The Conception Mandala: Creative Techniques for Inviting a Child into Your Life

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This practical guide shows how both men and women can participate actively and with heightened awareness in the supreme mystery of conception. The authors explore the importance of rituals and other methods of conscious conception in various spiritual traditions. They also present clear and succinct advice on the process of preparing for parenthood.

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Overview

This practical guide shows how both men and women can participate actively and with heightened awareness in the supreme mystery of conception. The authors explore the importance of rituals and other methods of conscious conception in various spiritual traditions. They also present clear and succinct advice on the process of preparing for parenthood.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780892813568
  • Publisher: Inner Traditions/Bear & Company
  • Publication date: 12/1/1992
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 96
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.25 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Olsen is a professional actor, director, and drama teacher. He is also the author of The Golden Buddha Changing Masks, a book about the spiritual dimensions of acting. Samuel Avital is a mime and theater artist, director, teacher and author of the Mime Workbook and Mime and Beyond. Drawing upon the teachings of ancient cultures, the authors have rediscovered techniques that aid conscious conception and have refined these methods for contemporary couples.

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Table of Contents

The Conception Mandala
Creative Techniques for Inviting a Child into Your Life
Introduction
1. The Notebooks
2. Mandala: The Universal Circle
3. Preparing the Nest
4. The Invitation
5. Sex as Art
Afterword
Index

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