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The Buddha is Still Teaching

Jack Kornfield, $19.95

When the Buddha set in motion the wheel of Dharma, he knew that every future generation would find its own skillful way to convey his teaching to the hearts and minds of those ready to hear. The Buddha Is Still Teaching, with essays selected and edited by Jack Kornfield, testifies to the fulfillment of that promise today.

Discover for yourself the path of virtue, compassion and wisdom in these selections from today's most highly regarded contemporary Buddhist teachers, including: Pema Chodron, the Dalai Lama, Ram Dass, Joseph Goldstein, Dilgo Khyentse, Noah Levine, Stephen Levine, Sharon Salzburg, Robert Thurman, Thich Nhat Hanh, and Tulku Thondup.

Jack Kornfield himself trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma, and is one of the key teachers who have brought Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

 

Muhammad

Deepak Chopra, $25.99

In his riveting new novel, Muhammad, bestselling author Deepak Chopra, captures the spell-binding life story of the great and often misunderstood Prophet.

Rooted in historical detail, the novel brings the Prophet to life through the eyes of those around him. A Christian hermit mystic foretells a special destiny, a Bedouin wet nurse raises him in the desert, and a religious rebel in Mecca secretly takes the young orphan under his spiritual wing.

God reached down into the life of Muhammad, a settled husband and father, and spoke through him. His life was no longer his own, and with each revelation the creation of a new way of life formed and a religion was born. Muhammad saw himself as an ordinary man and that is why what happened to him is so extraordinary. His life is the story of a man and a moment that sparked a worldwide transformation.

 

The Complete Book of Auras

Richard Webster, $16.95

Have you ever wanted to get an immediate picture of someoneís mood, personality, state of health, or true nature? Itís easy to learn to see and sense auras, and this ability will enhance your life and enable you to help others more than ever before. Author Richard Webster saw his first aura when he was ten years old, and has been teaching others how to see and read them for over twenty years.

The Complete Book of Auras includes step-by-step techniques for seeing, feeling, strengthening, and cleansing the aura. You'll discover simple ways to:

  • Clear and balance chakras using crystals and pendulums
  • Recognize signs of illness and heal yourself
  • Protect your aura from psychic attack
  • Give accurate readings for others
  • Read the auras of your pets and treat their ailments.

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