By Sarah Ban Breathnach, Michael Segell

Author note: Edited via Michael Segell
Publish yr note: First released June 4th 2000

Sarah Ban Breathnach desired to supply males an identical reflective booklet that she provided ladies in basic Abundance. but, she additionally knew that she wanted a guy to assist her signify an real male adventure, a e-book that mined underneath the "Men Are from Mars" stereotypes and "Iron John" expectancies. So she joined forces with Michael Segell, former "Men's Mind" columnist for Esquire and writer of Standup Guy. From there, the duo accumulated those contemplative, funny, and mature essays written by means of a various sampling of guys, together with a backwoods hermit, mystical rabbi, and global well known rock star.

Segell writes the poignant introductions to the essays whereas Ban Breathnach inserts her own responses on the finish of rather provocative essays. from time to time she seems like an intruder in a "boy's only" tree citadel membership, her reviews sounding misplaced inside those deepest moments of male bonding. but she forces readers, women and men alike, to recognize the female in the male event, a lofty target that we have a tendency to withstand. individuals comprise Sting, who talks concerning the distinction among thrill looking and threat taking in "Let Your Soul Be Your Rookie." event author Tim Cahill writes approximately "The Bravest factor I Ever Did"--face his panic ailment as his vomited his approach via an un-aired tv interview. And Thomas Moore speaks to the ecstasy of melding spirituality and sexuality. --Gail Hudson

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His main subjects are: the ancient and eternal doctrines of wisdom, meditation, Yoga, astrology, the science of healing, rituals, the profound meaning of symbolism, colour, sound, and time cycles. 32 16. The Teacher He is an excellent interpreter of symbolism relating to various belief systems of the past, like Mayan, Mexican, Inca systems, Celtic, Greek and Jewish systems. Master KPK holds the key of astrology, symbology, etymology and numerology. He also carries the keys of sound and colour. When he teaches the knowledge of the scriptures, these keys unfold the consciousness of his listeners so that they experience deep inner joy.

From 1975 to 1983, there would be a profound study of scriptures with revelation of the keys of wisdom relating to them. Association with “men of goodwill”, progress in spirituality with the related experience causes fulfilment of the Soul. The life gets fulfilled thereafter through incorporating various trusts, societies and foundations that serve the cause of education, health and culture (music, dance and such other activities). Builds temples of wisdom, of meditation, and establishes many learning centres.

11. To travel to distant places to achieve noble acts and plans establishing stable firm and long term relation with the “new groups”. Receives help on regular basis from “high Souls” whose favourable disposition and cooperation enables unimpeded manifestation of work of goodwill. Blessed with a lady and children who extend unconditional cooperation at the family level, for fulfilment of the Soul’s incarnation.

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