Beginning Qigong

Author: Stephen Comee
Editor: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 146290212X
Size: 14,18 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Learn traditional Chinese Qigong with this illustrated guide. The urgent pace of modern life has led to a quest for ways to relieve stress. One of the best methods for doing so is Qigong—an ancient Chinese system of breathing techniques and exercises that strengthen the mind, body, and spirit as they balance and augment Qi, or “life force.” This thorough volume presents many different forms of Qigong in detail and through fully illustrated exercises. Included are an explanation of the principles of Qigong, warming–up exercises, breathing exercises, and a guide to massaging the inner organs. The authors have also provided a table that describes the various exercises, listing their physical benefits and classifying them according to level of difficulty, so that readers can practice their own routines.

Chi Kung

Author: Yves Réquéna
Editor: Inner Traditions / Bear & Co
ISBN: 9780892816392
Size: 20,83 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Comprehensive overview of Chi Kung's theoretical background and more than fifty exercises for anyone, regardless of age of physical condition.

Tai Chi Chuan S Internal Secrets

Author: Doc Fai Wong
Editor: Action Pursuit Group
ISBN: 9780865681477
Size: 20,98 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 239

Harness the power of tai chi's amazing internal strength through a comprehensive program of meditation, forms practice, and push hands skills. In this book the authors show you how with easy-to-follow, step-by-step photographs.

He Died With A Felafel In His Hand

Author: John Birmingham
Editor: Momentum
ISBN: 1760301132
Size: 15,49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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John Birmingham has lived with eighty-nine people and kept notes on all of them. This is their story. These hilarious tales of urban terror reveal the dark truth hidden behind three seemingly innocent words―a phrase that you have seen a hundred times before but will never view in the same light again― WANTED TO SHARE John Birmingham's rendering of a life in share houses will leave you laughing, cringing and reminiscing about your own brushes with the mad, bad residents of flat mate hell. 'This is the grunge version of Melrose – the characters move speedily from one bed to another in Birmingham's share-house hell ... Not recommended for landlords' – Kathy Bil, Editor, Rolling Stone 'You'll read it with horrified amusement and, if you've ever shared a flat, the occasional wince of recollection' – Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld series

The Worlds Of Japanese Popular Culture

Author: Dolores Martinez
Editor: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521637299
Size: 10,63 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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This is a lively discussion of Japanese popular culture from an anthropological perpective. An international team of authors considers a broad range of topics, including sumo, karaoke, manga, women's magazines, soccer and morning television. Through these topics--many of which have never previously been addressed by scholars--the contributors also explore several deeper themes: the construction of gender in Japan; the impact of globalization and modern consumerism; and the rapidly shifting boundaries of Japanese culture and identity.

Negotiating International Water Rights

Author: Muserref Yetim
Editor: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 0857729535
Size: 14,97 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Transboundary watercourses account for an estimated 60 per cent of global freshwater flow and support the livelihoods of hundreds of millions of people worldwide. Yet many attempts to resolve water rights issues within them have failed. Knowing how and where negotiations fail is essential if successful resolution is to be achieved. Muserref Yetim’s important book seeks to illustrate a means to the peaceful resolution of natural resource based conflicts. Through a detailed study of the Tigris-Euphrates water conflict, the author develops an original framework that explains bargaining failures and proposes conditions for creating a new property rights regime among watercourse states that offers a route to governing their shared water resources in ways that are politically, economically and environmentally sound. A timely contribution to a matter of growing international concer.

Chakra Frequencies

Author: Jonathan Goldman
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 159477949X
Size: 18,75 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Read: 195

Using the science of sound healing for higher consciousness, stronger relationships, planetary oneness, and physical and emotional healing • Offers exercises with breath, tone, sacred vowel sounds, and the chanted Bija Mantras to activate and balance the chakras for greater health and harmony • Shows how to practice sound healing individually or with a partner to enhance communication, reduce stress, and create inner balance and peace • Previous edition won the Best Book in Alternative Health Award from the Coalition of Visionary Resources As both ancient spiritual masters and modern quantum physicists acknowledge, the universe is vibration. Through sound and its ability to communicate with our chakras and subtle body, we can tap into the vibration of the universe for greater harmony and stronger relationships; physical, emotional, and spiritual healing; expanded consciousness; and planetary oneness. In this step-by-step guide, sound healing pioneer Jonathan Goldman and his wife, holistic psychotherapist Andi Goldman, reveal specific ways the voice can resonate the physical and subtle bodies, including 7 powerful chanted Bija Mantras and sacred vowel sounds to balance and align the chakras. Providing exercises with breath, tone, mantras, and seed sounds, the authors show how to practice sound healing either individually or with a partner to strengthen relationships, reach deeper emotional levels, enhance communication, reduce stress, achieve inner balance, and create harmony with those around you as well as the whole planet.

Time Warped

Author: Claudia Hammond
Editor: House of Anansi
ISBN: 1770892133
Size: 16,76 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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We are obsessed with time. However hard we might try, it is almost impossible to spend even one day without the marker of a clock. But how much do we understand about time, and is it possible to retrain our brains and improve our relationship with it? Drawing on the latest research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and biology, and using original research on the way memory shapes our understanding of time, acclaimed writer and broadcaster Claudia Hammond delves into the mysteries of time perception. Along the way, she introduces us to an extraordinary array of colourful characters willing to go to great lengths in the interests of research, such as the French speleologist Michel, who spends two months in an ice cave in complete darkness. Time Warped shows us how to manage our time more efficiently, speed time up and slow it down at will, plan for the future with more accuracy, and, ultimately, use the warping of time to our own advantage.

Meta Modern Era

Author: Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi
ISBN: 1387666738
Size: 10,36 MB
Format: PDF
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Meta Modern Era by Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi is a loving, compelling and powerful book that introduces a tangible spiritual breakthrough for the 21st century Ñ spontaneous Self Realization through Sahaja Yoga meditation Ñ which opens a new dimension in human awareness. Written by Nobel Peace Prize nominee and one of the greatest voices on spirituality, Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi, the book offers stunningly deep insights on the crises of our modern times and the solutions to their root problems.

Mrs Miniver

Author: Jan Struther
Editor: Prabhat Prakashan
Size: 14,50 MB
Format: PDF
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A picture of Mrs. Miniver in many moods shown thru a succession of episodes such as the return to London after the holidays, the new car, Christmas, the countryside, Scotland, gas masks, a trip to the dentist, and a journey abroad.