“Becoming really and truly well is always personal, always demanding a deep encounter. The roads we take may lead from pain or wonder. In these pages you will read of the breakthroughs that came in the midst of physical pain and respiratory illness and plague, and also of shamanic transformations and great spiritual quests.”
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Four times a year for over 40 years Parabola has gathered the wisdom of the world’s spiritual traditions to illuminate the central questions of life.
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Highlights from the archive
A collection of conversations with such notables as H. H. the Dalai Lama, Ursula K. Le Guin, Oliver Sacks, Joseph Campbell, P. L. Travers, and more.
A collection of writings by such individuals as John Donne, Norman Cousins, Anatole Broyard, Joseph Bruchac, and Maya Deren, who try to define health and examine efforts by various groups of people to encourage it.
This collection of essays and stories, many of which first appeared in Parabola magazine, explores Native American life in the last, present, and future, from Navajo sand paintings to first hand accounts of spirit quests.
- The Natural Order of Things
- The Gospel of Mary Magdalene, by Cynthia Bourgeault
- Freedom from Addiction: The Presence of a Moment
- Lucky Man
- When the Source Ran Free: A story for the present time
- Helen Keller, by Langston Hughes
- Into the Heart of Persian Sufi Poetry
- SYMBOL OF DIVINE LIGHT: The Lamp in Islamic Culture…
- Worshipping Illusions: An Interview with Marion Woodman
- The Way of the Heart, by Cynthia Bourgeault