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Author : Marcus Aurelius
ISBN : 048629823X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Stirring reflections on the human condition from a warrior and emperor provide a fascinating glimpse into the mind and personality of a highly principled Roman of the 2nd century. Recognizing that suffering is at the core of life, he counsels stoic detachment in the face of inevitable pain, loss and death.

Meditation Saved My Life

Author : Phakyab Rinpoche
ISBN : 9781608684632
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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In 2003, Tibetan lama Phakyab Rinpoche was admitted to the emergency clinic of the Program for Survivors of Torture at Manhattan’s Bellevue Hospital. After a dramatic escape from imprisonment in China, at the hands of authorities bent on uprooting Tibet’s traditional religion and culture, his ordeal had left him with life-threatening injuries, including gangrene of the right ankle. American doctors gave Rinpoche a shocking choice: accept leg amputation or risk a slow, painful death. An inner voice, however, prompted him to try an unconventional cure: meditation. He began an intensive spiritual routine that included thousands of hours of meditation over three years in a small Brooklyn studio. Against all scientific logic, his injuries gradually healed. In this vivid, passionate account, Sofia Stril-Rever relates the extraordinary experiences of Phakyab Rinpoche, who reveals the secret of the great healing powers that lie dormant within each of us.

Everybody S Meditation Book

Author : Jeff Sauber
ISBN : 9780578033365
Genre : Self-Help
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In this short book, you'll find a brand new perspective on the practice of meditation, and over 20 different ways to make meditation work for you. The techniques are presented in their purest, most straightforward forms, stripped of traditional, ritual, and esoteric elements. The practice and the methodology behind them are clearly explained, and often illustrated with anecdotes from the author's own life experiences. This is a great book to have for beginners who want to jump into the practice with a minimum of formality, people who have tried before, but weren't able to make it work for them, and even for experienced meditators who want to add a new tool or two to their box of techniques. There's also an extensive chapter devoted to approaches and strategies to handling the kind of stress that's unavoidable in modern day life.

Business Tools Not Platitudes

Author : Lloyd Lim
ISBN : 9781480850040
Genre : Business & Economics
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Lloyd Lim, who operated a small family business for more than ten years, knows that not everyone is a business genius. But anyone—even first-time entreprenuers—can learn basic concepts that will help them spot issues, ask the right questions, and operate a successful enterprise. In this business guidebook, you’ll get guidance on launching a business that fits your natural strengths. Learn how to: • maintain a competitive advantage over time; • observe the difference between upside risk and downside risk; • value customers giving you meaningful feedback; and • develop a strategic plan to help you succeed. Lim also touches on key concepts such as cultivating relationships, slashing costs prudently, and developing the right mindset. The appendix contains a series of staff training modules that any organization can adapt for its own use.

American Book Publishing Record

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ISBN : UOM:39015066043160
Genre : American literature
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Books In Print

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105021781450
Genre : American literature
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A Modest Proposal And Other Satirical Works

Author : Jonathan Swift
ISBN : 9780486110752
Genre : Literary Collections
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Treasury of five shorter works includes title piece plus The Battle of the Books, A Meditation Upon a Broom-Stick, A Discourse Concerning the Mechanical Operation of the Spirit and The Abolishing of Christianity in England.

Songs Of Milarepa

Author : Milarepa
ISBN : 9780486153841
Genre : Poetry
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A Buddhist holy man whose songs have been sung and studied since the 12th century, Milarepa exchanged a life of sin and maliciousness for one of contemplation and love, eventually reaching the ultimate state of enlightenment.

Dark Night Of The Soul

Author : Saint John of the Cross
ISBN : 9780486426938
Genre : Religion
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Presents the classic Spanish poem about the struggle of the soul to find God, written by the sixteenth-century saint while in prison.

The Wit And Wisdom Of Mark Twain

Author : Mark Twain
ISBN : 9780486111322
Genre : Literary Collections
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Includes hundreds of Twain's most memorable quips and comments on life, love, history, culture, travel, and diverse other topics, among them "He is now fast rising from affluence to poverty."

British Bulletin Of Publications On Latin America The Caribbean Portugal And Spain

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ISBN : UCLA:L0102978913
Genre : Portugal
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Easter 1916 And Other Poems

Author : William Butler Yeats
ISBN : 9780486114224
Genre : Poetry
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Compilation of all the poems from The Wild Swans at Coole (1919) and Michael Robartes and the Dancer (1921) includes "The Second Coming," "An Irish Airman Foresees His Death," many others.

The Metamorphosis And Other Stories

Author : Franz Kafka
ISBN : 9780486290300
Genre : Fiction
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Superb collection by modern master explores the complexity, anxiety, and futility of modern life. Excellent new English translations of the title story — considered by many critics Kafka's most perfect work — plus "The Judgment," "In the Penal Colony," "A Country Doctor" and "A Report to an Academy." A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.

To My Husband And Other Poems

Author : Anne Bradstreet
ISBN : 9780486159003
Genre : Poetry
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From America’s first poet, a splendid selection of poems whose themes encompass love, home life, religious meditations, dialogues and lamentations, and formal elegies.


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ISBN : UOM:39015069029711
Genre : Criticism, Textual
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The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : UOM:39015079755982
Genre : Bibliography, National
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Selected Short Stories

Author : Henry James
ISBN : 9780486812908
Genre : Fiction
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Tales include "Lord Beaupré," concerning a bogus engagement; "The Middle Years," recounting an author's reflections on his achievements; "The Real Thing"; "Georgina's Reasons"; and the ghost story "Sir Edmund Orme."

New Hampshire

Author : Robert Frost
ISBN : 9780486828305
Genre : Poetry
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Robert Frost (1874–1963) was the most celebrated poet in America for most of the twentieth century. Although chiefly associated with the life and landscapes of New England, his work embodies penetrating and often dark explorations of universal themes. Frost received more than 40 honorary degrees, and the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes was awarded for this 1923 collection. New Hampshire features Frost's meditations on rural life, love, and death, delivered in the voice of a soft-spoken New Englander. Critics have long marveled at the poet's gift for capturing the speech of the region's natives and his realistic evocations of the area's landscapes. This compilation includes several of his best-known poems: "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Fire and Ice" as well as verse based on such traditional songs as "I Will Sing You One-O." The poems are complemented by the atmospheric illustrations created for the original edition by Frost's friend, woodcut artist J. J. Lankes.

Areopagitica And Other Prose Works

Author : John Milton
ISBN : 9780486816500
Genre : Philosophy
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Collection of Milton's most significant prose works features the famous tract "Areopagitica," a defense of freedom of speech, plus "Of Education," "Autobiographical Extracts," "The Doctrine and Disciple of Divorce," other essays.

Travels With A Donkey In The C?vennes

Author : Robert Louis Stevenson
ISBN : 9780486829319
Genre : Travel
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Temperament and poor health motivated Robert Louis Stevenson to travel widely throughout his short life, and before he was celebrated as the author of Treasure Island, A Child's Garden of Verses, and other immortal works, he was known for his travelogues. This collection presents some of his finest writing in that vein, starting with "An Inland Voyage." This 1878 chronicle of a canoe journey through Belgium and France charmingly captures the European villages and townspeople of a bygone era. Other selections include "Travels with a Donkey in the Cévennes," a humorous account of a mountain trek, and "Forest Notes," a meditation on nature based on visits to the Forest of Fontainebleau near Paris and adjacent artists' colonies. These early writings offer captivating insights into Stevenson's bohemian nature and the wanderlust that sent him from his native Scotland to journeys around the world.

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