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The Mayan Calendar Saga: Get Your Crazy On

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If you think it's worth sharing, please share it.

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Thy Son Liveth : Messages from a Soldier to His Mother

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A soldier's letter to his mother, published anonymously.

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Vipassana II : Trials of a Wannabe Buddha, A Novel Experience, Vol 2

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Following on from ‘Confessions of a Serial Meditator’, the trials of living with a new girlfriend, her pre-teen daughters, and her dying mother, pose the stiffest test any Vipassana yogi and wannabe Buddha could ever hope to face. When the equanimity slips, where do you run to? Who will come to help? Would modern-day asceticism be ‘the way’ (out)? What adventures could possibly await an aspiring Buddha with itchy feet and a desire to ‘keep ‘em laughing’? The battle within continues… ...

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Vipassana - Confessions of a Serial Meditator : Tales of the Mind

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One Man. Ten days. No talking. One Centre. 102 meditators. No eye-contact. One Course. 105 hours of meditation. No gestures. One Law. One Truth. One Universe. This story isn't about me, it's about you. It may read as if it's about me, but if you've ever sought the Truth, then it's about you too. Surrender; it's the only way to win the war, the one being fought within, deep down in the trenches of your mind. Wherever that may be . . . Can I do it? And if so, what then?...

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Biblical Mysteries

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In this book you can explore many fascinating mysteries, including: -- Does the Devil really exist? -- What was in the lost gospels? -- Where was Golgotha? -- Who was the mysterious Beloved Disciple? -- Was Mary Magdalene secretly married to Jesus? -- Can people be possessed by demons? -- What causes stigmata? -- Why did Jesus call himself the Son of Man? -- Where is Hell located? -- Did Jesus promise to return? -- Why was Jesus crucified? -- And many more ... In addition to the articles, the book also contains reproductions of some famous works of art, including paintings by artists such as Raphael, Giotto di Bondone, Hieronymous Bosch, James Tissot, and Gustave Dore. Altogether the book contains 30 articles and 14 images. Note: This book is in the public domain. ...

Where Was Golgotha? Why Did Judas Iscariot Betray Jesus? The Son of Man Why Was Jesus Crucified? The Mysterious Mary Magdalene The Torments of Hell Does the Devil Really Exist? The Ending of Mark Who Was the Beloved Disciple? Secret Gospels Demonic Possession The True Cross The Virgin Birth First Witness to the Resurrection Speaking in Tongues The Teachings of Jesus The Atonement The Resurrection of the Dead Saints Lost Gospels What Causes Stigmata? The Nazarenes The Gospel of John The Eucharist The Family of Jesus The Second Coming Barabbas Glossary Public Domain Dedication ...

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Vipassana : Confessions of a Serial Meditator, Tales of the Mind, Vol 1: 2nd Edition (less typos)

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One Man. Ten days. No talking. One Centre. 102 meditators. No eye-contact. One Course. 105 hours of meditation. No gestures. One Law. One Truth. One Universe. This story isn't about me, it's about you. It may read as if it's about me, but if you've ever sought the Truth, then it's about you too. Surrender; it's the only way to win the war, the one being fought within, deep down in the trenches of your mind. Wherever that may be . . . Can I do it? And if so, what then? ...

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English as She is Wrote

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...Showing Curious ways in which the English Language may be made to convey Ideas or obscure them. A collection of unintentionally humorous uses of the English language. Sections of the work: How she is wrote by the Inaccurate, By Advertisers and on Sign-boards, For Epitaphs, By Correspondents, By the Effusive, How she can be oddly wrote, and By the Untutored. (Summary by TriciaG)...

Humor, Languages

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The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to The

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. God, who at sundry times and in divers manners spake in time past unto the fathers by the prophets -- 2. Hath in these last days spoken unto us by his Son, whom he hath appointed heir of all things, by whom also he made the worlds -- 3. Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high -- 4. Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they....

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Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night, The (Arabian Nights) — Volume 02

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This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. The are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found for the collection, but several versions date the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. The stories are wound together under the device of a long series of cliff-hangers told by Shahrazad to her husband Shahryar, to prevent him from executing her. Many tales that have become independently famous come from the Book, among them Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and the voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. This collection comes from the second of sixteen volumes translated by Burton. (based on Wikipedia article)...

Adventure, Fairy tales, Short stories, Myths/Legends

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Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night, The (Arabian Nights) , Volume 04

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This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found for the collection, but several versions date the collection's genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. The stories are wound together under the device of a long series of cliff-hangers told by Shahrazad to her husband Shahryar, to prevent him from executing her. Many tales that have become independently famous come from the Book, among them Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and the voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. This collection comes from the third of sixteen volumes translated by Burton. (based on Wikipedia article)...

Fiction, Fairy tales, Myths/Legends

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Ezekiel : The Book of the Prophet

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, in the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the river of Chebar, that the heavens were opened, and I saw visions of God -- 2. In the fifth day of the month, which was the fifth year of king Jehoiachin?s captivity -- 3. The word of the LORD came expressly unto Ezekiel the priest, the son of Buzi, in the land of the Chaldeans by the river Chebar; and the hand of the LORD was there upon him -- 4. And I looked, and, behold, a whirlwind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a fire infolding itself, and a brightness was about it, and out of the midst thereof as the color of amber, out of the midst of the fire....

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Historia de la célebre Reina de España Doña Juana, llamada vulgarmente La Loca

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Como implica el título, esta es una biografía de Doña Juana, conocida como Juana la Loca, hija de Fernando II de Aragón e Isabel I de Castilla, los Reyes Católicos. As the title implies, this is a biography of Doña Juana, known as Juana the Mad, daughter of Ferdinand II of Aragon and Isabel I of Castile, the Catholic Monarchs....

History

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Mabinogion, The, Volume 1

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The Mabinogion is a collection of eleven prose stories collated from medieval Welsh manuscripts. The tales draw on pre-Christian Celtic mythology, international folktale motifs, and early medieval historical traditions. While some details may hark back to older Iron Age traditions, each of these tales is the product of a highly developed Welsh narrative tradition, both oral and written. Lady Charlotte Guest in the mid 19th century was the first to publish English translations of the collection. (Summary from Wikipedia)...

Ancient Texts, Myths/Legends

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Book of a Thousand Nights and a Night, The, Volume 05

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This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found, but several versions date the collection’s genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. The stories are wound together under the device of a long series of cliff-hangers told by Shahrazad to her husband Shahryar, to prevent him from executing her. Many tales that have become independently famous come from the Book, among them Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and the voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. This collection comes from the first of sixteen volumes translated by Richard Francis Burton. The Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 01 )...

Fairy tales, Myths/Legends

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The Epistle of Paul the Apostle

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timotheus our brother -- 2. To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ -- 3. We give thanks to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you -- 4. Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the love which ye have to all the saints....

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Cupid's Darts

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...volunteers bring you 23 recordings of Cupid's Darts by Anonymous. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 12, 2012. To celebrate the somewhat silly holiday of Valentine's Day, I've selected this somewhat silly poem, which first appeared in Such Nonsense! an anthology by C...

Humor, Nature, Poetry

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Book of A Thousand Nights and a Night, The (Arabian Nights) — Volume 06

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This is a collection of stories collected over thousands of years by various authors, translators and scholars. They are an amalgam of mythology and folk tales from the Indian sub-continent, Persia, and Arabia. No original manuscript has ever been found, but several versions date the collection’s genesis to somewhere between AD 800-900. The stories are wound together under the device of a long series of cliff-hangers told by Shahrazad to her husband Shahryar, to prevent him from executing her. Many tales that have become independently famous come from the Book, among them Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves, and the voyages of Sinbad the Sailor. This collection comes from the sixth of sixteen volumes translated by Richard Francis Burton. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia)...

Adventure, Fairy tales, Short stories, Myths/Legends

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The Second Book of The

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Excerpt: Chapter 1. And Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and the LORD his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly -- 2. Then Solomon spake unto all Israel, to the captains of thousands and of hundreds, and to the judges, and to every governor in all Israel, the chief of the fathers -- 3. So Solomon, and all the congregation with him, went to the high place that was at Gibeon; for there was the tabernacle of the congregation of God, which Moses the servant of the LORD had made in the wilderness....

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Song of Roland, The

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The Song of Roland is an epic poem, originally sung in Old French. It tells the story of the Battle of Roncevaux Pass in 778. This is an English translation....

Myths/Legends, Poetry

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American Housewife, The

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This cookbook and reference guide leads the American Housewife through how to make everything from Meat to Common Drinks, as well as helpful tips and tricks for any housewife! Also included in this fine text are sections on Cooking for The Sick, and how to make your own: Essences, Perfumes, Dyes and Soaps. This work also features an extensive section on The Art of Carving-Which covers anything you might need to carve! (Summary by Jennifer Stearns...

Cookery, Instruction, Advice

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