Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the World

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 342 pages
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Meditation is now enjoying a renewed surge of popularity, penetrating the public consciousness as never before. What might that mean for us all? Be the Change examines the transformations wrought by this ancient practice through the wisdom of extraordinary luminaries, interwoven with text from award-winning authors Ed and Deb Shapiro. The words of these spiritual leaders from all disciplines and walks of life will surprise, enlighten, and inspire readers to begin their own meditation practice--and perhaps create the foundation for a new and more hopeful age.  

 

 

Includes wisdom from luminaries such as:

 

* HH the Dalai Lama * Marianne Williamson * Robert Thurman * Jon Kabat-Zinn * Ram Dass * Byron Katie * Dan Millman * Joan Borysenko * Jane Fonda * HH The Karmapa *  Jack Kornfield  * Krishna Das  *  Dean Ornish * Andrew Cohen * Jean Houston * Kitaro * Ellen Burstyn * Gregg Braden * Gay & Kathlyn Hendricks * Debbie Ford * Gangaji * Rabbi Zalman Schachter * Cyndi Lee * Wavy Gravy * Linus Roache * Tim Freke * Don Campbell * and many more  

 

 

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Be The Change How Meditation Can Transform You and the World by Ed and Deb Shapiro This inspiring 332 page read on meditation brings us infinite wisdom not just from the horse's mouth, but from the ... Read full review

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What to say about Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the World? As I already alluded to the other day , I am unabashedly a meditation fan. Even though I am a recent convert, I have ... Read full review

Contents

TRANSFORMING FROM THE INSIDE
81
TRANSFORMING US TRANSFORMS
161
We Are Not Alone Here
184
Silence in the Boardroom
203
Contemplative Activism
220
I PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT
263
Contributor Bios
326
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About the author (2009)

ED AND DEB SHAPIRO are the award-winning authors of fifteen books on meditation, personal development, and social action. They are Featured Bloggers for Oprah.com/spirit, HuffingtonPost.com, Intent.com, and Care2.com. They teach meditation workshops worldwide, and work as corporate consultants. They are the creators and writers of the Daily CHILLOUT inspirational text messages on Sprint cell phones. Their books include: YOUR BODY SPEAKS YOUR MIND, winner of the 2007 Visionary Book Award and finalist for the Nautilus Book Award;  VOICES FROM THE HEART with contributors such as President Gorbachev, the Dalai Lama, and Bishop Tutu; and MEDITATION: The Four Step Course to Calmness and Clarity.  Ed, from New York, trained as a Swami with Paramahamsa Satyananda at the Bihar School of Yoga in India, with Sri Swami Satchidananda of Integral Yoga, and with Ch gyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Deb, from London, trained in meditation with Tai Situ Rinpoche. They have taught meditation and personal development for over twenty-five years. They currently reside in Boulder, Colorado. 

 

Check them out online at www.bethechangemeditate.com and EdandDebShapiro.com.

 

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