Eyes Wide Open: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path (Google eBook)

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Sounds True, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 289 pages
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The spiritual path is like any other road—it’s going to have its share of potholes and detours. Safe travel requires a quality rarely taught yet critically important in today’s world: discernment.

In Eyes Wide Open, Mariana Caplan supports us in cultivating the acute judgment and discrimination that will help us to live a spiritual life with intelligence, clarity, and authenticity.

Is enlightenment less about fireworks and bliss and more about dismantling illusions? How do we fully integrate our practice into daily living? What’s the best way to work with the ego and the shadow? Eyes Wide Open explores these questions and more, offering practitioners from any tradition—or those just getting started—a traveler’s guide through “the labyrinth of increasing subtlety” that defines a genuine spiritual life.

Eyes Wide Open has received the following awards:

2010 Gold IPPY—New Age (Mind-Body-Spirit)2010 Gold Living Now Award—Enlightenment/WBRSpirituality2010 Silver Nautilus Award—Spirituality
  

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Review: Eyes Wide Open: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path

User Review  - David Simoni - Goodreads

Along with Spiritual Bypassing by Robert Augustus Masters you have a foolproof bullshit detector which will keep you from fooling yourself and avoiding the the ersatz, megalomaniacal gurus out there in the spiritual marketplace! Read full review

Review: Eyes Wide Open: Cultivating Discernment on the Spiritual Path

User Review  - Persephone - Goodreads

Excellent. Highly recommended for ministers and spiritual leaders (in non-dogmatic traditions). Also recommended for any serious spiritual practitioner--anyone serious about their inner work and ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Mariana Caplan, PhD, received degrees in cultural anthropology, counseling psychology, and contemporary spirituality. However, she attributes the majority of her education and inspiration to years of research and practice in the world’s great mystical traditions, and to living in villages in India, Central and South America, and Europe. She is a counselor, professor of yogic and transpersonal psychologies, and the author of six books in the fields of psychology and spirituality, includingHalfway Up the Mountain and To Touch Is to Live. Mariana resides in the San Francisco Bay area and teaches at the California Institute of Integral Studies.

Mariana Caplan has received the following awards for Eyes Wide Open:

2010 Gold IPPY - New Age (Mind-Body-Spirit)2010 Gold Living Now Award - Enlightenment/Spirituality2010 Silver Nautilus Award – Spirituality

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