The Art of Living: Living Within the Laws of Life
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Trade Paperback 215pg
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In The Art of Living, Benjamin Creme considers the experience of living as a form of art, like painting or music. To reach a high level of expression requires both knowledge of and adherence to certain fundamental principles. In the art of life, it is through the understanding of the great Law of Cause and Effect, and the related Law of Rebirth, that we achieve the poised harmlessness that leads to personal happiness, right human relations and the correct path for all humanity on its evolutionary journey. Parts Two and Three, “The Pairs of Opposites” and “Illusion”, propose that it is man’s unique position in the evolutionary scheme — “the meeting point of spirit and matter” — that produces his seemingly endless struggle both within himself and in outer living. The means by which he emerges from the fog of illusion, and blends these two aspects of himself into one perfect Whole, is living life itself with growing detachment and objective self-awareness.
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British artist Benjamin Creme (1922-2016) was a disciple of one of the Masters, with Whom he was in close telepathic contact. From the launching in 1982 of Share International, the magazine of which Benjamin Creme was founding editor, his Master contributed a series of inspiring articles on a wide range of subjects: The Brotherhood of Man, The ending of war, Unity in diversity, Saving the planet, Man’s divinity, The cities of tomorrow, Evolution versus creationism, The curse of commercialization, The path of co-operation, Overcoming the fear of change — and many more.