Yoga Spandakarika

Autore: Daniel Odier
Editore: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1620554410
Grandezza: 74,11 MB
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Translation and commentary of one of the most important texts of the Kashmirian Shivaism tradition of Tantra • Author was a student of the late Kalu Rinpoche • Explores the transmission of Mahamudra, the Great Cosmic Gesture • Includes the Vijnanabhaïrava Tantra, which contains the totality of the oldest source text on Yoga The Spandakarika, the "Tantric Song of the Divine Pulsation," is said to have been transmitted directly to the sage Vasugupta from the hands of Shiva on Mount Kailas. In his commentary on these fifty-two stanzas, the sage Ksemaraja described them as the heart of the Mahamudra. The oldest masters of Spandakarika viewed everything in the universe, including matter, as consciousness and created a yoga practice in accordance with this realization. The sacred dance of Yoga Spandakarika, Tandava, is extremely subtle and difficult, requiring thousands of hours of practice to master, yet it surpasses any other physical practice, allowing the practitioner to touch the divine inner pulse. Once its third stage has been mastered, the yogi or yogini is able to manifest the dance of Shiva in space, a tradition visible in the statuary of Tantric temples in India and Tibet. Energy is no longer contracted by the perception of duality, and the mind and body become unbounded, forming a sphere that contains all that was formerly outside. In Yoga Spandakarika Daniel Odier passes on these vanishing teachings as he received them from his Tibetan master, Kalu Rinpoche, and Kashmiri yogi Lalita Devi.

Michigan And The Civil War

Autore: Jack Dempsey
Editore: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 1614230226
Grandezza: 33,41 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 2915
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With lively narration, telling anecdotes, and vivid battlefield accounts, Michigan and the Civil War tells the story as never before of Michigan's heroic contributions to saving the Union. Beginning with Michigan's antebellum period and anti-slavery heritage, the book proceeds through Michigan's rapid response to President Lincoln's call to arms, its participation in each of the War's greatest battles, portrayal of its most interesting personalities, and the concluding triumph as Custer corners Lee at Appomattox and the 4th Michigan Cavalry apprehends the fleeing Jeff Davis. Based on thorough and up-to-date research, the result is surprising in its breadth, sometimes awe-inspiring, and always a revelation given how contributions by the Great Lake State in the Civil War are too often overlooked, even by its own citizens.

Focus In Photography

Autore: John Neel
Editore: Ilex Press
ISBN: 9781781572382
Grandezza: 30,84 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7330
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Focus is an important artistic tool, directing your viewers into and around your image, but a technical challenge too. In this book, the first serious treatent of the topic in the digital age, John Neel shows how a mastery of your lens will greatly enhance the quality and 'wow' factor of your photographs. Never losing sight of what real-life photographers need to know, Focus in Photography will let you master bokeh and other focus techniques, giving you a complete understanding of optics-and what actually happens to light within the camera in your hand. Richly illustrated with John's own amazing images, and drawing on his well-known authority in the field, it will be a valuable asset to students of photography, enthusiasts looking to refine their art, product photographers and commercial shooters alike.

The Pr Strikes Back

Autore: Keith Altham
Editore: Blake Pub
ISBN: 9781857824964
Grandezza: 61,85 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6929
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Keith Altham is the rock industry's best-known publicist. Mick Jagger, Sting, Van Morrison, and Paul Weller are just a handful of the famous names that receive the attention of Keith's poison pen. From his unique perspective as a music journalist, broadcaster and PR, Keith saw the real people behind the very public facades and witnessed the backbiting and private scandals that never made the headlines. In this sharp, witty collection of open letters, Keith looks back on a career spanning nearly four decades, and pulls no punches in letting his celebrity clients know exactly what he thinks of them.

The Great Jazz Pianists

Autore: Len Lyons
Editore: Da Capo Press
ISBN: 9780306803437
Grandezza: 80,62 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 1040
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This comprehensive survey of jazz piano, beginning with a brief history of the instrument within the jazz tradition and concluding with interviews that present twenty-seven pianists in their own words, is both wonderfully anecdotal and a serious piece of jazz history. Lyons has assembled a giant concert of piano voices—Bill Evans, Herbie Hancock, Teddy Wilson, Oscar Peterson, Keith Jarrett, Randy Weston, Cecil Taylor, Horace Silver, Dave Brubeck, Sun Ra, McCoy Tyner, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Chick Corea, and many others. The pianists are candid, intense, and always opinionated. Yet their responses are infused with a keen appreciation for fellow musicians, their contemporaries, and those who came before—Walter, Tatum, Ellington. For pianists everywhere, whatever their individual style, this book will speak to and for you as it expresses the thoughts of its many great artists.

Database Systems

Autore: Ramez Elmasri
ISBN: 9780132144988
Grandezza: 40,46 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 3001
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Clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and an up-to-date introduction to modern database technologies result in a leading introduction to database systems. Intended for computer science majors, Fundamentals of Database Systems, 6/e emphasizes math models, design issues, relational algebra, and relational calculus. A lab manual and problems give students opportunities to practice the fundamentals of design and implementation. Real-world examples serve as engaging, practical illustrations of database concepts. The Sixth Edition maintains its coverage of the most popular database topics, including SQL, security, and data mining, and features increased emphasis on XML and semi-structured data.

Sunrays And Lily Smiles

Autore: Liana Wendy Howarth
Editore: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1490858563
Grandezza: 10,28 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 9319
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In Sunrays and Lily Smiles, Liana Wendy Howarth has added to and included previous writings from her e-book, Fragrance from the Spring, a sweet collection of poetry for all ages. Inside her Poetry Cottage, you’ll find something for everyone, from the little ones to the elderly, for the sick and for those who feel like there is no hope, or for those who just find great comfort in reading and rejoicing. There’s a special room waiting for you. Come inside and feel love embrace you. Walk the garden and be immersed in heavenly fragrance. Stroll around the tranquil pond and see health and encouragement reflected. You will leave feeling refreshed and find your joy restored. It’s a retreat for one, somewhere to share with best friends or a perfect place to enjoy a cherished family vacation, where you’ll be blessed with many treasured memories for years to come. A COTTAGE BY THE SEA The sea foam, it rises Breaking forth from the waves The seagulls signify their presence And the sand dunes, a path they pave Follow the path with me A quaint cottage rests quite near With roses and sweet daffodils Climbing trellises at the rear Take a dreamy look with me Through each exquisite window Please seek a room that suits your needs And there you’ll find joy and comfort ... like the promise in the rainbow

260 Drum Machine Patterns

Autore: Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
Editore: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780881888874
Grandezza: 51,53 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 9901
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(Technical). This book is a supplement to the first volume of Drum Machine Patterns. In it you will find over 260 rhythm patterns and breaks. These are original patterns that can be programmed easily on any drum machine. This book contains the rhythms most often used in contemporary music, and many patterns incorporate flams, to be used on the latest generation of drum machines.

Companion To Colossus Reborn

Autore: David M. Glantz
ISBN: 9780700613595
Grandezza: 18,32 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 8118
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This book contains the companion appendixes to Colossus Reborn by David Glantz published in 2005 by University Press of Kansas.

Adult Coloring Books Southern Swears

Autore: I. Love Coloring Books
Editore: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781532995309
Grandezza: 27,67 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 6893
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"Colorful" sayings from the South fill the pages of Southern Swears, a new adult coloring book from I Love Coloring. They are meant for entertainment purposes and are not intended to cause harm, or insult anyone (OK they are definitely intended to insult, but in a "nice" way). Sometimes after a long hard day you just need to relax. To sit back with a glass of sweet tea and color the things you really want to say to all those people who ticked you off, bless their hearts. Southern Swears is the perfect way to unwind and release your own southern belle or good ol'boy. Enjoy these irreverent, yet beautiful adult coloring pages while you rant and relax. Then sit back and sigh "Hell Yeah" for a job well done. These single sided pages range from moderate to highly detailed and include abstract patterns... Each with its own sassy quip like "Kiss My Grits," "He's dumber than a tick on a dead dog," and my personal favorite, "I'm fixin' to throw a hissy fit!" 25 Unique Hand Curated Designs To Color Hilarious subversive sayings from south of the Mason-Dixon line incorporated into Coloring Pages designed for Adults Each "Swear word" is Designed with multilayered beautiful patterns Each Coloring Page is designed to help you blow off steam by ranting and relaxing The Variety of Pages Ensure there is something for every skill level Your Choice of coloring tool can be used (Pens, Pencils, Markers, Crayons etc) Each Page is printed on a separate sheet to avoid bleed through The book is 8" x 10" complete with 2 color test sheets Scroll Up and get your copy of Southern Swears right now, perhaps even get one for a friend so you can color and relax together! Enjoy y'all! WARNING: This swear word adult coloring book contains lots of IMMATURE ADULT LANGUAGE and is not intended for young'uns (children)."