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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See 1 question about Eastern Body, Western Mind…. It led me to another book, by Alice Miller which I bought this afternoon and devoured in 3 hours.

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 mond. Having this understanding can then help one to heal. To me, reading can be relaxing, bdy, entertaining and educational.

This book was a evelation, the chakrta system as a reference grid for the tremendously intircate and complex weave of the human mind, including mine, is much less reductivist than much of the more traditional theory behind myit dovetailsneatly with the Jungian slant that I seem to have absorbed over time and it describes well much of my own personal experience of the phenomeon that appear as an integral part of the journey within.

Every chakra imbalance was described so well that I could think of personal friends and how their habits, challenges, and body-types even matched up. If you’re new to mind-body therapies and the chakra system, this book might indeed be the only one to bridge eaztern gap between esoteric and highly practical.

Previous edition has sold more than 55, copies. Apr 20, Jennifer Shreve rated it really liked it. Demystifies the eastern culture and makes it understandable using our western mindset. If the author hadn’t layered in other disciplines, I’m not sure the chakra system would be something I’d even consider on it’s own. This was an extraordinary read for me!


Eastern Body, Western Mind Book Review

Dec 25, Jennifer rated it it was amazing. Th When I bought this book 3 days ago, I had no idea what a chakra was. She perfectly aligns the theories of western psychology into eastern spirituality beautifully.

This is also an excellent resource for any parent curious about each childhood development phase. Having a good childhood is c Incredibly powerful book that really breaks down psychological development through the ancient knowledge of energetic centers. Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self. Fascinating information, but most importantly, healing information!

Eastern Body, Western Mind: Psychology and the Chakra System As a Path to the Self

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 I witness in someone I love for example. I wish she had more kundalini yoga practices or westenr recommendations but I also realize this is not her area of practice.

I’m a yogi, with a degree in psychology, and I’ve been trying to bring the both together and help those around me, but until this book, the information was scattered all over the place. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Incredibly powerful book that really breaks down psychological development through the ancient knowledge of energetic centers. Stay in Touch Sign up. Each chapter describes what each chakra will look like in excess, deficien I can’t get over how great this book was.

Each time, I’ve gained more insight and juith a little bit deeper. This book took me a very long time to read, and not just because it’s huge. Eastern Body, Western Mind: Revised edition of the groundbreaking New Age book that seamlessly integrates Western psychology and the Eastern chakra system, including a new introduction from the author. She uses a lot of mainstream psychology to fit boxy all together so the book is very accessible even if you are not a chakra person. Brilliant synthesis of psychological development theories on one hand with body based understanding of human nature on the other.


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Quotes from Eastern Body, Wes Having a good childhood is clearly so pivotal to being a well balanced and life-enriching adult. This should be required reading for anyone seeking to further their spiritual development judiyh deepen their personal yoga practice, or for yoga teachers of any branch.

Minf if you lean to the east and are willing to overlook a few awkward exercises, then I highly recommend this book. Simply the best book on the energetic body, in my opinion.

Refresh and try again. I’m sure the title had something to do with it as well being that I’m half Japanese- though opposite the title, I live in a very western body and have juditu thought with a more eastern mind.

Dec 27, Andrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Ultimately I came to appreciate the Chakra system as a developmental mode Let me be totally honest, I thought this book would be a bunch of hooey, but as a yogi I felt it was important to learn about the Chakra system. Densely packed with information! Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Anodea JudithJudith Anodea Limited preview westdrn