The Pages of My Mind

The Pages of My Mind

Author: Stan Sunny Isaacs

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781412005548

Category: Poetry

Page: 158

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Sunny Isaacs takes us "there", wherever "there" is, with all the wonder of childhood, the infectious grin of exuberant joy and the aching beauty of the desert or mountains. We feel renewed and stronger after a trip with his words.

Collected Wheel Publications Volume XXII

Collected Wheel Publications Volume XXII

Author: Paul R. Fleischman

Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society

ISBN: 9789552403903

Category: Religion

Page: 335

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This book contains sixteen numbers of the renowned Wheel Publication series, dealing with various aspects of the Buddha’s teaching. Wheel Publication 329–30: The Therapeutic Action of Vipassana—Paul R. Fleischman 331–33: The Buddhist Philosophy of Relations—Ledi Sayadaw 334: Anathapindika—Hellmuth Hecker 335–336: Buddhist Stories III—Eugene Watson Burlingame 337–338: One Foot in the World—Lily de Silva 339–341: The Tragic, the Comic and the Personal—Nanavira Thera 342–344: Gemstones of the Good Dhamma—S. Dhammika

Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature

Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature

Author: Douglas S. Duckworth

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780190883959

Category: Philosophy

Page: 329

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"Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy of Mind and Nature is a philosophical overview of Tibetan Buddhist thought. Charting the different ways Buddhist traditions in Tibet configure the relationship between Madhyamaka and Mind-Only, Duckworth shows how these configurations inform the shape of distinct contemplative practices"--

Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

Author: David Blanke

Publisher: Culture America (Hardcover)

ISBN: STANFORD:36105123266756

Category: History

Page: 266

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A fascinating look at the rise and growing popularity of the automobile during the first half of twentieth-century America, which brought with it a dark undercurrent. On the one hand, Americans embraced the newfound sense of freedom and mobility embodied by the automobile; on the other, they grew increasingly anxious about and fearful of the enormous threat that cars--and car accidents--posed to public safety.

The 7 Minute Solution

The 7 Minute Solution

Author: Allyson Lewis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781451628234

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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The best-selling author of The 7 Minute Difference demonstrates how small routine choices can enable significant positive changes in personal relationships and goals, outlining specific strategies and tools for identifying key priorities and accomplishing scheduled daily tasks.

Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism

Emptiness in the Mind-Only School of Buddhism

Author: Jeffrey Hopkins

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520239081

Category: History

Page: 543

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"This is a scholarly tour de force, the likes of which are rarely seen in the academy."—José Ignacio Cabezón, Illif School of Theology "An exceptionally clear and detailed account of a central debate in Tibetan Buddhist scholastic philosophy."—Matthew Kapstein, University of Chicago "This is without question the finest and most complete discussion of the renowned Mind-Only school and its Tibetan context."—Anne C. Klein, author of Knowledge & Liberation, Path to the Middle "An important new contribution to our understanding of the development of Buddhist philosophical thought in Tibet."—Matthew T. Kapstein, author of The Tibetan Assimilation of Buddhism: Conversion, Contestation, and Memory

The Developing Mind

The Developing Mind

Author: Daniel J. Siegel

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 9781462542758

Category: Medical

Page: 690

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This highly influential work--now in a revised and expanded third edition incorporating major advances in the field--gives clinicians, educators, and students a new understanding of what the mind is, how it grows, and how to promote healthy development and resilience. Daniel J. Siegel synthesizes cutting-edge research from multiple disciplines, revealing the ways in which neural processes are fundamentally shaped by interpersonal relationships throughout life. And even when early experiences are not optimal, building deeper connections to other people and to one's own internal experience remains a powerful resource for growth. Professors praise the book’s utility in courses from developmental psychology and child development to neuroscience and counseling. New to This Edition *Incorporates findings from a huge body of recent research; over 1,000 citations added. *Revisits and refines the core hypotheses of interpersonal neurobiology. *Chapter on the experience of belonging and the development of identity. *New or expanded discussions of behavioral epigenetics, the default mode network of the brain, social neuroscience, cultural and gender issues, theory of mind, the Wheel of Awareness contemplative practice, the science of consciousness, and more.

The Symbol at Your Door

The Symbol at Your Door

Author: Nigel Hiscock

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: STANFORD:36105124101366

Category: History

Page: 502

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Is the display of number and geometry in medieval religious architecture evidence of intended symbolism? This book offers a new perspective in the retrieval of meaning from architecture in the Greek East and the Latin West, and challenges the view that geometry was merely an outcome of practical procedures by masons. Instead, it attributes intellectual meaning to it as understood by Christian Platonist thought and provides compelling evidence that the symbolism was often intended. In so doing, the book serves as a companion volume to The Wise Master Builder by the same author, which found the same system implicit in plans of cathedrals and abbeys. The present book explains how the architectural symbolism proposed could have been understood at the time, as supported by medieval texts and its context, since it is context that can confer specific meaning. The introduction locates the study in its critical context and summarizes Christian Platonism as it determined the meaning of number and geometry. The investigation opens with the recurrent symbolism of the dome and the cube as heaven and earth in the Byzantine world and moves to the duality of the temple and the body in the East and West as reflections of Plato's universal macrocosm and human microcosm. The study then examines each of the figures of Platonic geometry in the architecture of the West against the background of their mathematics and metaphysics, before proceeding to their synthesis with the circle, as seen in circular and polygonal structures, the divisions of circles in Christian art, and their display in window tracery, culminating in the rose window. In view of the multivalency of the symbolism, the investigation establishes systematic occurrences of it, which strongly suggest patterns of thought underlying systems of design. The book concludes with a series of test cases, which show the after-life of the same symbolism as it overlapped with the Renaissance.