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Creating Peace by Being Peace The Essene Sevenfold Path

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ISBN-10: 1556437226

ISBN-13: 9781556437229

Edition: 2008

Authors: Gabriel Cousens

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Representing a synthesis of the author’s decades of multidisciplinary work in meditation, psychiatry, psychotherapy, and spirituality,Creating Peace by Being Peaceguides readers in creating peace on seven levels of engagement, from the body to the ecology to God. Author Gabriel Cousens addresses the increasingly urgent need to transform humankind with the ancient peace wisdom of the Essenes, a Judaic mystical group that flourished two millennia ago. He begins by explaining the Essenes and the lessons they can teach us as creators of peace. Individual chapters cover a wide range of possibility, from the personal (“Peace with the Mind”) to the political (“Peace with the Community”). The final…    
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Book details

List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
Publication date: 8/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Introductions to the Author
Author's Introduction
The Essenes and Key Understandings of Peace
Four Main Principles of the Essene Path
The Essene Way of Life as a Peace Teaching
Peace in the Modern World
The Modern Living Essene Way
A Lecture: The Essenes and Key Understandings of Peace
Peace with the Body
Peace with the Physical Body
Peace with the Global Body
Peace with the Cosmic Body
Peace with the Mind
Peace with the Individual Mind
Peace with the Planetary Mind
Peace with the Cosmic Mind
Peace with the Family
The Planetary Family
Peace with Community
A Peaceful Economy
Respect for International Law
Peace with Culture
Music as an Expression of Peace with Culture
Music in the Culture of Life and Culture of Death
Acknowledging the Right of the Other Culture to Exist
Peace with the Living Ecology
The Gaia Hypothesis
Peace with the Radiant One
Integrating Peace on Every Level
Resistance to Peace
Ways to Overcome Inertia and Make Peace
The Full Peace of Wholeness
Practicing the Sevenfold Path of Peace
The Peace Every Day Initiative: Meditating Daily to Create Peace by Being Peace
Transforming Gatherings into Being Peace
Scientific Support for Collective Meditation-Prayer
Registering Your Commitment
Co-Sponsors of the Peace Every Day Initiative
The Culture of Life Community: Gabriel
Suggested Reading
Thought Forms for Peace
Peace with the Body
Peace with the Mind
Peace with the Family
Peace with Community
Peace with Culture
Peace with God
About the Author