Anam Cara: A Book Of Celtic Wisdom

Paperback | September 1, 1998

byJohn O'donohue

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Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging

John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitude, love, and death as:

  • Light is generous

  • The human heart is never completely born

  • Love as ancient recognition

  • The body is the angel of the soul

  • Solitude is luminous

  • Beauty likes neglected places

  • The passionate heart never ages

  • To benatural is to be holy

  • Silence is the sister of the divine

  • Death as an invitation to freedom

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Let the profound insight of Celtic wisdom inform your spiritual life in Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom. Anam cara is Gaelic for "soul friend," and John O'Donohue proves he is anam cara to readers when he offers Celtic insights into solitude, love, death and friendship and other relevant issues to humanity. O'Donahue is a scholar, p...

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Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitu...

Discover the Celtic Circle of Belonging John O'Donohue, poet, philosopher, and scholar, guides you through the spiritual landscape of the Irish imagination. In Anam Cara, Gaelic for "soul friend," the ancient teachings, stories, and blessings of Celtic wisdom provide such profound insights on the universal themes of friendship, solitu...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:September 1, 1998Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006092943X

ISBN - 13:9780060929435

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Let the profound insight of Celtic wisdom inform your spiritual life in Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom. Anam cara is Gaelic for "soul friend," and John O'Donohue proves he is anam cara to readers when he offers Celtic insights into solitude, love, death and friendship and other relevant issues to humanity. O'Donahue is a scholar, poet and philosopher who lives in Ireland. Internationally-renowned author Deepak Chopra refers to Anam Cara as "a powerful and life-transforming experience."

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"A lively spiritual companion to all Celts--or to those who are Celtic in their hearts." (Publishers Weekly (starred review))