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Medicine Mind and Meaning

by Sophia Tarila

Psychiatric illnesses are among today’s greatest causes of morbidity and mortality. According to the National Institute for Mental Health, 75 million Americans suffer from common psychiatric illnesses, while 38 million annually seek... Read More

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Balance 20/20

by Sophia Tarila

Imagine creating a life as a great movie, complete with main characters, supporting cast, plots, and interweaving sub-plots. Drama. Adventure. Idylls. Passages. The author, a time management expert, recognized that his own life was... Read More

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Simple Kabbalah

by Sophia Tarila

Simple Kabbalah is the third in Conari Press’ Simple Wisdom Book Series, which seeks to provide accessible books on enlightening topics. Kabbalah is an ancient mystical Hebrew tradition delving into the esoteric understanding of the... Read More

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Halfway Up the Mountain

by Sophia Tarila

With such an elucidating subtitle, the book begins with definitions of enlightenment compiled from various contemporary teachers such as Andrew Cohen, Joan Halifax, Sensei Dana Henry, Jakusho Kwong Roshi, Lee Lozowick, Charles Tart and... Read More

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Sacred Healing

by Sophia Tarila

To have a medical doctor address the sacred aspects of healing is either a courageous act on the part of Shealy or a sign of our times—that the medical establishment is opening up to the realities that tremendous numbers of the... Read More

Book Review

Green Psychology

by Sophia Tarila

Who speaks on behalf of the earth? Who tells of the degradation, the pollution, the exploitation of her? Who calls for change? Since the sixties, a number of cultural movements upholding an ecological world view and advocating a... Read More

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O Lanoo!

by Sophia Tarila

O Lanoo! is Tordoff’s interpretation of Helena P. Blatvatsky’s presentation of the Stanzas of Dzyan, first made available to the Western world in 1888 in The Secret Doctrine—two huge volumes that were controversial commentary on... Read More

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Steps to Knowledge

by Sophia Tarila

Steps to Knowledge along with New Knowledge Library’s three other books contend with such works as A Course in Miracles and Conversations with God Series as a complete self-study spiritual program. This book presents daily meditative... Read More

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