Shepherd gives us not only an excellent biography of one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century, but also an introduction to the heart of spiritual science or anthroposophy -- the life work of Rudolf Steiner.
Exploring mysteries of gender and biology and shedding light on the roots of taboos and traditions still practiced in India today, Pattanaik shows how mortal woman can be both worshipped and feared as she embodies the image of the Mother Goddess.
Placing Native American spirituality in the context of the world's great religions, Sacred Earth contrasts contemporary society's arrogant belief in its own power with native traditions of reverence for the earth. This eye-opening journey through the terrain of Native American spirituality is an urgent call to rediscover and become firmly grounded on the sacred earth again.
Use of the drug ecstasy, once confined to the teen rave scene, and college campuses, is exploding across America. 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 disorders, and other mental illnesses; and how to minimize the risks of use.
Circle of Shamans focuses on the shamanic flight of ecstasy - the core experience that distinguishes shamanism from other spiritual and healing practices - and how it enables the psyche to heal itself of dysfunctional patterns, allowing the Self to evolve.