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    Release date: January 6, 2004

    Sextrology draws insight from modern astrology to help people find their perfect sexual matches. This book takes an original, smart and sexy approach to evaluating astrological identities, and will again have people asking, 'What's your sign?'.

    In sophisticated, uninhibited language, Sextrology accomplishes what no existing astrology book has ever achieved: it candidly explores sexual relationships from an astrological perspective without insulting the reader with new-age mumbo jumbo or sugary advice for capturing a mate.

    Sextrology uncovers the naked truth of all possible cosmic couplings with candour, imaginations, and a wry sense of humour. It focuses on the 24 sex signs, pointing out the difference between men and women of each sign, their particular sexual psychology and behaviour, secret desires, and even physical attributes. Both straight and gay sex are explored for each sex sign, while desires, turn-offs, fantasies, and foibles are investigated in titillating detail. No stone is left unturned in this provocative, highly entertaining look at the sexes and sexual relationships.

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    5.0 out of 5 stars Very well written on a hush-hush subject May 2, 2013
    By David Q. Tognoni

    Divining rods are a very misunderstood subject written almost 90 years ago. This book tries to clear the water. Very nice, Thanks


    There are in many parts of the world certain persons who profess to be able to discover, without the aid of any known means of investigation, the exact location of underground water. For this purpose they usually employ a Y-shaped twig of hazel or some other wood ; this so-called divining-rod is held in the hand and the diviner then traverses the ground. When supposed to be approaching the hidden water the rod is seen to move, sometimes with such vigor as to forcibly strike the holder's body, although he claims to make considerable efforts to restrain it — a fact which seems to be proved by one limb of the twig being often snapped across under the strain of the opposing forces. The holder of the rod generally appears exhausted by the effort in same cases he complains of sickness or giddiness, occasionally the pulse rises, he breaks out into a violent perspiration, and trembles all over. As a rule he asserts that he experiences singular sensations, resembling muscular cramp, when he is over an underground water-course. These sensations are so well marked that in some eases he discards the use of the twig and trusts to his sensations alone. If now the place be carefully noted beneath which the hidden water-course is asserted to exist, the probability is that, however often the spot be crossed by the holder of the rod, the same phenomena will recur, even when his attention is distracted, or another and independent dowser is employed. Further, if a well be dug at the spot so indicated, water will usually be found. This alleged power of finding underground water, when to an ordinary observer there appears nothing to betray its presence, is not confined to a professional and paid class of men, but is found among amateurs, young and old, male and female, and in all classes of society. Nor is the dowser only met with in England ; he is found today to our knowledge in France, Italy, Spain nod Portugal, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, the Baltic countries, in short, in all parts of Europe, and in the United States, Canada, Australia, India. and doubtless in other places of which we have no direct evidence.

    There exists a large mass of indisputable evidence (a portion of which will be given in due course) proving that it is possible to find water, oil, metallic ores, coal, hidden objects, and so forth, by means of the rod. It is impossible to read this voluminous evidence without coming to the same conclusion as that of a modern investigator, who wrote after painstaking investigation "The evidence for the success of ' dowsing ' as a practical art is very strong — and there seems to be an unexplained residuum when all possible deductions have been made." In like manner, it is impossible to study this subject historically without being impressed by the number of those who have accepted as indisputable the practical value of the rod. And than believers in its efficacy were not a set of silly, superstitious men, easily duped by cunning rogues, credulous fools, capable of believing any nonsense ; on the contrary, among them are some of the most learned writers and the most painstaking investigators, Cabinet Ministers and judges, shrewd business men and large landowners, railway companies and architects, together with an array of practical miners and well-sinkers ; men who might to have known what they were talking about, and not likely to waste their money on a silly superstition. The popular off-hand view about the rod — that it is merely another instance of the perennial superstition and roguery of mankind — seems therefore somewhat inadequate. For the curious problem that meets one in the examination of the subject is not only the long survival and wide extent of the belief in the rod, but the singular and unselfish enthusiasm of its advocates, together with the general probity and intelligence of the diviners themselves. Quakers, farmers, ladies, children, poor-law guardians, clergymen, magistrates, etc., are among the English diviners of today, and these are not the class of people one would expect to find hoodwinking a gullible public. They may, of course, be the victims of self-deception; if so, does this also apply to the professional dowsers (in England alone there are scores who make a living by their practice), whom numerous agents of estates and owners of land find it in their interest repeatedly to employ?..."

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    It's the definitive guide for anyone who wants to master the principles and techniques of dowsing for use in agriculture, camping, or replacement of polluted or diminishing water sources. It's first a matter of a few basics of geology and land formation, and then learning how to make and use the simple dowsing equipment you need, and the different techniques that work in various sites and locations. But, most of all, it's about awakening your undeveloped intuitive and psychic skills and putting them to use in order to "contact" the underground sources where up to 90 percent of earth's fresh water is stored.

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    A treasury of Meditations, devotions, gems of wisdom, verses, etc. for daily help.


    Within the pages of this Prayer Book by Anna Riva you will find selections of prose and poetry selected from over 2,500 years of inspirational literature.  Over two hundred authors are represented.  The subject index will help you find the assistance you need quickly...from Acceptance, Adversity, Blessings, Protection, Wealth and Youth.  Hundreds of simple prayers, verses and inspirational pieces from authors old and new.

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    GB Name: Erle Montaigue- Taji , Bagua , Qigong Qi disruption Dvd collection ( Tajiworld)
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    This video is an interview and demonstration program featuring some and H'sin-I. The great master Fu Zhongwen is featured in an interview which is translated by a Chinese interpreter. All of the footage was taken when Erle Montaigue and eight of his students visited China and became the first westerners to perform at the All China National Wushu Tournament in 1985.


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    We live in difficult times. Life sometimes seems like a roiling and turbulent river threatening to drown us and destroy the world. Why, then, shouldn’t we cling to the certainty of the shore—to our familiar patterns and habits? Because, Pema Chödrön teaches, that kind of fear-based clinging keeps us from the infinitely more satisfying experience of being fully alive. The teachings she presents here—known as the “Three Commitments”—provide a wealth of wisdom for learning to step right into the river: to be completely, fearlessly present even in the hardest times, the most difficult situations. When we learn to let go of our protective patterns and do that, we begin to see not only how much better it feels to live that way, but, as a wonderful side effect, we find that we begin to naturally and effectively reach out to others in care and support.

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    Living by the Three Vows -- Challenging, Fulfilling, and Not Impossible

    Using as the basis of this book the idea that all of our suffering comes from our fear of uncertainty, Chodron presents her path to freedom from this suffering. She presents the notion of "living by vows." Now, we're not talking head-shaved monastery living. Nor the drop-out (if enlightened) approach of I Walked to the Moon and Almost Everybody Waved. No, this book is for spiritual people committed to living in the modern, secular world. It's for laypeople. So these are meant more as guideposts than strict practices.

    The three vows are:
    - Pratimoksha. Commitment to personal liberation and doing no harm.
    - Bodhisattva. Selfless service and alleviation of the suffering of others.
    - Samaya. Accept reality as it is -- "awakened energy."

    If this sounds intriguing, provocative, or helpful to you, I recommend this book.


    Pros: Communicates a reassuring message that we can be free from fear. Also about the essential goodness of humanity, and the fact that no failure is final. Has plenty of practical teaching.

    Cons: You may have run across some of this material before. Like many spiritual teaches, Chodron tends to repeat herself. So while there is new material here, there's much that won't surprise you if you're a seasoned Chodron reader. MsSVig

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    Book Description

    A tantric massage practice for awakening and enhancing women’s innate sensual, emotional, and spiritual energies

    • Provides emotional healing by releasing traumatic memories stored in the yoni

    • Includes exercises that use sexual energy to cleanse and stimulate the chakras

    • Empowers women to draw strength and radiant vitality from the restored connection to their innermost core

    “Yoni” is the Sanskrit word for the female genitalia, describing not only the anatomy but also encompassing the energetic and spiritual dimensions. While a yoni massage offers women the opportunity to enhance their sexuality, Michaela Riedl shows that the effects of this practice are much more profound and have ramifications affecting every area of life. Long held inhibitions in the West about sexuality and the shame and guilt associated with the sexual zones of the body have created deep-seated barriers that prevent individuals from fully expressing themselves. The practices provided in Yoni Massage are designed to allow women to overcome these barriers and reconnect to their innermost core and deepest feminine nature.

    Yoni massage is not simply a hands-on technique but involves the conscious direction of energy throughout the body through deep breathing and visualization. It provides women the ability to cleanse and energetically stimulate the chakras as well as achieve emotional healing by releasing the traumatic pain that often becomes seated in the yoni. The author explains that the relegation of this important spiritual and energetic center to a “private part” hinders the process of enlightenment. Once women are able to be in touch with their yoni energy, their connection to the entire web of life is restored to its rightful place. MsSVig

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    This tape teaches the interesting and helpful, 12 meridian healing qigongs. Each qigong helps its associated organ and meridian as well as working upon things like, gaining more internal power, or simply having confidence etc. The meridians through which the Qi flows have a direct effect upon that flow of Qi.

    When we activate these meridians we have a direct effect upon the internal organs and therefore upon the health of the body in general. If you re-balance one meridian, all are balanced as all are connected. MsSVig

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    Book Description
    Publication Date: April 1, 2006

    The end and aim of human existence is universally accepted by all right thinking men as the realization of God-Consciousness. As such a clear and comprehensive knowledge of the carious ways and means to that end will be most welcome.This knowledge goes by the name of Yoga,or the service of the Self, which has been perfected by the saints and sages of yore.

    This book contains many practical lessons on Karma Yoga,Bhakti Yoga,Raja Yoga and Jnana Yoga which all can be termed simply as Yoga.It will help the aspirants in the path of jnana to enjoy the Supreme Bliss of the Self. Followers of the Raja Yoga will find in it valuable and interesting lessons for the attainment of perfect concentration and blissful state of Nirvikalpa Samadhi. Again it serves as a divine light to all Bhaktas to fix their mind on the effulgent glory of their Ishta Devata,Students of Karma Yoga and Hatha Yoga will find a wealth of information and knowledge. To the spirtual aspirants this book will be a gift from the land of gods,as it were.

    Karma Yoga removes the impurities of mind and develops the heart. Bhakti Yoga destroys the tossing of the mind.Raja Yoga steadies the mind and develops concentration. Jnana Yoga removes the veil of ignorance and brings knowledge of the Self. Therefore one should practice all of the four yogas. QO0n+g

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    The first book of its kind, the Advanced Acupuncture Clinic Manual contains detailed protocols for the application of the Complement Channels of the Complete Acupuncture System: the Sinew, Luo, Divergent and Eight Extraordinary Vessels. Ann Cecil-Sterman is a long-time student of Dr. Jeffrey Yuen.

    Hardcover, full color throughout, 466 pages, over one hundred drawings and diagrams, table of contents, fully indexed, theory of the Complement Channels, guides for diagnosis, needling techniques, step-by-step protocols for all Complement Channels, and much more.  

    Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation of the Yu Qing Huang Lao Pai and 26th generation ofthe Quan Zhen Long Men Pai wrote:

    Acupuncture as a modality needs to expand its perspectives on how to provide greater wellness to those afflicted with chronic illness. While many are looking for more technological advances, Ann Cecil-Sterman has gone back into the vast historical teachings of the channel systems to unravel their mysteries so as to better serve our profession. Through her journey she has evolved into a skilled clinician whose insights will reveal, enhance and empower anyone studying Chinese medicine today.

    Leon I. Hammer, M.D., Author of Dragon Rises, Red Bird Flies wrote:

    This book is a necessary addition to the practice of Chinese medicine for each and every practitioner now and in the future. A very valuable and extremely detailed practical and informed documentation of the Sinew, Luo, Divergent and Eight Extraordinary Channels. The book offers a step by step detailed guide to the ontological purpose of each channel functioning to protect the vital organs from external and internal pathogens, the anatomy of these channels, the pathogenesis of their operation and therapeutic intervention. These are channels that have been largely overlooked in the TCM foreshortening of the true Chinese medicine that preceded the materialistic medicine that has dominated mainland China since 1950. The author makes a vital contribution by bringing the emotional life of the patient as a primary source of physiological disturbance to our attention.

    Evan Rabinowitz, Director, Chinese Herbal Medicine, Maryland University of Integrative Health wrote:

    This book gives one of the most complete visions of acupuncture available in the English language. It greatly expands the understanding of what acupuncture is capable of treating. It provides invaluable insights into the diagnosis and treatment of chronic degenerative disease and a most comprehensive vision of the acupuncture channels as the “warps” upon which human life is woven. Ann Cecil-Sterman elucidates the nature of each channel system’s unique treatment strategies, specific needle techniques and role in the overall dynamic balance of the body’s energies—not simply as secondary extensions of the twelve primary channels.

    Steven Clavey, Author of Fluid Physiology and Pathology in Traditional Chinese Medicine wrote:

    An extremely interesting text containing a wealth of information digested from the author’s studies with the well-known teacher Jeffrey Yuen, that provides answers to many of the questions which have plagued Western students of Chinese medicine for decades. Reading it, I found myself itching to take some of the unfamiliar aspects and test them out.

    For many years, Ann Cecil-Sterman, MS, L.Ac, taught Advanced Clinical Observation and was a senior clinic supervisor at the School of Acupuncture which was founded by Dr. Jeffrey Yuen in 1997 at the Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences in New York City. Ann is currently an associate faculty member of the Chinese Herb program at the Maryland University of Integrative Health. She graduated from the Swedish Institute and is a long-time student of Dr. Yuen, having extensively studied acupuncture, diet, Chinese medical history, herbs, qigong, essential oils and philosophy with him across North America. Ann is the Director of The Classical Wellness Center in Manhattan where she practices acupuncture and teaches classes on advanced diagnosis, as well as the theory and application of Classical Chinese Medicine. Her patients—children and adults of all ages-come from all over the United States and regularly from Europe, Russia, Asia and Australia, presenting with chronic degenerative diseases, psychological issues, digestive disorders, organ failure or end-stage disease. Her practice features the Complement Channels of acupuncture, and is augmented with Classical Chinese dietary therapeutic guidance. She travels frequently to teach the application and methodology of the Complement Channels, and the art of pulse diagnosis.

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    Book Description

    The Yin Yoga Book provides an in-depth look at the philosophy and practice of Yin Yoga. Clark's fascinating and comprehensive book is divided into three sections:

    (I) What is Yin Yoga
    (II) The Benefits of Yin Yoga, including discussions of anatomy, the energy body, and the heart and mind body
    (III) The Practice of Yin Yoga, including illustrated descriptions of 30 yin yoga asanas (poses).

    Yin Yoga has the same goals and objectives as any other school of yoga; however, it directs the stimulation normally created in the asana portion of the practice deeper than the superficial or muscular tissues (the yang tissues). Yin Yoga generally targets the connective tissues of the hips, pelvis, and lower spine.

    Suitable for almost all levels of students, Yin Yoga is a perfect complement to the dynamic and muscular (yang) styles of yoga that emphasize internal heat, and the lengthening and contracting of our muscles.

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    The three traditional Nyingma texts and Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche's commentary included in this book were selected by him for their relevance to the modern-day spiritual aspirant who must combine and balance quality practice time, work time, and rest time in the course of a busy day. Guidelines for formal sitting are presented here from the Dzogchen perspective in the teachings on quiescence meditation. Practices for bringing the experiences of daily life into the spiritual path are presented in the section on transformation. Finally, the teachings on dream yoga guide the practitioner in the conscious control of the dream state as well as the bardo state at the end of life. Ven. Gyatrul Rinpoche's dynamic and practical commentaries on each section are specially tailored to the needs of Western students. The result is an indispensable handbook for practitioners at all levels of experience. When the Venerable Gyatrul Rinpoche arrived in the West many decades ago, he was already a receptacle for an abundance of transmissions received from many of the foremost and authentic masters of our times. Since then, his noble disposition and advanced level of meditation practice has assisted innumerable people, and he has established many Dharma centers.


    "I feel confident that the readers who take this book to heart and apply its meaning will benefit greatly."
    —Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche, author of Present Fresh Wakefulness

    "With humor, warmth, and wisdom, Gyatrul Rinpoche opens these vital and much revered texts to a new generation of Buddhist practitioners."
    —Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, head of Shambhala International and author of Turning the Mind into an Ally

    "It is an honor to have an opportunity to praise the words of some of Vajrayana Buddhism's greatest teachers. The texts chosen here are so beneficial for practice. Gyatrul Rinpoche has dedicated himself to the propagation of these pure lineages of precious teachings in the West, and Sangye Khandro and B. Alan Wallace are both longtime practitioners, translators, and students of Gyatrul Rinpoche. Many auspicious circumstances have united to bring these wonderful teachings into English."
    —Lama Chöying Namgyel, The Light of Berotsana Translation Group

    "I really liked Gyatrul. The only time that I met him (alas) in L.A. during the 80s, he threw a grape at me while we were chatting! That cracked me up. He had a great sense of humor -- often found in Lamas with realization. This book of his is decpetively simple in that he really covers the whole path all the way to fruition, yet it's so natural and palatable. Great explanations of the Dzogchen practice. You couldn't find this stuff in print in the 70s , 80s and 90s. A treasure of a book from a realized lama that I will read and re-read for the rest of my life."
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    Molefi Asante (born 1942) is an African-American scholar, historian, and philosopher, who is currently Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Temple University, where he founded the first Ph.D. program in African American Studies. He is also widely credited with being the founder of the "Afrocentricity" school of thought. He has also written books such as Afrocentric Idea Revised and Classical Africa.

    He writes in the Preface to this 1990 book, "I have divided the book into three sections: (1) interiors, (2) anteriors, and (3) exteriors. The idea is to examine what constitutes the discipline of Africalogy; secondly, a discussion of origins and issues related to historical developments in the writing of Africa; and thirdly, a presentation of approaches to fields other than Africalogy with particular emphasis on critique."

    Here are some quotations from the book:

    "What constitutes the quest for truth in the Afrocentric enterprise? In Africalogy, language, myth, ancestral memory, dance-music-art, and science provide the sources of knowledge, the canons of proof and the structures of truth." (Pg. 10)
    "If evidence suggests that Africa was the mother of European civilization, what force brought about the demise of respect for Africa? Greece gained in prominence while Egypt fell in reputation due to a combination of European racism and chauvinism. Africa's antiquity was no longer considered a valuable credit but rather a debit." (Pg. 102)
    "Again the use of 'negroes' obfuscates the African reality. Furthermore, the 'race of negroes' he speaks of are Africans, as are the Nuba of whom he is writing. The statement that 'these negroes were aliens' is incredible inasmuch as the people of the Sudan were Africans and without giving an ethnic name one cannot say wheter these people were aliens or not. There is no negro ethnic group or race." (Pg. 134)
    "Research reported in our journals must be evaluated on how well it reflects reality not the degree to which it employs the traditional Eurocentric frame of reference." (Pg. 141)

    There are five Kemetic concepts that constitute the Ma'atic response to injustice and disorder in the world. Those concepts must be seen in the light of general African cultural developments....Certainly there are differentials in response based upon environmental conditions and other factors but I believe that the general cultural project against chaos represented by Ma'at with an ankh in her hand is encompassed by my classification, using five Kemetic concepts: tep, pet, heb, sen, and meh.

    Tep (Beginning)
    Love of children
    Late Weaning
    Value Fertility
    Kemet, Afrocentricity and Knowledge. Molefi Asante

    Children should be produced out of love. They should not be produced from acts of simple lust, revenge sex, simple passion, force, or any other unnatural means. We should keep our children with us for longer periods of time at the beginning of their lives. We should drop them off any place else for anyone to watch them. If we cannot afford to watch over our children then we should not have them. If you have a child already it would be better to reduce your lifestyle than to leave your child to bond with others. If you have no other choice, make sure that you spend at least three hours per 24 hour period with just your child without distractions. All children should develop with children their age or close to it. When children are over exposed to adults they see and hear things that they cannot fully understand. When children are forced to spend time with children younger than themselves it can slow their maturation. Some of us cannot have children while other have a lot of children. All children belong to the community. We should help those who have many children, especially when we have no children at all. We should offer what ever resource we have.

    African Society
    Pet (Extensions)
    Society above Individual
    Extended Family
    Honor to Ancestors
    Kemet, Afrocentricity and Knowledge. Molefi Asante
    We live in a society that says that we should put the individual above the group. The rulers tell us to ride our individualism to the highest possible point that we can take ourselves, Leave those lazy shiftless members of your community behind, they say. Yet these same people create institutions and provide for all of their family and friends no matter how incompetent they are. When our children fail we are told to overlook them for the ones that are successful, but George H. W. bush sent all of his sons to Harvard and Yale. He sustained his eldest son through all of his failures until he became president of the United States. We must support all members of our community. In maintaining the whole community we will maintain every single member. We are to accomplish group success by embracing the family. The family includes cousins, Aunts, Uncles, nieces, and nephews. When someone is drifting into trouble in any way we have two real options. One is to cover them if they are a part of our family. The other option is to find out which family that person belongs to and put the word out through our family members. That is how communities sustain themselves over generations. Our elders have seen and or lived through many trends. If we need to know something the chances are that one of our ancestors has the answers. We have to keep our elders close to us and we should sit with them every chance that we get. Our ancestors have the knowledge of: wars, movements, the rise and fall of ethnicities across this world. We are to record those ancestors that are living and study those which have passed on. Our grand parents can help us. Our philosophers, scientist and leader's writings can help us.

    African Celebration
    Heb (Festival)
    Agricultural Rites
    Art for Ritual
    Ceremony for Passages
    Ululations (screaming & wailing)
    Everyone in our community should have access to land or places to live. We should also have possession of foods. We have no problem partying. We celebrate everything in the United States no matter how cheerful or somber. We celebrate the dates that our revolutionaries were born. We celebrate the dates that our nation was attacked. We love to celebrate, but many of our celebrations are empty. We must learn how to celebrate our creativity. This means our paintings, writings, dances, songs, etc. Giving gifts is okay because it shows our appreciation for each other. We should give gifts that we produce or are produced by members of the community. It is crucial to develop a celebration and process for the transition our children as they become adults. The early stages of adulthood can be an important time in our lives. It can also be a traumatic period if we have to face it alone. We do not have gatherings to celebrate our growth, just the passing of another year. This is why so many of us are trapped in a state of adolescence or childhood. It is good when we shout or yell at our celebrations because it shows the depth of our emotions. When we feel so good that we can shout out with joy, it moves other people that are celebrating with us.

    African Community
    Sen (Circle)
    Extended Funeral
    Living Ancestors
    Kemet, Afrocentricity and Knowledge. Molefi Asante
    Funerals have become family reunions for many people. It is the only time that we see old family members. We know how to pay our respects to the dead and the family for a day or two. Of course this one or two day ceremony of burying our dead is inadequate at best, detrimental at worse. The immediate circle of the person that died has just suffered the lost of someone that they knew their whole lives and we only give the people left behind two days of our support. We should give extended periods of direct support and at least a year of indirect support such as telephone calls or letters. Our living ancestors need to die in the most glorious way that we can provide. They should be surrounded by us. Our elderly should never have a cause to believe that they are a burden to us, but a gift to us.

    African Spirituality
    Meh (Crowning Glory)
    Supreme Deity
    Search for Harmony (Ma'at)
    Freedom from Shame
    Kemet, Afrocentricity and Knowledge. Molefi Asante

    We are not truly living unless we understand and embrace the concept of a Supreme Deity. We have to keep in our consciousness the idea that there exists a force which is far greater than each individual part of this universe because it is the whole of the universe. A simple example is that of photosynthesis. Photosynthesis is greater than the plants, rain, and atmosphere as smaller parts of the process. We cannot grow into our full humanity unless we set aside time in our lives dedicated to living with this Supreme Deity that resides in all objects great and small. We can become in tuned with the Deity through study, meditation, and ritual. If we become in tuned with the Deity there will be no need for shame. If we make mistake or act in a way that put enmity between us and our community or us and our Deity, we can simply turn back toward both by atoning for our negative acts. If we lie on someone out of fear, we can admit to it later when we have more courage and go back to those who we told the lie to. If we steal from someone out of desperation, we can return when our senses come back to us or work off what the item that we stole was worth. If we atone we do not have to carry guilt which turns into emotional or mental illnesses. QO0n+g

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    Speeach about Psychology of the Chakras.

    Dragan Loncar – Swami Shreevidyananda is a student of  Swami Satyananda Saraswati, Bihar School of Yoga. He has been teaching yoga for 27 years.  

    Dragan Loncar was born on 2nd, January,1957 inTel Aviv, Israel. He is a director of Vidya Yoga School in Belgrade, Serbia. He was the first in Serbia to set european and world standards of training yoga instructors.
    Together with doctors in Traditional Medicine Comittee, within the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Serbia, Dragan Loncar made significant contribution to passing the Regulations on alternative medicine (the chapter reffering to yoga itself) at the end of 2008, by which yoga was formally acknowledged by the Ministry of Health, Republic of Serbia, as a method of improving general health of people. By establishing these regulations it was officialy enabled to introduce yoga theraphy into medical institutions in Serbia.

    These recordings are made in the city of Novi Sad, during his speech about chakras. And this is in serbian language.

    Satsang on Chakras
    Swami Satyananda Saraswati
    What is the relationship between chakra concentration and kundalini awakening?

    Concentration on chakras is a part of kundalini yoga. However, concentration on chakras alone will not awaken kundalini shakti. Before kundalini can awaken, sushumna nadi must be purified and brought into activity.
    How do we become more aware of the chakras?

    Awareness of the chakras depends on one's spiritual evolution. When the consciousness has been purified by spiritual efforts, awareness of the chakras is greatly enhanced.

    In our various incarnations we have developed different chakras. If, when you practise concentration on the chakras, you feel one chakra more than the others, it means that from that point your evolution is to begin.
    Can you give us a short description of each chakra?

    Mooladhara chakra is the subtle root or framework of human existence. Moola means 'the root', adhara means 'support'. In the masculine body this chakra is situated between the anus and the sexual organs. In the feminine body it is found at the cervix, where the vagina and uterus join. Next is swadhisthana, situated at the base of the spine or coccyx bone. Swadhisthana means 'one's own abode'; it is the basis from which most people express themselves in the world.

    Manipura chakra is located within the spine directly behind the navel. The word mani means 'jewel', pura means 'city', therefore manipura is known as 'city of jewels'. It is the centre where the vital energy of the body is stored. Then there is anahata, situated in the spinal column behind the heart. Anahata means 'un-struck or unbroken'; it is the centre of unbroken sound.

    Vishuddhi chakra is known as the purification centre as it purifies and harmonises all opposites and all poisons. In vishuddhi, the poison and nectar are separated and refined. It is found in the spinal cord behind the region of the throat. Ajna chakra is the centre of command where you receive instructions from the inner or outer guru. The word ajna actually means 'command'. This chakra is situated behind the mid-eyebrow centre at the top of the spinal cord. Bindu is the exact point where Hindu brahmins keep a tuft of hair. The word bindu comes from the Sanskrit root 'bind' meaning 'to split' or 'to divide'. It is the point where oneness first divides itself into many. Bindu is the cranial point which feeds the whole optic system. Sahasrara is the divine multi-petalled lotus. Its nature is infinite. The physical correlation of this centre is the pituitary gland which controls each and every gland and system of the body.

    These are the major chakras and they each have a corresponding point of awakening found along the front side of the body. For mooladhara, it is the chakra itself; for swadhisthana it is at the pubic bone; for manipura at the navel; for anahata the heart; for vishuddhi the throat; and for ajna the mid-eyebrow centre. Bindu has a direct line to sahasrara.

    It is also interesting to note that ajna chakra is the symbol of Hindus, bindu is the symbol of the Muslims, anahata is the symbol of Christians, and manipura is the symbol of Buddhists.
    Are there any other chakras in the human body?

    Below mooladhara there are other chakras which belong to the animal kingdom. They are only related to sense consciousness and not to mental awareness. When your consciousness was evolving through these chakras, your mind was associated with sense consciousness. There was no individual awareness, no ego; it began from mooladhara. These lower centres are not functioning anymore because you have transcended them and they don't hold any meaning for you now.

    In actual fact there are 7 higher and 7 lower chakras, representing 14 planes of consciousness.
    Why do the lotuses of the different chakras have different colours?

    Just as flowers growing outside in nature are of different colours according to their type and the region in which they grow, so within the human being are flowers, representing the various aspects of development or evolution. They symbolise the inner being, the inner glory. One can conceive of himself as a composition of multicoloured flowers.
    Can you tell us a little more about sahasrara chakra?

    Sahasrara is supreme; it is the final culmination of kundalini shakti. The original seat of kundalini is in mooladhara while the abode of Shiva, purusha or higher consciousness, is in sahasrara. Shiva and Shakti are the two eternal entities. Sahasrara is the seat of higher awareness, and it is just pure awareness. It has no mobility, activity, movement, vibration; it is absolutely still. Shakti, on the other hand, is dynamic, creative, mobile and full of vibration. When Shakti ascends to sahasrara and unites with Shiva, a great awakening is experienced and a new dimension of consciousness is realised.
    Is there an easy way to concentrate on the chakras for those of us who have difficulty in locating them?

    Yes, there are a few master keys. How can you know the exact location point for mooladhara chakra? Putting a pin there is certainly not the way! You can practise nose tip gazing or nasikagra mudra and then your consciousness will fix itself at the exact point of mooladhara. This is one example of a master key.

    How will you concentrate on ajna chakra? You cannot localise it, you can only imagine. Firstly, concentrate on the mid-eyebrow centre and try to reduce this area of concentration to a point. If you have difficulty, place some balm containing mercury at the eyebrow centre, close your eyes and the skin will contract slightly. Without making any effort, you will feel the sensation and develop awareness of that point so much so that it can be seen like a small radiant sun. Once you experience this, your mind will move backward and fix itself at that most difficult point to locate, ajna chakra.

    There are various methods like this which enable you to discover the exact point without imagining and without effort or strain.
    Can you suggest a technique for concentrating on all the chakras?

    I will give you a few methods. You can sit down quietly and concentrate either on the actual chakras or on their connecting centres in the front of the body. With a musical instrument play the scales: sa re ga ma pa da ni sa or do re me fa so la ti do.

    Equate those notes with the chakras and as you ascend and descend the scale, take your awareness from chakra to chakra, from mooladhara to sahasrara.

    Another method involves the use of mantras. Each chakra has a bija mantra: lam, vam, ram, yam, ham and aum, from mooladhara to ajna respectively. Practise japa, repeating the particular bija mantra while maintaining your consciousness in the corresponding area. For example, keep your mind on mooladhara and repeat lam over and over again. Then concentrate on swadhisthana and repeat vam for some time. Continue repeating the appropriate mantra for each chakra.

    You can also use the yantras and mandalas which are related to the particular chakras, or the tattwas or elements of the chakras. You will find that in the various religions there are techniques which involve concentration on the elements, whether fire, water, earth, air or ether.

    These are just a few examples, but there are many different techniques.
    Is there any benefit in concentrating on one chakra as opposed to many?

    When you concentrate on one chakra, then the awakening relating to that chakra takes place. Every chakra is the seat of certain experiences. When you concentrate on manipura chakra, you have a great awakening of energy. When you concentrate on anahata, you have feelings of peace. If you concentrate on ajna, you have the experience of luminosity, and if you concentrate on swadhisthana, you have the experience of bliss which can be compared to orgasmic bliss.

    These are some of the experiences you may have when concentrating on the different chakras. As your Concentration develops, related faculties of the mind are also influenced. The chakras correspond to extrasensory perceptions like telepathy, clairvoyance, clairaudience, premonitions etc.
    If a person took a lot of drugs in the past, would this prevent him from awakening the chakras?

    No, but once you give up the drugs you must purify the body through hatha yoga and pranayama. The nervous system, the brain, blood, respiratory system, the glands, and in fact the whole body must be completely free of toxins for awakening to take place.
    Would an operation on the spine affect the chakras and nadis in the region where the operation took place?

    I personally knew a young man who was suffering from cancer of the spinal cord. I first met him after he had been to London for a spinal operation. He still had cancer then, and I began to teach him yogasanas, pranayama, prana vidya and some tantric practices. He was healed, and during the course of his sadhana, he had beautiful spiritual experiences. In deep meditation he saw Durga, and he felt sensations in mooladhara chakra when he concentrated on his nose tip.

    I have also been observing many people who have had operations on the spinal cord and I have found that the autonomic nervous system, the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems continue to function in perfect balance. From these experiences, I have come to believe that even a major operation will not disturb the nadis or the chakras. But of course this is not conclusive; more work needs to be done in this area.


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    "The X-Rated Bible," a survey of sex in the Holy Bible, is simply one of the best books on the market. It should be mandatory reading, particularly in consideration of the fact that the "Good Book" is pushed worldwide as "God's Word." As "X-Rated's" author, Ben Akerley, points out in detail, the Old Testament is full of sexual perversion, not only on the part of "infidels" but also on that of the "chosen people," whom most people have been led to believe were godly, pious individuals who never did anything remotely "bad." Au contraire! The "great patriarchs" and "heroes" of the Old Testament would be considered perverts and criminals by today's social and moral standards. But the New Testament also does not escape criticism, as Akerley reveals the bizarre and pathological attitudes regarding sex therein as well.

    When "The X-Rated Bible" first came out in 1985, even though it was published by a small company it received some serious attention, and Akerley was forced into debates on radio and TV programs. His critics were unable to point out any serious flaws in his work and research - because he was merely quoting the "Holy scriptures," not making anything up! For freethinkers and believers alike, Akerley has done a great service, because the Bible is a manual designed to manipulate the masses. The fact that very few believers actually read the "Good Book" and know little about its endless chronicling of perversion and genocide, constitutes proof that it serves as mind-control, as does the fact that those selfsame believers mindlessly believe the Bible is some great, spiritual work because their priests and pastors have selectively fed them "feel-good" passages. In reality, a close examination of the Bible will nauseate all but the most insensate. As the great statesman Thomas Paine said, quoted by Akerley:

    "Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and torturous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness, with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we called it the word of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness, that has served to corrupt and brutalize mankind; and, for my part, I sincerely detest it, as I detest everything that is cruel."

    And the eminent freethinker Robert Ingersoll stated:

    "Nobody holds with greater contempt than I the writers, publishers, or dealers in obscene literature. One of my objections to the Bible is that it contains hundreds of grossly obscene passages not fit to be read by any decent man; thousands of passages, in my judgment, calculated to corrupt the minds of youth."

    Ben Akerley has compiled these various obscene passages in one easy-to-read book that loosens the bonds of erroneous beliefs which have caused inconceivable carnage and turmoil upon this planet. And his wonderful work has now been re-published in a beautifully done layout by the experts at Feral House. The back cover blurb runs, "That's right, friends. We're talking about the Holy Bible, a book filled with incest, rape, adultery, exhibitionism, debauchery, abortion, prostitution, drugs, bestiality, castration, scatology - all the nasty stuff!" In exposing the Bible's "dirty little secrets," Akerley cites scripture, chapter and verse, and explains sexual euphemisms and innuendoes designed to go over the heads of the common folk, which they obviously have. "The X-rated Bible" is truly a unique book that should be read by all who are interested in what the Bible really says. QO0n+g

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    Nihon Shoki

    from amazon:


    From its early stories of gods, monsters, and mischievous mythical creatures to its more grounded recountings of historical events, this classic collection of the first literary efforts of the Japanese people is the preeminent source of knowledge about Japanese antiquity. First published in this translation in 1896, includes a history of the Shinto, variations on the basic myths and legends of the nation, and insight into the manners and customs of the early Japanese. Students of folklore and comparative religion as well as those of Japanese history will find this an invaluable resource.

    from wikipedia:


    The Nihon Shoki begins with the Japanese creation myth, explaining the origin of the world and the first seven generations of divine beings (starting with Kunitokotachi), and goes on with a number of myths much in the same way as the Kojiki, but continues its account through to events of the 8th century.

    *note this book is in the public domain and available elsewhere on the web however I decided to upload it here just for convenience sake for anyone looking for info on Shinto. QO0n+g

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    E.A. Koetting - Ipsissimus

    After providing a terrifying look into the most secret workings of the occult, and after divulging the methods by which man may have immense power over the physical world through spiritual methods, E.A. Koetting now unveils Ipsissimus: the one written work in existence which unabashedly draws the straight line between the upper and the lower, between the finite and the infinite; between man and God. For over half a dozen years and six full-length books, Koetting has tempted his readers with the idea of Ascent - gradually and consciously developing the spiritual faculties to ever greater perfection, leading towards the realization of one's own absolute godhood. Now, with Ipsissimus, all that has been eluded to is laid out in concise detail.Taking his autobiographical teaching style to the extreme, Koetting presents his struggles with his own spiritual transformations, revealing the challenges that he has faced in confronting the furthest limits of human experience, and laying bare the emotional, psychological, and personal devastation and exaltation encountered on his path towards Mastery. Combined with his unique ability to make usable and practical to the average reader even the most esoteric practices, offering instructions, suggestions, and specific directions throughout, Koetting weaves Ipsissimus into both an intimate and gripping read, as well as possibly the most useful tome on the subject of spiritual transformation and Ascent.

    Table of Contents:



    Part 1: Fastening the Wings

    Chapter One: Feathers to Fly
    Chapter Two: Immutable Wax
    Chapter Three: The Silver Harness .

    Part II: Taking Flight

    Chapter Four: The First Tier
    Chapter Five: The Second Tier
    Chapter Six: The Third Tier

    Part III: Convergence

    Chapter Seven: Commanding Convergence .
    Chapter Eight: Omnipotence
    Chapter Nine: Omnipresence
    Chapter Ten: Omniscience
    Chapter Eleven: A Light Shining in the Darkness
    Chapter Twelve: The Inevitable Fall
    Chapter Thirteen: The Anti-transmigratory Experience

    Copyright© 2011 E.A. Koetting


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    Archaelus Baron (E.A. Koetting) - Kingdoms of Flame

    Kingdoms of Flame is a Grimoire for the evocation of various astral beings and a dark pathworking to adepthood. The first four chapters give a detailed analysis of the text and the magickal system therein. It is in these pages that the reader will be given the knowledge necessary to use the grimoire in practical manner to effect changes in themselves and in the concrete world. The remaining nine chapters include magick squares and the names, sigils and attributes of 56 entities that have never before appeared in any grimoire or text.


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    Équilibre - La méditation des 4 éléments

    Équilibre : (du latin aequilibrium, de aequus « égal » et libra « balance, poids ») est le concept qui décrit les situations où les « forces » en présence sont égales.

    Découvrez les bienfaits de la puissante méditation des 4 éléments :

       la Terre : Je solidifie mes fondations
       l' Air : J’échange , je renouvelle mes énergies
       le Feu : J'ai confiance, je possède force et courage
       l' Eau : Je ressens, j'ai de la sensibilité, de l'intuition

    Restaurez l'harmonie des énergies fondamentales au coeur de votre Être.

    Nous avons choisi de vous proposer cette séance en 2 formats:
    - La version originale d'une durée de 49 minutes pour un ré-équilibre complet.
    (A pratiquer lorsque vous en sentez le besoin et que votre emploi du temps le permet.)
    - La version courte de 29 minutes va chercher les ancrages de la version originale et vous apporte les bénéfices énergétiques d'Équilibre lorsque votre agenda est plus serré.

    Maintenir l'équilibre à l'intérieur de soi, c'est être en paix avec soi-même et envers le monde qui nous entoure.
    Profitez de cet état d'harmonie qui change votre vision du monde et vos relations aux autres.

    Équilibre est inspirée d'une méditation traditionnelle enseignée par "Hazrat Inayat Khan", fondateur du soufisme.
    Nous avons tenu à conserver chacune des références en y ajoutant la phase d'induction sophronique
    afin de vous permettre de pratiquer cette méditation dans un état de conscience propice à une expérience des plus bénéfiques.

    Le premier effet de la méditation des 4 éléments est de purifier ses corps physiques et émotionnels
    afin d'améliorer sa santé grace au ré-équilibrage des énergies.

    English: This is a guided meditation

    Basically it is a meditation to help to obtain the equilibrium by using the 4 elements

    Discover the benefits of the powerful meditation on four elements:

       Earth: I solidified my foundation
       the Air: I return, I renew my energies
       Fire: I trust, I have strength and courage
       the Water: I feel I have the sensitivity, intuition

    Restore harmony fundamental energy at the heart of your being.

    We have chosen to offer this session in two formats:
    - The original version of a period of 49 minutes for a complete re-balance.
    (A practice when you feel the need and your schedule permits.)
    - The short version of 29 minutes will get the anchors of the original version and brings you the benefits of energy balance when your schedule is tight.

    Maintain balance within itself, it is to be at peace with yourself and the world around us.
    Enjoy this state of harmony that changes your world and your relationships with others.

    Balance is based on traditional meditation taught by "Hazrat Inayat Khan", founder of Sufism.
    We wanted to keep each reference by adding the induction phase sophronique
    to allow you to practice this meditation in a state of consciousness conducive to experience more beneficial.

    The first effect of meditation on the four elements is to purify the physical body and emotional
    to improve their health thanks to the re-balancing of energies. MsSVig

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    "Greatest spiritual genious since Kierkegaard.  She transformed the crucifixion of the cosmos into her personal crucifixion and from it wrote prose as hard and beautiful as nails."

    Book Description
    Gravity and Grace was the first ever publication by the remarkable thinker and activist, Simone Weil. In it Gustave Thibon, the farmer to whom she had entrusted her notebooks before her untimely death, compiled in one remarkable volume a compendium of her writings that have become a source of spiritual guidance and wisdom for countless individuals. On the fiftieth anniversary of the first English edition - by Routledge & Kegan Paul in 1952 - this Routledge Classics edition offers English readers the complete text of this landmark work for the first time ever, by incorporating a specially commissioned translation of the controversial chapter on Israel. Also previously untranslated is Gustave Thibon's postscript of 1990, which reminds us how privileged we are to be able to read a work which offers each reader such 'light for the spirit and nourishment for the soul'. This is a book that no one with a serious interest in the spiritual life can afford to be without.

    Amazon Review
    Quintessence of a Spiritual Genius
    GRAVITY AND GRACE by Simone Weil. With an Introduction by Gustave Thibon. Translated from the French by Emma Craufurd. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1972 (1952) ISBN 071002262X.

    'Gravity and Grace' is a slim book of (in my edition) just 160 pages which holds within itself the quintessence of the greatest spiritual genius of the 20th century. The book is a compilation of brief extracts from Simone Weil's Notebooks and was assembled by Gustav Thibon, who has also added a valuable Introduction of 30 pages, the purpose of which is simply to provide readers with some necessary background, for, as he points out, "Simone Weil's writings belong to the category of very great work which can only be weakened and spoilt by a commentary."

    M.Thibon has organized these sayings into 38 chapters - Detachment, The Self, Illusions, Idolatry, Love, Evil, Violence, Contradiction, Chance, Beauty, The Great Beast, etc. (The original French edition - LA PESANTEUR ET LA GRACE (Paris: Plon, 1947) - contained an additional chapter on Israel (pp.216-221) which the English publishers, for reasons best known to themselves, have silently omitted from the 1952 English edition. Whether it has since been restored I don't know).

    I purchased my own copy of this book (bibliographical details of which are given above) over thirty years ago. Although many hundreds if not thousands of books have passed through my hands since then, it remains one of five or six books I would never ever consider parting with. Simone Weil's thoughts are so truthful and of such power that one never forgets them and her book becomes one that you find yourself returning to again and again. Here are a few of those thoughts selected at random:

    "We cannot under any circumstances manufacture something which is better than ourselves" (p.41).

    "The only organ of contact with existence is acceptance, love" (p.57).

    "Imaginary evil is romantic and varied; real evil is gloomy, monotonous, barren, boring. Imaginary good is boring; real good is always new, marvellous, intoxicating" (p.62).

    "Joy is the overflowing consciousness of reality" (p.73).

    'Gravity and Grace' brings us the truth about the human condition, the truth about ourselves, and much of this truth is far from comforting. As M. Thibon points out, "It is not a question of philosophy here but of life," the life that all of us are at this moment living and that Simone Weil can help us more fully appreciate and understand. Her thoughts weave themselves into the fabric of one's mind and will leave any sensitive reader immeasurably enriched. MsSVig

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