Download E-books Psychic Blues: Confessions of a Conflicted Medium PDF

By Mark Edward

"Mark Edward is an equivocator, fibber, and mountebank. Which begs the query: if a liar admits to mendacity, can he be telling the reality? he's a literate, informative, highbrow, a scholar of the psychology of people, a foe of these who might defraud the general public for private achieve, and as an writer and practising psychic, he's initially an entertainer."—Joel Moskowitz, overseas Brotherhood of Magicians

Mark Edward confesses that for years he exploited believers who wanted to connect to supernatural principles and unhappy family who ignored useless enjoyed ones.

Edward is a qualified mentalist who has labored the Magic fort in Hollywood for over thirty years and is usually at the Editorial Board of Skeptic journal, the place he has labored with different severe thinkers to bare the equipment of psychic scamsters. This exciting ebook is right now confessional and educational concerning human trust and people who take advantage of it.

Edward believes that almost all practitioners of the psychic company are out-and-out rip-off artists, and that the typical have to think in issues supernatural is in basic terms part of human nature.

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Download E-books Cave and Cosmos: Shamanic Encounters with Another Reality PDF

By Michael Harner

In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the path for the global revival of shamanism along with his seminal vintage The means of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he offers new proof of the truth of heavens.

Drawing from a life of own shamanic stories and greater than 2,500 experiences of Westerners’ stories in the course of shamanic ascension, Harner highlights the outstanding similarities among their discoveries, indicating that the heavens and spirits they’ve encountered do certainly exist. He additionally presents directions on his cutting edge core-shamanism innovations, in order that readers can also ascend to heavenly geographical regions, search spirit lecturers, and go back later at will for extra therapeutic and suggestion.

Written via the top authority on shamanism, Cave and Cosmos is a must-read not just for these attracted to shamanism, but in addition for these drawn to spirituality, comparative faith, near-death stories, therapeutic, attention, anthropology, and the character of reality.

Praise for Michael Harner and The manner of the Shaman
“What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D. T. Suzuki did for Zen, Michael Harner has performed for shamanism—namely, carry the culture and its richness to Western awareness.”
—from Higher Wisdom, through Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob
“Wonderful, fascinating.… Harner particularly understands what he’s speaking about.”
—Carlos Castaneda, best-selling writer of The Teachings of Don Juan and The lively facet of Infinity
“An intimate and useful consultant to the artwork of shamanic therapeutic and the expertise of the sacred. Michael Harner isn't just an anthropologist who has studied shamanism; he's an actual white shaman.”
—Stanislav Grof, writer of The event of Self-Discovery
“Harner has impeccable credentials, either as an instructional and as a training shaman. definitely (since the new loss of life of Mircea Eliade) the world’s prime authority on shamanism.”
—Nevill Drury, writer of The components of Shamanism
“Michael Harner is a brilliant shaman. He additionally proves individual will be either a scientist and a shaman.”
—Bo Bair Rinchinov, Siberian Buryat shaman

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Download E-books Haunted Copper Country: The History & Ghost Stories of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula PDF

By Lisa A. Shiel

What lurks within the mysterious woods of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula?

With a historical past as deep and wealthy because the shadows within the wooded area, the Keweenaw -- nicknamed the Copper kingdom -- boasts considerable fodder for stories of tortured spirits and playful tricksters.

From ghosts of the copper mining to kissing specters, Haunted Copper Country whisks you away on a whirlwind journey of this higher Peninsula treasure. a quick background of every situation presents perception into the origins of the haunted stories, many by no means sooner than released and culled from the author's interviews with witnesses and ghost hunters.

discover the spooky aspect of the Keweenaw -- should you dare.

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Download E-books Spirits Out of Time: True Family Ghost Stories and Weird Paranormal Experiences PDF

By Annie Wilder

I have consistently been eager about secrets...

So starts Annie Wilder's selection of precise relations ghost tales, accumulated from outdated letters and kinfolk family tree books or advised round the dinner desk. From her Irish great-grandpa outsmarting the demise trainer to her German great-great-grandma seeing a falling superstar at any time when one in every of her young children died, those own vignettes light up the mysteries of the spirit world.

Spooky now and then but in addition poignant and funny, those tales are dropped at lifestyles with classic photos. They contain precise stories of a haunted resort, a mystical bookshop, and a faceless ghost woman who haunted Annie's mom for many years. you are going to discover a wide selection of wierd or mystical themes, from spirit publications to astral trip, totem animals, and premonitions. besides interesting insights from admired psychics, this booklet contains uncomplicated defense rituals and a rite to honor your individual family members in spirit.


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Download E-books Alien Universe: Extraterrestrial Life in Our Minds and in the Cosmos PDF

By Don Lincoln

If extraterrestrials exist, the place are they? what's the likelihood that someplace in the market within the universe an Earth-like planet helps a complicated tradition? Why achieve this many folks declare to have encountered extraterrestrial beings? during this gripping exploration, scientist Don Lincoln exposes and explains the truths in regards to the trust in and the hunt for all times on different planets.

In the 1st half Alien Universe, Lincoln seems to Western civilization's collective photograph of extraterrestrial beings, exhibiting how our perceptions of extraterrestrials have developed over the years. The roots of this trust might be traced way back to our earliest attractiveness of different planets within the universe―the proposal of them aiding lifestyles used to be a ordinary development of pondering that has involved us ever on account that. Our captivation with extraterrestrial beings has, despite the fact that, resulted in combined effects. the area was once fooled within the 19th century through the nice Moon Hoax of 1835, and lots of humans misunderstood, with calamitous effects, Orson Welles's 1938 radio broadcast, The warfare of the Worlds. Our carrying on with curiosity in extraterrestrial beings is mirrored in leisure successes equivalent to E.T., The X-Files, and Star Trek.

The moment half Alien Universe explores the medical threat of even if complex Alien civilizations do exist. for a few years, researchers have sought to reply to Enrico Fermi’s nice paradox―if there are such a lot of planets within the universe and there's a excessive likelihood that a lot of these can help existence, then why have we now not truly encountered any extraterrestrial beings? (Apologies to people who are definite we have.) Lincoln describes how smooth technology teaches us what's attainable and what's no longer in our look for extraterrestrial civilizations.

Whether you're interested in the mental trust in extraterrestrial beings, the historical past of our curiosity in lifestyles on different planets, or the clinical chance of Alien life, Alien Universe is bound to carry you spellbound.

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Download E-books The Crack in the Cosmic Egg: New Constructs of Mind and Reality PDF

By Joseph Chilton Pearce

The vintage paintings that formed the idea of a new release with its robust insights into the real nature of brain and truth.

• Defines tradition as a "cosmic egg" based by means of the mind's force for logical ordering of its universe.

• presents suggestions permitting participants to damage during the vicious circle of logic-based platforms to achieve multiplied methods of artistic residing and studying.

The sum overall of our notions of what the area is--and what we understand its complete power to be--form a shell of rational proposal within which we dwell. This logical universe creates a vicious circle of reasoning that robs our minds of strength and stops us from attaining our actual power. To step past that circle calls for a centering and concentration that modern day society attacks on each point. in the course of the insights of Teilhard, Tillich, Jung, Jesus, Carlos Castaneda, and others, Joseph Chilton Pearce presents a method of pondering by which mind's eye can break out the mundane shell of present build truth and jump right into a new part of human evolution.

This significantly renowned New Age vintage is ultimately on hand back to problem the assumptions of a brand new new release of readers and aid them improve their capability via new inventive modes of pondering. With a masterful synthesis of contemporary discoveries in physics, biology, and psychology, Pearce finds the extreme dating of brain and fact and nature's blueprint for a self-transcending humanity.

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Download E-books Meditation on Perception: Ten Healing Practices to Cultivate Mindfulness PDF

By Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

Use the original Buddhist perform of meditation on notion, as taught by means of the best-selling writer of Mindfulness in undeniable English, to benefit how transferring your viewpoint can rework psychological and actual health.

Perception -- one of many simple materials of the physique and brain -- might be either a resource of ache and soreness, in addition to a resource of happiness and future health. The Buddhist culture teaches that notion might be knowledgeable and finally purified throughout the perform of meditation. after we know the way conception affects our lives, we will use it, simply as we do the other item of meditation, to beat destructive methods of pondering and appearing and to strengthen fit states of brain as an alternative. In Meditation on Perception Bhante G brings us, for the 1st time in English, an illuminating creation to the original Buddhist perform of meditation on conception as taught within the well known Girimananda Sutta.
the 10 therapeutic practices that include meditation on notion make up a complete approach of meditation, combining features of either tranquility and perception meditation. Tranquility meditation is used to calm and middle the brain, and perception meditation is used to appreciate extra essentially how we quite often understand ourselves and the realm round us. Alternating among those practices, meditators domesticate purified conception as defined by way of the Buddha. because of those efforts, we development at the course that ends up in freedom, as soon as and for all, from affliction, confusion, and different kinds of actual and psychological ache.
Meditation on Perception offers us the keys to maneuver past traditional, superficial belief into an enlightened point of view, free of confusion and sadness.

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Download E-books Encyclopedia of the Undead: A Field Guide to the Creatures that Cannot Rest in Peace PDF

By Bob Curran, Ian Daniels

What lurks in the market within the fog? What was once that eerie sound at the hours of darkness? What flitted through on the finish of the road, simply past the farthest highway lamp? From earliest instances, stories of the stressed useless and their fellow visitors have terrified mankind. even if round a distant campfire or in the midst of a bustling urban, the unquiet spirits and attendant creatures that experience tormented humanity because the prehistoric darkness haven't long past away—they nonetheless have the chronic to strike worry in our hearts.

Encyclopedia of the Undead lines these shadowy entities—vampires, werewolves, ghouls, and monsters—that lurk simply open air the variety of human imaginative and prescient and inhabit our such a lot scary stories. Drawing on quite a lot of ideals and literature, it lines those horrors from their earliest recorded inceptions and charts their influence upon the human psyche. during this ebook, heritage and terror combine to create the issues that lurk within the darkest corners of our minds. You'll locate particular descriptions of terrors from everywhere in the world—from the mist-shrouded mountains of japanese Europe to the sweltering jungles of the Caribbean islands, from the darkish, stone-lined tombs of the uncoffined useless underneath the distant New England hills to the darkish magics that lurk underneath the thriving, vibrant floor of a urban like New Orleans. as well as the extra traditional creatures, Encyclopedia of the Undead additionally info a few of the extra imprecise issues that gnaw on the edges of men's minds—Incubi and Succubi, the Mara, and the darkish legends that experience motivated writers from Sheridan Le Fanu to H.P. Lovecraft. this can be a ebook for all those who find themselves drawn to the darker facet of the human mind—the aspect that examines or even embraces these ideals and imaginings that shape the foundation of our so much archetypical fears. this is often the ebook for these courageous adequate to plumb the depths of our worst nightmares!

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