The Great Heart Way: How To Heal Your Life and Find Self-Fulfillment

The Great Heart Way: How To Heal Your Life and Find Self-Fulfillment

by Ilia Shinko Perez, Gerry Shishin Wick

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780861715138
Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ilia Shinko Perez is the co-leader, along with Gerry Shishin Wick, of workshop retreats using the Great Heart Method. She lives in Lafayette, Colorado.

Gerry Shishin Wick is a dharma heir of Taizan Maezumi. He studied with both Soto and Rinzai Zen masters (as did Maezumi) and for 20 years his understanding of the koans in the Book of Equanimity was examined by Maezumi. A former professor of physics, oceanography, and, later, Buddhism, Wick is a teacher whose unique qualifications make him a particularly appealing author.

Table of Contents


Introduction     1
Recovering Creativity and Consciousness     13
The Royal Road to the Unconscious     31
The Heart-Mind Connection     47
Exercises     73
The Ego's Fixed Images of Self     77
Exercises     93
Releasing Fixed Images     95
Exercises     116
Transforming Negative Karma     119
Exercises     142
The Great Heart Practice     145
Appendixes
Summary: Eight Steps on the Great Heart Way     161
Exercises     163
Acknowledgments     173
Notes     175
Bibliography     189
Index     195

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