General Spirituality and Alternative Healing Resources
The General Spirituality and Alternative Healing Resources section provides links to helpful resources for spirituality and alternative healing in general.
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Alternative Healing, Alternative Medicine Resources
- The Alternative Medicine Homepage
This site is packed with Internet resources, mailing list and newsgroup information, bibliographic information and other related resources. Excellent source. By Charles B. Wessel.
- Bonnie Prudden Myotherapy
Homepage for the Bonnie Prudden Pain Erasure Center. Bonnie's approach to pain relief involves a combination of trigger point therapy, stretching and strengthening exercises that have helped many, including myself, with what seems to be truly miraculous relief and dissipation of pain, and without the use of drugs. This is a phenomenal program that works incredibly well. Many insurance companies are now covering it also. She has specially trained certified Bonnie Prudden Myotherapists throughout the U.S. Also, to receive regular mailings and to receive a free set of mini-minute exercises to be done at your computer, see this website or call the Bonnie Prudden Pain Erasure Center in Tucson, Arizona at 1-800-221-4634.
- Earth Times
The Diet and Health Section of the Earth Times has a wealth of articles. Great resource.
- Feldenkrais Method
This is a good site for information about the Feldenkrais Method. There is a description, awareness through movement classes, articles, functional integration, finding a Feldenkrais teacher in your area, and more. By Richard Frye.
- Healing Music
Articles and extensive bibliography on music to help heal, to help energize, and more. By Shirley Kaiser.
- Institute of HeartMath
Centers on the emotions and the heart, research being done, and there are very informative articles here. Great site.
- Laurie Lacey's Wild World of Plants
Purchase Laurie's books online about the use of plants and trees as medicines, natural therapy for well-being, reducing stress, plant medicine seminars, nature walks, research, articles, links to more information. Interesting info.
- Musicians and Injuries Site
This site is helpful for non-musicians and musicians. There are links to books, tapes, further links and on-line articles, discusses computer overuse problems: carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, tenosynovitis, DeQuervain's Syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, what to do for repetitive strain injuries, how to prevent them also. This very comprehensive site is valuable for musicians, computer users, anyone who may be at risk for various types of repetitive strain injuries.
- National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
This site is full of information about alternative medicine, giving descriptions, a FAQ with good questions and answers, where and how to find further information, practitioners in your area, how to find research, what assistance is available through them, and more. Great site. (Previously known as the Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM), National Institute of Health (NIH).)
- New Medicine Home Page
This site has an extensive list of audio and video tapes to purchase. Listed by audio/video tapes, subjects, and speakers and writers. Tapes include Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, Bernie Siegel, MD, Ram Dass, Kenneth Pelletier, MD, Larry Dossey, MD, Robert Johnson, Rolo May, PhD, Carl Rogers, H.H. Dalai Lama, and many more, and deal with psychology-spirituality, death and conscious dying, spiritual emergence, wellness work, shamanism, men and women: identity and relationship, and much more.
- The Share Guide's Holistic Health and
Alternative Medicine Directory
This magazine focuses on holistic health, personal growth, and environmental awareness. Its goal is to make information available for people actively working to improve themselves and the planet. Excellent site.
- Facets of Religion
This site has information about most of the world's religions, inter-faith information and projects, newsgroups and e-mail lists, related resources. Good resource. WWW Virtual Library: Religion.
- New Age Web Works
This site has won numerous awards, including the Top 5% of All Web Sites Point, Magellan 4-Star Site, and the Mystic Site of the Web Award of Excellence. The master index subjects include zen, yoga, meditation, spirituality and consciousness, holistic and alternative health and more.
- Process Therapy Institute Home Page
Offers a Spiritual Inner Journey class via the Internet or in-person classes. The site also is a great resource for we blinks regarding spirituality, including yoga, meditation. Has lists of mailing lists and newsgroups, too. Great site.
- Religion - WWW Virtual Library
Listing of websites with some of the major religions.
- Zen Buddhism - WWW Virtual Library
The Internet Guide to Online Resources and is part of the Buddhist Studies WWW Virtual Library.
People and Books Related to Spirituality, Alternative Healing, Alternative Medicine
- Andrew Weil, M.D.
Alternative health, mind, body, spirit, good nutrition, much more.
- The Celestine Prophecy
The official site for the well-known book and its author, James Redfield. Current information about books, the '98 CBS miniseries, a forum, the Celestine Journal, and more.
- The Celestine Prophecy: A Musical Voyage
This site sells the official CD for the best-selling book, The Celestine Prophecy, and includes information about the CD and sound bites of most tracks (au. format).
- Deepak Chopra Online
The official site for Deepak Chopra, M.D., find information here about his Center, lecture tours and other appearances, his books, and more.
- Circle of Atonement
Teaching and Healing Center. Much information about A Course in Miracles (see below), articles, a mailing list, more. Good site.
- A Course in Miracles
Homepage for the internationally known book, A Course in Miracles. Ordering is available, a mailing list, many links. Good information here about subject. Also note: If you do a web search with search words Course in Miracles there are numerous other sites that quote the book and discuss its ideas.
- Ram Dass (and Ram Dass Tapes)
There are numerous audio and video tapes to purchase at this site by Ram Dass. Examples are Promises and Pitfalls of the Spiritual Path, Riding the Waves of Change, The Path of Karma Yoga and more.
- Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
Inspirational spiritual speaker, best-selling author, radio show, PBS specials, gives workshops, and more. You can download MP3 files to listen to, podcasts, listen to his live radio show, read several articles at his site, buy his books, and much more.
- Shakti Gawain
This is the website for the author of the best-selling book, Creative Visualization. She has numerous books, audio and video tapes, workshops, and more.
- Kahlil Gibran - The Prophet
from Dr. Gibran Majdalany, professor at Columbia University, this entire book by Kahlil Gibran is available here online, chapter by chapter. Read it online or download it. Excellent resource. Other sites with this book online are: The Prophet, The Prophet (from Cypress Online) , The Prophet.
- Jean Huston Online
Check out her website for her schedule of seminars, her books, online forums, the Mystery School, and more.
- The Official Krishnamurti Website
Informative site about Krishnamurti. Discusses his life, his teachings; transcripts from numerous talks given by Krishnamurti; current Krishnamurti Foundation events; a catalog of tapes, books, and ordering information; a monthly newsletter; registry information; daily quotations from The Book of Life, and more.
- Jean-Marc Mantel, M.D.
A collection of articles written by internationally known Dr. Mantel, psychiatrist, whose work is dedicated to integrating spirituality and psychology. Dr. Mantel established the International Association of Spiritual Psychiatry (IASP), the online mailing list forum, Spiramed, the Rambana Institute for Self-Realization in Israel and more. Excellent articles and information.
- Caroline Myss, Ph.D.
Dr. Myss is "a pioneer in the field of energy medicine and human consciousness....(she) specializes in assisting people in understanding the emotional, psychological and physical reasons why their bodies have developed an illness." Find out her latest seminars and workshops, her books and tapes, a discussion list, and more at this site.
- Rumi Network
Site dedicated to Rumi's works, with translator, performer Shahram Shiva. The site contains poetry, bio, concerts and events, more. New, expanding site.
- Sai Baba Gita
This site contains the entire Gita, as compiled and edited by Al Drucker and published by Atma Press. The site explains how this compilation came about, who Sai Baba is, in addition to the entire Gita, broken down by chapters and sections.
- Self-Realization Fellowship and Paramahansa Yogananda
Homepage and information about the Self-Realization Fellowship and Paramahansa Yogananda. It includes a variety of information about the Self-Realization Fellowship, has excerpts from Yogananda's writings (these change, so check here often), and much more. Discusses Christianity, yoga, meditation, more. Very informative, helpful site. See also my section devoted to more websites regarding Paramahansa Yogananda and the Self-Realization Fellowship.
- Sharon Janis
Author Sharon Janis's website with information on several of her books, including her Dummies series book, Spirituality for Dummies, published September 2000 (includes a CD). Read the Table of Contents, a sample chapter or two, listen to some Sanskrit chanting, and also find information about her other books Never to Return, A Modern Quest for Eternal Truth, available through amazon.com and other bookstores.
- Dorothy Taubman (listing in Musicians and Injuries Site)
Click down the Musicians and Injuries website page to the following: Choreography of the hands [videorecording]: the work of Dorothy Taubman. Then click to Dorothy Taubman's ftp site, which must be accessed through the Musicians and Injuries site. Taubman and various performers and Master Class students present her techniques for playing musical instruments which help to prevent injuries and reduce pain. Dorothy Taubman is a leading expert in appropriate technique to play the piano without injury. She and her trained staff work with existing piano-related injuries, such as repetitive strain (similar to what people experience with computers) and they assist people in learning to play the piano without injury. She founded and runs The Dorothy Taubman Institute, she has produced videos and also provides workshops throughout the U.S. She is highly regarded by professors, private instructors and professional musicians for her expertise in appropriate playing and performing technique to avoid injuries.
- Linda Noble Topf
An inspirational, motivational teacher and the author of You Are Not Your Illness, Seven Principles for Meeting the Challenge. She also lives with Multiple Sclerosis and founded and pioneered The MS Initiative to help MS patients and their families explore alternative treatments and develop tools that help support positive attitudes. In addition, she's been a renowned creative director and graphic designer and in 1978 founded Noble Design Associates, an award-winning image development, design, and marketing company.
- Marianne Williamson
Internationally acclaimed best-selling author, lecturer, and incredibly inspiring and transformational. See also at this site one of her most well-known quotes, Our Deepest Fear - “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure...” - a powerful, enlightening quote from her book, A Return To Love: Reflections on the Principles of A Course in Miracles.
Other Web Sites Related to Spirituality, Alternative Healing, Alternative Medicine
- Computer Stress Syndrome by Devananda Tandavan, MD, published in Hinduism Today (August through November, 1995). Excellent series of articles. Part 1 and Part 2 discuss computer stress syndrome, Part 3 discusses reducing computer eye strain, Part 4 discusses keeping fit at the computer, Part 5 discusses how to end computer stress. Very informative, helpful ideas and discussion.
- Contemplative Outreach
Learn about Centering Prayer and Contemplativea spiritual network of individuals and small faith communities committed to living the contemplative dimension of Christian life through the practice of Centering Prayer, a method of prayer that prepares us to receive the gift of God's presence, contemplative prayer.
- DharmaNet International
This site has a great deal of information and links regarding Buddhism, containing its in-house database and links to a wealth of resources.
- The Hinduism Today Home Page
Interesting, informative magazine and has many helpful health and healing articles.
- Living Values - A Guidebook
Exceptional site!! There are fantastic articles on cooperation, humility, responsibility, freedom, love, simplicity, happiness, peace, tolerance, honesty, respect, unity. I especially like the article on Love. This site is maintained by the BKWSU, whose goal is to work at all levels of society for positive change. BKWSU is a non-governmental organization in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and UNICEF.
- Prosperity Place (formerly Resources for Living)
Information, products and services to help live a healthy and prosperous life. Joan Sotkin is also an interesting writer with lots of wonderful insight, including a great newsletter.
- Veggies Unite! Your Online Guide to Vegetarianism
Over 2,000 recipes, newsletter, information about vegetarianism, links to related resources.
- Yoga Journal
Homepage for the Yoga Journal magazine. Site contains articles from current issues, past issues, and more. You can also subscribe to the Yoga Journal here or purchase books and tapes on yoga.