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Cious and an “otherworld” or afterlife; above all it teaches us how to know ourselves and how to recover a sense of meaning largely lost today Harpur shows how this tradition drives the literature of otherworld journeys from the flights of shamans and the dreams of psychoanalysis to the mystic imagination of Romantic poets and the visions of those having near death experiences The Secret Tradition of the Soul is the first book to gather together all the threads of the soul trad I started out loving this book as I felt a deep need to connect to my own soul It did not disappoint This book discusses the personal soul as well as the world soul It goes through indigenous traditions from around the world from antiuity to the present and expresses their views on soul as well as talking about ideas from western philosophers and psychologists such as Freud and Jung It also discusses the differences between soul and spirit ego myth mana the 'shadow' ancestors and the afterlife

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A Complete Guide to the SoulItion and weave them into a bigger clearer picture presenting a worldview at once ancient and revolutionaryAbout the Imprint EVOLVER EDITIONS promotes a new counterculture that recognizes humanity's visionary potential and takes tangible pragmatic steps to realize it EVOLVER EDITIONS explores the dynamics of personal collective and global change from a wide range of perspectives EVOLVER EDITIONS is an imprint of North Atlantic Books and is produced in collaboration with Evolver LLC This book enlightened me to many new philosophical ideas Although many of these ideas I'm hesitant to believe I'm still grateful for them The goal was exposure not conversion Mythology has never been a big interest of mine had it been I probably would have found this book much less tiresome Nearly every chapter is laden with several mythological outlines that would read much less arduously had I been previously well versed in mythology

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FREE DOC ✓ READER A Complete Guide to the Soul ´ In The Secret Tradition of the Soul author Patrick Harpur argues that answers to life’s most difficult uestions—the meaning of life the nature of self and the existence of an afterlife—can be met by a visionary tradition that runs through Western culture from Greek philosophy In The Secret Tradition of the Soul author Patrick Harpur argues that answers to life’s most difficult uestions the meaning of life the nature of self and the existence of an afterlife can be met by a visionary tradition that runs through Western culture from Greek philosophy and Renaissance alchemy to Romantic poetry and modern depth psychology This hidden tradition according to Harpur places our soul at the center of the universe and emphasizes imagination the collective uncons This book suffers from a severe case of misadvertising Rather than a complete guide to the soul this book should be renamed A Complete Guide to Greek Mythology The Problems with Secular Society and Hey isn't the Otherworld brilliant? Harpur can't go than a page or two without uoting a Greek myth a Greek god a Greek philosopher from the days of Greek myths It's like a compulsion Also he seems to have a thing about atheists and their inability to contemplate their own mortality; likening science at times to a soul sucking abomination Bit of an arse soul do you see what I did there attitude I was expecting a deep intense conversation about the soul and the nature of human existence but I ended up with a Classics lesson No thanks