Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions
Harness the psychospiritual healing potential of prayer, meditation, breathing, and more!This thoughtful anthology illuminates ancient ways of psychospiritual healing. Research has shown the healing potential of prayer, meditation, controlled breathing, and other timeless spiritual disciplines. This extraordinary book brings together experts who explore these concepts from the perspectives of Christianity, Buddhism, Sufism, the Goddess tradition, Judaism, Native American spirituality, Taoism, and Hinduism/Yoga. In Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom: Psychological Healing Practices from the World’s Religious Traditions, you’ll discover ancient techniques used by teachers, guides, and practitioners through the ages to facilitate psychological healing.Each chapter of this unique book presents a unique and distinctive view of psychospiritual practice and demonstrates its healing applications. With it, you will explore:
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