Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Waking the Global Heart” as Want to Read:
Waking the Global Heart
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Waking the Global Heart

by
4.19  ·  Rating Details ·  62 Ratings  ·  11 Reviews
Will we survive into the next age? If so, what will it look like and what will it take for us to get there? For the first time since the planet cooled 5 billion years ago, humanity is capable of influencing-for better or worse-the trajectory of evolution. This requires a tremendous responsibility and maturity of the heart. Only through a rite of passage will humanity shift ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Energy Psychology Press (first published June 30th 2006)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Waking the Global Heart, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Waking the Global Heart

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Henry
Jun 07, 2011 Henry rated it it was ok
Shelves: self-help, new-age
Judith paints a grand arch or human evolution, from Neanderthal to present day, to facilitate her agenda of "the power of love". Leveraging the chakra system as well as classifications such as static feminine and dynamic masculine, Judith urges us to reconsider our role in society.

Although I relate with and ultimately support Judith's conclusions, it was very difficult to follow her logic and, at times, self-indulgent literary flair. In addition, when the conversation veered on the verge of prac
...more
Jen Jen
May 11, 2012 Jen Jen rated it really liked it
This book is an excellent overview of the development of human civilization from the point of view of the chakra system. Judith describes human history from this point of view, explaining how each era contributed to the awakening and development of each chakra in turn. She makes an excellent thesis outlining our need to awaken and live from the fourth chakra - the heart - and to finally resolve within ourselves and our culture the third chakra aspect of power (greed, domination, consumption). Th ...more
Aymi
Jun 30, 2013 Aymi rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Insightful, thought provoking. There were times I agreed and times I disagreed; in the end and overall I'm glad that I read it. I liked the references to chakras for the times, and the visual graphs scattered in, it was interesting. The chapters were well named for the most part and it was easy to locate the individual topics. Although it can be hard to read at times, esp. if you are an emotional person like me; it got easier (for me), to read as I got farther into the chapters. And she did have ...more
Green
Dec 27, 2008 Green rated it it was amazing
I was asked to review this book on amazon.com, so i'll just copy and paste:
I suppose I have grown used to relying on misrepresented accounts of collective History. The acknowledgment of my own deeply held but never questioned beliefs occurred to me while reading Waking the Global Heart. I now know how enlightening historical fact can be, and I have a stronger understanding of where Civilization is at and how we came to be here. Waking the Global Heart is an excellent book on gaining perspective.
...more
Lindsay
Aug 13, 2008 Lindsay rated it really liked it
Thought-provoking! There were some editorial bloopers here and there (or, am I becoming more detail-oriented and this is quite normal?). A therapists perspective on the global community...historical patterns of culture...a message to guide the present population on turning the tide of humanity to a culture based on understanding and compassion.
Travis Callender
Amazing, ambitious book that connects individual development as understood through the expansion of energy through the chakras, with the development of our human species. Starts with a brief overview of the historical development of mankind from 200 000 years ago through the present. Suggests changes mankind must now choose, if we are to mature as a species from adolescence to adulthood.
Juliet Hewitt
Nov 25, 2012 Juliet Hewitt rated it really liked it
It is not an easy read, but it is a mind opening one. I took my time finishing it and have gone back and re-read a few parts. It is full of historical facts giving credence to its message. A reminder that the time is now and we need to act in order to save our mother the earth.
Charles
Jun 26, 2012 Charles rated it it was ok
Shelves: give-away
I suppose if the title of this book seems novel to you then there might be something of interest in here for you. I personally found it to be pretty lightweight and over-long. Might have made a good magazine essay.
Melissa
Oct 02, 2012 Melissa rated it it was amazing
If you haven't read it yet, I hope you do!
T Collins
Aug 04, 2013 T Collins rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Using the chakra paradigm Anodea sketches a compelling argument for human evolution and some suggested next-steps. A little light on detail, but absorbing in its vision.
Gail Testa
Dec 22, 2010 Gail Testa rated it it was amazing
You have to read it. Amazing. Insightful. Prophetic.
Archna Mohan
Archna Mohan rated it really liked it
Aug 09, 2013
Pat
Pat rated it it was amazing
Jan 01, 2016
Paige tuhey
Paige tuhey rated it liked it
Nov 17, 2007
Elena Karadjova
Elena Karadjova rated it really liked it
Jan 01, 2013
Eric
Eric rated it it was ok
Nov 16, 2013
Paulette Sherman
Paulette Sherman rated it it was amazing
Jul 06, 2016
Jón Ágúst
Jón Ágúst rated it really liked it
Aug 23, 2012
Cecilia Dunbar Hernandez
Cecilia Dunbar Hernandez rated it it was amazing
Sep 20, 2015
Michele
Michele rated it it was amazing
Jun 16, 2013
Justin Anderson
Justin Anderson rated it really liked it
Oct 20, 2013
Christine
Christine rated it liked it
Aug 30, 2012
Anna
Anna rated it really liked it
Feb 05, 2015
Erin
Erin rated it really liked it
May 21, 2012
Em
Em rated it really liked it
May 08, 2012
Todd Myers
Todd Myers rated it really liked it
Jul 17, 2013
Sofia Tapaninen
Sofia Tapaninen rated it it was amazing
Mar 03, 2017
Cameron
Cameron rated it it was amazing
Jan 29, 2016
Winsoenaing07
Winsoenaing07 rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2008
Letecia Layson
Letecia Layson rated it it was amazing
Jan 13, 2008
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • The Ascent of Humanity
  • God in Proof: The Story of a Search from the Ancients to the Internet
  • The Great Work: Our Way into the Future
  • Agenda for a New Economy: From Phantom Wealth to Real Wealth
  • The Prison Angel: Mother Antonia's Journey from Beverly Hills to a Life of Service in a Mexican Jail
  • Manifestos on the Future of Food and Seed
  • Saved: How I Quit Worrying About Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World
  • The Fantastic Family Whipple
  • Paradise Lot: Two Plant Geeks, One-Tenth of an Acre, and the Making of an Edible Garden Oasis in the City
  • Healing Into Life and Death
  • Windhorse Woman: A Marriage of Spirit
  • Coming Home to Myself: Reflections for Nurturing a Woman's Body and Soul
  • The Healing Power of Mind: Simple Meditation Exercises for Health, Well-Being, and Enlightenment (Buddhayana Series, VII)
  • Getting A Grip: Clarity, Creativity, and Courage in a World Gone Mad
  • Dreamwalker: The Path of Sacred Power
  • Code To Joy: The Four-Step Solution to Unlocking Your Natural State of Happiness
  • The Mathematical Tourist: New & Updated Snapshots of Modern Mathematics
  • Big Little Book of Whispers
36321
Anodea Judith, Ph.D. is the founder and director of Sacred Centers, and a groundbreaking thinker, writer, therapist, and spiritual teacher. Her passion for the realization of human potential matches her concern for humanity’s impending crises — her fervent wish is that we “wake up in time.” She holds Masters and Doctoral degrees in Psychology and Human Health, is a 500 hour registered yoga teacher ...more
More about Anodea Judith...

Share This Book