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  • Less Is More: An Anthology of Ancient & Modern Voices Raised in Praise of Simplicity (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,309.00 $1,759.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    Less Is More: An Anthology of Ancient & Modern Voices Raised in Praise of Simplicity (Tapa Blanda)

    - Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Inner Traditions- ISBN-13: 9780892815548- Páginas: 334- Dimensiones: 22.86cm. x 15.24cm. x 1.78cm.- Peso: 0.50 kg.- Descripción:This timely anthology brings together thought-provoking maxims on the art of conscious living, inspired by the ancient tradition of the Golden Mean and the natural laws of economy and conservation. Less Is More draws us into the company of men and women from many eras and cultures whose writings explore the virtues of simplicity and moderation in living.Confucious, Patañjali, Ovid, St. Matthew, Milarepa, Rumi, Eckhart, da Vinci, St. Teresa of Avila, Basho, Thoreau, Tagore, Suzuki, Illich, and many others share profound thoughts on our wants and needs, lifestyles and lifeworks. Here is a book to be savored in quiet moments when we reflect on our hectic pace of life; when we wonder if the race to riches is worth the struggle; or when we wonder if the earth can sustain our greed for many more generations...
  • The Wonder of It All [New Leaf Press - Steve Terrill] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,829.00 $1,489.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    The Wonder of It All [New Leaf Press - Steve Terrill] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: New Leaf Press, Steve Terrill- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: New Leaf Publishing Group- ISBN-13: 9780892214938- Páginas: 72- Dimensiones: 25.91cm. x 20.57cm. x 1.52cm.- Peso: 0.60 kg.- Descripción:Wow! Awesome! It's hard to describe just how really magnificent this book is. The full-color photography is outstanding and it's all tied together with a portion of the book of Job...
  • The Hand That Paints the Sky: Delighting in the Creator's Canvas [Steve Halliday] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,889.00 $1,709.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    The Hand That Paints the Sky: Delighting in the Creator's Canvas [Steve Halliday] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Steve Halliday- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: New Leaf Press- ISBN-13: 9780892215546- Páginas: 70- Dimensiones: 21.08cm. x 26.06cm. x 1.22cm.- Peso: 0.60 kg.- Descripción:Magnificent book full of majestic photography, impressive scenes of sunsets, sunrises, seasons, and other natural imagery. The unique photos border on the surreal as the pictures are partial photographs that blend and melt into watercolor images. The bright and sassy colors spill from every page, mixing the real with the imagined. It's hard to describe this book with mere words. The beautiful photography and illustrations are enhanced by verses and Bible quotations emphasizing the creative hand of God. The stunning visual style of this work of art will literally take your breath away as you travel page by page through this magical wonderland...
  • HOW MAJESTIC IS THY NAME: DELIGHTING IN THE GRANDEUR OF GOD [Steve Halliday] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,159.00

    HOW MAJESTIC IS THY NAME: DELIGHTING IN THE GRANDEUR OF GOD [Steve Halliday] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Steve Halliday- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: New Leaf Press- ISBN-13: 9780892215072- Páginas: 71- Dimensiones: 21.13cm. x 25.55cm. x 1.24cm.- Peso: 0.57 kg.- Descripción:Combining the most astounding photography with the most terrific information and the most marvelous scripture, this is one of the finest and most elaborate gift books published by New Leaf Press. In the same vein as The Wonder of It All with its awesome photography, How Majestic Is Thy Name soars beyond by adding exciting facts about God's wondrous and amazing creation around us. From the tallest mountains, into the depths of the oceans, to a delicate, frosty leaf on an utterly still morning in autumn, the power and majesty of God are seen as never before in this breathtaking new book from New Leaf Press...
  • Sea Glass Hunter's Handbook [C. S. Lambert] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $1,679.00 $1,259.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    Sea Glass Hunter's Handbook [C. S. Lambert] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: C. S. Lambert- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Down East Books- ISBN-13: 9780892729104- Páginas: 96- Dimensiones: 18.92cm. x 13.79cm. x 1.37cm.- Peso: 0.30 kg.- Descripción:The perfect guide for both seasoned and novice seaglunkers, The Sea Glass Hunter's Handbook reveals how to locate the best beaches and predict optimum conditions; understand coastal access laws; determine the personal and professional value of sea glass' and identify the source of individual fragments. Sea glass connects civilization and nature, often in surprising ways. This guide investigates how tiny bits of glass and ceramic have engaged generations of avid collectors throughout the world...
  • The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice [T. K. V. Desikachar] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,079.00 $1,899.00
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    The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice [T. K. V. Desikachar] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: T. K. V. Desikachar- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Inner Traditions- ISBN-13: 9780892817641- Páginas: 244- Dimensiones: 25.40cm. x 20.32cm. x 2.03cm.- Peso: 0.80 kg.- Descripción:The first yoga text to outline a step-by-step sequence for developing a complete practice according to viniyoga--yoga adapted to the needs of the individual. a A contemporary classic by a world-renowned teacher. a This new edition adds thirty-two poems by Krishnamacharya that capture the essence of his teachings. Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya, who lived to be over 100 years old, was one of the greatest yogis of the modern era. Elements of Krishnamacharya's teaching have become well known around the world through the work of B. K. S. Iyengar, Pattabhi Jois, and Indra Devi, who all studied with Krishnamacharya. Krishnamacharya's son T. K. V. Desikachar lived and studied with his father all his life and now teaches the full spectrum of Krishnamacharya's yoga. Desikachar has based his method on Krishnamacharya's fundamental concept of viniyoga, which maintains that practices must be continually adapted to the individual's changing needs to achieve the maximum therapeutic value. In The Heart of Yoga Desikachar offers a distillation of his father's system as well as his own practical approach, which he describes as "a program for the spine at every level--physical, mental, and spiritual." This is the first yoga text to outline a step-by-step sequence for developing a complete practice according to the age-old principles of yoga. Desikachar discusses all the elements of yoga--poses and counterposes, conscious breathing, meditation, and philosophy--and shows how the yoga student may develop a practice tailored to his or her current state of health, age, occupation, and lifestyle. This is a revised edition of The Heart of Yoga...
  • Bread Givers: A Novel [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $1,849.00

    Bread Givers: A Novel [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Anzia Yezierska- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Persea- ISBN-13: 9780892552900- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 20.32cm. x 13.46cm. x 2.79cm.- Peso: 0.12 kg.- Descripción:The classic novel of Jewish immigrants, with period photographs. This masterwork of American immigrant literature is set in the 1920s on the Lower East Side of Manhattan and tells the story of Sara Smolinsky, the youngest daughter of an Orthodox rabbi, who rebels against her father's rigid conception of Jewish womanhood. Sarah's struggle towards independence and self-fulfillment resonates with a passion all can share. Beautifully redesigned page for page with the previous editions, Bread Givers is an essential historical work with enduring relevance. 16 black-and-white photograph...
  • Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,579.00 $1,159.00
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    Red Ribbon on a White Horse: My Story [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Anzia Yezierska- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Persea- ISBN-13: 9780892551248- Páginas: 284- Dimensiones: 20.32cm. x 13.46cm. x 1.78cm.- Peso: 0.31 kg.- Descripción:The autobiography of the important Jewish immigrant novelist. Here is Anzia Yezierska's life story, from the Polish ghetto to the sweatshops of New York's Lower East Side, from success as a writer in Hollywood in the 1920s to disillusionment and a return to poverty. With courage and emotion, Yezierska reveals what success and failure felt like and what they meant to her, as a woman and as an artist...
  • How I Found America: Collected Stories [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,699.00 $1,269.00
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    How I Found America: Collected Stories [Anzia Yezierska] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Anzia Yezierska- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Persea- ISBN-13: 9780892552986- Páginas: 336- Dimensiones: 20.32cm. x 13.46cm. x 2.29cm.- Peso: 0.44 kg.- Descripción:An indispensable volume of immigrant literature. Individually, each of these 27 stories is authentic and immediate, as memorable as family history passed from one generation to the next; taken together, they comprise a vivid, enduring portrait of the struggles of immigrant Jewsa*particularly womena*on New York's Lower East Side...
  • Twenty Jataka Tales [Noor Inayat Khan] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,529.00 $1,229.00
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    Twenty Jataka Tales [Noor Inayat Khan] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Noor Inayat Khan- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Inner Traditions- ISBN-13: 9780892813230- Páginas: 152- Dimensiones: 20.95cm. x 13.67cm. x 1.27cm.- Peso: 0.17 kg.- Descripción:These twenty tales have been drawn from famous legends concerning the former lives of the Buddha. Beloved by children and adults alike, they tell of people and animals moved to acts of sacrifice by the noble example of their fellow creatures. The flavor is often suggestive of Aesop, as are the lessons that are so subtly and keenly conveyed.Presented in a simplified narrative, the tales maintain the magical and timeless beauty of their Far Eastern origins. The stories are ideal for reading to children, as they tell of highly dramatic adventures that are resolved by non-violent and compassionate means. Challenging circumstances bring forth courage and the capacity to love, opening the way to solutions against seemingly impossible odds.This book will also be coveted for its exquisite illustrations by the well-known illustrator H. Willebeek Le Mair...
  • Sea Glass Chronicles [C. S. Lambert] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $2,989.00

    Sea Glass Chronicles [C. S. Lambert] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: C. S. Lambert- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Down East Books- ISBN-13: 9780892725083- Páginas: 96- Dimensiones: 28.96cm. x 24.99cm. x 1.24cm.- Peso: 0.80 kg.- Descripción:Leads the reader through the worlds between the tides, with tales of the origins of each shard, whether glass or ceramic...
  • Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History (Readings in Conservation) [Ada Gabucci] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $2,619.00 $1,909.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History (Readings in Conservation) [Ada Gabucci] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Ada Gabucci- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: J. Paul Getty Museum- ISBN-13: 9780892366569- Páginas: 144- Dimensiones: 21.59cm. x 13.67cm. x 1.27cm.- Peso: 0.40 kg.- Descripción:Rome continues to be the monumental expression of a legend. It is the eternal city where all roads of the ancient world converged, and through the millennia has been the model for the very concept of a universal empire. Through art, architecture, and urban planning, the empire expanded with an exceptional synthesis of technology, politics, law, and propaganda, conquering Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East. Accompanied by masterpieces of architecture, sculpture and painting and the words of illustrious figures, Ancient Rome: Art, Architecture, and History follows the arc of the city and its civilization from their beginnings to their height and decline. Included are discussions of the emperor Augustus; the Julio-Claudian dynasty; the ill-fated town of Pompeii; the architecture and planning of the metropolis; the art and architecture of the provinces of Europe and North Africa; and the fall of the Western Empire and the establishment of the Byzantine Empire as the heir of Rome...
  • Real Alchemy: A Primer of Practical Alchemy [Robert Allen Bartlett] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,819.00 $1,579.00
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    Real Alchemy: A Primer of Practical Alchemy [Robert Allen Bartlett] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Robert Allen Bartlett- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Ibis- ISBN-13: 9780892541508- Páginas: 224- Dimensiones: 22.23cm. x 1.27cm. x 15.24cm.- Peso: 0.35 kg.- Descripción:A ground-breaking modern manual on an ancient art, Real Alchemy draws on both modern scientific technology and ancient methods. A laboratory scientist and chemist, Robert Allen Bartlett provides an overview of the history of alchemy, as well as an exploration of the theories behind the practice. Clean, clear, simple, and easy to read, Real Alchemy provides excellent directions regarding the production of plant products and transitions the reader-student into the basics of mineral work--what some consider the true domain of alchemy. New students to practical laboratory alchemy will enjoy reading Real Alchemy and hopefully find the encouragement needed to undertake their own alchemical journey. Bartlett also explains what the ancients really meant when they used the term "Philosopher's Stone" and describes several very real and practical methods for its achievement. Is the fabled Philosopher's Stone an elixir of long life or is it a method of transforming lead into gold? Judge for yourself...
  • Making Sense Out of Suffering [Peter Kreeft] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,689.00 $1,309.00
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    Making Sense Out of Suffering [Peter Kreeft] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Peter Kreeft- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Servant- ISBN-13: 9780892832194- Páginas: 184- Dimensiones: 20.32cm. x 13.18cm. x 1.52cm.- Peso: 0.27 kg.- Descripción:This book is for anyone who has ever wept and wondered, "Why?" Peter Kreeft observes that our world is full of billions of normal lives that have been touched by apparently pointless and random suffering. This account of a real and honest personal quest is both engaging and convincing. Written from a deep well of wisdom derived from experience and careful observation, Making Sense Out of Suffering is a book for empty hearts, not full ones. Read it if you are hungry for insight into the mystery of suffering. A Servant Book...
  • Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe (Guggenheim Museum, New York: Exhibition Catalogues) [Walter Adamson - Emily Braun - Silvia Barisione - Emilio Gentile] (Tapa Dura)
    Precio:  $10,009.00

    Italian Futurism, 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe (Guggenheim Museum, New York: Exhibition Catalogues) [Walter Adamson - Emily Braun - Silvia Barisione - Emilio Gentile] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: Walter Adamson, Emily Braun, Silvia Barisione, Emilio Ge- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Guggenheim Museum- ISBN-13: 9780892074990- Páginas: 352- Dimensiones: 30.48cm. x 3.81cm. x 22.86cm.- Peso: 2.07 kg.- Descripción:Published to accompany the exhibition Italian Futurism, 1909a1944: Reconstructing the Universe opening at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 2014, this catalogue considerably advances the scholarship and understanding of an influential yet little-known twentieth- century artistic movement. As part of the first comprehensive overview of Italian Futurism to be presented in the United States, this publication examines the historical sweep of Futurism from its inception with F.T. Marinettis manifesto in 1909 through the movements demise at the end of World War II. Presenting over 300 works created between 1909 and 1944, by artists, writers, designers and composers such as Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Anton Giulio Bragaglia, Fortunato Depero, Gerardo Dottori, Marinetti, Ivo Pannaggi, Rosa Rosa, Luigi Russolo, Tato and many others, this publication encompasses not only painting and sculpture, but also architecture, design, ceramics, fashion, film, photography, advertising, free-form poetry, publications, music, theater and performance. A wealth of scholarly essays discuss Italian Futurisms diverse themes and incarnations...
  • Zulu Shaman: Dreams, Prophecies, and Mysteries (Song of the Stars) [Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,959.00 $1,519.00
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    Zulu Shaman: Dreams, Prophecies, and Mysteries (Song of the Stars) [Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Destiny Books- ISBN-13: 9780892811298- Páginas: 256- Dimensiones: 22.86cm. x 15.24cm. x 1.27cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:Offers a rare view into the world of a Zulu shaman a Includes 14 Zulu myths as told by a traditional Zulu story keeper a Reveals Zulu shamanic practices, including healing techniques, dreamwork, oracles, prophecy, and interactions with star beings In this rare window into Zulu mysticism, Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa breaks the bonds of traditional silence to share his personal experiences as a sangomaaa Zulu shaman. Set against the backdrop of post-colonial South Africa, Zulu Shaman relays the first-person accounts of an African healer and reveals the cosmology of the Zulu. Mutwa begins with the compelling story of his personal journey as an English-trained Christian schoolteacher who receives a calling to follow in his grandfathers footsteps as a shaman and keeper of folklore. He then tells the stories of his ancestors, including creation myths; how evil came to the world; the adventures of the trickster god Kintu; and Zulu relations with the afiery visitors,a whom he likens to extraterrestrials. In an attempt to preserve the knowledge of his ancestors and encourage his vision of a world united in peace and harmony, Mutwa also shares previously guarded secrets of Zulu healing and spiritual practices: including the curing power of the sangoma and the psychic powers of his people...
  • Ecstasy : The Complete Guide : A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $3,369.00 $2,649.00
    Expira: 15/10/2019

    Ecstasy : The Complete Guide : A Comprehensive Look at the Risks and Benefits of MDMA (Tapa Blanda)

    - Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Park Street Press- ISBN-13: 9780892818570- Páginas: 464- Dimensiones: 22.86cm. x 15.24cm. x 2.79cm.- Peso: 0.80 kg.- Descripción:a The world's leading experts on Ecstasy assess its therapeutic potential, social implications, and the dangers of unsupervised use. a Includes chapters by Andrew Weil, Ralph Metzner, Douglas Rushkoff, Rabbi Zalman Schachter, Rick Doblin, and others. a An ideal guide for parents and educators seeking a credible source of information. Use of the drug Ecstasy, once confined to the teen rave scene and college campuses, is exploding across America, from high schools to upscale clubs. Described by users as the most intense euphoria they know and by detractors as a cause of brain damage and even death, Ecstasy has generated unprecedented levels of interest-and misinformation. Written by the world's leading experts on MDMA, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide takes the first unbiased look at the risks and the benefits of this unique drug, including the science of how it works; its promise as a treatment for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, chronic pain, and other illnesses; and how to minimize the risk of illicit use. Whether you are a raver, a concerned parent, or a professional wanting the most recent reports on MDMA research, Ecstasy: The Complete Guide provides the answers you need...
  • The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems [Molly McCully Brown] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,649.00 $1,239.00
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    The Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded: Poems [Molly McCully Brown] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Molly McCully Brown- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Persea- ISBN-13: 9780892554782- Páginas: 80- Dimensiones: 22.86cm. x 15.24cm. x 1.02cm.- Peso: 0.15 kg.- Descripción:Harrowing poems from a dark corner of American history by the winner of the 2016 Lexi Rudnitsky First Book Prize in Poetry. A  Haunted by the voices of those committed to the notorious Virginia State Colony, epicenter of the American eugenics movement in the first half of the twentieth century, this evocative debut marks the emergence of a poet of exceptional poise and compassion, who grew up in the shadow of the Colony itself...
  • Seeking Spiritual Direction: How to Grow the Divine Life Within [Thomas Dubay S.M.] (Tapa Blanda)
    Precio:  $8,819.00

    Seeking Spiritual Direction: How to Grow the Divine Life Within [Thomas Dubay S.M.] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Thomas Dubay S.M.- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Servant- ISBN-13: 9780892838103- Páginas: 301- Dimensiones: 20.32cm. x 13.18cm. x 2.03cm.- Peso: 0.35 kg.- Descripción:Father Thomas Dubay has written a guide for Christians who are considering spiritual direction or who are already engaged in the process. He explains what spiritual direction is, the qualities to look for in a good spiritual director, the process of finding a director, ways to develop a deeper prayer life, and how to continue growing when your enthusiasm wears thin. A Servant Book...
  • Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina [Michael Casey] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,369.00 $1,109.00
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    Sacred Reading: The Ancient Art of Lectio Divina [Michael Casey] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Michael Casey- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Triumph Books- ISBN-13: 9780892438914- Páginas: 160- Dimensiones: 21.59cm. x 14.00cm. x 0.94cm.- Peso: 0.25 kg.- Descripción:Examines the Western tradition of lectio divina (a spiritual and prayerful approach to reading the sacred texts) in order to help readers expand their spiritual approach to living...
  • Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers [Richard Evans Schultes - Albert Hofmann - Christian Ratsch] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $3,269.00 $2,699.00
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    Plants of the Gods: Their Sacred, Healing, and Hallucinogenic Powers [Richard Evans Schultes - Albert Hofmann - Christian Ratsch] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Richard Evans Schultes, Albert Hofmann, Christian Ratsch- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Healing Arts Press- ISBN-13: 9780892819799- Páginas: 208- Dimensiones: 26.67cm. x 19.68cm. x 1.78cm.- Peso: 0.92 kg.- Descripción:World-renowned anthropologist and ethnopharmacologist Christian Ratsch provides the latest scientific updates to this classic work on psychoactive flora by two eminent researchers. a Numerous new and rare color photographs complement the completely revised and updated text. a Explores the uses of hallucinogenic plants in shamanic rituals throughout the world. a Cross-referenced by plant, illness, preparation, season of collection, and chemical constituents. Three scientific titans join forces to completely revise the classic text on the ritual uses of psychoactive plants. They provide a fascinating testimony of these "plants of the gods," tracing their uses throughout the world and their significance in shaping culture and history. In the traditions of every culture, plants have been highly valued for their nourishing, healing, and transformative properties. The most powerful of those plants, which are known to transport the human mind into other dimensions of consciousness, have always been regarded as sacred. The authors detail the uses of hallucinogens in sacred shamanic rites while providing lucid explanations of the biochemistry of these plants and the cultural prayers, songs, and dances associated with them. The text is lavishly illustrated with 400 rare photographs of plants, people, ceremonies, and art related to the ritual use of the world's sacred psychoactive flora...
  • Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine [David Hoffmann] (Tapa Dura)
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    Precio:  $5,539.00 $5,269.00
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    Medical Herbalism: The Science Principles and Practices Of Herbal Medicine [David Hoffmann] (Tapa Dura)

    - Autor: David Hoffmann- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Dura- Editorial: Healing Arts Press- ISBN-13: 9780892817498- Páginas: 672- Dimensiones: 27.94cm. x 21.59cm. x 4.06cm.- Peso: 0.62 kg.- Descripción:A foundational textbook on the scientific principles of therapeutic herbalism and their application in medicinea A complete handbook for the medical practitionera Includes the most up-to-date information on preparations, dosage, and contraindicationsa By the author of The Complete Illustrated Holistic HerbalMedical Herbalism contains comprehensive information concerning the identification and use of medicinal plants by chemical structure and physiological effect, the art and science of making herbal medicine, the limitations and potential of viewing herbs chemically, and the challenge to current research paradigms posed by complex plant medicines. It also includes information on toxicology and contraindications, the issues involved in determining dosage and formulation types for an individual, guides to the different measurement systems and conversion tables, and the pros and cons of both industrial and traditional techniques.With additional sections devoted to the principles of green medicine, the history of Western Herbalism, the variety of other medical modalities using medicinal plants, an extensive resource directory, and a discussion of treatments organized by body system, Medical Herbalism is the comprehensive textbook all students and practitioners of clinical herbalism need to develop their healing practices...
  • Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy [Kurt Schnaubelt Ph.D.] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Precio:  $1,899.00 $1,469.00
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    Advanced Aromatherapy: The Science of Essential Oil Therapy [Kurt Schnaubelt Ph.D.] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Kurt Schnaubelt Ph.D.- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Healing Arts Press- ISBN-13: 9780892817436- Páginas: 144- Dimensiones: 25.40cm. x 20.32cm. x 1.02cm.- Peso: 0.37 kg.- Descripción:A chemist and aromatherapy practitioner provides scientific proof for the effectiveness of using essential oils. Aromatherapy is the fastest-growing segment of the body care industry, an effective and deeply pleasurable way to maintain well-being. Now, Kurt Schnaubelt, a chemist and longtime aromatherapy practitioner, provides scientific proof for the efficacy of essential oils, explained clearly and logically. Advanced Aromatherapy draws on the most recent research to demonstrate how essential oils work on the cells and microbes of the body. These chemical changes affect emotional states as well as physical ones. Advanced Aromatherapy explains how to treat symptoms ranging from hay fever to stress disorders with predictable results. An essential textbook for aromatherapy practitioners...
  • Aromatherapy Workbook [Marcel Lavabre] (Tapa Blanda)
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    Aromatherapy Workbook [Marcel Lavabre] (Tapa Blanda)

    - Autor: Marcel Lavabre- Idioma: Ingles- Formato: Papel -Tapa Blanda- Editorial: Healing Arts Press- ISBN-13: 9780892816446- Páginas: 192- Dimensiones: 25.40cm. x 20.32cm. x 1.78cm.- Peso: 0.50 kg.- Descripción:Aromatherapy Workbook, first published in 1990, is an essential guide to the history, folklore, science, and practice of aromatherapy. It features more than seventy essential oils classified by botanical family with detailed discussions of their specific actions, along with unique insights into their energetic and spiritual properties. This revised edition incorporates the latest biochemical research with the spiritual and psychological understanding of essential oils. Author Marcel Lavabre, a founder of the American Aromatherapy Association, explains the mysterious and powerful influence of scent on our mental state, emotion, and sexuality. He discusses the various methods of extraction, devotes a special section to the art of blending, and presents specific formulas for disorders such as digestive and circulatory ailments, headaches, insomnia, and menstrual problems. Aromatherapy Workbook is an ideal guide for beginners as well as a reference for practitioners. a More than 90,000 copies sold. a Easy-to-follow illustrated reference for beginners. a A desk resource and teaching tool for practicing aromatherapists...
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