Published January 11, 2005
by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||164|
Books shelved as know-thyself: Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl, A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life's Purpose by Eckhart Tolle, The Power of. KNOW THYSELF by Na'im Akbar is a must need on every black person's shelf. This small book is packed with so much insight that it will definitely allow you to shift your focus inward and study to know the self. This book shouldn't be skimmed, it isn't a light read, if you're like me you'll end up highlighting much of the contents/5. About Know Thyself. A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of A lively and timely introduction to the roots of self-understanding–who we are and how we should act–in the cultures of ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Know Yourself - The Book of Life is the 'brain' of The School of Life, a gathering of the best ideas around wisdom and emotional intelligence. In Ancient Greece, the philosopher Socrates famously declared that the unexamined life was not worth living.
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Man know thyself; then thou shalt know the Universe and God. To know thyself is the beginning of wisdom. There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one's self. Benjamin Franklin (). “Representative selections: with introduction, bibliography, and notes” People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the. ‘Know Thyself’ The journey of spiritual development and self-realization begins with self-study. Self-study leads to self-knowledge and eventually to an understanding of the meaning and purpose of existence. The words of Socrates and many others – ‘Know thyself’ – are a signpost for all those who seek true knowledge and being File Size: KB. How does one really know themselves? You could recognize the exterior and know your own reflection. Sure you are 6 2 with brown hair and eyes. Not a bad-looking individual. " How wonderful it is to be taught by a free teacher, a spiritual leader, a member of our family who truly loves the family, an architect of transforming processes, a defender of African people know Dr. Na'im Akbar as a special treasure. This book is another important gift from him to us. It is our responsibility to study these thoughts, carefully.4/5(2).