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The Stormy Search for the Self : Understanding and Living with Spiritual Emergency

Grof, Christina; Grof, Stanislav

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ISBN 10: 1852741031 / ISBN 13: 9781852741037
Published by Mandala, London, Eng., 1991
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Copy has shelf wear with small rubbing nicks on the corner tips and edges of spine, soft crease on the lower front corner tip. slight toning. The author's draw on years of personal and professional experience with tranformative states to explore "spiritual emergence" and its complications and vicissitudes. Wi9th appendices on The Spiritual Emergence Network; A Vision for a 24 Hour Care Center; Spiritual Emergency and Mental Health Professionals. ix/274pp. Desirable!. Bookseller Inventory # 003464

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Title: The Stormy Search for the Self : ...

Publisher: Mandala, London, Eng.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition, 1st Printing

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. 1995 pgs sl tanned name frt end paper, different cover to that shown

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Christina Grof was raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Her original career as a teacher of art was interrupted when a powerful spiritual experience during childbirth launched her into many years of emotional turmoil, later identified as the manifestations of Kundalini awakening. She taught Hatha-Yoga and was deeply influenced by Swami Muktananda Paramahansa, head of the Siddha-Yoga lineage; she was his student until his death in 1982.

Her own unusual experiences generated in her deep interest in nonordinary states of consciousness and transpersonal psychology. Together with her husband, Stanislav Grof, she has developed Holotropic Breathwork, an experimental technique of psychotherapy that combines controlled breathing, evocative music, and bodywork. She and her husband have also organized international transpersonal conferences in Boston, Melbourne, Bombay, and Santa Rosa, California.

Christina's particular area of interest is the relationship between mysticism and psychosis. In 1980 she founded the spiritual emergence network, an international organization providing support for individuals undergoing transformative crises. More recently, her interest has extended into the area of the spiritual aspects of alcoholism and addiction. In the last decade she has conducted lectures and workshops in North and South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. She is also co-author of the book Beyond Death.

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