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The Yoga of the Nine Emotions: The Tantric Practice of Rasa Sadhana

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A guide to changing negative emotions and promoting happiness using traditional Tantric and Ayurvedic practicesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Details the 9 Rasas that represent our basic emotionsandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Offers emotional fasting exercises and daily routines for emotional well-beingandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Shows how Rasa Sadhana can be integrated with other yoga practicesandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;and#8226; Based on the teachings of Harish Johariandlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Rasas are the essence of our emotions that exist in both the body and the mind. The Tantric tradition recognizes 9 Rasas that represent our basic emotions: love, humor, wonder, courage, calmness, anger, sadness, fear, and disgust. Those who practice Rasa Sadhana learn to overcome negative emotions in order to pursue better health, enhanced spiritual growth, and enduring happiness.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Our emotions are continuously affected by the interplay of our senses, the elements, food, and the life force in our body. In andlt;Iandgt;The Yoga of the Nine Emotionsandlt;/Iandgt;, Peter Marchand offers many practical physiological and philosophical tools from Tantric and Ayurvedic traditions that can help readers change their emotional patterns. He explains the nature and purpose of each Rasa and how we can strengthen or weaken one Rasa through another. He also offers Ayurvedic cooking guidelines and daily routines for balancing sensory input and strengthening emotional health, including fasting from negative emotions as well as how to energize positive ones. As we master our emotions through the practice of Rasa Sadhana, we gain true control of our lives and our relationships with others.

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HINDUISM / SELF-HELP Rasas are the essence of our emotions that exist in both the body and the mind. The tantric tradition recognizes nine Rasas that represent our basic emotions: Love, Joy, Wonder, Courage, Calmness, Anger, Sadness, Fear, and Disgust. A study of the Rasas provides us with an objective language for examining our emotions and increasing our emotional intelligence. Those who practice Rasa Sadhana learn to overcome negative emotions in order to pursue better health, enhanced spiritual growth, and enduring happiness. Our emotions are continuously affected by the interplay of our senses, the elements, food, and the life force in our body. In The Yoga of the Nine Emotions, Peter Marchand presents the ?technology? for changing our emotional patterns in the form of practical physiological and philosophical tools from tantric and ayurvedic traditions. He explains the nature and purpose of each Rasa and how we can strengthen or weaken one Rasa through another. He also offers ayurvedic cooking guidelines and daily routines for balancing sensory input and strengthening emotional health, including fasting from negative emotions as well as how to energize positive ones. In addition, The Yoga of the Nine Emotions provides guidelines for integrating a Rasa Sadhana practice with other yoga practices. As we master our emotions through the practice of Rasa Sadhana, we gain true control of our lives and our relationships with others. PETER MARCHAND became a student of Harish Johari in 1983 and is one of the founders of Sanatan Society, a networking organization of family and students of Harish Johari. He travels to India annually and teaches Rasa Sadhana in Europe, America, and Asia. Helives in Belgium. Harish Johari (1934?1999) was a tantric scholar, poet, musician, composer, artist, and gemologist. He authored twelve books, including Chakras, Tools for Tantra, and Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine.

Synopsis:

Rasas are the essence of our emotions that exist in both the body and the mind. Peter Marchand offers practical physiological and philosophical tools that can help readers change their emotional patterns. Those who practice Rasa Sadhana learn to overcome negative emotions in order to pursue better health, enhanced spiritual growth, and enduring happiness.

About the Author

Peter Marchand is one of the founders of Sanatan Society, a networking organization of the family and students of Harish Johari (1934-1999), a tantric scholar, poet, and artist who authored 12 books, including andlt;Iandgt;Chakrasandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Tools for Tantraandlt;/Iandgt;. Marchand became a student of Johari in 1983 and teaches Rasa Sadhana and Jnana Yoga in Europe, India, the United States, and Canada. The author of andlt;Iandgt;The Yoga of Truthandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;The Yoga of the Nine Emotionsandlt;/Iandgt;, he lives in Belgium.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part One: Rasa Sadhana

   1   Nine Rasas

   2   Rasas in the Body

   3   Body Emotions in Western Science

    Indian Philosophy and Rasas

Part Two: The Nine Rasas

   5   Shringara: Love 

     Hasya: Joy 

   7   Adbhuta: Wonder

   8   Shanta: Calmness

   9   Raudra: Anger

   10  Veerya: Courage

   11  Karuna: Sadness

   12  Bhayanaka: Fear 

   13  Vibhatsa: Disgust

Part Three: Working with Our Rasas

   14  Mastering Emotions

   15  Rasa Sadhana

   16  Balancing Sensory Input 

   17  Cooking Emotions

   18  Daily Routines 

   19  Emotional Emergencies

Part Four: Our Rasas in Society

   20  The Emotional Evolution of Humankind 

   21  Rasas and Western Science

   22  Rasas, Religion, Spirituality, and Yoga

   23  Power to the Artists

   24  Social Work and Politics

   25  Mood Marketing

   26  Rasas in Therapy

Conclusion 

Sanskrit Glossary

References and Recommended Reading 

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9781594770944
Author:
Johari, Harish
Publisher:
Destiny Books
Author:
Marchand, Peter
Subject:
Yoga
Subject:
Hinduism
Subject:
Tantrism
Subject:
Spiritual
Subject:
Hinduism - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Hinduism-General
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
Subject:
HINDUISM;INNER TRADITIONS OF INDIA;INNER TRADITIONS OF THE EAST;SELF TRANSFORMATION;SELF-HELP;SELF-TRANSFORMATION;SPIRITUALITY;TANTRA;YOGA;ALTERNATIVE HEALTH;AYURVEDA;COOKING/HEALTH;EASTERN PHILOSOPHY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY;EASTERN SPIRITUALITY/YOGA;HEALTH
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Publication Date:
20060631
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Language:
English
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Pages:
224
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9 x 6 x 0.6 in 10.78 oz

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"Synopsis" by , HINDUISM / SELF-HELP Rasas are the essence of our emotions that exist in both the body and the mind. The tantric tradition recognizes nine Rasas that represent our basic emotions: Love, Joy, Wonder, Courage, Calmness, Anger, Sadness, Fear, and Disgust. A study of the Rasas provides us with an objective language for examining our emotions and increasing our emotional intelligence. Those who practice Rasa Sadhana learn to overcome negative emotions in order to pursue better health, enhanced spiritual growth, and enduring happiness. Our emotions are continuously affected by the interplay of our senses, the elements, food, and the life force in our body. In The Yoga of the Nine Emotions, Peter Marchand presents the ?technology? for changing our emotional patterns in the form of practical physiological and philosophical tools from tantric and ayurvedic traditions. He explains the nature and purpose of each Rasa and how we can strengthen or weaken one Rasa through another. He also offers ayurvedic cooking guidelines and daily routines for balancing sensory input and strengthening emotional health, including fasting from negative emotions as well as how to energize positive ones. In addition, The Yoga of the Nine Emotions provides guidelines for integrating a Rasa Sadhana practice with other yoga practices. As we master our emotions through the practice of Rasa Sadhana, we gain true control of our lives and our relationships with others. PETER MARCHAND became a student of Harish Johari in 1983 and is one of the founders of Sanatan Society, a networking organization of family and students of Harish Johari. He travels to India annually and teaches Rasa Sadhana in Europe, America, and Asia. Helives in Belgium. Harish Johari (1934?1999) was a tantric scholar, poet, musician, composer, artist, and gemologist. He authored twelve books, including Chakras, Tools for Tantra, and Ayurvedic Healing Cuisine.
"Synopsis" by , Rasas are the essence of our emotions that exist in both the body and the mind. Peter Marchand offers practical physiological and philosophical tools that can help readers change their emotional patterns. Those who practice Rasa Sadhana learn to overcome negative emotions in order to pursue better health, enhanced spiritual growth, and enduring happiness.
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