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Awakening the Sacred Body



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This is the DVD edition with a publication date of 1/1/2011.

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Awakening the Sacred Bodybrings the ancient art of Tibetan breathing practices to the mainstream. Teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche outlines the theory and process of two powerful meditations-the Nine Breathings of Purification and the Tsa Lung movements-that can help you change the way you think, feel, and experience the world.The simple methods presented inAwakening the Sacred Bodyand on the accompanying DVD focus on clearing and opening your energetic centers to allow the natural human qualities of love, compassion, joy, and equanimity to bloom. These practices, which bring the mind and breath together with specific body movements, can help you connect to your inner wisdom and achieve a relaxed yet aware state of mind.

Author Biography

Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche is an acclaimed author and highly respected teacher to students around the world. Tenzin Rinpoche is renowned for his depth of wisdom; his clear, engaging teaching style; and his ability to make ancient Tibetan teachings highly accessible and relevant to the lives of Westerners.

Tenzin Rinpoche is the founder and spiritual director of Ligmincha Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the ancient teachings, arts, sciences, language, and literature of Tibet and Zhang Zhung. He is the author of Tibetan Sound Healing; The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep; Healing with Form, Energy, and Light; and Wonders of the Natural Mind. Tenzin Rinpoche resides in Charlottesville, VA with his wife and son.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. xiii
The Nine Breathings of Purificationp. 1
Overview of the Practicep. 3
Practice Instructionsp. 4
Principles of Practicep. 8
Results in Practicep. 32
The Five Chakras and the Five Tsa Lung Exercisesp. 37
The Five Tsa Lung Exercisesp. 39
The Outer Tsa Lung Movements: The Brief Instructionsp. 75
Instructions for the Inner Tsa Lung Exercisesp. 78
Instructions for the Secret Tsa Lung Exercisesp. 80
Informal Practice: Applying the Practice in Daily Lifep. 82
The Nine Lung-A Map of Transformationp. 85
Knowing When to Make Changes in Lifep. 86
Having a Sense of Wind and Mindp. 87
The Notion of Bodyp. 89
The Nine Lung and Their Resulting Actionsp. 92
Conclusionp. 117
Join the "Truth of Cessation" Clubp. 118
Acknowledgmentsp. 123
About the Authorp. 125
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