Archive for June 2016

Featured author – Kamalamani

Jun 30th, 2016 | By

Published by the Earth Books imprint and Mantra Books, Kamalamani is an Embodied-Relational Therapist (a form of body-based psychotherapy), supervisor, facilitator and writer based in Bristol, England. She has been practising Buddhism since falling in love with meditation and the Dharma in her early twenties, and was ordained in 2005. She enjoys meditating, leading practice, facilitating

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Author news

Jun 27th, 2016 | By

Mags MacKean has had an article written about her in The Mirror, talking about how she gave up her high powered career to climb mountains –     Bernardo Kastrup has been interviewed on Buddha at the Gas Pump  and you can find him talking about the meaning of life here –      

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Featured book – A New Philosophy of Literature

Jun 23rd, 2016 | By

Published in 2012, A New Philosophy of Literature, by Nicholas Hagger explores the fundamental unity of World Literature. In this work of literary Universalism which carries forward the thinking in T.S. Eliot s Tradition and the Individual Talent and other essays, Hagger traces the fundamental theme of world literature, which has alternating metaphysical and secular aspects:

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Carmen Harris, with fast solutions

Jun 20th, 2016 | By

“Together we’ll take the sting out of whatever fear, anger, sadness you are suffering now – FAST!” Author Carmen Harris is here to help. Carmen Harris is the author of Sh*t Happens, Magic Follows (Allow It!). A Seeker since childhood, she unexpectedly discovered her true path when a terminally ill young woman rose out of a coma

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Exploring childlessness with Kamalamani

Jun 16th, 2016 | By

On Monday 6 June – the day after World Environment Day – Kamalamani hosted an evening ‘exploring childlessness’ at the Galley Cafe in Bristol. Eleven people came to the event; one Mum, one man, and the rest women who were childless by choice, circumstance and happenstance. After brief introductions and Kamalamani’s talk and introduction to

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Bernardo Kastrup roundup

Jun 13th, 2016 | By

Bernardo Kastrup is an absolute powerhouse of an author. Here’s what he’s been up to recently… Author interview on tributaries radio – Conquering the fear of oblivion in 15 minutes – an article. Bernardo’s latest chat with Deepak Chopra: PART2: Consciousness: Your Key to a More Meaningful, Satisfying Existence, an audio piece –

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New for June – Homemade Academic Circus

Jun 7th, 2016 | By

Homemade Academic Circus, by Camilla Damkjaer What happens to the knowledge of the performance theoretician when physically engaging with the circus arts? This book takes its starting point in a rare experiment, that of an academic researcher attempting to learn to do circus. One of the (im)material outcomes of this experiment is what the author

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When The Door Jams

Jun 2nd, 2016 | By

Mags MacKean quit the rat-race as a BBC journalist to climb mountains. Then the unimaginable happened: Mags developed a crippling fear of heights, and felt as burnt out as ever before. There were always more routes to tackle and summits to attain. For all their inspiration and grandeur, mountains required the same dizzying ascension as

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