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Publish 12 months be aware: initially released in 1988. This replica is 3rd version, 1994.
A special guide of perception and concept for way of life, the place there's mild, bargains non secular insights drawn from the writings and lectures of popular mystic Paramhansa Yogananda writer of the religious vintage Autobiography of a Yogi. an international instructor who introduced the traditional technology of yoga meditation to the West in 1920, he devoted his lifestyles to uniting East and West within the lasting ties of religious realizing, and to aiding others in the direction of attention of the endless assets of peace, love, and pleasure that exist inside each person.
This warmly enticing anthology comprises yet a small pattern of his teachings. the varied style of its contents displays the vast spectrum of resources from which they're drawn: a few passages are taken from public lectures or sessions; others come from casual talks to small teams of disciples and acquaintances; extra choices are from his writings.
* discovering knowledge and energy to make existence s decisions
* The antidote for rigidity, fear, and fear
* reworking our mess ups into successes
* protection in an doubtful world
* Perfecting human relationships
* the facility of confirmation and prayer
* figuring out death
* constructing a private courting with God.
Axiomatic is a suite of Greg Egan's brief tales that seemed in quite a few technological know-how fiction magazines (mostly Interzone and Asimov's) among 1989 and 1992. Like such a lot of Egan's paintings, the tales specialise in technological know-how and ideas, occasionally on the cost of the writing. yet even though Egan may well lack a definite stylistic flare, he greater than makes up for it together with his fabulous visions of the longer term.
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• Legwork via Eric Frank Russell
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I. " 2. 0 Ea, Shamash, and Marduk, what is my guilt? An abomination has confronted me, evil has me in its power. My father begot me, my mother bore me, They laid their plans and like a snake I [ I,' From the dark within I came forth and saw you, 0 Shamash! An ill wind has brought down my branches,* A mighty tempest has bent low my crown. My pinions were shorn like a bird's, I moulted my plumage, I could not fly. Paralysis has seized my arms, Debility has befallen my knees. I moan like a dove night and day.
Stand by me, 0 great gods, hear my complaint, Judge my case, learn of my proceeding! I have made a figurine of my sorcerer and of my sorceress, Of him and her who contrive against me, I have set (them) before you, I plead my case. Because she has done evil and has attempted villainy, May she be the one to die, let me live! ),2cleanse me, May the pine cone, full of seeds, absolve me. Before you I have become pure as the grass, I have become clean and pure as soap plant. Her spell, that of the wicked sorceress, (15) I.
542 Devotional and Ritual Poetry 111. l 3 e Mature Period (b) AGAINST LIGHTNING This is a prayer against the effects of lightning. The first part of the text is lost or damaged, but the surviving fragments complement well the preceding. 0 lord of [lightning, whose shelen illumines [the gloom], ] whose [command] cannot be altered, Might[y Irriga[tor of heaven and earth], who rains down [abundance], fragmentary lines) Who [destroys the wiclked, storm unrelenting, I cal[l upon you, lord], in the midst of [holy] heaven, I, [your servant], come before you, I seek you out and [kneel belfore you, lfagmentary lines) [ 0 Adad, fire] has come down and [fallen] upon my city, [At] your [command fire] has come down [from] heaven.
Anthology of Chess Combinations by Zdenko Krnic