In Eastern Body, Western Mind, chakra authority Anodea Judith brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and metaphysics. This groundbreaking work in transpersonal psychology has been revised and redesigned for a more accessible presentation.
Arranged schematically, the book uses the inherent structure of the chakra system as a map upon which to chart our Western understanding of individual development. Each chapter focuses on a single chakra, starting with a description of its characteristics, then exploring its particular childhood developmental patterns, traumas and abuses, and how to heal and maintain balance.
• Revised edition of the groundbreaking New Age book that seamlessly integrates Western psychology and the Eastern chakra system, including a new introduction from the author
• Applies the chakra system to important modern social realities and issues such as addiction, codependence, family dynamics, sexuality, and personal empowerment
• Previous edition has sold more than 55,000 copies
Wheels of Life takes you on a powerful journey through progressively transcendent levels of consciousness. View this ancient metaphysical system through the light of new metaphors, ranging from quantum physics to child development. Learn how to explore and balance your own chakras using poetic meditations and simple yoga movements—along with gaining spiritual wisdom, you’ll experience better health, more energy, enhanced creativity, and the ability to manifest your dreams.
“Wheels of Life is the most significant and influential book on the chakras ever written.”
— John Friend, founder of Anusara Yoga
In this long-awaited book by acclaimed chakra expert Anodea Judith, you will learn how to use yoga’s principles and practices to awaken the subtle body of energy and connect with your highest source. Using seven vital keys to unlock your inner temple, you will be guided through practices that open and activate each chakra through postures, bioenergetic exercises, breathing practices, mantras, guided meditation, and yoga philosophy. With beautiful step-by-step photographs for each of the poses, along with guidelines for deeper alignment and activation of the energy body, this book is a valuable resource for teachers and students alike.
“Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga is a wonderful companion to her decades of books and teachings. Providing exploration through yogic methods for liberating, transforming, and balancing our energetic body and life, it is a gift to the world.”—Shiva Rea, founder of Prana Vinyasa and author of Tending the Heart Fire
“For decades, I have been waiting, wishing, longing for such a book as Anodea Judith’s Chakra Yoga. As always with Anodea, the book is exquisitely presented, deep, practical, inspiring, easy to follow, contemporary. A MUST HAVE. Enjoy the ride!”—Margot Anand, author of The Art of Everyday Ecstasy
·Learn the chakra system, enhancing the flow of your life force
·Experience inner growth, physical ecstasy, and spiritual enlightenment with exercises designed to connect you with your own personal energy centers
·Enhance health, perception, personal power, and divine potential
·Heal with chakra energy
Manifestation is the process of bringing the spiritual and material together to create a better life for yourself, your family, and your community, explain Anodea and Lion. At the heart of this work are the energy centers known as the chakras, which offer us a profound formula for wholeness, a template for transformation, and a sacred map for manifestation. Learn how to make use of the top-down flow of energy between chakras—an ancient key to effective change, and a way of aligning our desires with our highest good, as you explore:Chakra Seven: Consciousness Creates—Receive guidance and grace, clarify ideas into intention, and clear limiting beliefsChakra Six: Vision Vitalizes—Imagine possibilities, discover your purpose, and visualize your path to fulfillmentChakra Five: Conversation Catalyzes—Tell your story, refine your mission, and set goals to chart your courseChakra Four: Love Enlivens—Find the right relationships, establish your network, and co-create with beauty and loveChakra Three: Power Produces—Become proactive, strengthen your will, and handle distractions and obstaclesChakra Two: Pleasure Pleases—Ride the river of passion, balance masculine and feminine energies, and attract what you want and needChakra One: Matter Matters—Honor your commitments, inhabit your body, and complete every cycle
“When you align your heavenly wisdom with the love in your heart and combine your future vision with your unique skills and abilities,” write Anodea and Lion, “you can begin to drive your vehicle toward your destiny, giving your gifts for the benefit of all beings.” Here is your opportunity to participate in this important work through Creating on Purpose.