A Manual for the Modern Mystic: How to Practice Being in the Presence of God

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iUniverse, Mar 23, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 360 pages

The modern mysticthe contemporary spiritual seekeris always looking for ways to enhance and expand his or her consciousness. Using quotes from spiritual masters as well as personal stories and anecdotes, A Manual for the Modern Mystic shares practical, easily attainable tools that promote spiritual growth through consciousness development.

Rio Olesky, a professional astrologer and spiritual practitioner, offers a thoughtful guide through the mystical thought of several major spiritual traditions while exploring the ultimate goal of the mystical pursuitthe meaning of life. As he defines and discusses twelve universal lawseach reflective of a sign of the zodiache helps lead you to discovering a deep personal connection to the Divine while avoiding self-undermining behaviors that limit spiritual growth. Through Oleskys explanation of universal laws, mystics will learn more about their connection to the physical plane, fascinating social behaviors, and the complexities of family dynamics.

Development of consciousness is perhaps the ultimate purpose and prime reason that life exists. A Manual for the Modern Mystic helps contemporary spiritual seekers tune in to a rich, intuitive awareness of the world around them that ultimately leads to peace of mind and happiness.

 

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Contents

The Law of Creativity
1
The Law of Survival
29
The Law of BothAnd
54
The Law of the Eternal Present
78
The Law of Love
104
The Law of Service
126
The Law of Harmony
148
The Law of Eternal Life
176
The Law of Abundance
201
The Law of Karma
230
The Law of Impermanence
256
The Law of Transcendence
279
The Universe Wants Us to Be Happy
308
Bibliography
327
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Rio Olesky earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree from San Francisco State University. He has been an astrologer since 1976 and a teacher of astrology for several years. The author of Astrology and Consciousness and The Astroreader, Rio lives in Northern California.

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