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Humility, being open and receptive to all experience, is the key to becoming one with the spontaneous patterns of the universe
• Integrates classic teachings of Hinduism and Buddhism with principles of quantum physics to reveal the science of the enlightened masters
• Reveals how we are each capable of shifting from the aggressive path of the warrior to the humble path of the sage
• Explains how the key to catching the current acceleration of conscious evolution is humility
From Krishna and Lao-tzu to Buddha and Jesus, each enlightened master discovered how being receptive to all experience was the key to becoming one with the universe and its spontaneous patterns of order and chaos. Revealing humility as the purest expression of this receptivity, Jason Gregory integrates classic teachings of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and Hermeticism with principles from quantum physics to explain the science of humility as practiced by the ancient masters.
The author shows how, driven by fear, the human mind creates the ego. In its greedy and arrogant quest to protect the self and its desires, the ego forges the illusion of separation, weaving complex patterns of reality that shield us from our unity with all beings and result in attitudes of aggression, selfishness, and competition. He reveals how the iconic clash between this complex, aggressive “path of the warrior” and the simple “path of the sage” is reflected in the polarized state of the modern world. Yet this state also reflects the accelerating wave of conscious evolution we are now experiencing. The key to catching this evolutionary wave is humility: the reversal of complexity into simplicity, the ancient science of mental alchemy that represents the Great Work of Eternity.
PRAISE FOR THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF HUMILITY
“Asserting that sages, both ancient and modern, share the quality of humility, Gregory says this virtue is the key to ultimate liberation. The teacher, speaker, and documentary filmmaker draws from Asian philosophies, Hermeticism, and a variety of other spiritual sources to “show a clear understanding of what spiritual evolution and illumined consciousness really mean.” Gregory’s source materials reveal broad knowledge…”
Publishers Weekly, November 2014
“The Science and Practice of Humility is a very thoughtful and wise treatise on the nature of reality, with inspiration for our spiritual unfoldment.”
Corinne McLaughlin, coauthor of The Practical Visionary
“With the clarity of an eagle soaring in the still peace of a clear blue sky, Jason Gregory offers us an important work in the development of a vision of unity and peace. The Science and Practice of Humility is a revelation, speaking to that inner knowing that has never been separate from who we are and have always been. Gregory’s style is both intellectually stimulating and personally evocative. This book is a treasure to hold in two hands: to ponder, to enjoy, and to allow its alchemy to call upon that which is our best, and our salvation.”
Robert Sachs, author of Becoming Buddha
“A profound and important book. From his exploration of Hermetic principles and the true meaning of alchemy, to his deconstruction of false ideas of manifesting wishes, Jason Gregory makes a unique contribution to an evolving philosophy for the 21st century. This eminently readable and thought-provoking book renders a service to us all.”
Graham Hancock, author of Supernatural: Meetings with the Ancient Teachers of Mankind
“The Science and Practice of Humility acts as a bridge between East and West by presenting Oriental wisdom to the modern world. This is a profound book with a simple and clear explanation of some of the classic concepts of Oriental philosophy.”
Satish Kumar, author of The Buddha and the Terrorist
“Jason Gregory’s richly woven treatise encourages the reader to go beyond intellectualizing and to enter a realm of sincere introspection toward a liberation of the self. Gregory persuasively reminds us that evolution begins through one’s own humility. The Science and Practice of Humility is a compelling read for all those seeking the threads of Truth behind the tapestry that is life.”
Kingsley L. Dennis, Ph.D., author of New Consciousness for a New World
“When one truly realizes the warrior mind and how it operates, it will then cease to be a part of you and peace will emerge. This is the true gift of The Science and Practice of Humility.”
Steven L. Hairfield, Ph.D., author of The Twelve Sacred Principles of Karma
“Growing in the west is an ever-increasing interest in the eastern wisdom traditions. People are turning to practices such as Yoga, Taiji and meditation in order to access the teachings of sages adept in the arts of inner cultivation. Sadly it is often the case that modern people come up against a brick wall when the philosophy which underpins these arts appears so alien to them. I believe that it is the work of authors such as Jason Gregory who will help to bring down these walls by bringing ancient teachings into the contemporary western world. With an in depth discussion of the underlying ethos of the spiritual arts, The Science and Practice of Humility is a must read for any looking to understand the inner arts.”
Damo Mitchell, author of Daoist Nei Gong
“Jason Gregory has outdone himself. The Science and Practice of Humility has given me two great moments of insight in the past month that have led to a major leap in maturity and stillness. Take time with each line in this book, and you will understand what I mean.”
Ben Stewart, documentary filmmaker of Kymatica and lead singer of Hierosonic
“A wide ranging comprehensive exploration of the human condition, drawing on history and the wisdom of many cultures. Jason Gregory helps us to see our shadow side, and then points our gaze toward the light, the evolution of consciousness, and the healing of life on earth.”
Wes Nisker, author of The Essential Crazy Wisdom
“Humility may be one of the most misunderstood states of being, and one of the most powerful kinds of consciousness. This book penetrates through superficial concepts to give you a much deeper experience of this way of being in the world. I like how the book connects humility and truth, and that Jason Gregory gives us a thorough background in global teachings that support the development of the frequency of humility.”
Penney Peirce, author of Leap of Perception and Frequency
Published by Inner Traditions, October 11, 2014.
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