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: * 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
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 16 books on meditation, personal development, and social action. They are featured bloggers for HuffingtonPost.com, Intent.com, Care2.com, and Oprah.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
. They have taught meditation and personal development for over 25 years. They currently reside in Boulder, Colorado.
Check them out online at www.bethechangemeditate.com and EdandDebShapiro.com.