Meditation as Medicine: Activate the Power of Your Natural Healing ForceProven effective by scientific research and presented here by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa and Cameron Stauth, the practice of Medical Meditation revolutionizes the healing process. By balancing and regenerating the body's ethereal and physical energies through simple meditations, Medical Meditation unites the mind, body, and spirit into a powerful triad. Each Medical Meditation here has a specific physiological effect, targeting afflictions from arthritis to ulcers to cancer. Dr. Khalsa details the five unique attributes that endow this type of meditation with far more power than standard meditation. The combination of special postures and movements; exact positioning of the hands ...
In this -nifty handbook of useful and enduring advice that writers should keep right by the keyboard (San Francisco Chronicle), Shaughnessy combines fresh and witty quotes from experienced writers (including Anne Rice, Art Spiegelman, Diane Ackerman, Scott Turow, Toni Morrison, Vaclav Havel and Camille Paglia) and her own carefully considered ideas about the craft of writing. She provides a daily motivator full of insights on how to work against resistance, live with the loneliness, develop discipline, and take deeper risks.
Based on a series of dharma talks, Warm Smiles from Cold Mountains explores the life of passionate commitment that lies at the heart of the formal practice of Zen meditation. Reb Anderson draws on over 30 years of experience as a Zen priest with stories covering a range of topics and concerns, from what it feels like to be a father, to the simple task of cleaning up a desk. At once inspirational and practical, Anderson bows to an ancient tradition as he helps to forge a modern-day Buddhism that urges us "to sit still in the middle of all living beings." This third edition adds two new chapters: "Suzuki Roshi's Teaching on Shikantaza" and "September 11: Letting Go of Hatred."