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Originally released in 1981 via Elsevier-Dutton Publishing lower than the name The Bond of energy: Meditation and Wholeness
Explains the phenomenon of shaktipat, the religious transmission of energy from a instructor to a devotee
>Shows how know-how has eroded own strength and the way perception and wisdom can play the next function in our lives
>Reveals how perception is the car for profound self-transformation
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The feathers of one wing were spread open like a fan, the tip pointing up, beckoning him. The bleakness and terrible reality of existence seeped into his very being, all on this fine blue day, played upon this smooth green grass. He’d been aiming for the other side of the fairway altogether. How was one to go on with the game? ” asked Gregg, stabbing a finger in his book. ” “Augury,” croaked Charles. ” Gregg paced in wider and wider circles with every rotation, not looking up from the Rules. ” Neddy snorted, then stood with a groan, straightening the crease of his butter-yellow pants.