Kundalini Yoga Meditation for Complex Psychiatric Disorders

Author: David Shannahoff-Khalsa
Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated
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An ancient form of meditation that employs yogic breathing and other mind-body techniques, Kundalini yoga is also a clinically-proven therapeutic protocol, used to treat a range of psychiatric issues and disorders. In this follow-up to his book Kundalini Yoga Meditation (Norton, 2007), David Shannahoff-Khalsa shares a bounty of techniques that have never before been published (even in trade books), and teaches clinicians how to incorporate these methods into their own practices. Chapters address the primary and current challenges for treating psychiatric disorders; the weaknesses of current conventional treatments; specifics for diagnosis; and multipart treatment approaches that can be applied to different disorders including schizophrenia, personality disorders, developmental disorders, and multimorbidity (organized by age ranges and health conditions). Also included are various case histories and corresponding treatment approaches.

Meditation As Medicine

Author: Cameron Stauth
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439117535
Format: PDF
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Proven effective by scientific research and presented here by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa and Cameron Stauth, the practice of Medical Meditation revolutionizes the healing process. By balancing and regenerating the body's ethereal and physical energies through simple meditations, Medical Meditation unites the mind, body, and spirit into a powerful triad. Each Medical Meditation here has a specific physiological effect, targeting afflictions from arthritis to ulcers to cancer. Dr. Khalsa details the five unique attributes that endow this type of meditation with far more power than standard meditation. The combination of special postures and movements; exact positioning of the hands and fingers; particular mantras; specific breathing patterns; and a unique focus of concentration can change your entire biochemical profile, easing you into a calm, healing state. Practiced in conjunction with conventional or alternative medical treatments, cutting-edge Medical Meditation activates the healing force within you.

Meditations for Addictive Behavior

Author: Mukta Kaur Khalsa
Publisher: Langdon st Press
ISBN: 9780979919213
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In today's world of quick fixes, we strive for ease and comfort. It is easy to slip into complacency and go to sleep in our own lives. Meditations for Addictive Behavior provides a complete guide to Kundalini Yoga techniques developed by Yogi Bhajan to assist in spiritual awakening and the recovery from addiction. These mediatations can help break destructive tendancies and reawaken the self. Individuals, teachers and counselors will find this book and inspiring introduction to life-changing habits. -- from back cover.

Yoga Mantras for a Whole Heart

Author: Karan Khalsa
Publisher: Spirit Voyage
ISBN: 0983569509
Format: PDF, ePub
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Whatever your reason to keep your heart closed, open it! Whatever the cause of your heart`s wound, heal it! Transforming the world means transforming individuals. Opening your heart is the most important thing you can do. Spirit Voyage`s Kundalini Transformation Kit: Yoga and Mantras for a Whole Heart is truly an offering to love and to you. Listen and practice the treasures inside. Watch your heart unfold within you like a lotus which can flower with a shower of brilliance right out of the earth. This beautiful book has two sections. The first section focuses on Ten Guiding Principles for Living with a Whole Heart. These are simple and profound steps each person can take to approach life in a way that allows you to love and be loved. The second section consists of 5 incredible Kundalini Yoga Kriyas, each one working on a different aspect of the heart. The accompanying CD contains the music that is used in practicing each of these kriyas. They are: (available at SpiritVoyage.com) 1. Mera Man Loche & Aad Such by Sat Purkh Meditation to Heal the Wounds of Love 2. Humee Hum Brahm Hum by Guru Singh and Seal Meditation for the 4th Chakra 3. Aad Guray Nameh by Snatam Kaur Meditation for Projection and Protection from the Heart 4. Sat Kartar by Sat Kartar Meditation to Open the Heart 5. Ra Ma Da Sa by Mirabai Ceiba Heal Your Self, Heal Your Heart 6. Long Time Sun by Snatam Kaur A Blessing for You and Your Heart to Carry into the World Spirit Voyage has created the Kundalini Transformation Kit series to offer a set of meditations and principles to live by to support your life’s needs. This tool kit incorporates Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan®, whose powerful yogic technology supports so many aspects of our day-to-day lives. It is our hope that using these tool kits will provide you with a source to improve your life and transform it into the manifestation of your hopes for your self and your soul. Spirit Voyage believes that music has the power to transform the planet, one person at a time. By incorporating the beauty of the sound current into these yogic meditations, we use the technology of Naad yoga to create a vibration that imprints the impact of these meditations deep into the psyche. You can use these meditations one by one, practicing each one for 11 to 40 days, or you can use them in combinations, practicing them at different times of day. Create a sacred space in your home to practice these meditations. Allow yourself to immerse yourself in the experience of them. We wish you deep and positive transformation!

Food As Medicine

Author: Guru Dharma Singh Khalsa
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439107591
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Food is the original medicine. Food is the best medicine. From Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, acclaimed author of the national bestseller Meditation as Medicine, comes Food as Medicine -- a remarkable book that balances both of Dr. Khalsa's specialties by advising readers on how to achieve maximum health from simply eating responsibly and well. Grounded in medical science, Food as Medicine is a pragmatic and accessible reference for anyone seeking guidance on healthy eating or simple food remedies. Dr. Khalsa begins by setting readers on the right nutritional path -- regardless of their current eating habits -- and explains how to go organic, how to use natural organic juices and foods as medicine, and how special-food diets can help reverse the progress or diminish the symptoms of certain diseases, such as Alzheimer's or Hepatitis C. The book is filled with interesting food facts: Blueberries can increase brain longevity through their ability to help release dopamine in the brain. Kiwi fruit, because of its high levels of disease-fighting antioxidants and phytonutrients, is said to be an excellent source in battling cancer and heart disease. Pears, with their high content of certain minerals and fibers, can help prevent fibroid tumors. Drawing on Dr. Khalsa's own life experience as well as patient case histories, Food as Medicine outlines the seven principles of "The Khalsa Plan," details information on his other nutritional plans designed to target specific ailments, and lays out dozens of delicious, time-tested recipes that promote overall health and well-being.

Psychophysiological States

Author: David S. Shannahoff-Khalsa
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080555102
Format: PDF, Docs
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Our understanding of psychophysiological states are now more broadly defined by the inclusion of the lateralized ultradian rhythms of the autonomic and central nervous systems (ANS and CNS) that play a key regulatory role in mind-body states. These neural rhythms are a unique step in the evolution of the nervous system that have mostly been ignored or missed in our understanding of physiology, mental activities, brain rhythms, and in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. The multivariate physiological experiments reviewed in this book provide a new “big picture for how the body’s major systems (ANS, CNS, neuroendocrine, cardiovascular, fuel-regulatory, gastrointestinal, immune) are regulated, integrated, and coordinated by the ANS via the hypothalamus during both waking and sleep. This discovery has implications for psychiatrists, psychologists, stress physiologists, cardiologists, sleep researchers, neuroscientists, neuroendocrinologists, cognitive scientists, and those interested in performance, anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, autism, and addictive and impulse control disorders. This book includes the translational neuroscience aspect of this discovery, including implications for vagal nerve stimulation studies. This book is a study in Lateralized rhythms and Ultradian rhythms and their context in the ANS-CNS, a very new field Implications of these rhythms in Anxiety, Depression and Schizophrenia will be explored The book will present theories of possible causes for the assignment of causal mechanisms of these lateralizations The reader will understand the Nasal Cycle, the rhythmic; alternating side-to-side fluctuation in nasal airflow which is regulated by the ANS Unilateral Forced Breathing techniques will be discussed Vagal nerve stimulation and its effects will be discussed Yoga breathing techniques are analyzed and theorized scientifically

Healing Addictive Behavior

Author: Mukta Kaur Khalsa
Publisher: I Was There Press
ISBN: 9780979919251
Format: PDF, Docs
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Kundalini yoga and nutritional information for addiction recovery.

Find Your Happy Daily Mantras

Author: Shannon Kaiser
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452523673
Format: PDF, ePub
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Find Your Happy Daily Mantras provides 365 days of inspiration to cultivate more self-awareness, confidence and inner peace. A companion to the international bestselling book Find Your Happy, this is a must-have guide to make happiness and inner peace a habit. This book is more than a self-help guide. It is a tool for recovery, providing hope and a path to freedom from pain. Any recovery process requires a dedicated practice, and the wisdom contained in these pages will guide you to open your mind and heart to create a more purposeful, happy and healthy life. "Shannon Kaiser is an incredible woman on a mission to help people find peace, happiness and fulfillment in their lives. Her desire to serve others shines through all of her work." — Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times bestselling author of Miracles Now