THE PATH OF PRACTICE
A woman’s book of healing with Food, Breath and Sound
by Maya Tiwari
Publisher: Ballantine Books
1st ed. (10.31.2000)
Hardcover, 432 pages
Paperback, 432 pages
Product Dimensions: 8.6 x 5.9 x 1.3 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds
Diagnosed with ovarian cancer at twenty-three, Maya Tiwari was given two months to live. Her doctors’ advice: die painlessly with heavy dosages of morphine. Instead, in the middle of winter, she left her career as a popular fashion designer in New York City and began several months of intensive meditation and holistic nutrition alone in a remote Vermont cabin. By Spring, her health and vitality had been restored. Inspired by dramatic visions and dreams of her family and ancestors, Bri. Maya became a student of one of India’s few living masters of the traditional Vedas. Today, healthy in body and spirit, she devotes herself to teaching the wisdom practices of the Vedas to help others heal emotional and spiritual discomfort, dis-ease, and physical illness.
In The Path of Practice, Mother Maya’s gentle, compassionate voice instructs you in living life consciously in the present moment, so that you can recover your natural rhythms and align yourself and your inner cycles with the universe. With particular emphasis on using the primordial feminine healing power of shakti — which everyone possesses — Mother Maya leads you through the daily practice, or sadhana, of a three-part wellness program that includes nutrition and cooking with whole foods, breath work and meditation, and chanting with healing sounds. Encouraged by the inspirational stories of Maya Tiwari’s life and those of others who have made these simple but powerful practices an integral part of their lives, you will learn how to take charge of your own health.
“An extraordinary book…[that] illuminates the wonderful truth of who we are…As a result, we heal our bodies and our lives on the deepest levels.”CHRISTIANE NORTHRUP, M.D.
AUTHOR, Mother-Daughter Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause, Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
“Maya Tiwari’s The Path of Practice offers great insights into how we all have the power to heal.”DEEPAK CHOPRA, M.D.
AUTHOR, Ageless Body, Timeless Mind, Quantum Healing & Perfect Health
“The Path of Practice brilliantly brings forth the full orchestra of ancient healing wisdoms and practices into the lives of modern women. A must reading for every woman who wants a definitive guide to self-discovery, wholeness, and healing.”ILANA RUBENFELD
AUTHOR, The Listening Hand: Self-Healing Through the Rubenfeld Synergy, Method of Talk and Touch
“Maya Tiwari’s gift to us is that her life of study, reflection, healing and becoming is a perpetual unfolding act. She has through personal experience and example acquired rich insight into an elusive ancient subject. The Food Body is faithful to the original precepts of Ayurveda which reveals the immortal principles of health and, ultimately, Self-realization.”SCOTT GERSON, M.D.
DIRECTOR, Ayurvedic Medicine of New York.
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