Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
"Longing For Darkness" is a wonderful "travelogue" of one woman's search for meaning and connection, while living the "ordinary" life. The author's honesty, compassion and humbleness allows the reader to be a part of her struggle for wholeness in this fragmented world.
I really like the way the author wove together the many threads of Western and Eastern spiritual practices and traditions, making a tapestry that gives a face and personality to the female aspect of Spirit.
"Longing For Darkness" is a book of integrity that is both insightful and inspirational.
Jul 7, 2007
Tara and the Black Madonna
This is a great travel narrative. It combines the personal desires and fears of the author, with great historical information on the Buddhist Goddess Tara, and the representation of the Madonna as a black woman in older Catholic imagery.
Moving, political, and looking for the essence of compassion in humanity, I have bought several copies of this book since I first read it and passed them on to others.
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