Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom

Psychological Healing Practices from the World's Religious Traditions

Author: Sharon G. Mijares

Publisher: Routledge


Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 244

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Modern Psychology and Ancient Wisdom, 2nd edition, brings together experts who explore the use of ancient healing techniques from Buddhism, Christianity, Goddess, Shamanism, Taoism, and Yogic traditions as well as the mystical practices of Judaism and Islam and their application to modern counseling and therapy professions. Each chapter lays out time-tested techniques used by teachers, guides, and practitioners to facilitate psychological healing, embraces a wide variety of cultural perspectives, and offers a large, varied, and meaningful view of the world. This new edition includes added material on Islam, indigenous, and shamanic healing perspectives and practices, as well as new findings in the fields of neuropsychology and epigenetics. With its vast offerings of new treatment methods from a variety of perspectives—from therapeutic metaphors and breathing exercises to meditation and yoga techniques—this book will be of use to mental health professionals, social workers, and pastoral caregivers.

Traditional Cosmology (3); The Global Mythology of Cosmic Creation and Destruction; volume: Differentiation (paperback)

Author: Marinus Anthony van der Sluijs



Category: Cosmology, Ancient


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The present work, in 4 volumes, is a compendium of traditional cosmologies worldwide. The material includes the global mythology of creation and destruction, but also comprises information drawn from other areas of traditional knowledge, ritual, iconography, shamanism, costume, and dance.

The Last Americans

The Indian in American Culture

Author: William Brandon

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies


Category: History

Page: 553

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A comprehensive study of Indian civilizations and their interaction with white America includes a portfolio of native poetry.

Indigenous traditions and ecology

the interbeing of cosmology and community

Author: John Grim

Publisher: Harvard Univ Ctr for the


Category: Nature

Page: 754

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"Series of conferences on religions of the world and ecology took place from 1996 through 1998, with supervision at the Harvard University Center for the Study of World Religions ... a series of volumes developing the themes explored at the conferences is being published... under the editorial direction of Kathryn Dodgson.""--P. [v]


Mesoamerican and Ancient Middle Eastern Traditions


Publisher: Stonecliff Pub


Category: History

Page: 211

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An archaeology of the soul

North American Indian belief and ritual

Author: Robert L. Hall

Publisher: Univ of Illinois Pr


Category: Religion

Page: 222

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