Author: Irvine Welsh
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407018302
Size: 55.25 MB
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Ecstasy from the Author: Irvine Welsh. Lloyd from Leith has a transfiguring passion for the unhappily married Heather. Together they explore the true nature of house music and chemical romance. Will their ardour fizzle and die or will it ignite and blaze like a thousand suns? Ecstasy follows them and others through the backstreets of Edinburgh, stifling suburban sitting rooms and the bright lights of London. Exhilarating and dazzling, this is Welsh at his very best.

Ecstasy The Complete Guide

Author: Julie Holland
Publisher: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892818570
Size: 53.86 MB
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Ecstasy The Complete Guide from the Author: Julie Holland. Use of the drug ecstasy, once confined to the teen rave scene, and college campuses, is exploding across America. Ecstasy: The Complete Guide takes the first unbiased look at the risks and the benefits of this unique drug, including the science of how it works; its promise as a treatment for depression, post-traumatic stress disorders, and other mental illnesses; and how to minimize the risks of use.


Author: Michael Eigen
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819565310
Size: 36.90 MB
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Ecstasy from the Author: Michael Eigen. Leading psychotherapist offers compelling insights into the vital force of ecstasy.


Author: Eisner
Publisher: Ronin Publishing
ISBN: 1579511457
Size: 45.24 MB
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Ecstasy from the Author: Eisner. The history of ecstasy, its discovery and use and social implications.

Pursuit Of Ecstasy

Author: Jerome Beck
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780791418178
Size: 41.48 MB
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Pursuit Of Ecstasy from the Author: Jerome Beck. The authors have produced the first on the ground study (not just clinical or chemical) of MDMA (3, 4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine), or ecstasy as it is frequently designated. A psychoactive substance related to both the amphetamines and mescaline, MDMA has become popular in recent years as one of the new designer drugs. First used in therapeutic treatment, its recreational or street use has increased in recent years. The authors track the efforts (with psychiatrists and researchers in opposition) of the DEA to ban the drug."

On Ecstasy

Author: Barrie Kosky
Publisher: Melbourne Univ. Publishing
ISBN: 0522855342
Size: 68.52 MB
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On Ecstasy from the Author: Barrie Kosky. In this vivid, biographical piece, provocative director Barrie Kosky explores the feelings of intense joy and delight, as well as the power and terror, that is ecstasy.


Author: Louis Couperus
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776584813
Size: 76.32 MB
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Ecstasy from the Author: Louis Couperus. This compelling love story from Dutch novelist, playwright, and poet Louis Couperus uses a fraught, non-traditional romance between lonely widow Cecile van Erven and dashing Taco Quaerts as a means of examining important philosophical questions about the nature of love, happiness, and suffering.

Words Of Ecstasy In Sufism

Author: Carl W. Ernst
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873959179
Size: 12.52 MB
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Words Of Ecstasy In Sufism from the Author: Carl W. Ernst. This is the first in-depth study in English of the import and impact of ecstatic utterances (shathiyat) in classical Islamic mysticism. It makes available an important body of mystical aphorisms and reveals not only the significance of these sayings in the Sufi tradition, but also explains their controversial impact on Islamic law and society. This study descrives the development and interpretation of shathiyat in classical Sufism and analyzes the principal themes and rhetorical styles of these sayings, using as a basis the authoritative Commentary on Ecstatic Sayings by Ruzbihan Baqli of Shiraz. The special topic of mystical faith and infidelity receives particular emphasis as a type of ecstatic expression that self-reflectively meditates on the inadequacy of language to describe mystical experience. The social impact of ecstatic sayings is clarified by an analysis of the political causes of Sufi heresy trials (Nuri, Hallaj, and Ayn al-Qudat) and the later elaboration of Sufi martyrologies. This study also examines the attitudes of Islamic legal scholars toward shathiyat, and concludes with a comparison of Sufi ecstatic expressions with other types of inspired speech."

After The Ecstasy The Laundry

Author: Jack Kornfield
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407026151
Size: 48.72 MB
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After The Ecstasy The Laundry from the Author: Jack Kornfield. Most accounts of spiritual enlightenment end at the moment of illumination. But what happens after that? What is life like after the ecstasy? How do we live our understanding with a full heart? In this unique mix of practical and spiritual wisdom Jack Kornfield, author of the bestselling A PATH WITH HEART and one of the most respected Buddhist meditation teachers in the West, sets out to answer these crucial questions. Drawing on discussions with abbots, lamas and Western meditation masters, Kornfield describes with refreshing honesty their different experiences of the moment of enlightenment and what life lessons they - and we - can learn from these - as each of us seeks to fulfil the true path of compassion on earth.


Author: Tamra B. Orr
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404213753
Size: 16.80 MB
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Ecstasy from the Author: Tamra B. Orr. Discusses the effects and dangers of ecstasy and its damaging physiological effects on the mind and body.