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Mazo de la Roche, Collection By Mazo de la Roche
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Mazo de la Roche (January 15, 1879 – July 12, 1961), born Mazo Louise Roche in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada, was the author of the Jalna novels, one of the most popular series of books of her... More > time. Her books became best-sellers and she wrote 16 novels in the series known as the Jalna series or the Whiteoak Chronicles. The series tells the story of one hundred years of the Whiteoak family covering from 1854 to 1954. The novels were not written in sequential order, however, and each can be read as an independent story. In this ebook: Explorers of the Dawn Jalna Finch's Fortune Whiteoaks. A Play.< Less
The Spada Maestra of Bondì di Mazo By Reinier van Noort et al.
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Bondì di Mazo's La Spada Maestra was published in Venice in 1696. It thus affords a valuable insight into the culmination of the use of the Italian rapier before it was ultimately supplanted... More > by the adoption of the smallsword and the development of classical fencing. In this extensively illustrated work, di Mazo discusses and demonstrates a lively style of fencing characterized by dynamic use of measure, evasions such as the inquartata, use of both edge and point, and grips and disarms. From the single rapier, he moves on to provide advice and examples of fencing with the addition of the dagger, the targa (a form of buckler), and the cape. This book is the first complete English translation of La Spada Maestra. It includes a brief introduction with historical notes, and annotations in the form of footnotes, appendices, and glossaries. Above all, it is clearly written so as to be readily understood and usable to scholars and practitioners of the Western martial arts. Click on “Preview” to see sample pages.< Less
The Spada Maestra of Bondì di Mazo By Reinier van Noort et al.
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Bondì di Mazo's La Spada Maestra was published in Venice in 1696. It thus affords a valuable insight into the culmination of the use of the Italian rapier before it was ultimately supplanted... More > by the adoption of the smallsword and the development of classical fencing. In this extensively illustrated work, di Mazo discusses and demonstrates a lively style of fencing characterized by dynamic use of measure, evasions such as the inquartata, use of both edge and point, and grips and disarms. From the single rapier, he moves on to provide advice and examples of fencing with the addition of the dagger, the targa (a form of buckler), and the cape. This book is the first complete English translation of La Spada Maestra. It includes a brief introduction with historical notes, and annotations in the form of footnotes, appendices, and glossaries. Above all, it is clearly written so as to be readily understood and usable to scholars and practitioners of the Western martial arts. Click on “Preview” to see sample pages.< Less
BHAGAVATAM ANALYSIS-I By Jay Mazo
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The Bhagavata Purana is widely recognized as the best-known and most influential of the 18 Puranas. It is important in Indian religious literature for its emphasis on the practice of devotion and for... More > its detailed description of the incarnations of God in human form. It is the source of many popular stories of Krishna's childhood and of legends explaining Hindu cosmology and philosophy. The Bhagavata declares itself as the essence of all Vedic literature.< Less
CAITANYA CHARITAMRTA By Jay Mazo
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The Chaitanya Charitamrita is one of the primary biographies detailing the life and teachings of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu (1486–1534), a Vaisnava saint and founder of the Gaudiya Vaishnava... More > Sampradaya. It was written by Krishna Das Kaviraja (born 1496), primarily in the Bengali language, but also including a great number of Sanskrit verses within its devotional, poetic construction, including Siksastakam. Intertwined with the stories of Caitanya Mahaprabhu's life are philosophical conversations detailing the process of Bhakti yoga, with special attention given to congregational chanting of Krishna's names and the Hare Krishna Maha Mantra.< Less
Siva Vidya By Jay Mazo
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Shiva Vidya is an anthology collection about the nature and teachings of the Hindu god Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is the most complex and seemingly contradictory of all the Hindu gods. Shiva has no... More > explainable origin. Some describe him as the cosmic dancer, while others see him as the universal destroyer. While others see Shiva as the lonely detached meditating yogi. While others describe Shiva as the husband of Goddess Parvati and the father of Ganesh and Skanda. Others tell of his exploits as the destroyer of demons. Yet Shiva is also the original yoga teacher. Hence Shiva is all of these contradictory and mysterious aspects of the Divine Being.< Less
SAINTS AND SAYINGS By Jay Mazo
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Saints and Sayings presents life stories of four people who inspired a spiritual awakening in India and were responsible for founding the Ramakrishna Mission in India and abroad. Ramakrishna was a... More > God realized avatar who taught many young people India’s spiritual wisdom. Vivekananda was his key disciple who spread the teachings of Vedanta to the West. Brahmananda was the first president of the Ramakrishna mission in India. Sarada Devi was the wife of Ramakrishna whose simple love maintained the inspiration and unity of the monks. Most of the 1120 sayings of Ramakrishna were recorded by Mahendranath Gupta during interviews with devotees.< Less
LIFE OF RAMAKRISHNA By Jay Mazo
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This biography of Sri Ramakrishna (1836-1886) was compiled from various authentic sources. The main sources are the Bengali work Sri Sri Ramakrishna Lilaprasanga and works by devotees such as... More > Mahendranath Gupta and others. The two elements that run through the story are Sri Ramakrishna's spiritual development, first he also had his teachers, and second, those people who served him or were spiritually charged and in some cases carried on a world mission afterwards.< Less
GOSPEL OF HOLY MOTHER By Jay Mazo
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Sarada Devi was the spiritually enlightened wife of the Indian saint Sri Ramakrishna. After his death in 1886, she served as the spiritual mother of his young monks and disciples. Although she lived... More > a very humble life, countless devotees visited her to seek her advice and guidance. The Gospel of the Holy Mother is a recorded record of her conversations with numerous devotees.< Less
TALES OF THE HASIDIM By Jay Mazo
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Tales of the Hasidim is a book of collected tales by Martin Buber. It is based on stories—both written and spoken. Buber wrote these tales based on the lore of the Baal Shem Tov. Many of the... More > stories are parables passed down via both the written and spoken word. The work is an amalgam of tales based on the Midrash. Buber's collection includes a focus on the theme of non-judgment. Rabbis in the work often chastise followers for pious behavior and reward those who keep the spirit and tradition of Judaism alive. Some of the tales in the book constitute mysticism. Buber intended to show how important a sense of community was to the Hasidim rather than expound dogma.< Less

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