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Power Animal Meditations: Shamanic Journeys with Your Spirit Allies
Power Animal Meditations
Shamanic Journeys with Your Spirit Allies
Paperback      ISBN: 1879181711

A collection of guided journeys and meditations to help the reader connect with and learn from power animals and spirit allies.

- 50 unique power animal and spirit guide meditations

- Illustrated by the award-winning artist of Medicine Cards, Angela Werneke

- 7 additional journeys going to new levels added since first edition

What can the hawk teach you about your life purpose? What does the salmon know of fertile dreams, goal setting, and self actualization? Calling upon the magical wisdom of nature, Nicki Scully guides us into the spirit world of sacred totems, oracles, and animal teachings from many cultures, including Africa, Egypt, and North America. Encounter the archetypal wisdom teachings of Cobra, Eagle, Dolphin, Lioness, White Buffalo, Coyote, Cedar Tree, and many others. Each totem is exquisitely illustrated by Angela Werneke, the award-winning illustrator of Medicine Cards.
Meditations with Hildegard of Bingen
Meditations with Hildegard of Bingen
Paperback      ISBN: 0939680122

Medieval mystic Hildegard of Bingen's timeless writing and divine inspirations invite us to celebrate life and delight in the goodness of creation. Here is an excellent introduction to her words.

Back Care Basics: A Doctor's Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief
Back Care Basics
A Doctor's Gentle Yoga Program for Back and Neck Pain Relief
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0962713821
Back Care Basics offers the low-cost solution for back care in the new millennium: therapeutic yoga. Dr. Schatz's approach to back rehabilitation is gentle, effective, and doesn't resort to drugs or surgery. Her program encourages both positive health practices and a positive outlook; the important tools needed for prevention and healing. Dr. Schatz has designed this program to help those with pain from chronic musculoskeletal back and neck strain, spinal arthritis, osteoporosis, premenstrual syndrome, pregnancy, and scoliosis. Simple and practical ways to heal the back, restructure the body, and cope with stress are taught so that one becomes more sensitive to early warning signs of an impending "back attack" and what to do to ward it off.
Astral Voyages
Astral Voyages
Paperback      ISBN: 1567183085

Free yourself from the limitations of the earth plane and the laws of space and time. Astral Voyages presents more than 65 exercises that train you to safely leave your physical body and return unharmed from explorations of the upper astral plane and the causal, mental, or etheric realms. You might even venture to the soul plane and observe the process of selecting your next lifetime

Dr. Goldberg unveils his paradigm of the 13 dimensions, developed from 25 years of experience with hypnotic regression, progression, and out-of-body experiences. Specific scripts train you for guided imagery astral voyage, lucid dreams, accessing the Akashic records, cabalistic projection, and advanced techniques such as the Witch's Cradle and the 37-Degree Technique used by the ancient Egyptians. Other topics in this metaphysical book include astral entities, astral sex, astral healing, and scientific studies on astral voyaging.

Zen Meditation: Plain and Simple
Zen Meditation
Plain and Simple
Paperback      ISBN: 0804832110

First published by Tuttle in 1989 as An Invitation to Practice Zen, Zen Meditation Plain and Simple has gone on to sell nearly 20,000 copies. Now, with a new preface and updated instructional photographs, it's perfect to help a new generation of readers looking to learn the basics of zazen--zen meditation. With a concise overview of the basics and clear photographs illustrating the proper positions and postures, this comprehensive guidebook demystifies the age-old practice of zazen and brings its numerous benefits into the lives of today's Westerners.

Living Yoga: Creating a Life Practice
Living Yoga
Creating a Life Practice
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0786868066

Christy Turlington discovered yoga at the age of 18 and has been a serious practitioner for 15 years. Suited for practitioners at all levels, Living Yoga explores the eight tenets of yoga, including the various postures. The book also includes 60 beautiful color photos of Christy in positions both basic and advanced.

Taming the Tiger: Tibetan Teachings on Right Conduct, Mindfulness, and Universal Compassion
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.
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali: A New Translation with Commentary
The Yoga-Sutra of Patanjali
A New Translation with Commentary
Paperback      ISBN: 1590300238

In just 196 short aphorisms, this classic work of Indian philosophy spells out succinctly how the mind works, and how it is possible to use the mind to attain liberation. Compiled in the second or third century CE, the Yoga-Sutra is a road map of human consciousness--and a particularly helpful guide to the mind states one encounters in meditation, yoga, and other spiritual practices. It expresses the truths of the human condition with great eloquence: how we know what we know, why we suffer, and how we can discover the way out of suffering. Chip Hartranft's fresh translation and extensive, lucid commentary bring the text beautifully to life. He also provides useful auxiliary materials, including an afterword on the legacy of the Yoga-Sutra and its relevance for us today.

Meditations on the Peaks: Mountain Climbing as Metaphor for the Spiritual Quest
Meditations on the Peaks
Mountain Climbing as Metaphor 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.
Julius Evola, a leading exponent of esoteric thought, was also an ardent mountain climber who personally scaled the peaks of the Tyrols, Alps, and Dolomites. For Evola the physical conquest of a mountain, with all the courage, self-transcendence and mental lucidity that it entails, becomes an inseparable and complementary part of spiritual awakening. It is no coincidence that many ancient cultures chose mountains as the abodes of their gods and considered the rigorous ascent of peaks as the task of heroes and initiates. In modern times, which tend to suffocate the heroic with naked self interest, the mountain still forms part of the profound dimension of spirit where the soul finds within itself more than what it thought itself to be. In Meditations on the Peaks, Evola combines recollections of his own experiences with reflections on other inspirational men and women who shared his view of the transcendent greatness of mountains.

Meditation: The Complete Guide : More Than 35 Practices for Everyone from the Beginner to the Healing Professional
Meditation
The Complete Guide : More Than 35 Practices for Everyone from the Beginner to the Healing Professional
Paperback      ISBN: 1577310888

Describes techniques from a wide variety of traditions, including shamanism, yoga, Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and biofeedback