Yoga and the Quest for the True Self

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self


  • Author: Stephen Cope
  • Release Date : 1999-10-05
  • Genre: Spirituality
  • File Size: 1881585 Bytes


More than 100,000 copies sold!Millions of Americans know yoga as a superb form of exercise and as a potent source of calm in the midst of our stress-filled lives. Far fewer are aware of the full promise of yoga as "the way of the fully alive human being"--a 4,000-year-old practical path of liberation that fits the needs of modern Western seekers with startling precision.Now one of America's leading scholars of yoga psychology--who is also a Western-trained psychotherapist--offers this marvelously lively and personal account of an ancient tradition that promises "the soul awake in this lifetime."  Drawing on the vivid stories of practitioners at the largest yoga center in America, where he has lived and taught for more than ten years, Stephe...

Nobody's Children

Nobody's Children


  • Author: Katie Flynn
  • Release Date : 2012-03-31
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1027647 Bytes


Madeleine - the spoilt daughter of wealthy parents who abandons her babies to search for the only man she will ever have.Megan - hungry for affection and for the twin she can barely remember, she has needs which not even the most loving of foster families can fully satisfy.Marsha - the lucky little rich girl who always gets what she wants ,especially when her desires are the same as her sister's. So when fate brings them together she sees no reason why she should not have everything Megan has - even Danny.Nobody's Children is the saga of twins, separated at birth but drawn together by an intangible bond... and of their mother, the beautiful, unhappy child bride, forever searching, forever unsatisfied....

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self
Score: 2
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Yoga and the Quest for the True Self


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2018-04-17
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984800060


Yoga and the Quest for the True Self Book Description :

More than 100,000 copies sold! Millions of Americans know yoga as a superb form of exercise and as a potent source of calm in the midst of our stress-filled lives. Far fewer are aware of the full promise of yoga as "the way of the fully alive human being"--a 4,000-year-old practical path of liberation that fits the needs of modern Western seekers with startling precision. Now one of America's leading scholars of yoga psychology--who is also a Western-trained psychotherapist--offers this marvelously lively and personal account of an ancient tradition that promises "the soul awake in this lifetime." Drawing on the vivid stories of practitioners at the largest yoga center in America, where he has lived and taught for more than ten years, Stephen Cope de...

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UVA:X004525547


Yoga and the Quest for the True Self Book Description :

One of the nation's leading Yoga instructors and teachers reveals the spiritual wisdom and health benefits underpinning this ancient practice, which has been adopted by more than eight million Americans....

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self
Score: 3
From 3 Ratings

Yoga and the Quest for the True Self


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2000-09
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 055337835X


Yoga and the Quest for the True Self Book Description :

Focusing on the spiritual benefits of hatha yoga, the author looks past the "how-two" approach to explore the more subtle, less physical effects of this ancient meditation practice. Reprint....

The Great Work of Your Life
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

The Great Work of Your Life


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553807516


The Great Work of Your Life Book Description :

An inspiring meditation on living a purposeful life draws on the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita to present the spiritually relevant story of a young warrior in crisis and God in disguise....

The Wisdom of Yoga
Score: 4.5
From 3 Ratings

The Wisdom of Yoga


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Bantam Dell Publishing Group
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780553801118


The Wisdom of Yoga Book Description :

The author of Yoga and the Quest for the True Self offers spiritual seekers from all traditions a practical introduction to the wisdom and teachings of the Yogasutra, as he brings together insights from yoga philosophy with modern psychology to offer lessons in ethical living, enhanced creativity, and the discovery of one's higher purpose. 20,000 first printing....

Will Yoga   Meditation Really Change My Life
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Will Yoga Meditation Really Change My Life


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-03-14
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781603424486


Will Yoga Meditation Really Change My Life Book Description :

Stephen Cope asked 25 yoga and meditation teachers to share their "tales from the path" – their thoughts on how the long-term practice of yoga and meditation has changed their lives. The result is a unique collection of stories offering insight and inspiration for everyone seeking a more satisfying life....

Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi

Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi


  • Author : Brian Leaf
  • Publisher : New World Library
  • Release Date : 2012-10-19
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781608681372


Misadventures of a Garden State Yogi Book Description :

As a college freshman business major suffering from a variety of anxiety-related maladies, Brian Leaf stumbled into an elective: yoga. It was 1989. All his classmates were female. And men did not yet generally “cry, hug, or do yoga.” But yoga soothed and calmed Leaf as nothing else had. As his hilarious and wise tale shows, Leaf embarked on a quest for health and happiness — visiting yoga studios around the country and consulting Ayurvedic physicians, swamis, and even (accidentally) a prostitute. Twenty-one years later, he teaches yoga and meditation and is the beloved founder of a holistic tutoring center that helps students whose ailments he once shared....

Soul Friends

Soul Friends


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Hay House
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401946524


Soul Friends Book Description :

"Most of us will have many friends throughout our lifetimes--friends of all shapes, sizes, and callings. Many of these are wonderful, meaningful friendships. Some are difficult. But some magic few of these are connections that have gone right to our soul. These five or seven or ten friendships have been powerful keys to determining who we have become and who we will become. . . . These are the people I call Soul Friends." As the Senior Scholar-in-Residence for over 25 years at the renowned Kripalu Center, Stephen Cope has spent decades investigating--and writing about--the integration of body, mind, and spirit and the rich complexity of our relationships with others, and with ourselves. Perhaps the central truth that arises from his work is this: hum...

Deep Human Connection

Deep Human Connection


  • Author : Stephen Cope
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2019-03-26
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781401956868


Deep Human Connection Book Description :

New in paperback (originally published as Soul Friends): Yoga master Stephen Cope explores the essence of human connections through six types of relationships. As the Senior Scholar-in-Residence for over 25 years at the renowned Kripalu Center, Stephen Cope has spent decades investigating--and writing about--the integration of body, mind, and spirit and the rich complexity of our relationships with others, and with ourselves. Perhaps the central truth that arises from his work is this: human beings are universally wired for one thing--vital connection with one another. Now available for the first time in paperback (and originally published as Soul Friends), this book invites us on a compelling journey into the connectivity of the human psyche, the st...

Mindfulness Yoga
Score: 3
From 1 Ratings

Mindfulness Yoga


  • Author : Frank Jude Boccio
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780861713356


Mindfulness Yoga Book Description :

Drawing on several forms of yoga, a student of Thich Nhat Hanh serves up an accessible introduction to yoga from a Buddhist perspective that outlines the movements, poses, and breathing technique in seventy-five illustrations. Original....