BOOKS

ART OF ALLOWING (2010)

Art of Allowing

by Louis Hughes OP

Breathing is not something that we ever need to do – we need only allow it to happen inside us. The breath is never ‘my breath’ – it does not belong to us. It is in some way greater than us, and it brings us life. This is a conviction that has slowly grown on the author through almost forty years of practising body prayer and meditation.

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BODY-MIND MEDITATION (1990)

Body Mind Meditation

by Louis Hughes, OP

Illustrated by Anne Alcock

You can take this book as your guide for a fascinating journey that need not take you beyond your own hall door. For it is an inward journey, and it will take you no further than God who for those who want him as a friend, lives within. On the way to God-awareness, you will be invited to experience deep relaxation of body and mind.

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YOGA - A PATH TO GOD? (1997)

Yoga - a path to God?

by Louis Hughes, OP

What is yoga? Is it safe to practise yoga? Can it help one to pray as a Christian? The book describes in detail a range of New Religious Movements which use spiritual practices that can be termed "yogic". These include popular yoga movements such as that run by Tony Quinn, classical hatha yoga schools and Kundalini yogas - as well as groups such as Transcendental Meditation, the Hare Krishnas, Eckankar, Brahma Kumaris and Ananda Marg.

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