Meditation and Yoga
The Complete Guide : More Than 35 Practices for Everyone from the Beginner to the Healing Professional
Paperback ISBN: 1577310888
Written for beginners to the discipline, this introduction to an ancient and widespread spiritual practice describes more than fifty techniques in detail from a wide variety of traditions, including shamanism, yoga, Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, biofeedback, and much more. Original.
Taming the Tiger
Tibetan Teachings on Right Conduct, Mindfulness and Universal Compassion
Paperback ISBN: 0892815698
Taming the tiger of the mind is a necessary step on the path to personal growth and self-mastery. With wit and wisdom, Akong Tulku Rinpoche teaches how to confront and subdue the ceaseless mental chatter within. True peace, he explains, may be achieved through a practical program for cultivating awareness and bringing the spiritual into everyday life. Only then may we find the sort of happiness that also brings happiness to others. The author explores the pitfalls that result from our habits of thought. He discusses such things as motivation and compassion and how one can aspire to right conduct through the practice of mindfulness. An introductory guide to using the key concepts of Tibetan Buddhism in everyday life. Includes a series of practical exercises by which to change our patterns of living and thinking. Practiced consistently, these can provide a basis for self-knowledge, mind therapy, and self-healing. 1967, Akong Tulku Rinpoche and Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche (author of Meditation in Action) founded the Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Centre in Scotland, the oldest Tibetan Buddhist center in theWest.
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.
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali
A New Translation and Commentary
Paperback ISBN: 0892812621
Approximately two thousand years old, The Yoga-Sutra of PataÃ±jaliÂ is the landmark scripture on classical yoga. The translation and commentary provided here by Georg Feuerstein are outstanding for their accessibility and their insight into the essential meaning of this ancient and complex text. A scholar of international renown who has studied and practiced yoga since the age of fourteen, Feuerstein also brings to The Yoga-Sutra of PataÃ±jali his experience as a professional indologist. His faithful and informed rendering of the aphorisms (sutras) is based on extensive personal research into the Sanscrit sources. Each word is explained so that the entire text becomes readily available to the western reader and student of yoga.
Yoga Mind & Body
Paperback ISBN: 078943301x
Outlines the five basic principles of yoga, explaining how exercise, meditation, breathing, relaxation, diet, and positive thinking can improve everyday life and providing recipes and step-by-step photographs for basic yoga postures
A Yoga of Indian Classical Dance
The Yogini's Mirror
Paperback ISBN: 0892817658
Here is a complete program for developing a personal yoga practice based on the author's 25-year study of sacred Indian dance and traditional hatha yoga. In the first book on the union of these two disciplines, 60 illustrated dance routines balance inner awareness with outer movement, drawing upon the sacred feminine energy of the yogini, or spiritual initiatress, and leading to a union of mind and body.
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.