cohen, Timo Knopf, Zoshua Zintel and many others. This anthology takes the very best of ten years’ publication and puts some of the manifested work of H.O.O.R. in one place for all to see. Poetry, essays on magickal practices, invocations and visual art by Thelemic aspirants; these are just some examples of what you will get.


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    This text is a manual for the modern Thelemic magician. Its foundation is in the works of Aleister Crowley, Karl Germer and Marcelo Ramos Motta. But the intent of the work is to outline and explain the steps to spiritual progress and mastery to the modern student.


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    In 1926 the fabled alchemist Fulcanelli left his remarkable manuscript concerning the Hermetic Study of Gothic Cathedral Construction with a student. He than disappeared. The book decodes the symbology found upon and within the Gothic Cathedrals of Europe which have openly displayed the secrets of alchemy for 700 years.

    Preface to Mystery of the Cathedrals

    For a disciple it is an ungrateful and difficult task to introduce a work written by his own Master. It is, therefore, not my intention to analyse here Le Mystere des Cathedrales, nor to underline its high tone and its profound teaching. I most humbly acknowledge my incapacity and prefer to give the reader the task of evaluating it and the Brothers of Heliopolis the pleasure of receiving this synthesis made so superbly by one themselves. Time and truth will do the rest.


    For a long time now the author of this book has not been among us. The man has disappeared and I cannot without sorrow recall the image of this industrious and wise Master, to whom I owe all while lamenting that he should so soon have departed. His numerous friends, those unknown brothers who hoped to obtain from him the solution to the mysterious Verbum dimissium (missing Word), will join me in lamenting his loss.


    Having reached the pinnacle of knowledge, could he refuse to obey the demands of Destiny? No man is a prophet in his own country. Perhaps the old saying gives the occult reason for the convulsion produced in the solitary and studious life of the philosopher by the flash of Revelation. Under the influence of that divine flame, the former man is entirely consumed. Name, family, native land, and all the illusions, all the errors, all the vanities fall to dust. And, like the phoenix of the poets, a new personality is reborn from the ashes. That, at least, is how the philosophic Tradition would have it.


    My Master knew this. He disappeared when the fatal hour struck, when the Sign was accomplished. Who, then, would dare to set himself above the Law? As for me, in spite of the anguish of a painful but inevitable separation, I would act no differently myself if I were to experience today that joyful event, which forces the Adept to flee from the homage of the world.


    Fulcanelli is no more. But we have at least this consolation, that his thought remains, warm and vital, enshrined forever in these pages.


    Thanks to him, the Gothic cathedral has yielded up its secret. And it is not without surprise and emotion that we learn how our ancestors fashioned the first stone of its foundations, that dazzling gem, more precious than gold itself, on which Jesus built his Church. All Truth, all Philosophy and all Religion rest on this unique and sacred Stone. Many people, inflated with presumption, believe themselves capable of fashioning it; yet how rare are the elect, those who are sufficiently simple, learned and skilful to the complete the task!


    But that is of little importance. It is enough for us to know that the wonders of the Middle Ages hold the same positive truth, the same scientific basis as the pyramids of Egypt, the temples of Greece, the Roman catacombs and the Byzantine basilicas.


    This is the overall theme of Fulcanelli’s book.

    O Mistério das Catedrais

    As construções das catedrais góticas marcaram a hegemonia do Catolicismo nos países europeus na Idade Média, porém, por ser um período em que o Ocultismo era latente, os sinais herméticos ficaram registrados por toda sua estrutura arquitetônica, desde as altas colunas até os arcos e altares. Em O Mistério das Catedrais, Fulcanelli interpreta toda a simbologia enigmática que envolve esses verdadeiros templos de adoração por meio da Alquimia, contribuindo para que o leitor entenda toda a ambivalência que circunda essas grandiosas catedrais, pois, de acordo com o autor, “pode-se discernir ali, além da inspiração intensa nascida de uma fé inabalável, as mil preocupações da grande alma popular, a afirmação de sua consciência, de sua vontade própria, a imagem de seu pensamento naquilo que ele tem de complexo, de essencial, de soberano”. Conheça a Alquimia e desvende os símbolos de um outro mundo no mundo das catedrais.

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    Living Thelema (audiocast)
    by David Shoemaker

    Living Thelema is a popular segment on the Speech in the Silence audiocast.  The author's intention is to focus on practical Thelemic magickal instruction that is useful on a day-to-day level as we pursue our magickal paths.  Each episode focuses on a specific practice or theme.  Living Thelema aims to present a variety of material related to the practice of Thelemic magick and mysticism.

    Dr. David Shoemaker works as a clinical psychologist, and has been a member of O.T.O., and a student of A.'.A.'. since 1993.  He has over 15 years experience supervising students in several magickal orders.

    The theme of this Living Thelema segment #35 is: Advice from the Tree of Life
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    Reality Shifts: When Consciousness Changes the Physical World

    Have you noticed things mysteriously move around? Keys don't stay put, wallets transport to different places, and socks go missing from the laundry. We observe reality shifts when things appear, disappear, transform or transport and when we experience changes in time. Reality shifts range from the sublime (missing socks and synchronicity) to completely astonishing (the dead seen alive again; objects appearing out of thin air; spontaneous remission; traveling far in a very short time). Learn how to live lucidly to create a life you love, positively influence the future and the past, and transform sabotage into strength.

    a review from the dust cover:

    "Modern science has now addressed the problem of consciousness. We each experience consciousness every day, in some of the myriad and fascinating ways described in REALITY SHIFTS. But no one yet quite understands why this is so. Speculations, theories and experiments from quantum science have now been entered into the debate which suggest that our world is far more mystical, complex, interactive and even humorous than the sterile, mechanistic dogma of classical scientific thought. Read, enjoy, be amazed, ponder REALITY SHIFTS."
    -- Edgar Mitchell, Sc.D., author Psychic Exploration, The Way of the Explorer, Institute of Noetic Sciences Founder, Apollo 14 Astronaut, Apollo 14

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    Originally written in English, this book gives an academic introduction to the basic theory and practice of traditional Chinese internal medicine. It is intended for overseas medical practitioners as well as those who are interested in traditional Chinese medicine, and uses modern research to explain traditional Chinese medicine's approach to diagnosis and treatment in internal medicine.

    The book's general introduction stresses the basic ideas of internal medicine in traditional Chinese medicine, general principles for making diagnoses and administering treatments as well as diagnostic rules commonly used in internal medicine. Basic ideas covered include yin and yang, zang and fu organs and pathogeny and pathology. The authors put these ideas into the contexts of both classical definitions and modern scientific research.

    Subsequent chapters individually deal with common diseases and their pathogeny and pathology, differentiation and treatment as well as the modern research conducted on the efficacy of various treatments. These treatments include herbal prescriptions and other effective methods, such as acupuncture and moxibustion, with priority given to the highly effective, ready-made ones. Diseases treated in these chapters include: cold, bronchitis, bronchial asthma, congestive heart failure, shock, myocarditis, coronary heart disease, arrhythmia, hypertension, peptic ulcer, chronic gastritis, chronic colitis, viral hepatitis, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, pancreatitis, aplastic anemia, leukemia, thrombocytopenic purpura, thyroidism, diabetes mellitus, and tumour.

    The appendix includes a brief introduction to commonly used traditional prescriptions.

    About the Author
    Born in Ningbo in China's Zhejiang Province, in 1924, Professor Xie Zhufan is a 1946 graduate of the Beijing University Medical College. In 1956 he completed the first ever special training course for teachers in acupuncture held by the Ministry of Public Health. For more than forty years he has been working in the First Teaching Hospital of the Beijing Medical University (formerly the Beijing Medical College), and since the 1950s has been engaged in clinical and experimental studies on the integration of traditional Chinese medicine with Western medicine, concentrating for the most part on internal medicine. He has practised and taught both modem Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine and has conducted several training courses on traditional Chinese medicine both at home and abroad. A three-time appointee as WHO consultant on traditional medicine in 1985, 1986 and 1990, he has worked in the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. Owing to his particular professional experience, he knows well the difficulties that most Occidentals encounter when they are learning traditional Chinese medicine. He has published a great variety of scientific papers and books, among which his Dictionary of Traditional Medicine has been most particularly well received by his readers. At present he holds the following professional positions: Professor of Medicine, Director of the Institute for the Integration of Traditional and Modem Medicine, Beijing Medical University; Chairman of the Committee of International Academic Exchange, Chinese Association for the Integration of Traditional and Western Medicine; and Vice-Chairman, Beijing Association for the Integration of Traditional and Western Medicine.

    Born in China's Fujian Province, in July 1930, Professor Liao Jiazhen graduated from the Shanxi Medical College in 1955 and completed the Traditional Chinese Medicine Course conducted by the Ministry of Public Health, in 1958. For more than thirty years he has been engaged in practice, teaching and research related to the integration of traditional Chinese and Western medicine. His research has been focussed on clinical and pharmacological studies on the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease using modern scientific methodology to build on the basis of the traditional theory of correlation between qi and blood He has published more than 90 academic papers, and has nine times been awarded prizes for his scientific achievements. His present posts are Professor of Internal Medicine, Beijing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine; Vice-Chairman, Chinese Association for the Integration of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine; Member of the Appraisal Group on the Integration of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, Committee of Academic Degrees, the State Council of the People's Republic of China; Deputy Editor-in-Chief, The Pharmacological and Clinical Journal of Chinese Medicine; and Member of the Editorial Board of The Chinese Journal of Integrated Traditional and Western Medicine. MsSVig

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    Title Modern Clinic Necessities for Traditional Chinese Medicine
            TCM material for advanced training courses
    Authors Qi Wang, Zhi-lin Dong
    Publisher China Ocean Press, 1990
    ISBN 7502711767, 9787502711764
    Length 193 pages MsSVig

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    Chi Kung Iron Shirt - (Iron Shirt Chi Kung)

    Ely Amorim de Britto was born in Viçosa - Minas Gerais in 1947. He studied literature and languages ​​in the United States - University of Miami and in France, at the Sorbonne. For 38 years has been dedicated to Asian studies with an emphasis in Chinese culture. In 1993 he published a book on the I Ching - The Book of Changes, one of the five pillars of classical Chinese books compiled during the Han Dynasty in 296 BC by Publisher Cultrix.

    Complemented his studies of ancient Chinese civilization in Thailand with one of the few living masters of the Taoist Internal Alchemy - technology for longevity and health, whose origin comes from prehistory Chinese oral tradition passed in Taoist monasteries from parent to child during over 5,000 years. Made sure in Thailand with Master Mantak Chia in 1997 as Instructor of the Universal Tao Full Organization, established in 1995 by Mantak Chia in Chiang Mai, the imperial city in the north of Thailand, at the beginning of the Himalayas. Today Ely was promoted to Senior Instructor greater degree within the organization Universal Tao.

    Teaches this ancient technology seminars throughout Brazil since 1997, traveling to give monthly courses in the following cities in Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, Sao Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Recife, Brasilia, Porto Alegre and Vitória, Espírito Santo. With these trips created a national and international network of exchange over the Internet for discussion and research on Chinese culture that possesses more than 700 members. Founded and is president of Mantak Chia's Brazil based in Rio de Janeiro, and InterTao, cultural brand that is being recorded, for the marketing of products such as videos, CDs, DVDs, posters and written materials about Chinese culture and its application fomação of the internal values ​​of the human being and the solidification of their traditional culture.

    Since the year 2004 has produced international courses in Rio de Janeiro with the highest authorities specializing in Chinese practices to combat stress, to maintain health and longevity, and courses in philosophy and Chinese culture. Have published numerous articles in various national and international journals related to the topic.

    Videos with all postures, explaining how to make and all the movement's  inner energy posture. With the Senior Instructor of the Universal Tao, Ely Britto

    Postures:

    1 - The Posture of the Tree
    2 - Turtle diving in the water
    3 - Loading the Bau Gold Yin and Yang
    4 - Breathing column
    5 - Bufalo out of water
    6 - Point iron yin and yang
    7 - Fenix ​​washing the tail.

    Chi Kung da Camisa de Ferro – (Iron Shirt Chi Kung)

    Ely Amorim de Britto, nasceu em Viçosa – Minas Gerais em 1947. Estudou literatura e línguas nos Estados Unidos – University of Miami e na França, na Sorbonne. Durante 38 anos se dedicou aos estudos asiáticos com ênfase na cultura chinesa. Em 1993 publicou um livro sobre o I Ching – O Livro das Mutações- um dos pilares dos 5 livros clássicos chineses compilados durante a Dinastia Han em 296 A.C. pela Editora Cultrix.

    Complementou seus estudos sobre a antiga civilização chinesa na Tailândia, com um dos poucos mestres vivos da Alquimia Interna Taoista – tecnologia para a longevidade e a saúde, cuja origem vem da pré-história chinesa, de tradição oral passada nos mosteiros taoista de pai para filho durante mais de 5.000 anos. Certificou-se na Tailândia com o mestre Mantak Chia em 1997, como Instrutora Plena da Universal Tao Organization, criada em 1995 por Mantak Chia em Chiang Mai, cidade imperial situada no norte da Tailândia, no inicio do Himalaia. Hoje Ely foi promovida a Instrutora Sênior o grau maior dentro da organização Universal Tao.

    Ensina esta tecnologia milenar em seminários por todo o Brasil desde 1997, viajando para dar cursos mensais nas seguintes cidades brasileiras; Rio de Janeiro, Salvador, São Paulo, Belo Horizonte, Recife, Brasília, Porto Alegre e Vitória do Espírito Santo. Com estas viagens criou uma rede nacional e internacional de intercambio pela Internet para discussão e pesquisa sobre a cultura chinesa que possue mais de 700 membros. Fundou e é presidente da Associação Mantak Chia do Brasil com sede no Rio de Janeiro, e o InterTao, marca cultural que esta sendo registrada, para a comercialização de produtos como vídeos, Cds, DVds, posters e material escrito sobre a cultura chinesa e sua aplicação na fomação de valores internos do ser humano e na solidificação de sua cultura tradicional.

    Desde o ano de 2004 tem produzido cursos internacionais no Rio de Janeiro com as maiores autoridades especializadas em práticas chinesas para o combate do stress, para a manutenção da saúde e para a longevidade, e cursos de filosofia e cultura chinesa. Têm inúmeros artigos publicados em diversas revistas nacionais e internacionais ligadas ao assunto.

    Videos com todas as posturas, explicando como fazer e todo o movimento energético interno da postura.  Com a Instrutora Sênior do Sistema Universal Tao, Ely Britto

    POSTURAS:

    1- A Postura da Arvore
    2- Tartaruga mergulhando na água
    3 - Carregando o Bau dourado Yin e Yang
    4 - A respiração da coluna
    5 - Bufalo saindo da agua
    6 - Ponto de ferro yin e yang
    7 - Fenix lavando a cauda. MsSVig

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    http://www.amazon.com/field-guide-dowsing-practice-ancient/dp/B00072EWZA

    Brief and to the point. Covers all of the tools. Written by one of the masters of this art.

    The original version of this booklet was written in 1971, but was rewritten in 1976 after new information was added.

    At that time the President Norman E. Leighton highly endorsed the booklet say the he "...hopes this basic introduction to the fascinating field will encourage the reader to join ASD because there is son much more to dowsing than can be enclosed in the covers of any book".
    The author covers the four basic tools (Y-Rod, L-Rod, Bobber, and Pendulum) as well as the aurameter.  Giving instruction on how to use each.  He then go on to discuss the Many Ways of Dowsing, and continues on with Advanced Methods, and concludes with an extensive Glossary.


    Please contribute back by OCRing and Spellcheck/Proofreading this book.

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    Please note that the high quality scan images are posted here for a specific purpose - to make it easy to OCR/spellcheck the book and not spend 100 hours doing that from a crappy, lossy compressed pdfs that are sometimes posted here. So please don't waste your time asking why this is not a pdf file. Instead please contribute a few hours of your time and OCR and proofread the posted book. Thank you.
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    This book introduce concisely prescriptions of acupuncture and moxibustion which represent the most advanced level and have clinically proved excellent in the therapeutic effects so as to enable the broad masses of doctors of acupuncture and moxibustion to master the most recent knowledge and the most effective therapeutic methods on one hand and bring benefits to patients on the other. In this book , there are altogether 466 prescriptions of acupuncture and moxibustion. MsSVig

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    From his more than 30 years of clinical practice, the author puts forth a systematic exposition of the clinical research and application of moxibustion, providing detailed first-hand data.
    This book is divided into three parts. The first part gives a general introduction to moxibustion, its current usage, classification, application, standard consent letter for moxibustion treatment, new standard amounts for the use of moxibustion, mechanism of moxibustion, and some typical cases. Part two is about the channels and acupoints which are used for moxibustion. Part three introduces the treatment of common diseases by moxibustion.
    With its abundant contents and simple language, this book is very practical and useful for acupuncturists, medical students, and people who are interested in the applications of moxibustion. MsSVig

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    Session 1: How the Mind Changes the Brain
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Richie Davidson, professor of psychology at the University of Wisconsin and co-editor of The Asymmetrical Brain
    • How your thoughts and feelings change your brain’s structure
    • Studies on compassion in contemplatives

    Session 2: Mindfulness of Oneself and Others
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Daniel Siegel, executive director of the Mindsight Institute and author of Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation
    • The link between empathy for yourself and empathy for others
    • Compassion in family life
    • Compassion in clinical practice


    Session 3: Cultivating a Forgiving Heart
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Tara Brach, founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and author of Radical Acceptance: Embracing Your Life with the Heart of a Buddha
    • Practices for strengthening and expressing compassion and kindness
    • Dealing with hard issues in relationships

    Session 4: The Evolution of Compassion: From Gene to Meme
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Dacher Keltner, professor of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley and author of Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life
    • The ways we are sociable primates
    • The universals of compassion across cultures

    Session 5: Balancing Compassion and Assertiveness
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Kelly McGonigal, senior teacher and consultant for the Stanford Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education and author of The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It
    • Compassion for oneself and others in pain
    • Bringing willpower to compassion
    • Balancing compassion and assertiveness

    Session 6: The Power of Self-Compassion
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Kristin Neff, professor of human development and culture at the University of Texas, Austin and author of Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind
    • How to cultivate self-compassion
    • Compassion for those with special needs
    Session 7: Compassion in the Wider World
    Session Highlights:
    • An in-depth conversation with Dr. Jean Houston, co-founder of The Foundation for Mind Research and author of The Possible Human: A Course in Enhancing Your Physical, Mental, and Creative Abilities
    • Opening one’s heart wide without becoming overwhelmed
    • Ways to find your own way to contribute

    Session 8: At Home in the Heart—Practical Takeaways from This Series.
    Session Highlights:
    • Dr. Rick Hanson will shift from his role as host to summarize the key themes of the guests in the series
    • Highlighting past participants’ practical methods
    • Taking viewers through two powerful practices for bringing both strength and heart into important relationships

    MsSVig

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    Smaller version of this torrent http://theoccult.bz/details.php?id=4113

    Originally published in 1984, this classic is the first book to explore and promote the concept of reading the cards for personal insight-for yourself-with detailed instructions how to do so. The exercises can be enjoyed by an individual or shared with others, making it a popular text for classes and study groups. It uses meditations, rituals, spreads, mandalas, visualizations, dialogues, charts, affirmations, and other activities to help you establish your own relationship with the cards. It offers the best in traditional knowledge and know-how. Learn the many variations of three card spreads and ways of moving around the cards in the Celtic Cross Spread to get far more information than you thought possible. Use Mary Greer's powerful "breakthrough process" with all your readings to turn them into truly transformative experiences. MsSVig

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