Reinventing fact, via Edward Mannix, demanding situations the various popularly held ideals that experience turn into traditional knowledge between religious seekers during the last forty+ years. The booklet highlights while those ideals cave in or result in distorted, bad outcomes - sometimes simply because they're merely partial truths, no longer the whole lot.
In half I of the booklet, the writer sheds new mild on assorted foundational themes together with ego, karma, strength, enlightenment, and others. He opens every one bankruptcy with a pithy commentary that issues to the chapter's fundamental topic. for instance,
"Things went fallacious. do not be fooled by means of the silver lining."
"Ego isn't the enemy. if you happen to imagine it truly is, that's your ego speaking anyway."
"Karma isn't just created by means of what we do. it's also created through what occurs to us."
"Power doesn't corrupt. strength reveals."
"Half enlightenment isn't complete enlightenment."
Building at the thematic expositions of half I, half II delves into deeper philosophical waters - tough restricting ideals similar to the Buddhist statement that we won't be absolutely enlightened in actual shape, and overturning extra nuanced misunderstandings held via many religious seekers and religious academics alike. for instance, the concept that there isn't a mistake.
From the text:
"The organizing intelligence of the universe is so outstanding, that it doesn't matter what we elect in every one second, within the very subsequent second, every little thing is already arrange to offer us a direction from the place we're to experiencing the bliss of complete enlightenment. truth reconfigures round us in every one second, establishing a brand new door for us to step via in the direction of the sunshine, orchestrating a brand new set of synchronicities to guide us there. At any time limit we will glance again on our existence course and spot how every little thing used to be arrange to steer us to precisely the place we're, and this is often actual irrespective of what percentage errors we now have made and the way time and again we have now strayed from the trail of hand over to our optimum Self. simply because this is often real, it is simple for us to imagine that we have been continuously at the course and not strayed from it. it is simple for us to get stressed and imagine that we by no means made any blunders and that every little thing together with our incorrect motion used to be a part of definitely the right, Divine Plan."
In its totality, Reinventing fact leads readers to a fuller, extra subtle and eventually extra worthwhile figuring out of truth - a extra actual perception of fact because it Is which could function the root for a happier and extra aligned life.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Edward Mannix has been on a awake direction of private and religious improvement for over two decades. He has practiced Vipassana meditation in a monastery in Burma, travelled to Nepal to obtain teachings and empowerments from Tibetan Rinpoches, and labored with hidden masters from a few traditions and geographies, spanning Asia, Europe and the USA. all through his trip, Edward has constantly taken with a sort of functional spirituality – integrating his religious objectives into traditional existence, now not leaving worldly endeavors in the back of, yet as an alternative utilizing them as a car to move deeper into awakening. whereas on his wide awake course and sooner than turning into an writer, he labored within the deepest area as a administration advisor and social entrepreneur. He holds an M.B.A. from Columbia collage the place he studied Sustainability and Social firm, an M.A. from the college of complex overseas experiences (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins college, and a B.A. in Psychology and Economics from Indiana collage. Drawing upon detailed perception and an strangely assorted set of lifestyles studies, Edward brings clean standpoint to historic knowledge, and is rising as a big new voice within the arenas of philosophy, religious improvement and private transformation.
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