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The Illuminated Rumi 2009 Wall Calendar

The Illuminated Rumi Wall Calendar: Based on One Song: A New Illuminated Rumi, this calendar is an interweaving of poetry and art: a magnificent meeting of ancient tradition and modern interpretation that uniquely captures the spiritual wealth of Rumi�s teachings. Michael Green�s magical art, along with his sensitive renderings of Rumi�s poetry, makes this work a classic guide to the life of the soul for a whole new generation of seekers.

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Hindu Gods & Goddesses 2009 Wall Calendar

Hindu Gods & Goddesses Wall Calendar: Hinduism is one of the world's oldest and most widely practiced religions. As the great Hindu sage Sri Ramakrishna has said, "There can be as many spiritual paths as there are spiritual aspirants, and as many Gods as there are devotees." One of the hallmarks of Hindu spirituality is the worship of this infinite diversity of the One Unknowable God in a multiplicity of forms.

The depth and majesty of India's magical pantheon of deities is illuminated in this calendar, featuring the art of Pieter Weltevrede.

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Hidden Messages in Water 2009 Wall Calendar

Hidden Messages in Water Wall Calendar: The Hidden Messages in Water calendar presents the revolutionary work of renowned scientist Masaru Emoto, who discovered that molecules of water are affected by our thoughts, words and feelings. Using high-speed photography, Dr. Emoto shows that crystals formed in frozen water reveal changes when specific, concentrated thoughts are directed toward them. He found that water from clear springs and water that has been exposed to loving words shows brilliant, complex and colorful snowflake patterns. In contrast, polluted water or water exposed to negative thoughts, forms incomplete patterns with dull colors.

The implications of this research create a new awareness of how we can positively impact the world around us. Since humans and the earth are composed mostly of water, Emoto�s message is one of personal health, global environmental renewal, and a practical plan for peace that starts with each one of us.

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Herb Gardens 2009 Wall Calendar

Herb Gardens Wall Calendar: Cooks, gardeners and anyone who cherishes the magic of herbs will enjoy entering this world of flavor, fragrance and color. Herbs have been used for centuries on every continent in cooking, medicines, perfume, and crafts. More than just a calendar, this is a resource to be kept. Herbs can be used in foods from appetizers to desserts, as shown in the easy but sumptuous recipes. Plus, a wealth of herbal folklore, remedies and growing tips are offered every other day.

Photographer/author Maggie Oster has written and taken pictures for eighteen books on gardening and cooking. She is also regional editor for the National Gardening Association’s Website.

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Hebrew Illuminations 2009 Wall Calendar

Hebrew Illuminations Wall Calendar: The ancient and enduring spirit of the Jewish tradition comes alive in the Hebrew Illuminations of artist Adam Rhine. Rhine has created ornate, highly detailed Judaica paintings in watercolor and acrylic. His style is heavily influenced by medieval illuminated manuscripts which he combines with modern palettes and aesthetics. Each work is crafted to honor the infinite nobility of the Lord, and to visually bring forth His energy within different combinations of overlapping shapes, rich colors, and intricate patterns.

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The Haunted Realm 2009 Wall Calendar

The Haunted Realm Wall Calendar: From the very beginning of recorded time all the great civilizations of our world have believed in the supernatural in some form or other. Simon Marsden�s startlingly atmospheric black and white infrared photographs reveal this hidden world and his ghostly and beguiling images transport the reader to a different realm; a haunted realm. Accompanying the photographs is text which describes the apparitions that have been reported at each site, and the strange and often macabre real-life events which are said to lie behind them.

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Hafiz 2009 Wall Calendar

Hafiz Wall Calendar: "A poet is someone who can pour light into a cup, then raise it to nourish your beautiful parched, holy mouth." The poetry of Hafiz, the 14th century Persian poet, has been referred to, along with Rumi, Shakespeare, and Dante, as one of the seven great literary wonders of the world. To Persians, the poems of Hafiz are not classic literature from a remote past, but cherished wisdom, humor and love from a dear friend. For centuries Hafiz has been called "the tongue of the invisible," and through these modern visions he continues to sing wild and beautiful love songs to this world from God.

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Fractal Cosmos 2009 Wall Calendar

Fractal Cosmos Wall Calendar: Fractals are the visual depictions of mathematical equations, the same math equations, in fact, that describe natural phenomena like coastlines, plant shapes and weather patterns. A computer program assigns a color to each point in the image based on the answers to a chosen equation, which then results in abstract fractal shapes. Dozens of variables are manipulated in order to create these fascinating images. Equations representing the image accompany each picture.

The Fractal Cosmos wall calendar is created with cutting edge computer programs and features the organic designs of Alice Kelley, who says, “Fractals are an intuitive glimpse into the infinite order that comprises the natural world, as well as being proof that math is beautiful.”

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Flowers A Universe Revealed 2009 Wall Calendar

Flowers A Universe Revealed Wall Calendar: The stunning photography of Christopher Gruver presents a wildly beautiful and vivid experience of the universe of flowers. An avid lover of nature and the outdoors, Christopher’s work marries skill with instinct. Drawing on his intuitive link to aesthetic and essence, Christopher creates striking compositions that reveal the delicacy and vibrancy of nature. Each month is accompanied by a poetic interlude connecting our human voyage with the living intimacy of a flower.

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Feng Shui 2009 Wall Calendar

Feng Shui Wall Calendar: This best-selling calendar, now in its tenth year, points the way to a deeper relationship between man and nature. Feng shui is an ancient Chinese practice concerned with relationships between our personal chi energy and the chi energy of places.

Evocative nature photographs by Gary Braasch and Tom Bender illustrate feng shui principles such as “Li” – Intention and Oneness. Each month, the text includes poetic reflections and useful specific guidance from sustainable architect/feng shui practitioner, Tom Bender.

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Environmental Art 2009 Wall Calendar

Environmental Art Wall Calendar: As one of the most exciting art movements of our time, environmental art celebrates our connection to the natural world through beauty, science, metaphor and ecological restoration. It can encompass a surprising landscape of approaches from ephemeral “art in nature” sculpture designed to last only a few hours before returning to the earth, to community-based “eco-art” installations which clean up polluted watersheds and promote public understanding of local and global environmental issues.

The artworks featured in the Environmental Art wall calendar were drawn from the global archives of greenmuseum.org, a not-for-profit online museum of environmental art. It provides a sampling of some of the latest developments in this field to stimulate the imagination and promote the role of art in the creation of a more sustainable world culture.

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Dalai Lama 2009 Wall Calendar

Dalai Lama Wall Calendar: His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, is one of the most beloved and respected spiritual teachers living in the world today. He is revered by Buddhists the world over as the living god of love and compassion, and yet he most often refers to himself as a simple monk. His gentle, humorous expression of wisdom and compassion serves as an inspiration to millions. This calendar features photography from Mark Downey.

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Crop Circles 2009 Wall Calendar

Crop Circles Wall Calendar: They appear seemingly out of nowhere, one moment a pristine field, the next moment a complex and mysterious design imprinted in the nearly ripened wheat. The stalks are bent and lain in swirls and patterns of mathematical precision and yet remain virtually undamaged. Some designs demonstrate principles of geometry while others portray ancient religious symbols.

Skeptics tell us they're hoaxes, but no one can fully explain how these patterns are created with such speed and accuracy. Some even believe there are alien forces at work. This calendar features thirteen incredible crop circle photographs paired with fascinating information about this phenomenon by expert Freddy Silva, a leading researcher of the crop circle phenomena.

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Collage for Your Creative Spirit 2009 Wall Calendar

Collage for Your Creative Spirit Wall Calendar: An exciting renaissance in the form of collage, assemblage and mixed media is awakening a world community of women artists. Collage offers creative self-expression for people at every skill level to discover the joy that comes from making art. The Collage for Your Creative Spirit wall calendar celebrates the journey to find the artist within, to shift the mind from “artwork” to “artplay”!

This calendar features pieces by twelve accomplished collage artists, accompanied each month by tips and tricks from Lunaea Weatherstone to get the viewer’s own juices flowing. The combination of practical suggestions and visual delights adds up to a dazzling calendar that will charm, entertain, and most of all, inspire.

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Chicano Art 2009 Wall Calendar

Chicano Art Wall Calendar: The Chicano Art wall calendar showcases the extraordinary works of contemporary Chicano and Chicana artists. These works bring into sharp focus the rich diversity of an art movement that is now achieving full recognition in the art community at large. This lavish and comprehensive collection features art from established masters as well as emerging artists, on themes that include community values, borders and biculturalism, spirituality, personal feeling and shared experiences, cultural icons and nontraditional representations.

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Chakras 2009 Wall Calendar

Chakras Wall Calendar: Chakras are the seven centers of spiritual energy in the human body representing behavioral characteristics and stages of spiritual growth. The specific psychophysical energies can be activated and influenced by directed spiritual practice. Aroused by the practices of tantra yoga, the dormant spiritual Kundalini energy can be made to leave the first chakra and pierce the chakras above, causing spiritual experiences to occur.

The understanding of the seven chakras offers a way to balance one’s desires and lead a happier and more spiritual life along personal destiny. Artist Pieter Weltevrede beautifully illustrates these thirteen full color images, which include a chakra chart, chakra sound symbol and chakra mandala wheel.

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Celtic Mandala 2009 Wall Calendar

Celtic Mandala Wall Calendar: The Celts perceived the presence of divine forces in all aspects of nature. Patterns of harmony and balance, or dark and light, winter and summer, female and male, are woven throughout Celtic tradition. Celtic patterning reflects their belief in the continuity of life, the interconnection of all things, plants, animals and otherworldly divinities.

The Celtic Mandala Wall Calendar presents the magical weavings of Welsh artist Jen Delyth in calendar form. Jen's work is founded in her deep connection to her Celtic heritage. She creates intricate drawings then collages them with her nature photography, further symbolizing the connection to the natural world.

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Celtic Blessings 2009 Wall Calendar

Celtic Blessings Wall Calendar: It is an often overlooked fact that Celtic art is iconic for two very different world views: primeval Christianity and pagan/new age. Celtic art and spirituality stand on an overlap between these two cultures, and act as connecting links between them. Both cultures can learn from their differences, ultimately supporting and nourishing the spiritual aspirations of each. Michael Green’s Celtic Blessings wall calendar is a masterful marriage of these two worlds. Based on Celtic themes and early Irish Christian illuminated manuscripts, Mr. Green reinvisions these genres into a stunning modern look that is firmly rooted in the past.

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Call of the Goddess 2009 Wall Calendar

Call of the Goddess Wall Calendar: Now in its 13th year, this popular wall calendar continues to engage our imagination with its captivating images of the sacred feminine. From the forthright gaze of the maiden to the lush abundance of the mother and the powerful magic of the crone, the goddess is represented here in all her beauty and majesty. Visionary artist Helena Nelson-Reed draws upon diverse sources for her inspiration: fantasy, myth, dreams and writing. Each evocative image is accompanied by a moving description of the mystical realm of the goddess.

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Art Wolfe Edge of the Earth 2009 Wall Calendar

Art Wolfe Edge of the Earth Wall Calendar: Once again, acclaimed nature photographer Art Wolfe takes us on a fantastic journey to the ends of the earth, where he reveals strange and alien landscapes that are infused with nature’s phenomenal beauty and otherworldly energies. The Art Wolfe: Edge of the Earth wall calendar illuminates the spectacular and the remote natural places of this world with penetrating photographic artistry.

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Angel Spirits 2009 Wall Calendar

No other artist has captured the wonders of Fairies and Angels more uniquely than Sulamith W?lfing (1901�1989). This calendar makes this hidden world apparent to the naked eye as it captures its beauty and spirituality. She beckons us to enter a delicious realm of fantasy and we eagerly answer her call.

The childlike innocence and hope portrayed in each painting acts as a balm to the spirit, more needed than ever in this modern world. Each painting is accompanied by text by Lunaea Weatherstone, written in the voice of the Angel Spirits guiding us throughout the year.

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Alex Grey 2009 Wall Calendar

Alex Grey Wall Calendar: Every once in a great while an artist emerges who does more than simply reflect the social trends of the time. These artists are able to transcend established thinking and help us redefine ourselves and our world. Today, a growing number of art critics, philosophers, and spiritual seekers believe they have found that vision in the art of Alex Grey.

Alex's paintings take the viewer on a graphic, visionary journey through the physical, metaphysical, and spiritual anatomy of the self. Grey's portrayals of human beings blend scientific exactitude with visionary depictions of universal life energy, leading us on the soul's journey of our divinely illuminated core.

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Thich Nhat Hanh 2009 Wall Calendar

Thich Nhat Hanh Wall Calendar: Join renowned Zen Master and beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh for a year of mindfulness meditations. Each month pairs artful and expressive photographs of Thich Nhat Hanh and scenes from his teachings with text supporting the practice of mindfulness. The aim of these practices is to cultivate the art of living deeply in the present moment, for as this and gentle teacher has written, "Our true home is in the present moment, and if we want to enter Heaven on Earth, we need only take one conscious step, and one conscious breath."

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Yosemite National Park 2009 Deluxe Wall Calendar

Yosemite National Park Wall Calendar: Rich in Native American history and lore, abundant in wildlife, and unsurpassed in natural beauty, Yosemite National Park is a place of wonder. Pristine pools of mountain runoff reflect granite monoliths that tower overhead. Breathtaking waterfalls descend to deep, silent forests. Blissful trout brave icy creeks. Trek through one of our national treasures, marvel at El Capitan, Tioga Pass, Half Dome and other unforgettable sights with this Yosemite National Park deluxe wall calendar.

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For the Love of Yorkshire Terriers 2009 Deluxe Wall Calendar

For the Love of Yorkshire Terriers Wall Calendar: Yorkshire Terriers are small dogs with an unassailable presence. Yorkies are devoted companions and are quite protective of their owners. They originated in England where they were valued for their rat hunting talents. They have a gorgeous long blue and tan coat that parts on their doll-like faces. The Yorkshire Terriers in this deluxe wall calendar are sweet and lovable, but most of all, photogenic.

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365 Days of Yorkshire Terriers 2009 Wall Calendar

365 Days of Yorkshire Terriers Wall Calendar: These tiny dogs are not shy about raising their voices to larger animals. And don't let the small stature fool you, either—bred to hunt, they are real go-getters. This particular breed has only been in existence for nearly a century. And they have moved out of the mines where they were trained to track rats and into the laps of Yorkshire Terrier lovers everywhere. Enjoy a different cheerful Yorkie photo each day of the year with this colorful calendar.

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