Meditation from Buddhist, Hindu, and Taoist Perspectives

Meditation from Buddhist, Hindu, and Taoist Perspectives

Author: Robert Altobello

Publisher: Peter Lang

ISBN: 1433106922

Category: Religion

Page: 262

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Engages readers with its original philosophical and pragmatic analysis of traditional Asian religions, philosophy, meditation practice, and the supreme spiritual ideals associated with the Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist traditions. The text boldly bridges the theory/practice distinction. A central underpinning rests on the assumption that meditation practice without theory is groundless and that theory without practice is useless. Identifies and analyzes common elements found across traditions in which the practice of meditation plays a central role in human development, and readers will find a wealth of detailed reflection on the relationship between spiritual growth and meditation practice from the Hindu, Buddhist, and Taoist perspectives. From publisher description.

Dancing Mindfulness

Dancing Mindfulness

Author: Jamie Marich, PhD, LPCC-S

Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing

ISBN: 9781594736018

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

View: 135

This lively, passionate approach to moving meditation offers a fresh way to embrace mindfulness. It weaves together personal stories, therapeutic insights, practical skills and opportunities for reflection and practice to provide a gateway to spiritual growth, a path to more balanced living, a healing experience and ignition for your creativity.

Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

Author: Sharon G. Mijares

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317788003

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 290

View: 306

Harness the psychospiritual healing potential of prayer, meditation, breathing, and more! This thoughtful anthology illuminates ancient ways of psychospiritual healing. Research has shown the healing potential of prayer, meditation, controlled breathing, and other timeless spiritual disciplines. This extraordinary book brings together experts who explore these concepts from the perspectives of Christianity, Buddhism, Sufism, the Goddess tradition, Judaism, Native American spirituality, Taoism, and Hinduism/Yoga. In Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World’s Religious Traditions, you’ll discover ancient techniques used by teachers, guides, and practitioners through the ages to facilitate psychological healing. Each chapter of this unique book presents a unique and distinctive view of psychospiritual practice and demonstrates its healing applications. With it, you will explore: the Buddhist concept of Brilliant Sanity and how to help clients reconnect to it through several specific practices ways of accessing the healing power of Christ as employed by various denominations a remarkable collection of metaphors in the Goddess tradition to help in the healing process for battered and abused women Kabbalistic (Jewish mystical) paths to healing Native American healing rituals and tales Sufi stories, poetry, and practices--dance, sound, breathing, turning, walking meditation, and remembrance--that encourage the healing process health and healing resources from the Taoist tradition, including wu-wei (effortless effort), acupuncture, diet and nutrition, and meditation Hindu yoga techniques that employ physical postures, mantric sound, and breath control and much more! Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom is a book that offers important help to the layperson, psychologist, pastoral caregiver, and professor. It will help religious leaders understand more about the practices of other faiths. It is in harmony with the movement of our post-modern world toward multicultural perspectives, offering a large, varied, and meaningful view of the world.

Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

Author: Sharon Grace Mijares

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0789017520

Category: Religion

Page: 259

View: 126

Harness the psychospiritual healing potential of prayer, meditation, breathing, and more! This thoughtful anthology illuminates ancient ways of psychospiritual healing. Research has shown the healing potential of prayer, meditation, controlled breathing, and other timeless spiritual disciplines. This extraordinary book brings together experts who explore these concepts from the perspectives of Christianity, Buddhism, Sufism, the Goddess tradition, Judaism, Native American spirituality, Taoism, and Hinduism/Yoga. In Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions, you'll discover ancient techniques used by teachers, guides, and practitioners through the ages to facilitate psychological healing. Each chapter of this unique book presents a unique and distinctive view of psychospiritual practice and demonstrates its healing applications. With it, you will explore: the Buddhist concept of Brilliant Sanity and how to help clients reconnect to it through several specific practices ways of accessing the healing power of Christ as employed by various denominations a remarkable collection of metaphors in the Goddess tradition to help in the healing process for battered and abused women Kabbalistic (Jewish mystical) paths to healing Native American healing rituals and tales Sufi stories, poetry, and practices--dance, sound, breathing, turning, walking meditation, and remembrance--that encourage the healing process health and healing resources from the Taoist tradition, including wu-wei (effortless effort), acupuncture, diet and nutrition, and meditation Hindu yoga techniques that employ physical postures, mantric sound, and breath control and much more! Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom is a book that offers important help to the layperson, psychologist, pastoral caregiver, and professor. It will help religious leaders understand more about the practices of other faiths. It is in harmony with the movement of our post-modern world toward multicultural perspectives, offering a large, varied, and meaningful view of the world.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development

Author: Marc H. Bornstein

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506353319

Category: Psychology

Page: 2616

View: 625

Lifespan human development is the study of all aspects of biological, physical, cognitive, socioemotional, and contextual development from conception to the end of life. In approximately 800 signed articles by experts from a wide diversity of fields, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Lifespan Human Development explores all individual and situational factors related to human development across the lifespan. Some of the broad thematic areas will include: Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood Aging Behavioral and Developmental Disorders Cognitive Development Community and Culture Early and Middle Childhood Education through the Lifespan Genetics and Biology Gender and Sexuality Life Events Mental Health through the Lifespan Research Methods in Lifespan Development Speech and Language Across the Lifespan Theories and Models of Development. This five-volume encyclopedia promises to be an authoritative, discipline-defining work for students and researchers seeking to become familiar with various approaches, theories, and empirical findings about human development broadly construed, as well as past and current research.

Dream Trippers

Dream Trippers

Author: David A. Palmer

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226484846

Category: History

Page: 347

View: 714

Anthropologists David A. Palmer and Elijah Siegler explore the globalization of Daoism: the interactions between international spiritual tourists, traditional Chinese monks, and American scholar-practitioners at the sacred Daoist mountain of Huashan, China. Palmer and Siegler show how the spiritual and religious histories of China and the West intersect, collide, and interpenetrate, revealing the paradoxes and dilemmas of the search for spiritual authenticity in a globalized world.--Provided by publisher.

Yoga Journal

Yoga Journal

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ISBN:

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Page: 128

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For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journal strives to inform and empower readers to make lifestyle choices that are healthy for their bodies and minds. We are dedicated to providing in-depth, thoughtful editorial on topics such as yoga, food, nutrition, fitness, wellness, travel, and fashion and beauty.

Master Meditation, Master Your Life

Master Meditation, Master Your Life

Author: Benjamin Langley

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1453560963

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 180

View: 682

"The seed of the book you are holding was a series of articles on PeacefulProsperity.com/blog/. This series broke site records for traffic (and still does, almost a year later), comments, and social bookmarking. People loved it, and wanted other people to know about it! This book is a powerful step in the process of personal development and spiritual growth. Working through the wisdom within will gradually give you more and more of what you are looking for in the external world, as well as deep satisfaction and happiness within. If you sincerely study just 1 tip from this book, you will walk away with a deeper understanding of meditation. With regular practice, you will be amazed at how fast you progress. Whether you are looking for meditative tools for personal development, or meditation for spiritual growth whether you are a beginner, a veteran, or anything in-between, you need to take a sincere look at this book."

Canadian-Daoist Poetics, Ethics, and Aesthetics

Canadian-Daoist Poetics, Ethics, and Aesthetics

Author: John Z. Ming Chen

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783662479599

Category: Social Science

Page: 208

View: 915

This monograph takes an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural approach to 20th and 21st -century Canadian Daoist poetry, fiction and criticism in comparative, innovative and engaging ways. Of particular interest are the authors’ refreshing insights into such holistic and topical issues as the globalization of concepts of the Dao, the Yin/Yang, the Heaven-Earth-Humanity triad, the Four Greats, Five Phases, Non-action and so on, as expressed in Canadian literature and criticism – which produces Canadian-constructed Daoist poetics, ethics and aesthetics. Readers will come to understand and appreciate the social and ecological significance of, formal innovations, moral sensitivity, aesthetic principles and ideological complexity in Canadian-Daoist works.

Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vols.)

Modern Chinese Religion I (2 vols.)

Author:

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004271647

Category: Religion

Page: 1713

View: 724

Defining religion as “value systems in practice”, Modern Chinese Religion is a multi-disciplinary work that shows the processes of rationalization and interiorization at work in the rituals, self-cultivation practices, thought, and iconography of Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism in the 10th-14th centuries.