The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World

The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781938289088
Publisher: Hierophant Publishing
Publication date: 03/01/2013
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 282,107
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


don Miguel Ruiz, Jr., is a Nagual, or a Toltec Master of Transformation. He is a direct descendant of the Toltecs of the Eagle Knight lineage, and is the son of don Miguel Ruiz, Sr., author of the Four Agreements. He lives in Sacramento, California with his wife and two children.

Table of Contents

Foreword don Miguel Ruiz ix

Introduction xiii

1 An Exploration of Perception and Potential 1

2 Understanding the Personal Dream and the Dream of the Planet 13

3 Knowledge and Attachments 19

4 The Five Levels of Attachment 31

5 Level One: The Authentic Self 43

6 Level Two: Preference 49

7 Level Three: Identity 55

8 Level Four: Internalization 61

9 Level Five: Fanaticism 67

10 The Biggest Demon 75

11 Moving through the Levels of Attachment 89

12 Uncovering Our Stories and Assumptions 107

13 Recognizing the Role of Attachments in Conflict 123

14 Honoring Our Emotions 133

Afterword 145

Acknowledgments 149

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The Five Levels of Attachment: Toltec Wisdom for the Modern World 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The author uses simple examples to explain what can be, for some, very profound ideas regarding reasons for one's suffering in day to day life. As you read, it may be helpful to reflect on your own daily habits and interactions in relation to what you read in each chapter. This type of reflection can be a great start to diminishing hot tempers and negative habits.
DKWCO More than 1 year ago
A nice read for people who like to reflect on the meaning of life.
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Chanzie More than 1 year ago
Rating 3.5/5 stars This was an enjoyable read. It was not quite what I expected but - like with all books that deal with life concepts - I took out what meant something to me and left behind that which did not resonate with what I believe. There are some great concepts in the book - I think I expected something more along the lines of the Four Agreements.  I enjoyed learning about the attachments and where the different levels are applied in my own life. If you enjoy spiritual reads, this is a quick snack. It isn't a heavy read and there is something in here for everyone.  Miguel has such a great way with words and explaining the concepts in layman's terms. Overall I enjoy his work and reading about the Toltec way.  Final Thoughts: It was still a great read that held some great concepts and advice. An enlightening read. 
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Wonderful so far...