Completely revised and updated, this new edition provides a readable, beautifully illustrated journey through world cultures and the vibrant array of sky mythology, creation stories, models of the universe, temples and skyscrapers that each culture has created to celebrate and respond to the power of the night sky. Sections on the archaeoastronomy of South Asia and South East Asia have been expanded, with original photography and new research on temple alignments in Southern India, and new material describing the astronomical practices of Indonesia, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries. Beautiful photographs of temples in India and Asia have been added, as well as new diagrams explaining the alignment of these structures and the astronomical underpinnings of temples within the Pallava and Chola cultures. From new fieldwork in the Four Corners region of North America, Dr. Penprase has included accounts of Pueblo skywatching and photographs of ceremonial kivas that help elucidate the rich astronomical knowledge of the Pueblo people. The popular “Archaeoastronomy of Skyscrapers” section of the book has been updated as well, with new interpretations of skyscrapers in Indonesia, Taiwan and China.With the rapid pace of discovery in astronomy and astrophysics, entirely new perspectives are emerging about dark matter, inflation and the future of the universe. The Power of Stars puts these discoveries in context and describes how they fit into the modern perspective of cosmology, which has arisen from the universal human response to the sky that has inspired both ancient and modern cultures.
How to Interpret & Focus the Energy of Your Subconscious Mind
Author: Joe H. Slate
Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
When you explore the power of your dreams, you discover a bottomless well of healing energy and spiritual insight that can improve every aspect of life. With hands-on instructions for remembering and interpreting dreams as well as tips for channeling their power, this book is an enlightening guide through the mysterious landscape of the subtle realms. Based on years of rigorous parapsychology research, The Power of Dreams shows how to develop a comprehensive dream power plan focused on the specific issues that are most relevant to you. With proven methods for journaling, out-of-body experiences, and astral travel, leading dream researcher Joe H. Slate helps you explore your dreams for increased self-esteem and accelerated personal growth.
The most complete, comprehensive birthday forecast available--synthesizing the secrets of astrology, numerology, and fixed stars! In this delightfully addictive, wholly accessible book, two skilled astrologers guide you toward greater psychological insight, self-awareness, and a keen understanding of your unique position in the universe. Packed with an extraordinary wealth of knowledge and clear, easy-to-interpret graphs and charts, The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers provides: ¸ BIRTHDAY FORECASTS--366 profiles--one for each day of the year--reveal your positive and negative personality traits, career strengths, tips on love and relationships, your secret self, your best days for romance and friendship, potential fatal attractions, famous people who share your birthday, and much more! INCLUDING! ¸ FIXED STARS--Though astrologers have used fixed stars for centuries, now the general public can reap the rewards of this classic method for enlightenment. The stars that line the heavens radiate great power, depending on your date of birth. You'll learn your primary fixed star plus those that influence your astrological chart. ¸ NUMEROLOGICAL PROFILES--Discover the importance of the nine basic numbers, and learn how to calculate your holistic number (which reveals your life purpose) and your personal year number (which sheds light on what specific lessons a particular year has in store for you). Travel beyond the twelve signs of the zodiac and tap into The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers. You hold centuries of wisdom in your hands. From the Trade Paperback edition.
One of Britain's most popular astrologers, Claire Petulengro has many years experience of advising her clients on how to handle life's highs and lows. Now she shares her knowledge with us all. Whether you are a Pisces who goes dramatically off the rails in response to a problem, or a Scorpio who turns disaster into an opportunity, understanding your sign's strengths and weaknesses will help you deal with life's challenges. Covering love and relationships, this book will help you find and keep your soul mate, work out how to deal with your ex, and understand family and friends. It gives advice on the right careers for you, and how to handle your money - some signs are financially astute, others more likely to fall into debt. It analyses the health issues you may face and how to avoid problems in the future. And it builds your confidence, helping you to see what's good about yourself - and those close to you - on days when life gets you down. Life is unpredictable, but armed with this book you can make your journey through it a fun one.
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In this hectic world of appointments and to-do lists, we need a reminder that peace is all around us-in the sky, in a garden, and in our own backyard. Connecting to the Power of Nature offers a wonderful plan to help you explore and reconnect with nature for a richer, more empowered life. From sifting sand through your fingers to gazing at the stars to meditating with animals, Joe Slate offers many enjoyable and inspiring step-by-step activities and meditations. You'll learn natural and effective ways to cope with grief, reduce stress, get insight into problems, tap into inner strength, and accomplish your highest goals, all through slowing down and mindfully connecting with nature. Create a profound link to nature's amazing power-and discover within yourself a boundless capacity for spiritual growth, better health and rejuvenation, and enlightenment.