Medicine of the Soul: Foundations of Natural Spirituality

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Associated University Presse, 2001 - Philosophy - 159 pages
 

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Contents

The Function of Ethics
17
The Human Being as a Natural Unit
19
The Intangible Subtle Component
21
The Role of Ethics
23
Study II
29
The Practice of Ethics
31
Ethics as Nutrition for the Psychospiritual Organism
34
Ethical Principles Must be Current or UptoDate
35
Study V
85
Education of Thought Educating the Transcendent Reason
87
Thought and Transcendent Reason
88
The Process of Education of Thought
90
The Autonomous Phase in the Education of Thought
92
The Guiding Entity
93
The Divinity
95
Study VI
105

Ethics as a Remedy for Functional Impairments and Illnesses of the Psychospiritual Organism
37
Questions
39
Study III
49
Intention
51
The Process of Assimilating Ethical Principles
52
The Stage of Attention
53
The Stage of Reflection
54
The Role of Intention in the Process of Assimilating Ethical Principles
55
Intention Determines the Spiritual Value of an Act
56
The Different Types of Intentions and their Effects
57
Causal Intention
58
Questions
59
Study IV
67
Thought
69
Consciousness
70
The Circulatory System of the Psychospiritual Organism
71
The Origin of Thought
72
The Interaction Between Thought and the Psychospiritual Organism
73
The MultiFunctionality of Thought
74
Questions
75
The Self The Psychospiritual Organism
107
The Celestial and Terrestrial Poles
110
Exchanges of the Psychospiritual Organism
114
Autonomous Phase of the Psychospiritual Organism
115
The PsychoSpiritual Membrane
116
Questions
117
Study VII
125
Spirituality Analogy Part IThe Sensorial Method
127
The Sensorial Method Sensory Faculties of the Celestial Soul
130
Questions
132
Study VIII
139
Spirituality Analogy Part IIThe Intellectual Method
141
The Intellectual Method The Spiritual Intellect
142
Analogy and the Discovery of Spiritual Laws
143
Principle of Matter
144
Principle of Sequentiality
145
Conclusion
147
Questions
148
Glossary
155
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About the author (2001)

Elahi studied pediatric surgery in France and has led a distinguished academic career, including being named dean of three schools of medicine in Iran.

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