Will Yoga and Meditation Really Change My Life?: American Teachers Share Their Stories

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Overview


In this collection of intensely personal and profoundly inspirational essays and interviews, 25 of North America's leading teachers of yoga and Buddhist meditation tell their stories of how the practice of these rich and varied spiritual traditions has made an enduring impact on their lives...and how it can transform yours.

Rama Berch
Sylvia Boorstein
Maya Breuer
Edward Espe Brown
Anne Cushman
Lama Surya Das
Donna Farhi
Richard Faulds
Lilias Folan
John Friend
Robert Hall
Judith Hanson Lasater
Cyndi Lee
Konda Mason
Esther Myers
Richard Miller
Phillip Moffitt
Douglas Phillips
Larry Rosenberg
Mu Soeng
Rod Stryker
Patricia Sullivan
Patricia Walden
Larry Yang
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781615521548
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • Publication date: 9/8/2003
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author


The author of The Wisdom of Yoga and Yoga and the Quest for the True Self, Stephen Cope is a psychotherapist and yoga teacher. He is also the Director of the Kripalu Institute for Extraordinary Living.
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Table of Contents


Tales from the Path
Sylvia Boorstein: I Got Kinder
Larry Yang: Family Tree Practice
Anne Cushman: Living from the Inside Out
Larry Rosenberg: Tasting the Silence
Esther Myers: Coming Home to My Body, to Myself
Lama Surya Das: Changing Everything; Changing Nothing
Patricia Walden: Moving from Darkness into Light
Douglas Phillips: The Truth-Telling Place of Everyday Life
Konda Mason: Nonviolent Activism with Wisdom
Edward Espe Brown: When You Are You, Zen Is Zen
Cyndi Lee: Practicing to Save My Life
Richard Miller: The Search for Oneness
Donna Farhi: Paying Attention
Maya Breuer: Feeling My Wings
Phillip Moffitt: It's Not Personal!
Richard Faulds: Practice, Practice, Practice
Lilias Folan: Cultivating Witness Consciousness
Mu Soeng: Letting Things Unfold
Judith Hanson Lasater: The Samadhi of Here and Now
John Friend: Enlightenment in Every Moment
Rama Berch: I Always Belonged to God
Rod Stryker: A Passion That Led to the Heart
Robert Hall: Trusting the Inner Voice
Patricia Sullivan: Dharma Gates Are Boundless
Stephen Cope: Everything Is Already OK
Glossary
Key Teachers (As Mentioned in Text)
Contributors' Publications, Recordings, and Web Sites
Acknowledgments
Index
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