When it comes to meditation, Pema Chödrön is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost teachers. Yet she's never offered an introductory course on audio —until now. On How to Meditate with Pema Chödrön, the American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun and bestselling author presents her first complete spoken-word course for those new to meditation.
A Heart-Centered Spiritual Classic for Your Ever-Changing Life. The Bhagavad Gita is a gem so precious in India's spiritual treasury that many regard it not as a volume of sacred verse, but as a living manifestation of the Divine. In the summer of 1974, inside a balmy Boulder, Colorado, warehouse that served as the main hall of the fledgling Naropa Institute, some say that a minor miracle occurred: the reawakening of the Gita's living presence, as it unfolded in a series of wisdom teachings led by Ram Dass. With Love, Service, Devotion, and the Ultimate Surrender, you are invited to experience these legendary gatherings.
ôThrough mantra practice, positive karma flows freely into our lives à desires are fulfilled à spiritual abilities manifest à and we have moved another step forward toward mokshaùcomplete spiritual freedom.öùThomas Ashley-Farrand Karma: the consequence of all of your actions, decisions, thoughts, and emotions. According to the author, karmic patterns from the past are always with you, affecting everything you doùfor better or for worse. With Mantra Meditation, you will learn how to use genuine Sanskrit mantras to balance your chakras (your body's seven spinning energy centers) to dissolve negative karma
Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn't know how to get started? On Meditation for Beginners, trusted teacher Jack Kornfield uses clear language and step-by-step guidance to show you to start-and stick with-a daily meditation practice. In this complete beginner's course, Jack introduces you to the ôInsightö tradition of meditation that has helped practitioners throughout the ages cultivate profound inner calm and a lasting capacity for happiness.
The same ability that helps ordinary men and women achieve extraordinary success is also the secret to optimizing your lifespan, letting go of stress, and even enhancing your body's self-healing powers. In Meditation for Optimum Health, you will join bestselling authors Dr. Andrew Weil and Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn for a practical introduction that makes it simple to enjoy the life-changing benefits of meditation ¡ even if you've never tried it before.
Embracing All That Is: The Internal Yoga of Meditation. When we approach meditation as a wide-open embrace of life, we can let our bodies be our best meditation teachers. Created for yoga practitioners and everyone else, Meditation for Yoga Lovers invites you to join Lorin Roche to leap into a meditation practice unique to you (because it will naturally unfold from the rich tapestry of your own experience in the moment).
What if you could profoundly change your life just by becoming more mindful of your breathing? According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, you can. What if paying attention on purpose (and nonjudgmentally) could improve your health? Again, according to Dr. Kabat-Zinn—it can.
On Mindfulness for Beginners, this internationally known scientist, bestselling author, and teacher who brought mindfulness meditation into the mainstream of medicine and society gives you immediate access to a practice that can potentially add years to your life, and will certainly enhance the quality of your moments and your years.
In Native American tradition, everything has a spirit—even an illness or injury. “If we know how to listen,” teaches Dr. Lewis Mehl-Madrona, “our health issues will often reveal the secret to their own healing.”
Two billion people rely on Chinese medicine and its centuries-old wellness tradition. An integral component of this system that is now gaining recognition in the West are "qi meditations," which use guided visualization, breathwork, and gentle movements to balance and cultivate our energy for a long and healthy life.