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Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the Worldby Ed Shapiro and Deb Shapiro
Synopses & Reviews
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:
Book News Annotation:
The Dalai Lama introduces meditation as an important instrument for transforming the mind. The Shapiros, who have written many books on meditation, personal development, and social action, collect the reflections of Buddhists, well-known and ordinary practitioners on different forms of meditation as a tool for personal and social change: e.g., Dr. Dean Ornish, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Joan Borysenko, Jane Fonda, and Rabbi Tirzah Firestone. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Join award-winning authors Ed and Deb Shapiro, and a host of world-renowned luminaries, on an enlightening spiritual journey. Spiritual leaders from all disciplines and walks of life reveal how meditation has changed their lives from the inside out-motivating readers to begin their own practices and create the foundation for a new, more hopeful age in the wider world.
Includes wisdom from these extraordinary figures:
HH the Dalai Lama * Robert Thurman * Jon Kabat-Zinn * Byron Katie * Jane Fonda * Joan Borysenko * HH The Karmapa * Jack Kornfield * Krishna Das * Dean Ornish * Ram Dass * Marianne Williamson * and more.
About the Author
Ed and Deb Shapiro are the award-winning authors of 15 books on meditation, personal development, and social action. They are featured bloggers for the HuffingtonPost.com, Intent.com, and Care2.com. They teach meditation workshops worldwide, and work as corporate consultants.
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