Being Consciousness Bliss
SteinerBooks, 2002 - 336 من الصفحات
Many people are looking for a deeper and richer spiritual life. They sense that there is more to their existence than the surface of life seems to offer, but they are confused and uncertain about where to look and how to begin.
Being Consciousness Bliss is a rich, profound, and eminently accessible compendium of wisdom that will help orient people toward a more fruitful spiritual search. Drawing on a dazzling array of sources, including the insights of G.I. Gurdjieff and P.D. Ouspensky as well as the spiritual traditions of the East, it gives a clear and compelling account of the true inner structure of the human being and how it may be developed to its full potential.
Part One discusses the current human condition -- the "sleep" of ordinary life -- and how a person may begin to wake up from it.
Part Two offers a feast of excerpts from the Perennial Philosophy -- the great wisdom tradition that underlies all cultures and religions -- to feed and nurture the growth of the soul.
Part Three provides simple ways to put these insights into practice in daily life.
Clear, sensible, and erudite, Being Consciousness Bliss is a resource, suitable for both beginners and advanced practitioners, to be used and treasured for many years.
"Following Aldous Huxley, Astrid Fitzgerald's tireless pursuit of an inner path is sure to awaken the heart to bliss and rouse spirit to behold." --David Appelbaum, editor of Parabola Magazine
"This book is equal parts wisdom, beauty, and inspiration. Astrid Fitzgerald opens the insights of the ages for anyone to follow. Highly recommended." --Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Healing Beyond the Body, Reinventing Medicine, and Healing Words
"Astrid Fitzgerald's Being Consciousness Bliss is a well-researched, clearly written account of the essential teachings given by all the major wisdom traditions, which all teach that we are one human family." -- Sri Swami Satchidananda, Founder & Spiritual Head, Integral Yoga International /Satchidananda Ashram, Yogaville
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“This book is equal parts wisdom, beauty, and inspiration. Astrid Fitzgerald opens the insights of the ages for anyone to follow. Highly recommended.” - LARRY DOSSEY, MD, AUTHOR OF HEALING BEYOND THE ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
First Steps on the Quest
Language and Meaning 7 Search for a Teaching 8 Existence and Consciousness
The Human Instrument 11 The Fully Realized Being
God Creator Brahman
Experience Delight and Bliss
Freedom Union Enlightenment
To RealizetheDivine 25 Invocations Precepts and Hymns ofPraise PART THREE
UNCOVERING THE SELF
A Word to theReader 1 WhatIs SpiritualWork? 2 The Decision
Preparing the Ground
Cleaning Out Clutter
Love Beauty and the Good
Wisdom Truth and Knowledge
The Soul and the Psyche
Ignorance Suffering and the
Awakening and SelfKnowledge
Aspiration and the Path
Spiritual Struggle 15 The HomeSociety andthe World 16 Work andDevotion 17 Necessary Virtues 18 Detachmentand Serenity 19 Meditation Reflect...
Awakening in Creation