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Anam cara : a book of Celtic wisdom, John O'Donohue

Label
Anam cara : a book of Celtic wisdom
Title
Anam cara
Title remainder
a book of Celtic wisdom
Statement of responsibility
John O'Donohue
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses ancient Celtic wisdom, poetry, and blessings, covering such topics as work, aging, death, solitude, and friendship
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-2008
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Donohue, John
Dewey number
248/.089/9162
Index
no index present
LC call number
BL624
LC item number
.O33 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Spiritual life
  • Celts
  • Friendship
  • Celts
  • Friendship
  • Spiritual life
  • Friendship
  • Ireland
Label
Anam cara : a book of Celtic wisdom, John O'Donohue
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The mystery of friendship : -- Light is generous -- the Celtic circle of belonging -- The human heart is never completely born -- Love is the nature of the soul -- The Umbra Nihili -- The Anam Ċara -- Intimacy as sacred -- The mystery of approach -- Diarmuid and Gráinne -- Love as ancient recognition -- The circle of belonging -- The Kalyana-mitra -- The soul as divine echo -- The wellspring of love within -- The transfiguration of the senses -- The wounded gift -- In the kingdom of love, there is no competition
  • 2. Toward a spirituality of the senses : -- The face is the icon of creation -- The holiness of the gaze -- The infinity of your interiority -- The face and the second innocence -- The body is the angel of the soul -- The body as mirror of the soul -- For the celts, the visible and the invisible are one -- The children of Lir -- A spirituality of transfiguration -- The senses as thresholds of soul -- The eye is like the dawn -- Styles of vision -- Taste and speech -- Fragrance and breath -- True listening is worship -- The language of touch -- Celtic sensuousness
  • 3. Solitude is luminous : -- The world of the soul is secret -- The danger of neon vision -- To be born is to be chosen -- The Celtic underworld as resonance -- To transfigure the ego, to liberate the soul -- There is no spiritual program -- The body is your only home -- The body is in the soul -- To be natural is to be holy -- The dancing mind -- Beauty likes neglected places -- Thoughts are our inner senses -- Ascetic solitude -- Silence is the sister of the divine -- The crowd at the hearth of the soul -- Contradictions as treasures -- The soul adores unity -- Toward a spirituality of noninterference -- One of the greatest sins is the unlived life
  • 4. Work as a poetics of growth : -- The eye celebrates motion -- To grow is to change -- The Celtic reverence for the day -- The soul desires expression -- Pisreoga -- Presence as soul texture -- Weakness and power -- The trap of false belonging -- Work and imagination -- Spontaneity and blockage -- The role can smother -- Sisyphus -- The salmon of knowledge -- The false image can paralyze -- The king and the beggar's gift -- Heartfelt work brings beauty
  • 5. Aging: the beauty of the inner harvest : -- Time as a circle -- The seasons in the heart -- Autumn and the inner harvest -- Transience makes a ghost of experience -- Memory: where our vanished days secretly gather -- Tír na n-Óg: the land of youth -- Eternal time -- The soul as temple of memory -- Self-compassion and the art of inner harvesting -- To keep something beautiful in your heart -- The bright field -- The passionate heart never ages -- The fire of longing -- Aging: an invitation to new solitude -- Loneliness: the key to courage -- Wisdom as poise and grace -- Old age and the twilight treasures -- Old age and freedom
  • 6. Death: the horizon is in the well : -- The unknown companion -- The faces of death in everyday life -- Death as the root of fear -- Death in the Celtic tradition. When death visits ... -- The Caoineadh: the Irish mourning tradition -- The soul that kissed the body -- The Bean Sí -- A beautiful death -- The dead are our nearest neighbors -- The ego and the soul -- Death as an invitation to freedom -- Nothingness: a face of death -- Waiting and absence -- Birth as death -- Death transfigures our separation -- Are space and time different in the eternal world? -- The dead bless us
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 234 pages
Isbn
9780060182793
Lccn
97019212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 3108967
  • (OCoLC)36798202
  • (OCoLC)ocm36798202
  • 225230
  • 3108967
Label
Anam cara : a book of Celtic wisdom, John O'Donohue
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-234)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. The mystery of friendship : -- Light is generous -- the Celtic circle of belonging -- The human heart is never completely born -- Love is the nature of the soul -- The Umbra Nihili -- The Anam Ċara -- Intimacy as sacred -- The mystery of approach -- Diarmuid and Gráinne -- Love as ancient recognition -- The circle of belonging -- The Kalyana-mitra -- The soul as divine echo -- The wellspring of love within -- The transfiguration of the senses -- The wounded gift -- In the kingdom of love, there is no competition
  • 2. Toward a spirituality of the senses : -- The face is the icon of creation -- The holiness of the gaze -- The infinity of your interiority -- The face and the second innocence -- The body is the angel of the soul -- The body as mirror of the soul -- For the celts, the visible and the invisible are one -- The children of Lir -- A spirituality of transfiguration -- The senses as thresholds of soul -- The eye is like the dawn -- Styles of vision -- Taste and speech -- Fragrance and breath -- True listening is worship -- The language of touch -- Celtic sensuousness
  • 3. Solitude is luminous : -- The world of the soul is secret -- The danger of neon vision -- To be born is to be chosen -- The Celtic underworld as resonance -- To transfigure the ego, to liberate the soul -- There is no spiritual program -- The body is your only home -- The body is in the soul -- To be natural is to be holy -- The dancing mind -- Beauty likes neglected places -- Thoughts are our inner senses -- Ascetic solitude -- Silence is the sister of the divine -- The crowd at the hearth of the soul -- Contradictions as treasures -- The soul adores unity -- Toward a spirituality of noninterference -- One of the greatest sins is the unlived life
  • 4. Work as a poetics of growth : -- The eye celebrates motion -- To grow is to change -- The Celtic reverence for the day -- The soul desires expression -- Pisreoga -- Presence as soul texture -- Weakness and power -- The trap of false belonging -- Work and imagination -- Spontaneity and blockage -- The role can smother -- Sisyphus -- The salmon of knowledge -- The false image can paralyze -- The king and the beggar's gift -- Heartfelt work brings beauty
  • 5. Aging: the beauty of the inner harvest : -- Time as a circle -- The seasons in the heart -- Autumn and the inner harvest -- Transience makes a ghost of experience -- Memory: where our vanished days secretly gather -- Tír na n-Óg: the land of youth -- Eternal time -- The soul as temple of memory -- Self-compassion and the art of inner harvesting -- To keep something beautiful in your heart -- The bright field -- The passionate heart never ages -- The fire of longing -- Aging: an invitation to new solitude -- Loneliness: the key to courage -- Wisdom as poise and grace -- Old age and the twilight treasures -- Old age and freedom
  • 6. Death: the horizon is in the well : -- The unknown companion -- The faces of death in everyday life -- Death as the root of fear -- Death in the Celtic tradition. When death visits ... -- The Caoineadh: the Irish mourning tradition -- The soul that kissed the body -- The Bean Sí -- A beautiful death -- The dead are our nearest neighbors -- The ego and the soul -- Death as an invitation to freedom -- Nothingness: a face of death -- Waiting and absence -- Birth as death -- Death transfigures our separation -- Are space and time different in the eternal world? -- The dead bless us
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 234 pages
Isbn
9780060182793
Lccn
97019212
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 3108967
  • (OCoLC)36798202
  • (OCoLC)ocm36798202
  • 225230
  • 3108967

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