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. When I was doing my hour yoga teacher training, Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith was required reading. I’m really into. The Paperback of the Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith at Barnes.
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I listened on audio book but I plan to purchase my own copy to reference throughout the future and especially for when I plan to become a parent. Sep 25, Ajeet Dhyan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Anodda edition of the groundbreaking New Age book that seamlessly integrates Western psychology and the Eastern chakra system, including a new introduction from the author.
But I keep reading and surprise, surprise, it’s really good. This book took me a very long time to read, and not just because it’s huge. The chakr framework has value by virtue of this integration.
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The book demonstrates real life examples of issues, strengths, excess and deficiencies in each chakra, and gives concrete suggestions of how to bring each chakra back into balance. I highly recommend to anyone doing energetic work for themselves and others. Of course after reading this, I’m not sure some of what I have been thinking or believed all these years was really even me.
Chakras and Psychology potent mix that works iudith not for your healing and improvement of health? A perfect book for Western Yoga practitioners with a critical view of the world – it helps you understand the connection between Eastern spirituality and Western psychology.
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That shift eastetn been hard won through the working through of some major personal issues relating to an abusive childhood, substance addiction and combat related ptsd; a kind of triple whammie. This book is right up my alley. If the author hadn’t layered in other disciplines, I’m not sure the chakra system would be westenr I’d even consider on it’s own. The andoea time I’ve read this book. Trivia About Eastern Body, Wes This is the most comprehensive book on the chakra system I have ever read.
Densely packed with information! Another way of viewing the whole catastrophe but more akin to the sense of fluidity that has evolved around my life than the reductivist “fix it” orientation that much of te profesional help I have encountered adopts. The third time I’ve read this book.
Each chapter describes what each chakra will look like in excess, deficiency, and balanced.
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I learned so much about WHY I anoxea the person I am, with my specific personality traits, from reading this book. She is the author of the chakra classic Wheels of Life, along with several other books, audio courses, and the video The Illuminated Chakras.
For anyone who is interested in a little self exploration or introspection, I highly recommend reading this book! She uses a l A really good look at the chakra system if you are into that sort of thing! Incredibly powerful book that really breaks down psychological development through the ancient knowledge of energetic centers. Not only is this book beautifully written, but Anodea wesyern to pull off what is seemingly impossible in one book by bringing in Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, etc.
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Eastern Body, Western Mind: Applies the chakra system to important modern social realities and issues such as addiction, codependence, family dynamics, sexuality, and personal empowerment. I have been involved in Buddhist practice and meditation for some years now, and there has been a major internal shift in the way I experience myself and the world.
Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self
She uses a lot of mainstream psychology to fit it all together so the book is very accessible even if you are not a chakra person. You can read this work start-to-finish or use a reference guide to the chakra system.
Over the last year my journey jduith taken its own turn into a realm that is far removed from the intellectual emphasis that so typified much of my life. Fascinating information, but most importantly, healing information!
Juith 19, Lesley rated it it was amazing. Easily accessible while dealing with profund spiritual and psyhcological matters, Anodea Judith’s See 1 question about Eastern Body, Western Mind…. No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a great “base” to work off of.
She is the author of the chakra classic Wheels of Lifealong with several other books, audio courses, and the video The Illuminated Chakras. But having been plagued with a feeling that ‘something is wrong’ for the last year or so, I was led right to it.
Apr 15, Rhonda Galigan mcleod bovy it it was amazing. It led me to another book, by Alice Miller which I bought this afternoon and devoured in 3 hours. There is more here for me and I am grateful to the friend who directed me to this book.