Eastern Body  Western Mind Book
Score: 4.5
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Eastern Body Western Mind


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Celestial Arts
  • Release Date : 2011-03-16
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 504
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307777935

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Eastern Body Western Mind Excerpt :

Revised edition of the groundbreaking New Age book that seamlessly merges Western psychology and science with spirituality, creating a compelling interpretation of the Eastern chakra system and its relevance for Westerners today. In Eastern Body, Western Mind, chakra authority Anodea Judith brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics and applying the chakra system to important modern social realities and issues such as addiction, codependence, family dynamics, sexuality, and personal empowerment. Arranged schematically, the book uses the inherent structure of the chakra system as a map upon which to chart our Western understanding of individual development. Each chapter focuses on a single chakra, starting with a description of its characteristics and then exploring its particular childhood developmental patterns, traumas and abuses, and how to heal and maintain balance.

Anodea Judith s Chakra Yoga Book

Anodea Judith s Chakra Yoga


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release Date : 2015-09-08
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 480
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738746418

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Anodea Judith s Chakra Yoga Excerpt :

As the architecture of the soul, the chakra system is the yoke of yoga—the means whereby mind and body, heaven and earth, and spirit and matter are joined together in the divine union that is the true meaning of yoga. In this long-awaited book by acclaimed chakra expert Anodea Judith, you will learn how to use yoga’s principles and practices to awaken the subtle body of energy and connect with your highest source. Using seven vital keys to unlock your inner temple, you will be guided through practices that open and activate each chakra through postures, bioenergetic exercises, breathing practices, mantras, guided meditation, and yoga philosophy. With beautiful step-by-step photographs for each of the poses, along with guidelines for deeper alignment and activation of the energy body, this book is a valuable resource for teachers and students alike. Praise: “Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga is a wonderful companion to her decades of books and teachings. Providing exploration through yogic methods for liberating, transforming, and balancing our energetic body and life, it is a gift to the world.”—Shiva Rea, founder of Prana Vinyasa and author of Tending the Heart Fire “For decades, I have been waiting, wishing, longing for such a book as Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga. As always with Anodea, the book is exquisitely presented, deep, practical, inspiring, easy to follow, contemporary. A MUST HAVE. Enjoy the ride!”—Margot Anand, author of The Art of Everyday Ecstasy

Creating on Purpose Book

Creating on Purpose


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Sounds True
  • Release Date : 2012-10-01
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9781604079159

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Creating on Purpose Excerpt :

You may have seen the movies and read the books about manifestation, but your power to create your dreams still seems to be missing the mark. Don't throw in the towel yet—there's a radically new approach that may reveal the missing piece of the puzzle. With Creating on Purpose, innovative teachers Anodea Judith and Lion Goodman present a comprehensive, systematic method for realizing your highest aspirations. Shared with thousands in their popular nationwide workshops, this unique, step-by-step approach guides us through a rich study of the inner self, the outer world, and how to connect the two to make your dreams come true. Manifestation is the process of bringing the spiritual and material together to create a better life for yourself, your family, and your community, explain Anodea and Lion. At the heart of this work are the energy centers known as the chakras, which offer us a profound formula for wholeness, a template for transformation, and a sacred map for manifestation. Learn how to make use of the top-down flow of energy between chakras—an ancient key to effective change, and a way of aligning our desires with our highest good, as you explore: Chakra Seven: Consciousness Creates—Receive guidance and grace, clarify ideas into intention, and clear limiting beliefs Chakra Six: Vision Vitalizes—Imagine possibilities, discover your purpose, and visualize your path to fulfillment Chakra Five: Conversation Catalyzes—Tell your story, refine your mission, and set goals to chart your course Chakra Four: Love Enlivens—Find the right relationships, establish your network, and co-create with beauty and love Chakra Three: Power Produces—Become proactive, strengthen your will, and handle distractions and obstacles Chakra Two: Pleasure Pleases—Ride the river of passion, balance masculine and feminine energies, and attract what you want and need Chakra One: Matter Matters—Honor your commitments, inhabit your body, and complete every cycle “When you alig

Psychology Of The Chakras Eye Of The Lotus Book

Psychology Of The Chakras Eye Of The Lotus


  • Author : Richard A. Jelusich
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass Publishe
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN 10 : 812082962X

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Psychology Of The Chakras Eye Of The Lotus Excerpt :

Contents: Acknowledgements, Note from the author, list of illustrations, introduction, Definition of the Chakras, Your Chakric Relationships, Your Dominant Chakra, Five Dominant Chakras, Not Seven, Subcategories of Dominant Chakras, Higher and Lower Aspects of Each Chakra, First Chakra: Survivability, Second Chakra: The Creationist, Third Chakra: The Charismatic Leader, Fourth Chakra: The Empath, Fifth Chakra: The Communicator, Sixth Chakra: The Prophet, Seventh Chakra: Zero Point, Chakras 8, 13, 20, and 64, Reference Chakras, Stepping Through the Chakras; the Evolutionary Path, Are we in just one dominant chakra our whole Lives? Inverse Relationships, The Law of Reciprocity, Representation through relationship, and the evolution of the soul-group consciousness, Masking, That's Just What a Chakra Would say, Dominant Chakra Dispositions of Famous People, Hand Positions and the Chakras, Psychic Manipulation Prevention, The Evolutionary Aspect of Truth, Quantitative vs. Qualitative Reality, Three Reasons Why People Do Not Heal, Appendix A, Recommended Reading for Each Chakra, Exercises and Meditations to Build Strength in Each Chakra, Section one: Exercise to Increase Intuitive Abilities, Section two: General Energy-Balancing Exercises, Section Three: Specific Exercises for Each Chakra, Essential oils that help heal each chakra, Sounds that help heal each chakra, light and color that help heal each chakra, yoga exercises for each chakra, Appendix B, Bibliography and References.

Wheels of Life Book
Score: 4.5
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Wheels of Life


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
  • Release Date : 2012-12-08
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9780738715957

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Wheels of Life Excerpt :

As portals between the physical and spiritual planes, the chakras offer unparalleled opportunities for growth, healing, and transformation. Anodea Judith's classic introduction to the chakra system, which has sold over 200,000 copies, has been completely updated and expanded. It includes revised chapters on relationships, evolution, and healing, and a new section on raising children with healthy chakras. Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development. Learn how to explore and balance your own chakras using poetic meditations and simple yoga movements—along with gaining spiritual wisdom, you'll experience better health, more energy, enhanced creativity, and the ability to manifest your dreams. Praise: "Wheels of Life is the most significant and influential book on the chakras ever written."— John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga

Chakras Book

Chakras


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Hay House
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Chakras
  • Pages : 217
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401952297

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Chakras Excerpt :

"An introductory guide to the chakras, offering practical tools on using this incredible energy system to balance, heal, and take charge of your well being." -- Back cover.

Charge and the Energy Body Book

Charge and the Energy Body


  • Author : Anodea Judith, Ph.D.
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401954499

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Charge and the Energy Body Excerpt :

Use the power of life force to live your highest potential. We all know what it’s like to have a “charge” about something. It’s a feeling of excitement, fear, sexual arousal, or irritation. But what we don’t currently know is how to use charge for the behaviors we want to create. Charge is a word for the basic life force running through us. This force is crucial if we are to meet the challenges of difficult situations, heal past wounds and traumas, and manage the stress of modern life. Even more, it is essential for understanding how to master your own life force and become all you can be. This book makes an important contribution to the growing field of Energy Medicine, by looking at charge as the interface between mind and body, and the missing ingredient in Mind-Body healing. It brings the reader into a deep intimacy with their own life force, as well as an understanding of how charge runs their relationships, their children, their clients, and patients. It examines how we can become “overcharged” or “undercharged” and how to bring about balance through practices of charging and discharging. Each chapter gives simple exercises to put these principles into practice. World-renowned teacher, somatic therapist, best-selling author, and advanced yoga teacher, Anodea Judith, Ph.D., addresses all this and more in her groundbreaking book on mastering the life force. Taken from her decades of teaching on the subject and her doctoral work in Mind-Body medicine, this book contributes something entirely new to the literature on healing self and others.

The Body Book

The Body


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  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 1987-01-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages : 268
  • ISBN 10 : 0887064698

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The Body Excerpt :

This book explores mind-body philosophy from an Asian perspective. It sheds new light on a problem central in modern Western thought. Yuasa shows that Eastern philosophy has generally formulated its view of mind-body unity as an achievement a state to be acquired--rather than as essential or innate. Depending on the individual's own developmental state, the mind-body connection can vary from near dissociation to almost perfect integration. Whereas Western mind-body theories have typically asked what the mind-body is, Yuasa asks how the mind-body relation varies on a spectrum from the psychotic to the yogi, from the debilitated to the athletic, from the awkward novice to the master musician. Yuasa first examines various Asian texts dealing with Buddhist meditation, kundalini yoga, acupuncture, ethics, and epistemology, developing a concept of the "dark consciousness" (not identical with the psychoanalytic unconscious) as a vehicle for explaining their basic view. He shows that the mind-body image found in those texts has a striking correlation to themes in contemporary French phenomenology, Jungian psychoanalysis, psychomatic medicine, and neurophysiology. The book clears the ground for a provocative meeting between East and West, establishing a philosophical region on which science and religion can be mutually illuminating.

The Sevenfold Journey Book

The Sevenfold Journey


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Celestial Arts
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 289
  • ISBN 10 : 0895945746

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The Sevenfold Journey Excerpt :

Techniques for healing, utilising the seven energy centres of ancient medicine.

The Global Heart Awakens Book

The Global Heart Awakens


  • Author : Anodea Judith
  • Publisher : Red Wheel/Weiser
  • Release Date : 2013-07-01
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780988866201

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The Global Heart Awakens Excerpt :

Positing that modern society is an adolescent culture, driven by greed and power and lying on the cusp of an era of spiritual growth and shifting values, this book explores mythic themes in various historical eras to explain the past, present, and future of the human experience. It suggests that the world is facing a rite of passage into adulthood and that a time of cooperation, stabilization, and sharing is approaching. With an original theory of history based on developmental psychology, including an analysis of masculine and feminine archetypes, this thoughtful guide weaves the narratives of human history and individuals' experiences into a path of enlightenment and a way to catalyze social change.

The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing Book

The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing


  • Author : Susan Shumsky
  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781633411395

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The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing Excerpt :

"This book is for seekers. With writing that is both friendly to the layperson yet true to a deeper mystery, this is the book to which I refer my students who are interested in the esoteric wisdom and practices of the ancients." —Anodea Judith, author of Eastern Body, Western Mind Although they are often misunderstood, the chakras are important facets of health and spirituality and when properly attuned can lead to happier and healthier lives. In The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing, Dr. Susan Shumsky delves into the ancient Tantric and Vedic literature to uncover the veiled mysteries of the ages, where the most authentic information about the 7 chakras, 7 subchakras, and the subtle energy system can be found. By reading this valuable book, you will: Discover your subtle body and energy field and how to heal blockages. Gain understanding of kundalini energy and the chakra system. Understand how to use visualization to access your chakras. Learn to maintain the health of your energy field. The Big Book of Chakras and Chakra Healing is perfect for novices and experienced practitioners alike and will lead you on a journey of discovery, balance, and enlightenment.

The Psychology of Yoga Book

The Psychology of Yoga


  • Author : Georg Feuerstein
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2014-01-14
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834829213

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The Psychology of Yoga Excerpt :

"Psychoanalysis itself and the lines of thought to which it gives rise," said C. G. Jung, "are only a beginner’s attempt compared to what is an immemorial art in the East"—by which he was referring to the millennia-old study of the mind found in Yoga. That tradition was hardly known in the West when the discipline of psychology arose in the nineteenth century, but with the passing of time the common ground between Yoga and psychology has become ever more apparent. Georg Feuerstein here uses a modern psychological perspective to explore the ways Hindu, Buddhist, and Jaina yogas have traditionally regarded the mind and how it works—and shows how that understanding can enhance modern psychology in both theory and practice.

Yoga of the Subtle Body Book

Yoga of the Subtle Body


  • Author : Tias Little
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2017-05-30
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780834829763

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Yoga of the Subtle Body Excerpt :

With his expert teachings, philosophical insights, and pragmatic imagery, world-class yoga instructor Tias Little turns the anatomy of the physical body into a tool for navigating the subtle body. If you spend considerable time doing yoga, you begin to see that it is about much more than just the body—the practice of yoga in fact reveals that the body is in no way separate from the psYchospiritual forces that animate it. Tias Little here provides a way to understand these forces as they relate to an integrated yoga of body, mind, and spirit. He unites somatic concepts and wisdom teachings in this practical guide to the anatomy of the physical, mental, emotional, and subtle (or energetic) body. Little is a master teacher who offers us a guided tour of the body’s structure and physical anatomy, then uses this new structural awareness as the basis for exploring the subtle body. In a meaningful and pragmatic way, the book maps the connection between the body and the rich symbolism that pervades the yogic imagination, including the chakras, nadis, and koshas. Further, Little offers readers clear, insightful yoga, pranayama, and meditation exercises that apply these body-mind principles.

The Chakra Book Book

The Chakra Book


  • Author : Osho
  • Publisher : Osho Media International
  • Release Date : 2015-06-09
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9780880509947

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The Chakra Book Excerpt :

A comprehensive and in-depth discussion of the human energy centers known as chakras. The book offers a unique understanding of how these centers, also referred to as “subtle bodies” can be identified and experienced, along with how they are related to personal transformation and health. In this volume, Osho gives an overview of the Eastern science of the subtle energy centers in the human body that are sometimes known as “chakras.” It is a science that underlies traditional Chinese medicine, Indian Ayurveda, and the practice of kundalini yoga, among other disciplines that recognize the deep connection between mind and body. Osho also shows how these same principles apply to human psychological growth and maturation, and the evolution of consciousness. Self-help, Spirituality, Psychology, Meditation, Esoteric, New Age, Health, Yoga. The title will especially of interest to the large group of people involved with Yoga, as the book describes in simple terms, using everyday experiences as examples, what underlies the Kundalini Yoga approach to the human energy system. The Chakra Book delivers the ‘esoteric science’ and understanding in the context of personal growth and transformation.

Theories of the Chakras Book
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Theories of the Chakras


  • Author : Hiroshi Motoyama
  • Publisher : Motilal Banarsidass
  • Release Date : 2014-01-01
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9788178220239

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Theories of the Chakras Excerpt :

It is an outstanding book from both the scientific and spiritual points of view. It is the unique record of the pioneering experiments which presents clear, electrophysiological evidence of the existence of the network of chakras and nadis which form the infrastructure of the subtle energies existing in the pranic and psychic dimensions, which underlie and activate the physical, material body of man. The experiments in the book successfully integrate the subjective and objective dimensions of knowledge and will serve as guideposts and blueprints for experiments in the years ahead. The chakras and other components of the human energy field were largely brought to the attention of the Western world by clairvoyant Charles W. Leadbeater. His pioneering work is discussed in detail in this fascinating exploration of the subtle body, along with that of other respected seers and yogis. "This book represents a monumental effort to review and correlate much of the accumulated knowledge of the subtle energy systems...Such a book could only be written by a person who has had the life-long personal experiences which Dr Motoyama so generously shares with the reader. These experiences provide a step-by-step illustration of unfolding and expanding consciousness. The book is necessary reading for all serious students of the subject of consciousness." - George W. Meek