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Courageous Confrontations: Lives Transformed by Li&hellip by Richard H. Helfant
5.0 out of 5 stars A life changing book, 1 Jan 2010
This books questions the dogmatic views held by most of the physicians; The concepts we hold about our mind/body are explored by real case studies involving real but disguised characters ranging from a mafia don to a wall street billionaire who faced life threatening illness that resulted in a serious self-introspection of their lives, resulting in a paradigm shift towards their own body-mind; this introspection transformed these characters into more holistic human beings deeply impacting their lives.

Our bodies are gateways to our minds and vice-versa. Our illnesses could be revealing deeper needs of our body-mind. The author a cardiologist brings this home beautifully with… Read more
The wholeness of life by J Krishnamurti
The wholeness of life by J Krishnamurti
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
This is an extraordinary debate on the wholeness of life between a spiritual teacher, a physicist and a psychatrist: The notion of an individual that is so strong in each of us is thoroughly challenged; The book gently but deeply directs the reader to understand the vast implication of life in its wholeness; Unlike the ''Ending of time'' that is difficult to comprehend, this is one of the most comprehensible books of J Krishnamurti's debate-books to any general reader.

The reader becomes one of the participants during these debates making it one of the best of all times.
The Happy Child: Changing the Heart of Education by Steven Harrison
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Steven Harrison with this book extrapolates his investigation into education and more: He starts with how we inherited the current educational system and how the educational system is moulding children's minds to the tune of ideas, dogmas and usefulness as percieved by the society; He argues vehemently how the customer, the children/student is never asked what they want, in turn it is assumed by the educators what the customer requires; The children in turn never end up realizing their true potential/passion and in turn end up becoming Parents keeping the vicious cycle alive; The current system also fails to understand the nature of reality, the extensive impact of virtual reality on… Read more

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