Eastern Body Western Mind Psychology and the Chakra System as a Path to the Self
Imported from USA
Eastern Body, Western Mind seamlessly merges science and spirituality, creating a compelling interpretation of the
chakra system and its relevance for Westerners today.
In Eastern Body, Western Mind, chakra authority Anodea Judith brought a fresh approach to the yoga-based Eastern chakra
system, adapting it to the Western framework of Jungian psychology, somatic therapy, childhood developmental theory, and
metaphysics. This groundbreaking work in transpersonal psychology has been revised and redesigned for a more accessible
Arranged schematically, the book uses the inherent structure of the chakra system as a map upon which to chart our
Western understanding of individual development. Each chapter focuses on a single chakra, starting with a description of
its characteristics, then exploring its particular childhood developmental patterns, traumas and abuses, and how to heal
and maintain balance.
• Revised edition of the groundbreaking New Age book that seamlessly integrates Western psychology and the Eastern
chakra system, including a new introduction from the author
• Applies the chakra system to important modern social realities and issues such as addiction, codependence, family
dynamics, sexuality, and personal empowerment
• Previous edition has sold more than 55,000 copies