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Re: Favorite / Recommended Books

Postby azurewalking » Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:30 pm

1. The Power of Now -ET
2. Walden -Henry David Thoreau
3. Collected Essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson
4. A New Earth -ET
5. The Game of Life and How to Play It -Florence Scovel Shinn
6. Letters to a Spiritual Seeker -Henry David Thoreau (Bradley P. Dean)
7. Peace is Every Step -Thich Nhat Hahn
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Re: Favorite / Recommended Books

Postby beginnersmind » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:24 pm

The Power of Now~ Eckhart Tolle

A Course in Miracles (FIP Edition, UrText and HLC)

The Dhammapada

The Tao Te Ching

I AM THAT: Talks with Nisargadatta Maharaj

Talks with Ramana Maharshi

Stillness Speaks ~ Tolle

and a variety of J. Krishnamurti books
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Re: Favorite / Recommended Books

Postby beginnersmind » Sat Mar 08, 2014 5:30 pm

Sighclone wrote:Wattles was the source for "The Secret."

Andy


Have you read Robert Collier's book, "The Secret of the Ages"? All of these LOA teachers that are in "The Secret" basically seemed to take a particular chapter out of Collier's book and speak about it as if it were their particular idea. This gives the appearance that Rhonda Byrnes gathered all of these teachers from around the globe to give their particular slant on LOA and thus presenting an over all complete picture to LOA.
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Re: Favorite / Recommended Books

Postby Onceler » Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:19 pm

I'm enjoying Adyashanti's, The End of Your World. I read it before and it scared me. Now, some years later, it just makes sense.....it's really congruent with my experience over the last two years. Like slipping into a warm bath.
"When the fear is gone, the mind becomes much quieter, much less full of things. Thoughts become like a gentle rain rather than a thunderstorm." John Sherman
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Re: Favorite / Recommended Books

Postby rachMiel » Sun Mar 09, 2014 6:50 pm

Toni Packer: The Wonder of Presence. A kinder and gentler take on Krishnamurtian choiceless awareness.

Anam Thubten: The Magic of Awareness. Simple, clear, Western-friendly dharma teachings.

I just realized, after writing this, how similar the two titles are! Great minds 'n all that. ;-)
“At the still point of the turning world.” T. S. Eliot
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