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192 A Meditation Essay Test You Can't Fail 196 Break It Down: Uncovering What Meditation Means to You 197 You're Not Alone 197 When to Meditate 199 Start Slow 201 Be Diligent 201 A Little Progress on a Long Road to Samadhi 202 Leave Your Pride on the Doorstep 202 Going the Distance 14 Enter the Breathing Room 205 206 The Breath of Life 206 And So I Asked My Teacher, How Do I Breathe? 207 The Psyche, the Breath, the Soul 208 The Physiology of Breathing 209 Breathing at Its Worst 211 Breathing at Its Best 213 How Do You Breathe?
121 Chakras Have Colors, Too 121 A Special Way of Seeing 123 Aura Meditation Exercise 124 Natural Medicine Goes with the Flow 125 Reiki 126 Acupuncture 127 Biofeedback 128 Therapeutic Touch < previous page page_ix If you like this book, buy it! next page > < previous page page_x next page > Page x 9 Are You the Dreamer, or the Dream? 129 129 What Is Real? 131 Separating the Dreamer from the Dream 132 Freud: The Royal Road to the Unconscious 133 Jung: Universal Archetypes 133 The Dalai Lama: Finding the Clear Light of Sleep 134 Meditation, Sleep, and Consciousness 134 Understanding the Sleep Cycles 136 Fusing the Sleeping and Waking Consciousness 136 Hypnogogic and Hypnopompic Experiences 137 Do You Remember Your Dreams?
111 Life's Animating Quality 111 Are You Blocked? Another Self Quiz 114 Meditation for the Body Chakra 115 Saturn Chakra: Coiled Energy 116 Jupiter Chakra: Creation Energy 116 Mars Chakra: Action Energy 117 Venus Chakra: Heart Energy 118 Mercury Chakra: Communication Energy 119 Sun Chakra: The Third Eye 119 Thousand Petalled Lotus: Enlightenment 120 Oops, Your Aura Is Showing! 121 Chakras Have Colors, Too 121 A Special Way of Seeing 123 Aura Meditation Exercise 124 Natural Medicine Goes with the Flow 125 Reiki 126 Acupuncture 127 Biofeedback 128 Therapeutic Touch < previous page page_ix If you like this book, buy it!