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Approaching the Eastern path is to embrace mystery-to accept that there is much beyond our ability to understand. Western Seeker, Eastern Paths helps Westerners explore the philosophical underpinnings of Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, and Tantra, and offers specific practices, meditations, and techniques for implementing these mystical teachings into your life.
The Eastern paths embrace the subtle realms of consciousness beyond the rational mind. You will learn techniques for gaining a peaceful mind, to access the inspiration that comes from following spirit, and to experience the depth of meaning by listening to the needs of the soul.
• Presents the core beliefs and practices of four major Eastern traditions for the Western spiritual seeker
• Surveys Buddhism, Hinduism, Taoism, and Tantra
• Includes meditations and other practices the Western spiritual seeker can incorporate into his or her own spiritual practice• Makes comparative religions accessible to a wide audience
|Publisher:||Llewellyn Worldwide, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||6.04(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.60(d)|
About the Author
David Pond (Washington) is a professional astrologer, national speaker, yoga teacher, writer and guide for spiritual journeys to sacred sites around the world.
David was originally trained as an elementary school teacher. It was here that he learned how to present complex ideas in a simple manner. He then went on to gain a Master of Science Degree in Experimental Metaphysics from Central Washington University. His formal education complements his many years as a practicing professional astrologer, and his life long study of yoga and meditation, thus giving him an in-depth awareness of the field of metaphysics.
A well respected member of the metaphysical community, David has co-author two books: The Metaphysical Handbook, which sold over 20,000 copies, and Crystals, Stones & Chakras. He is also a contributing author in Astrological Counseling and The Mountain Astrologer.
David utilizes his skills by giving lectures, private consultations and taped readings. David has helped individuals find a deeper meaning in life, get in touch with their source of strength, improve relationship skills and identify and overcome problem areas.
David and his wife Laura organize yearly trips to sacred sites such as Bali, the Yucatan and Hawaii.