links to friends in the global meditation movement:

global meditation network
unify.org - world peace through inner peace
the love mob - love as a lifestyle
the liberators - eyecontact experiment and other events

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general religion and spirituality

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Eliade Mircea. Culianu, Ioan P. Handbuch der Religionen, Suhrkamp, 1995.

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western sciences

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indigenous culture and spirituality

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tibetan mysticism

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The Life and Teaching of Naropa: Translated by Herbert V. Guenther. Shambhala South Asia Editions, Boston, 1999

vedic mysticism

Eknath Easwaran (Transl.), The Upanishads, Nilgiri Press, Tomales, 2007

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Maharshi, Sri Ramana. Be As You Are, Penguin India, New Delhi, 1982

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