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Mala of the Heart: 108 Sacred Poems

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This collection of timeless poetry celebrates the eternal spiritual truth within each heart.
ebook, 146 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by New World Library (first published January 1st 2010)
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Tami
Apr 12, 2010 Tami rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
To put it very simply, a mala is like a Buddhist rosary. Some schools of Buddhism use malas in much the same way as prayer beads. They meditate, recite mantras, or count breaths for each of the 108 beads.

Mala of the Heart is a book of 108 poems. All of the poems or thoughts are short, just a few lines. The editors have brought together a lot of Rumi, Hafiz, and Lalla works. However, poems are also written by people such as St. Catherine of Siena, St. Francis of Assisi, and W.B. Yeats.

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Katy
Jul 06, 2014 Katy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: buddhism, poetry
Great collection. Spiritual, sacred here means god-- in case that concerns you. Nice range of poets. Wish there were commentary.
Stacy
Nov 12, 2010 Stacy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: poetry
Just lovely and inspiring! It's remarkable how old some of these writings are and how it holds true across the many different belief systems.
Matthew
Oct 18, 2010 Matthew rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This collection of spiritual poems is able to refresh and reorient the body and mind so as to look at the world through lens of clarity that spiritual verse such as this can only provide.
Celeste Bennett
Jun 13, 2013 Celeste Bennett rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
Read, and re-read. A book to turn to for inspiration. A wonderful introduction to several mystics.
Judith
Dec 02, 2015 Judith rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A beautiful book of inspirational, divine poetry.
Jill Moore
Dec 28, 2015 Jill Moore rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A beautiful collection of sacred poems.
Jane Rush
Oct 10, 2012 Jane Rush rated it it was amazing
Exquisite poetry, I read over and over again. lifts the spirit and soul <3
Karen
Nov 01, 2016 Karen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Mala of the Heart, edited by Ravi Nathwani and Kate Vogt, is a sublime collection of poems by mystics from all over the world. The number of poems in this collection is 108. it is believed that the the number 108 is very significant. According to beliefs there are 108 earthly feelings, 108 delusions, and 108 in the traditional meditation Mala.

The poems travel to the heart of the reader and point the way to Peace, Wisdom, and the importance of the simplicity of the existence of Mankind. It under
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