9780312320768

Pharmacy For the Soul A Comprehensive Collection of Meditations, Relaxation and Awareness Exercises, and Other Practices for Physical and Emotional Well-Being

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    9780312320768

  • ISBN10:

    0312320760

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-04-13
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Pharmacy for the Soulsuggests holistic remedies for a variety of ailments. Each section begins with a description and diagnosis of an emotional or physical ailment and then lists a number of prescriptions. Remedies include stretching techniques, meditations, laughter and breathing exercises, vocalizations, visualizations, chants, and massage, which are Osho's suggestions for helping to cure everything from nail-biting to insomnia to depression. In addition to treatments, the book is laced with poetic, humorous, and illuminating commentary that explores how one can come to peace with oneself both physically and emotionally. For the experienced holistic reader seeking further inspiration, or for the newcomer in need of direction, this is the must-have medicine cabinet of aids to living a life that is healthy, relaxed, and full of spontaneous joy. Organized in a user-friendly format,Pharmacy for the Souladdresses such issues as: *Relieving stress and physical tension * Building self-confidence * Enhancing emotional and physical vitality * Mood Swings *Sexuality * Diet

Author Biography

Osho is one of the best-known and most provocative spiritual teachers of the twentieth century. More than a decade after his death in 1990, the influence of his teachings continues to grow, reaching seekers of all ages in virtually every country of the world.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. xiii
Unwinding: Letting Go of Tension Through Release and Relaxationp. 1
Dissolving the Armorp. 3
Free-fallp. 5
Throat Clearingp. 6
Relax the Bellyp. 8
Dance Like a Treep. 9
Tense First, Then Relax into Sleepp. 9
Soundless Silencep. 10
Energy Flowp. 11
Rechanneling Sex Energyp. 13
Nail-biters Anonymousp. 14
Just Say Yes!p. 15
Laugh Your Troubles Awayp. 17
Head Remedies: Taming the Mind and (on occasion) Dropping Out of Itp. 19
Enjoy the Mindp. 24
Change the Mindp. 26
Chant "Om"p. 27
Watch Out for the "No"p. 28
Move from the Head to the Heartp. 29
Sound Advicep. 30
Gear Shiftp. 31
From Head to Heart to Beingp. 32
Time Outp. 34
Confusion Clearingp. 35
Unleash the Inner Chatterboxp. 36
The 24-Day Decisionp. 37
The Art of the Heart: Nourishing Your Love Potentialp. 40
The Joy of Lovingp. 43
Open the Petals of the Heartp. 44
Let Your Love Be Like Breathingp. 45
Breath of the Belovedp. 46
When Two Breathe as Onep. 46
Hold Hands Consciouslyp. 47
Look with Eyes of Lovep. 48
Fall in Love with Yourselfp. 48
Getting to Know You: The Search for Your Original Facep. 50
The Inner Lightp. 57
Make Room for Joyp. 58
Are You Still Here?p. 61
Find Your Own Soundp. 62
Watch the Gapsp. 63
Feel Like a Godp. 64
Reliving Childhoodp. 65
Remember the One Withinp. 67
Moon Dancep. 67
Clear Vision: Learning to See Beyond the Apparentp. 69
Uncorrupt the Eyesp. 70
Fill Yourself with Sunrisep. 71
Be Watched by Godp. 73
Moon-Gazingp. 74
The Source of Lightp. 75
Third Eye Meditationp. 75
Drive Your Mind up the Wallp. 77
Be an Animal!p. 77
Golden Mistp. 79
Mood Management: Becoming Master of Your Emotional Worldp. 81
Outsmart the Mind's Routinesp. 85
Change the Anger Patternp. 86
Go Deep into "No"p. 87
Untether the Tigerp. 89
Crisis Interventionp. 90
The Tai Chi of Miseryp. 91
Moon Diaryp. 92
Pant Like a Dogp. 92
Accept the Negativep. 93
On Cloud Ninep. 94
Imagine That!p. 95
Smile from the Bellyp. 96
Break Down the Great Wall of Chinap. 97
Create a Private Worldp. 99
Happy Feetp. 101
Yes Mantrap. 103
Don't Be Sad, Get Angry!p. 104
Note the Intervalsp. 106
Take Note Thricep. 107
The Law of Affirmationp. 108
Sexuality and Relating: Learning to Dance with the Otherp. 110
Opening and Closingp. 116
Communionp. 118
The Oceanic Otherp. 118
Unblocking Sex Energyp. 119
Wait for the Right Momentp. 120
Be Wild and Watchingp. 121
Enjoy the Time Apartp. 122
Be a Spendthrift in Lovep. 123
The First and Last Timep. 124
Release the Negativep. 125
From Loneliness to Alonenessp. 128
Making the Body-Mind Connection: Exercises for Health and Wholenessp. 130
Connect with the Body in Healthp. 134
Meditation in Motionp. 136
Imagine Runningp. 137
Talk Yourself into Relaxingp. 138
Be More Sensitivep. 140
For Smokers (1)p. 143
For Smokers (2)p. 145
Eat Humming Foodsp. 147
Sleep Wellp. 150
Toss the Trashp. 152
Exhaustion Recoveryp. 154
The Eye of the Storm: Staying Cool, Calm, and Connectedp. 155
Down to Earthp. 160
Breathe From the Soles of the Feetp. 161
Hara Awarenessp. 162
Night Harborp. 163
Protective Aurap. 164
Balancing Actp. 166
Being Herep. 167
Collecting Yourselfp. 168
Lao-tzu's Secretp. 169
Visualize the Buddha Withinp. 170
Find the Inner Zerop. 172
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