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. The Paperback of the Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith at Barnes. When I was doing my hour yoga teacher training, Eastern Body, Western Mind by Anodea Judith was required reading. I’m really into.
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It covers material in nearly every other book out there that I’ve read so far which is possibly too many — plus has given several insights and references to other books and areas I’m not as aware of.
Extremely helpful in raising compassion and deep juditn of our broken ways.
Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self by Anodea Judith
This book made me angry, relieved, sad, excited, determined, and everything in between. Jan 01, Mary added it. I learned so much about WHY I am the person I am, with my specific personality traits, from reading this book.
I think this is a great resource for anyone, as the ideas in it are truly universal. Jul 21, Serena rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chock full of information about eastern medicine.
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References to this book Basic Psychic Development: As part of my own recovery process I have mixed my reading of Buddhist psychology with more standard vie This was an extraordinary read for me! When I started yoga teacher training, this book was one of the required readings, and I couldn’t put it down.
Fascinating information, but most importantly, healing information! I can’t get over how great this book was. But having been plagued with a feeling that ‘something is wrong’ for the last year or so, I was led right to it. Eastern Body, Western Mind does a great job of excavating into the psychology of development, and how our specific family members, culture, and upbringing shape us into the person we become as our chakra system is developing.
I plan to re-read concurrently as I re-read The Sevenfold Journey next year.
Quotes from Eastern Body, Wes Challenges in life might come from birth order, chakra blocks, unfortunate karma or any assortment of all, but this book is the key to unraveling wh This is an amazing reference book to have on your shelf when you need to understand what you might have in your backpack that’s tripping you up.
I mean, sure, there’s some woo-woo in there, especially in the “exercises,” but if you’re borderline woo-woo, like me, as in you prefer Jung to Freud and yoga to painkillers, then you might just disco Imagine my horror.
Dec 12, Steve Woods rated it it was amazing Shelves: Easily accessible while dealing with profund spiritual and psyhcological matters, Anodea Judith’s revised edition is still a life changer. Dec 25, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. This book was such an incredible and thorough description of the chakra system and how to identify personal areas of strength or weakness within each one, and it tied it into psychological principles and models so as to take a woowoo subject and make it way more grounded and appeal to people who are more science-minded.
Energy Qigong, Reiki, Polarity. Stay in Touch Sign up. Trying to decide if I should get the paperback or the Kindle mibd. She lives in Sebastopol, California, and travels extensively with trainings and workshops. However, this book I could wsetern a great resource to look back to for reference. Jul 02, Dana Wilk rated it it was amazing.
Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self
Incredibly powerful book that really breaks down psychological development through the ancient knowledge of energetic centers.
Please try again later. I anticipate coming back to this book to look up various things from time to time, whether its a relational pattern I’m noticing in my life or some kind of negative habit Bovy witness in someone I love for example. If you are at all interested in psychology, psychotherapy, the chakras, eastern thought, philosophy, or are just looking for a way to better understand yourself, this is an excellent book for providing insight and safe exploration.
It is as difficult to reduce this book to a short review as it is to try and explain how the chakras work.
Everyone, beacuse everyone is mentioned in it.
Previous edition has sold more than 55, copies. I highly recommend to exstern doing energetic work for themselves and others. It’s not in your head! This andea also an excellent resource for any parent curious about each childhood development phase.
Chakras and Psychology potent mix that works or not for your healing and improvement of health? There are healthy attachments and responsibilities that we need in order to operate at our highest level. I agree that Judith’s book is “like a therapeutic process itself,” washing over me chapter by chapter, reviewing the experiences of my life and development, bringing up dreams and revelations Looking for More Great Reads? Th When I bought this book 3 days ago, I had no idea what a chakra was.
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. If you’re new to mind-body therapies and the chakra system, this book might indeed be the only one to bridge the gap between esoteric and highly practical.
Previous edition has sold more than 55, copies. The result is that it puts the psychology in the BODY, and illuminates the reasons why the asana practice can be so emotional and psychologically liberating. A Dream in the World: