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CRYSTAL ENERGY - Put the Power in the Palm of Your Hand
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CRYSTAL ENERGY - Put the Power in the Palm of Your Hand

By Gold, Gari

Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1987. 114 pp. Oblong trade paperback. Still in the original shrink wrap from the publisher with the original quartz crystal attached to the package. No obvious markings. Crystal healing is an alternative medicine technique that employs stones and crystals which are supposed to have great healing powers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo.

$14.95

BEYOND THE EXIT DOOR
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BEYOND THE EXIT DOOR

By Vetter, Robert J.

Elgin, Illinois: David C. Cook Publishing, 1974. 109 pp. Light edgewear with a crease on the upper left corner of the back cover and an uncreased spine; remains of a book plate on the inside of the front cover; store stamped. The Contents are: August Eleven; Our Fourteen Years; Why, God; Home Again; The Comfort of Friends; Help Me, God; In Special Memory; Young Survivors Are Benefits; What Now God; I Think I See; and A New Tomorrow.. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

ANNIVERSARY REFLECTIONS - A History of the Hamilton Diocese 1856 - 1981
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ANNIVERSARY REFLECTIONS - A History of the Hamilton Diocese 1856 - 1981

By Foyster, Ken

Hamilton, Ontario: Private Printing, 1981. 128 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Wraparound cover art by Michael R. Gough. Illustrated throughout with mostly colour photographs, along with some black and white photographs, a few colour paintings and some line drawings. The Contents are: The Stage is Set; The Life of Faith Quickens; Rome Appoints Our First Bishop; A Vignette from History; Ireland Sends a Second Shepherd; First and Only Synod; Powerful Orator Leads the Diocese; Our New Cathedral is Erected; Inspiring Leadership for Diocesan Expansion and Education; New Thrusts from Vatican II; Brant County; Grey and Bruce Counties; Halton County; Wentworth County; Waterloo County; Wellington County; The Cathedral: The Symbol of Faith; Our Commitment to the Future; New Horizons for the People; Every Facet of Diocesan Life Influenced by Religious Orders; The Role of the Sisters of St Joseph in Health Care; The Diocese Repays a Debt; From Faith Flow Works of Compassion; Laity Answer the Call to the Ministry; and L'envoi; followed by an appendix: religious communities.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Michael R. Gough;. 8vo.

$9.95

PROPHECY - From Here to 2000
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PROPHECY - From Here to 2000

By Walker, William

Florida: Paragon Press, 1979. 124 pp. Trade papeback format. Light edge and corner wear with a crease on the rear hinge and spine; previous owner's name inside. The Chapters are: Jesus' Prophecies; Revelation's Four Horsemen; Unprecedented Trouble; The Year 2000 and the Shortening of Time; Scenarios; Ezekiel, Israel and Oil; Stars Falling; Antichrists, False Prophets and Beasts; Tribulation - Go or Stay; Literal Interpretation; Jeane Dixon; Religious Science Fiction; Beasts; and Kingdoms.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$9.95

HINDUISM - Great Religions of Modern Man
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HINDUISM - Great Religions of Modern Man

By Renou, Louis (editor)

New York: Pocket Books, 1971. (xi) 226 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; store stamped. The Chapters are: A Note on Pronunciation; Introduction; General Characteristics of Hinduism; Vedism; Texts of Hinduism; Practices and Beliefs; Religious Sects; Indian Society; Conclusion. SELECTED TEXTS - A. Sanskrit Sources: The Rg-veda; The Atharva-veda; The Satapatha-Brahmana; The Upanisads; The Grhya-Sutras; The Dharma-Sutras; The Manu-Smrti; The Bhagavad-gita; The Maha-Bharata; The Ramayana; The Puranas; The Tantras; Kalidasa; Bhartrhari; Shavabhuti; Ramanuja; The Bita-govinda; The Sarva-darsana-samgraha of Madhava; The Adhyatma-Ramayana. B. Now Sanskritic Sources - Appar; Manikka Vacagar; The Alvars; The Sivananabodham; Lalla; Namdev and Tukaram; Kabir; Dadu; Caitanya; Tulsidas; Ramaproasad Sen; Rammonhun Roy; Ramakrishna; Vivkananda; Tagore; Gandhi; Aurobindo; Radhakrishnan; followed by Translation References; Suggested Readings and an Index.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$7.95

THE WOMAN OF WYRRD - The Arousal of the Inner Fire
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THE WOMAN OF WYRRD - The Arousal of the Inner Fire

By Andrews, Lynn V.

San Francisco: Harper Collins Publishers, 1991. 257 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalized inscription by Lynn V. Andrews on the dedication page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Cover art by David Delamare. A journey into the sacred mysteries of the Sisterhood of the Shields. Guided by Agnes Whistling Elk into a world of power and magic, Lynn Andrews enters the sacred Dreamtime.... Signed by Author. Later Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by David DeLaMare;. 8vo.

$9.95

DARK SISTER - A Sorcerer's Love Story
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DARK SISTER - A Sorcerer's Love Story

By Andrews, Lynn V.

New York: Harper Perennial, 1996. 242 pp. Trade paperback format. Personalized inscription by Lynn V. Andrews on the title page. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; aside from the author's inscription, no interior markings. Cover art by Fritz Scholder; interiors by Ginny Joyner. Her most provocative work yet, this exploration of the dark side of woman's power. Dark Sister is a book about the choices between love and evil in life, how decisions are made within each of us, and how a woman can regain her own sense of integrity and peace.. Signed by Author. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. Illus. by Fritz Scholder; Ginny Joyner;. 8vo.

$9.95

TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE - An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson
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TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE - An Old Man, a Young Man, and Life's Greatest Lesson

By Albom, Mitch

New York: Anchor Books, 2006. (xiii) 192 pp. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a faintly creased spine; previous owner's name inside. An elegantly simple story about a man getting a second chance to discover life through the death of a friend. The Contents are: The Curriculum; The Syllabus; The Student; The Audiovisual; The Orientation; Taking Attendance; The First Tuesday: We Talk About the World; The Second Tuesday: We Talk About Feeling Sorry for Yourself; The Third Tuesday: We Talk About Regrets; The Professor; The Fourth Tuesday: We Talk About Death; The Fifth Tuesday: We Talk About Family; The Sixth Tuesday: We Talk About Emotions; The Seventh Tuesday: We Talk About the Fear of Aging; The Eighth Tuesday: We Talk About Money; The Ninth Tuesday: We Talk About How Love Goes On; The Tenth Tuesday: We Talk About Marriage; The Eleventh Tuesday: We Talk About Our Culture; The Twelfth Tuesday: We Talk About Forgiveness; The Thirteenth Tuesday: We Talk About the Perfect Day; The Fourteenth Tuesday: We Say Good-bye; and Graduation; followed by Conclusion.. First Paperback Printing. Paperback. Very Good+.

$9.95

THE IMMORTAL DRAGON OF SYLENE - and other Faith Tales
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THE IMMORTAL DRAGON OF SYLENE - and other Faith Tales

By Tilton, Rafael

Minneapolis, Minnesota: Winston Press, 1982. (ix) 113 pp. Cream boards lettered in gilt on the front panel and spine; gold endpapers; headband. The dustjacket has some edge and corner wear with a small nick at the head of the spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with line drawings by Troy Howell. This story collection contains: The Immortal Dragon of Sylene; Waliswende and the White Cow; Eutychia and the Red Wedding Scarf; Hebban Crosses the Deep River; Sigfried Child of the Forest; Feedwell the Hunting Hound and the Pilgrim Healer; The Bent Over One and the Bishop of Myra; Bridespeed the Dream Horse; and The Legends Behind the Stories.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Troy Howell;. 8vo.

$9.95

THE ILLUMINATED BIBLE STORY BOOK - for Young People
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THE ILLUMINATED BIBLE STORY BOOK - for Young People

By Morton, Elizabeth

Philadelphia: John C. Winston, 1927. 128 pp. Red cloth with a pasted-on colour pictorial on the front panel; decorated in gilt on the front panel and spine. Wear on the corners with discolouration along the spine and the rear panel; presentation plate on the front free endpaper; no other interior markings; hinges a bit loose; the front gutter is just beginning to split, the back gutter is intact. Illustrated with twenty colour plates. This collection contains: Noah and the Ark; Abraham and His Son Isaac; Jacob and Esau; Moses Breaks the Tables of Stone; How Gideon Chose His Soldiers; The Boy Who Was Sold as a Slave; Samson the Strong Man; The Shepherd Boy and the Giant; Elijah Fed by the Ravens; The Prophet Who Healed the King; The Young King Who Destroyed the Idols; The Baby Jesus; The Three Wise Men; Jesus in the Temple; Jesus and the Fishermen; Jesus Blesses Little Children; The Story of Palm Sunday; and Jesus Before Pilate.. First Edition. Hardcover. Good Only. 16mo.

$9.95

HARMONY AND BEAUTY - In Man and His World
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HARMONY AND BEAUTY - In Man and His World

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

Los Altos, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1987. 106 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with flat but faintly creased spine; some rubbing on the covers; a few ink marks on the first page of the Preface; no other interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs by Martin Oudejans. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Nancy Patchen; Part One: Man and His World: The Message of Beauty by Dr. Alexander F. Skutch; The Relation of the Individual and the Universe by Rabindranath Tagore; On the Nature of Reality by Rabindranath Tagore. Part Two: Reflections on Nature: Nature and Beauty by Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Splendor of Nature by Swami Tapovan; At Walden Pond by Henry David Thoreau. Part Three: The Unity in Diversity: The Harmony in Diversity by G. de Purucker; The Divine Pattern of Harmony by Collum; The One in the Many by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Four: Harmony in Living: That We May Live by Black Elk; Practice of the Presence of God by Jeremy Taylor; Zazen in Daily Living by Shunryu Suzuki; and A Life of Harmony and Poise by Swami Chinmayananda. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

ON THE PATH: Preparing for the Spiritual Quest
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ON THE PATH: Preparing for the Spiritual Quest

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

Los Altos, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1986. 95 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and some rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Zetta Jones. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Vilasini Balakrishnan; Part One: Single Pointed Yearning: Discipleship by Swami Vivekananda; The Thirst for Truth by Swami Chinmayananda; The True Spiritual Life by Swami Tapovan. Part Two: Devotion and Surrender: Why Surrender to a Master by Julian P. Johnson; Surrendering by Chogyam Trungpa; Advice to Aspirants by Swami Ramdas; The True Devotee by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Four: Discipleship in Tradidition: Requirements of a Spiritual Student by Swami Akhilananda; The Supersensual Life by Jacob Boehme; and The Fasting of the Heart by Thomas Merton.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good-. Illus. by Zetta Jones;. 8vo.

$14.95

LOVE AND FORGIVENESS
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LOVE AND FORGIVENESS

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

San Jose, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1990. 77 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Kim Murray. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Margaret Leuverink; Part One: Forgiveness: The Essential Virtue by Swami Rama and Swami Ajaya; The Spiritual Ideal by Swami Vividishananda; Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Swami Prabhavananda; Sankara's Appeal for Forgiveness by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Two: Loving Acceptance: True Charity by S. Therese of Lisieux; The Lord of All by Sri Jnanananda Bharati; Understanding Others by James Allen; The Law of Life by Mikhail Naimy. Part Three: The Vision of Oneness: The Universality of Advaita by M. Hiriyanna; The Logic of Ethical and Moral Laws by Swami Saradapriyananda; Beyond the Mind by Sri Nisarfadatta Maharaj; and The State of Unqualified Oneness by Sri Anandamayi Ma. . First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Kim Murray;. 8vo.

$14.95

SAINTS AND MYSTICS
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SAINTS AND MYSTICS

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

San Jose, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1990. 85 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Margaret Leuverink; Introduction by Swami Bodhananda; Part One: Spiritual Teachings: The Heart of Religion by Swami Prabhavananda; The Spirit of St. Francois de Sales by Jean Pierre Camus; Anandamayi Ma: Mother of Bliss by Alexander Lipski. Part Two: A Common Goal: Guru Nanak by K. L. Seshagiri Rao; The Romance of Hasidism by A. J. Heschel; The Songs of Tyagaraja by T. S. Parthasarathy. Part Three: Glory of Realization: Swami Tapovanam of Uttarkasi by Swami Sivananda; A Life of Devotion by Swami Chirantanananda; Swami Sivananda: A Modern Sage by Swami Chinmayananda; and The Divine Integrator by S. Ramakrishnan.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

THE ESSENTIAL TEACHER
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THE ESSENTIAL TEACHER

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

Los Altos, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1987. 102 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs by Martha Andrasko. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Margaret Leuverink; Introduction by Swami Chinmayananda; Part One: Nature of the Guru: Gurus, Teachers and Preceptors by Swami Chinmayananda; Finding a Guru by Swami Sivananda; The True Religious Teacher by Swami Vivekananada; The Necessity of a Living Master by J. R. Puri. Part Two: Transmission of Knowledge: The Teacher Student Relationship by Tarthang Tulku; Make Your Guru Your Goal by Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj; The Way to Freedom by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Three: Personal Anecdotes: Reflections by T. M. P. Mahadevan; Living in Tao by Henri Borel; The Virtue of Obedience by Saint Francis de Sales. Part Four: Teachers in Different Traditions: The Fullness of Silence by V. Ganesan; Spiritual Direction by Thomas Merton; The Sufi Teacher by Idries Shah; and All Is Within by Baljit Kaur Tulsi.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SELF DISCOVERY
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SELF DISCOVERY

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

Los Altos, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1986. 89 pp. Trade paperback format. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Maria E. Badias. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Vilasini Balakrishnan; Part One: The Problem of Limitation: The Obstacle of Ego by Meher Baba; Self Mastery by Sri Aurobindo; Self Surrender by Swami Prabhavananda. Part Two: Breaking the Shell: Process of Inner Awakening by Swami Chinmayananda; Controlling the Mind by Edward Conze; Treading the Path by Dr. Arpita; Self Actualizing and Beyond by A H. Maslow. Part Three: State of Perfection: Life of Perfection by Swami Chinmayananda; A Life of Freedom by Swami Vivekananda; and Awaking by Swami Premananda.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Maria E. Badias;. 8vo.

$14.95

THE CHOICE IS YOURS - Ethics in Vedanta
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THE CHOICE IS YOURS - Ethics in Vedanta

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

Los Altos, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1985. 109 pp. Trade paperback format. Edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine and some rubbing on the covers; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Lilia Lender. This collection of essays contains: Preface; Introduction by Swami Chinmayananda; Part One: Source of Evil: Negative Tendencies Examined by Swami Chinmayananda; Fall of Man by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Two: Rise Through Understanding: Free Will Versus Destiny by Swami Chinmayananda; The Choice is Ours by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Three: The Noble Virtues: Standards for Inspired Living by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Four: Living the Values: In the Garden of Spiritual Life by Swami Shraddhananda; Working for Others by Eknath Easwaran; Right and Wrong Actions by Swami Chinmayananda. Part Five: Ethical Systems Analyzed: Hindu Ethical Ideals by S. Cromwell Crawford; and Ethics as Seen Through Sankara by Y. Keshava Menon.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Lilia Lender;. 8vo.

$14.95

OM - Symbol of Truth
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OM - Symbol of Truth

By Balakrishnan, Vilasini (editor)

San Jose, California: Mananam - Chinmaya Mission West, 1988. 90 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white drawings by Lil Ljungberg. This collection of essays contains: Preface by Margaret Leuverink; Part One: The Significance of Om: Om Upasana by Swami Tejomayananda; Universal Consciousness by Swami Satchidananda; The Symbolism of Om by Swami Satprakashananda; The Magic of the Word by Lama Anagarika Govinda. Part Two: Analysis of Experience: Beyond Time to Eternity by Paul Brunton; The Nature of Existence by S. S. Haskar; Blissful Nature of Deep Sleep by T. P. Ramachandran; Nondual Reality by T. M. P. Mahadevan. Part Three: Transcending the Finite: Meditation on Om by Swami Chinmayananda; Relating to the Whole by Swami Krishnananda; The Supreme Truth by Swami Venkatesananda; and Merging the Silence by Swami Chinmayananda.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

SAINTS OF THE SOUTHWEST
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SAINTS OF THE SOUTHWEST

By Griffith, Jim

Tucson, Arizona: Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2000. (ix) 62 pp. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; yellow endpapers; headband; illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Light rubbing at the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. An intimate look at thirty-one of the most revered saints of the borderlands of the United States and Mexico. The Contents are: Introduction; The Holy Child of Atocha; The Archangel Michael; The Archangel Raphael; The Guardian Angel; The Immaculate Conception; Our Lady of Mount Carmel; Our Lady of Peace; Our Lady of the Rosary; Our Lady of Sorrows; The Virgin of Guadalupe; Saint Anthony of Padua; Saint Augustine; Saint Barbara; Saint Cajetan; Saint Clare; Saint Francis of Assisi; Saint Francis Xavier; Saint Isidore the Husbandman; Saint James the Greater; Saint John the Baptist; Saint Joseph; Saint Jude; Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha; Saint Lawrence; Saint Martin of Porres; Saint Paschal of Babylon; Saint Peter; Saint Raymond Nonnatus; Saint Rita; and Saint Teresa of Avila.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$14.95

AL-HADITH - An English Translation and Commentary of Mishkat-ul-Masabih - in Four Volumes
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AL-HADITH - An English Translation and Commentary of Mishkat-ul-Masabih - in Four Volumes

By Karim, Maulana Fazlul

New Delhi, India: Islamic Book Service, 2006. (xv, vii) 738, 732, 793, 598 pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine; headband. All four volumes have light rubbing on the corners of the dustjackets; no interior markings.. Second Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$149.95

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