Meditation and Yoga
Wheels of Life
A User's Guide to the Chakra System
Paperback ISBN: 0875423205
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CHAKRA SYSTEM? Many people focus on a single chakra - like the Crown Chakra for Spirituality, the Brow Chakra for Psychic Powers, the Heart Chakra for Universal Love, the Solar Plexus for Power (especially for those into the martial arts) and so on - each chakra's special attribute. And some people try to repress the 'lower' chakras as morally bad. BUT the real importance is to understand the chakras as The Energy System of the entire Mind/Body/Spirit Complex. WHEELS OF LIFE presents the Chakra System as a Formula for Wholeness and a Template for Transformation - actually a Map for the Journey through Life At the inner core of each one of us spin seven wheel-like energy centers called chakras. Swirling intersections of vital life forces, each chakra reflects an aspect of consciousness essential to our lives. Together the seven chakras form a system of modeling that consciousness that enables us to better see ourselves - in mind, body, behavior and culture. This system is a valuable tool for personal and planetary growth. Chakras are centers of activity for the reception, assimilation and transmission of life energies. As all our action and understanding arise from and return to points within ourselves, our chakras, as core centers form the coordinating network of our complicated mind/body system. . . . The chakras are the master programs that govern our life, loves, learning and illumination. Like a rainbow bridge, they form the connecting channel between mind and body, spirit and matter, past and future, Heaven and Earth. As we spin through the tumultuous times of our present era, the chakras are the gears that turn the spiral of evolution, drawing our attention toward the still untapped frontiers of consciousness and its infinite potential. (from Chapter One) Wheels of Life is a system about a system - journeying the reader through the seven major chakras with theory, example, practical application and experiential exercises to accomplish the great work of personal transformation. Each consciousness is a unit in the evolutionary process moving us from what we are to what we can become, and through that process we realize ourselves as magicians, healers and visionaries. Wheels of Life takes us through each chakra to fulfill its potentials and then transforms and makes us whole. The journey is taken step-by-step, with each step bringing practical advantages in the development of inherent skills and abilities to meet the increasingly critical challenges of life in our times. Your life is filled with meaning and purpose. Its destiny is Enlightenment. Now, you must take the first step.
Meditations on the Peaks
Mountain Climbing As Metophor for the Spiritual Quest
Paperback ISBN: 0892816570
Evola articulates the close relationship between the physical rigors of mountain climbing and the ascent of the initiate toward self-transcendence. He combines recollections of his own experiences with reflections on other inspirational men and women who shared his view of the transcendent greatness of mountains.
Mastering the Basics
Paperback ISBN: 089389155x
An intelligently prepared presentation for beginners as well as readers with some yoga experience who want to enhance their practice. With a good balance of clear black & white photos and useful, informative text, the two authors (both affiliated with the Himalayan Institute) provide a beginning seq
The Way of Aikido
Life Lessons from an American Sensai
Hardcover ISBN: 0525944133
Draws on the philosophical teachings of aikido to present a series of life lessons on how to transform pain into joy, violence and anger into reconciliation, discord into harmony, and pain into vital energy. 25,000 first printing.
Dancing With Dragons
Paperback ISBN: 1567181651
A Llewellyn Best-Seller with 70,000 Sold! Why do all cultures, distant and diverse, have similar tales of dragons? Universal wisdom confirms dragons have interacted with people since time immemorial—they call to us, pique our curiosity, and arouse our fears. These mystical beasts are real and their power, their influence, and especially their magick can be captured. Building upon rituals and drawing on their energy, learn to befriend these inspirational creatures and become partners with them on a spiritual journey. Move with them, learn from them, dance in perfect human/dragon syncopation. A unique, one-of-a-kind tome and a welcome addition to the growing body of metaphysical lore. —Midwest Book Review A personal devotion and an academic work of the highest order. —The Dragon Chronicle (UK) Dragon-lovers everywhere will like this book. —Prediction D.J. Conway. A native of the Pacific Northwest, D. J. Conway has studied metaphysical subjects for over forty years. Her quest for knowledge has covered every aspect of Paganism, Wicca, New Age, and Eastern philosophies. She is the author of numerous books including Mystical Dragon Magick, the follow-up to Dancing with Dragons.
Kundalini and the Chakras
A Practical Manual-Evolution in This Lifetime
Paperback ISBN: 0875425925
We all possess the powerful life force of Kundalini that can open us to genius states, psychic powers, and cosmic consciousness. For over ten years, this trusted guide has been teaching people how to safely and effectively use this potent natural energy for spiritual development. This updated edition of Kundalini and the Chakras features all new artwork and an added index. Genevieve Lewis Paulson's warm, practical approach and transformative techniques for cleansing, balancing, and developing the chakras and their energies will help you realize your own tremendous creative and spiritual potential.
In the Shadow of the Shaman
Connecting With Self, Nature, and Spirit
Paperback ISBN: 0875428886
Blending ancient shamanistic wisdom with modern spiritual traditions, Amber Wolfe helps readers forge their own personal connection to shamanic worlds. This guide to shamanism filled with examples of guided journeys, secrets of shamanic divination, visualization techniques, healing practices, spells, rituals, and recipesprovides all one needs to begin dancing in the shadow of the shaman.