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Body Mind Balancing: Using Your Mind to Heal Your Body

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Many everyday discomforts and tensions arise from the fact that we are alienated from our bodies. With the help of Body Mind Balancing, readers will learn to talk to and reconnect with their bodies. After just a short time, readers will begin to appreciate how much the body has been working for them and supporting them, and from this new perspective one can find new ways
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 1st 2003)
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Genevieve
Apr 02, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Really good book about getting out of your head and into your body. Recommended highly! If you read it, remember that it's a transcription of Osho's talks, he never wrote it. Otherwise, you'll get frustrated.
Wael Koubeissy
May 21, 2017 rated it liked it
I was in my early twenties when i read The first books for Osho, about 15 years ago. I was astonished as a young guy with little experience with the content. I found this book and decided to get it and read it and i said to myself that if i'm still impressed by his books after all these years, then this book deserves 5 stars. well it doesn't, but that's only according to me, because i'm well aware of the things mentioned in the book, it was a good reminder of your duties toward your body, but my ...more
Tiffany
Oct 18, 2009 rated it liked it
Recommended to Tiffany by: Danielle


I'm glad I read Goodreads' Genevieve's review prior to reading Osho's book because I probably would have been a little annoyed at the simplicity and redundancy of the writing. But, apparently, these writings are transcripts of what Osho has spoken about.

Osho is a Indian philosopher and spiritual teacher. Many of the ideas in Body Mind Balancing are worth reading and holding on to. He reminds us that we are too often in our own minds and forget to listen to our bodies. An example that he reiterat
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Ajay
Mar 05, 2017 rated it liked it
This book is a collection of transcripts of Osho's teaching, so it has to be read in a certain manner unlike reading a conventional book.
I usually don't tend to pick up books of this genre as I still, at times, find myself on the fence with the Science vs Spiritual debate. But a considerable volume of the book that focuses on the differentiation of the mind and body is quite sound.
Having picked up meditation past couple of months there are some key points that I can take from this book on how er
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Elsa
Jun 24, 2008 rated it really liked it
Profound reading. He definitely is not for the mainstream public but more for the spiritually evolved. Amazing.
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Carrie Spellman for TeensReadToo.com

The concept of BODY MIND BALANCING is that our thoughts and ideas have been trained to be one way, while our bodies operate naturally, which generally puts the two at odds. The harder you try to force them together, the more they fight each other. This book hopes to help you find a way to balance them, so that you can function at your highest level mentally, physically, and emotionally. It only follows naturally that if each person could reach thei
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Sadaf
Oct 24, 2013 rated it it was ok
The book seemed very simplistic till I realised it was not written by Osho but a summary of his teachings. So basically it sounds like some new-age hocus pocus jumbo mumbo feel good self help book. However, the meditation cd with the book is worth a try.
Lisa
Nov 21, 2010 rated it liked it
interesting
Deanna
Oct 03, 2007 rated it really liked it
Inspirational, practical advice.
yerazness
Bazı noktalarda Osho'ya katılmasam da çok faydalandığım bir kitap oldu.
Jason
Aug 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Knowing more of what you are, living as you realize the body is outside and to be experienced more fully.
Darshan
Nov 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wonderfully communicated and explained how Body and Mind are connected and how one can master Mind by listening to Body...a must read...
Elke Anderson
Sep 07, 2008 rated it really liked it
This book has an awesome guided meditation to put what you read in the to practice. I found the meditation help a lot i.e head ache or back ache; walk away feeling like a different person.
Dakshin
Apr 03, 2018 rated it liked it
I picked this book of the couch from my in-law's place. My mother in law reads avidly. I just wanted to know what this book is about because the cover was simple and the book showed signs of foxing stains which only added to its attraction. Then onwards, it was a breezy ride which took less than 2 days for completion.

I learnt the two ways anger is released by reading this book. This is my hugest take away point and I recommend you to read this book for the same reason. It also reveals simple ti
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Abhijit Suvarna
Apr 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: awesome
"The body is the contribution fron the earth; you come from the sky. In you, as in every embodied being, the earth and the sky are meeting: it is a love affair of earth and sky." ....... from the book

Understand the differences and similarities of the body & mind .... in order to lead a more meaniningful Life!
Prasath T
Oct 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
One of the beautiful book on human body. Osho clearly explains and gives techniques to know specific subtle language by which our human body speaks to us. Its a perfect spiritual guide on how to treat, respect and care our own human body and live harmoniously with it...
Carlos Vázquez
Aunque puedo discrepar de muchas de las posturas sobre Dios que tiene el autor, debo reconocer que aplica muchas enseñanzas valiosas para el día a día. Valorar y escuchar a nuestro cuerpo, sabernos y sentirnos únicos ahí radica la belleza y realización del ser humano, relajarnos y disfrutar todos los instantes de nuestro presente.
Rgbudhar
Jun 28, 2010 rated it liked it
completed the book. It is good to read but adopting in life.......? well, depends on individuals.
Jeevan Basavaraju
Jan 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
Spiritual reading. Connects body and the mind. Very nice reading to get relaxed mind. This is the second time I have read this book.- 11th Sept 2015
Zey
Oct 09, 2012 rated it really liked it
it gives a big awareness of my body's power to me.
Parinay
Jan 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
A must read! Awesome book.
Bryan Elkins
Jan 06, 2009 rated it really liked it
Osho rules.
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