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Philosophy of Dreams

Posted on | November 2, 2016 | No Comments

philosophy-of-dreamsPhilosophy of Dreams is a book about dreams, dream states and spiritual work with dreams. It states that it is possible for a dreamer to remain cognisant during his dream state of the fact that he is dreaming. By learning to be the witness of your thoughts in the waking state, you can be conscious in the dream state that you are dreaming. You can alter, stop or create your own thoughts in the dream state independently. You will be able to keep awake in the dream state. If the thoughts of the waking state are controlled, you can also control the dream thoughts. This books describes the techniques and history from a hindu perspective behind working with dream and it also challenges the reality of the awaken, daily life experience.

Philosophy of Dreams
By learning to be the witness of your thoughts in the waking state, you can be conscious in the dream state that you are dreaming.
Written by: Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj
Published by: THE DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY
Edition: World Wide Web (WWW) Edition: 2001
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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The Complete works of Nostradamus PDF

Posted on | November 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

the-complete-works-of-nostradamusThe Complete works of Nostradamus compilied in one PDF. 1 March 1555 the french scientist, doctor and astrologist Michel de Nostredam, better known these days as Nostradamus, sat down and wrote the foreword to his spectacular work Centuria. Centuria means ‘a hundred’, and it might refer to the span of years his prophecies reaches.  The foreword is written to his son, and the work was dedicated only to his son César, because he Michel feared the consequences from Inquisition if his prophecies would be published.  He writes:

“On numerous occasions and over a long period of time I have predicted specific events far in advance, attributing all to the workings of divine power and inspiration, together with other fortunate or unfortunate happenings, foreseen in their full unexpectedness, which have already come to pass in various regions of the earth. Yet I have wished to remain silent and abandon my work because of the injustice not only of the present time by the Inquisition but also for most of
the future. So in conclusion, my son, take this gift from your father M. Nostradamus, who hopes you will understand each prophecy in every quatrain herein.”

The complete works of Nostradamus contains nearly 400 pages of prophecies, all of them written vaguely enough for many speculations. It has been said that he predicted the World Wars, 9/11  and how about this piece, could it be about Donald Trump?:

The false trumpet concealing maddness
will cause Byzantium to change its laws.
From Egypt there will go forth a man who wants
the edict withdrawn, changing money and standards.

The complete works of Nostradamus
The complete works of Nostradamus contains nearly 400 pages of prophecies, all of them written vaguely enough for many speculations. It has been said that he predicted the World Wars, 9/11 and many other histrical events.
Written by: Nostradamus - Michel de Nostredam
Published by: Holybooks.com
Edition: English translation from French
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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Nicene and post-Nicene fathers of the Christian church

Posted on | October 24, 2016 | No Comments

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Nicene and post-Nicene fathers of the Christian church is an immense work in 14 volumes of early christian writings. It complements the series on the Ante-Nicene Fathers, we also have here on holybooks.com. Together the writings outline the progress of Christianity through the life and works of the very early christian scholars and thinkers that led to the foundation of the churches and the great theological controversies of the fourth through sixth centuries. These works have for decades been the standard reference for those interested in the church fathers, the origin of Christianity and history in general.

Nicene and post-Nicene fathers of the Christian church
The progress of Christianity through the life and works of the very early christian scholars and thinkers that led to the foundation of the churches and the great theological controversies of the fourth through sixth centuries.
Written by: Various
Published by: T. & T. Clark
Edition: First
ISBN: 978-1565630949
Available in: Ebook

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Asimov’s Guide to the Bible

Posted on | October 12, 2016 | No Comments

asimovs-guide-to-the-bible-the-old-and-new-testamentsAsimov’s Guide to the Bible is a huge classic companion to reading the Bible. In this version the two volumes has been compiled in a single. Asimov’s Guide to the Bible features a number of  maps and it goes through the books of the Bible in the order of the benchmark bible the King James Version and explains the historical and geographical setting of each one, including the political and historical influences that affected it, as well as biographical information about the main characters. Asimov’s Guide to the Bible is a huge fact based reference, almost 1.300 pages.

Asimov’s Guide to the Bible
Asimov’s Guide to the Bible is a classic companion to reading the Bible.
Written by: Isaac Asimov
Published by: Wings Books
Edition: First
ISBN: 0-517-34582-X
Available in: Ebook

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Starting Out Small

Posted on | October 7, 2016 | 1 Comment

starting-out-smallStarting Out Small by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu builds upon talks that Ajaan Lee gave to groups of people while they were meditating. Ajaan Lee  covers the questions that occur to people new to meditation. -Why meditate? How should I meditate? And why in that particular way? —and in his own style he provided not only straightforward answers to these questions but also vivid analogies, to help his listeners relate their meditation to familiar activities. One aspect of Ajaan Lee’s teachings that might strike you as foreign is his analysis of the body into four properties: earth, fire, water, and wind. This mode of analysis dates back to the time of the Buddha, although Ajaan Lee develops it in a distinctive way. Think of this analysis, not as an attempt at biology or chemistry, but as a way of analyzing how the body feels from the inside. This is an aspect of awareness often overlooked and that, in English at least, we have a poor vocabulary for describing.

This expanded 2016 edition contains translations of two new talks that have never been published before—“Merit” and “On Target”—along with complete translations of the talks “The Art of Letting Go” and “At the Tip of Your Nose,” both of which were excerpted in Lessons in Samādhi.

Starting Out Small
Starting Out Small by Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu builds upon talks that Ajaan Lee gave to groups of people while they were meditating.
Written by: Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu
Published by: Metta Forest Monastery
Edition: Expanded 2016 version
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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Dhamma Verses – Dhammapada A Book of Ethical Teachings

Posted on | September 29, 2016 | 1 Comment

dhamma-versesThe Dhammapada is probably the most popular book in the Pāḷi Canon, and has had innumerable translations into most modern languages. The timeless ethical teachings contained in these verses are still considered relevant to people’s lives, and they are presented as a guide to living well. Together with the commentarial stories that accompany the verses, along with the Jataka verses and stories, they have formed the backbone of the teaching of Buddhist ethics for well over 2,000 years. The verses and stories are well known in traditional Theravāda Buddhist cultures, and most born and brought up in those societies will be able to recite many of the verses, and relate the stories that go with them, even from a young age.
This is not at all surprising as the verses are often memorable, and the stories that accompany them equally so. They provided a framework for understanding what are good and bad actions, and what the consequences of both will be, which is central to the Buddhist teaching on ethics.

The collection consists of 423 verses, organised into twenty-six chapters, most of which are fairly short.

Dhamma Verses
The Dhammapada is probably the most popular book in the Pāḷi Canon, and has had innumerable translations into most modern languages.
Written by: Annandajoti Bhikku
Published by: Annandajoti Bhikku
Edition: First
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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Apollo 11 Flight Plan

Posted on | September 7, 2016 | No Comments

Apollo 11 Flight Plan PDFApollo 11 Flight Plan is a very special document. It was published by the NASA 1. Juli 1969 and it is detailed description of the entire mission to the moon. It includes precise time plans minute by minute for the days of the mission, info-graphics depicting the communication systems, the calculations for the series of maneuvers of the spacecraft etc. The Apollo 11 Flight Plan is the documentation of an amazing achievement of ingenuity, will, bravery and commitment to achieving the seemingly impossible dream, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to Earth.

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God Tweets

Posted on | September 6, 2016 | No Comments

God Tweets1The other day i received this book from the author Sadasiva Saccidananda. It is a collection of 130 short texts written for twitter.  They are humorous, insightful and more or less elegant. Here is a couple of examples:

No one expects presents from Santa Claus after knowing. No enlightened being expects anything again in maya-world.

They say “when sex is good, there are no thoughts”. And I say “when life is good, there are no thoughts”. This is fullness.

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Shri Gita Rasa Ratnakar

Posted on | August 10, 2016 | No Comments

Shri Gita Rasa RatnakarShri Gita Rasa Ratnakar is a long commentary and study guide to the Bhagavad Gita by Akhandananda Saraswati also known as “Maharajshri”. He was a representative of the Bhagavata Purana and a scholar of different spiritual traditions, including Vedanta, Bhakti and related shastras and themes like non-duality . He wrote more than 180 books on those topics including Bhagavada Purana, Bhagavad Gita, Ram Charitra Manas, and the Upanishads from the Vedas. Here is his 711 page long reading companion to the Bhagavad Gita.

Shri Gita Rasa Ratnakar
Shri Gita Rasa Ratnakar is a long commentary and study guide to the Bhagavad Gita.
Written by: Swami Shri Akhandanand Saraswatiji Maharaj
Published by: Satsahitya Prakashan Trust
Edition: First
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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A Heart Released

Posted on | August 2, 2016 | No Comments

A Heart Released free PDF e-bookA Heart Released is a record of passages from the thai monk Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera sermons, made during the years 1944-45 by two monks who were staying under his guidance, and edited by a third monk, an ecclesiastical official who frequently visited him for instruction in meditation. The unusual style of Phra Ajaan Mun’s sermons may be explained in part by the fact that in the days before his ordination he was skilled in a popular form of informal village entertainment called maw lam. Maw lam is a contest in extemporaneous rhyming, usually reproducing the war between the sexes, in which the battle of wits can become quite fierce.

A Heart Released
A Heart Released is a record of passages from the thai monk Phra Ajaan Mun Bhuridatta Thera sermons, made during the years 1944-45.
Written by: Phra Ajaan Mun
Published by: Metta Forest Monastery
Edition: First
ISBN: None
Available in: Ebook

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