Woman Awake: Women Practicing Buddhism [NOOK Book]

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Because women have been conditioned to live according to traditional feminine values—conformity, passivity, and surrender of the self, they often feel powerless to transform their lives and lose their sense of worth. In Woman Awake, Christina Feldman suggests that it is possible for women to break out of their negative patterns and accept themselves as they really are. With a growing awarenss of the dignity of all life and its connection with ...
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Woman Awake: Women Practicing Buddhism

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Overview


Because women have been conditioned to live according to traditional feminine values—conformity, passivity, and surrender of the self, they often feel powerless to transform their lives and lose their sense of worth. In Woman Awake, Christina Feldman suggests that it is possible for women to break out of their negative patterns and accept themselves as they really are. With a growing awarenss of the dignity of all life and its connection with them, women can overcome the social conditioning and myth-making that overwhelm and oppress them.

For those women new to Buddhist meditation, Christina Feldman offers sensitive and valuable guidelines on breathing and relaxation, stressing, above all, that learning to understand, appreciate, and value themselves is the first step towards women's creative and joyful integration with the world.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781930485723
  • Publisher: Rodmell Press
  • Publication date: 11/30/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 515,382
  • File size: 215 KB

Meet the Author


Christina Feldman has been training in the Tibetan, Mahayana, and Theravada Buddhist traditions since 1970, and has been teaching meditation throughout the world since 1974. She is the cofounder and a guiding teacher at Gaia House, a Buddhist meditation center in Devon, England, and is a guiding senior dharma teacher at the Insight Meditation Center in Barre, Massachusetts. She coteaches Women in Meditation, an annual retreat at the Spirit Rock Meditation Center, in Woodacre, California.

Christina Feldman is the coauthor of Soul Food and Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart (both with Jack Kornfield), as well as the author of The Buddhist Path to Simplicity; Meditation; Principles of Meditation; The Quest of the Woman Warrior; Silence; Way of Meditation; and Woman Awake. Rodmell Press published Silence (Sep 2003) and will publish her next book, entitled Compassion.

Christina Feldman residences in Devon, England.
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