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.
Eastern Body Western Mind: Psychology And The Chakra System: As A Path To The Self (revised Edition)
Explains Chakra System By Way Of Western Psychology. Arranged Schematically, The Study Uses The Inherent Structure Of The Chakra System A Map Upon Which To Chart Western Understanding Of Individual Development. Each Chakra Is Discussed In A Separate Chapter. Body Types Specific To Each Chakra Are Also Discussed. Seven Chapters Are Dealt With Followed By Conclusions.
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
Techniques for healing, utilising the seven energy centres of ancient medicine.
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 align your heavenly wisdom with the love in your heart and combine your future vision with your unique skills and abilities,” write Anodea and Lion, “you can begin to drive your vehicle toward your destiny, giving your gifts for the benefit of all beings.” Here is your opportunity to participate in this important work through Creating on Purpose.
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 are the seven spinning energy centers of the human body that control every dimension of our physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Now Anodea Judith, one of the country's foremost experts on the therapeutic use of the chakra system, gives access to this subtle energy matrix, opening a powerful path for healing and spiritual growth with a complete chakra wellness kit. On Chakra Balancing, Anodea Judith begins with a journey through each of the chakras, allowing listeners to discover their purpose, imbalances, and strengths, as well as learn how to fine-tune their energies for health and awakening. This essential kit offers a new road to internal and external balance.
"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.
An accessible, authoritative guide on balancing your energetic body to heal both body and mind. Chakras Made Easy is the ideal book for readers who are new to, or curious about, energy healing systems. Written by Anodea Judith, world-renowned energy healing expert, it offers a complete range of practical tools on using chakras to balance, heal and take charge of your wellbeing. In this book, the reader will learn: * the meaning, function, and purpose of each chakra * the childhood experiences that affect and programme each chakra * the role each chakra plays in our lives, including in our health, relationships, and decision-making * physical, emotional, and mental signs of chakra imbalances * simple yet powerful exercises to balance each chakra * using the chakras as a tool for liberation, manifestation, reception, and expression This book was previously published within the Hay House Basics series.
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.