Category: Spirituality & Religion

New Release: The Modern Herbal Dispensatory

A Medicine-Making Guide For herbs to be effective healing agents for humans, the way they are gathered, stored, and ultimately dispensed is of utmost importance. The Modern Herbal Dispensatory integrates modern science with the principles of Western herbalism and is incredibly detailed on all techniques involved in the preparation of herbal medicine. Few books cover …continue

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New Release: The Tao of Craft

North Atlantic Books is proud to present a new book by Benebell Wen, author of the award-winning Holistic Tarot! This week, The Tao of Craft will be available online and on bookstore shelves across the U.S. and internationally. Like Holistic Tarot, The Tao of Craft is a thoroughly researched text, this time taking readers for a deep …continue

New Release: Tibetan Shamanism

A centuries-old tradition that lived on in exile only to die out in Nepal Originally settled by warring nomadic tribes, Tibet has a violent birth story that is often forgotten. It wasn’t until Buddhist teachings were integrated into local shamanic traditions that these different communities were unified, creating the peaceful and spiritually-focused Tibetan culture as it is known …continue

“What is God?” from Paul Brunton’s The Inner Reality

Generally recognized as having introduced yoga and meditation to the West, Paul Brunton was the most popular and authoritative source of information on Eastern philosophies, gurus, and meditation systems from the mid-’30s to the ’60s. His books have sold over two million copies in seventeen languages. In 1954, he withdrew from public life and continued writing the …continue

New Release: Mushroom Essences

What are Mushroom Essences? Much like like flower essences, mushroom essences are medicinal liquids that can cure illnesses of the mind, body and spirit. Flower essences are frequently used by alternative health practitioners and represent solar energy, a tool for bringing light into the darkness. Mushroom essences are less widely known and represent lunar energy, a gateway to the underworld …continue

Radical Dharma: Remembering in Seven Movements

For those graduating and entering new periods of their life this month, the journey is just beginning. In this excerpt from Radical Dharma, co-author Lama Rod Owens describes his own personal and spiritual journeys, and coming home to himself. Remembering in Seven Movements I am wondering what it has meant for me to leave home. I …continue