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The Seat of the Soul [Kindle Edition]

Gary Zukav
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (102 customer reviews)

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Book Description

The twenty-fifth anniversary of this beloved bestseller is celebrated in Prefaces by Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou and contains a new Foreword by the author, website links, and a new Study Guide to help readers find even deeper meaning and fulfillment.

The Seat of the Soul encourages you become the authority in your own life. It will change the way you see the world, interact with other people, and understand your own actions and motivations. Beginning with evolution, Gary Zukav takes you on a penetrating exploration of the new phase humanity has entered: we are evolving from a species that understands power as the ability to manipulate and control—external power—into a species that understands power as the alignment of the personality with the soul--authentic power. Our evolution requires each of us to make the values of the soul our own: harmony, cooperation, sharing, and reverence for Life. Using his scientist’s eye and philosopher’s heart, Zukav shows us how to participate fully in this evolution, enlivening our everyday activities and all of our relationships with meaning and purpose.

The Seat of the Soul has sold millions of copies around the globe, and as it changes lives, more and more people begin to live by the values of the spirit. Indeed, a new world is emerging, and this book brings its message to you.


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Ready to attain a higher level of understanding? Author Gary Zukav can help you evolve into a multisensory being, one who "values love more than the physical world." As shown in The Dancing Wu Li Masters, his bestselling exploration of physics, Zukav has a gift for presenting complex, even mind-boggling concepts in clearly worded and reasoned logic. In Seat of the Soul, he leads you on an inspirational and potentially life-changing journey into the seemingly intangible realm of the spirit. Reading in a calm, soothing voice he explains why increased sensory perception will mark the next phase of human evolution, how the power of choice can change your existence, and what you can do to infuse your life with more compassion, trust, and understanding. (Running time: 3 hours, 2 cassettes) --George Laney

From Publishers Weekly

"A laser is like a whole personality," writes Zukav. In a sequel to The Dancing Wu Li Masters , this exponent of the spiritual side of the "new physics" goes beyond intriguing parallels. In gracefully written sermonettes with titles like "Evolution," "Light," "Power" and "Addiction," he makes a bold attempt to fuse so-called New Age wisdom with modern psychology, science and sociopolitical reality. Zukav posits two types of people: the "five-sensory human" who puts mind over heart, lacks trust, plays power games and can't tap intuition is contrasted with the "multisensory" individual who seeks alignment of the soul with the personality. One section relates personal and national karma to the theory of Gaia, which holds that Earth is a single living entity with a soul. Though Zukav explores themes long familiar to astrologers and occultists, his high-minded synthesis is something more than old wine in a new bottle.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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4.0 out of 5 stars Very thought provoking July 18, 2013
By Otis
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Was interested in this from hearing about this on Oprah. I think was Super Soul Sunday. Gave me some insight to spiritual psychology. Very good ideas in this book. He does talk about energy, the universe, openness, etc. Trust was another one. I think this book is about healing your soul if that makes sense to you. Well worth your time.
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5.0 out of 5 stars THIS BOOK SHOULD BE READ IN EVERY SCHOOL April 21, 2014
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THE MOST DEFINITIVE WORK ON THE REASON FOR LIFE AS IT IS TODAY. A SOOTHING READ FOR ANYONE WHO HAS EVER ASKED THE QUESTION "WHY AM I HERE?"
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5.0 out of 5 stars Eye opener April 16, 2014
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This book Will make you see life in a whole new way. It all makes sense now. It's pretty amazing.
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4.0 out of 5 stars EVOLUTION INTERRUPTED? March 31, 2014
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For those who are paying even a little attention, it is not difficult to realize that "something" appears to be happening in the 21st Century that has no precedent in prior human history. With the growing achievements in science, genetics, artificial (computer generated) intelligence, instant global communication and spirituality many of these things will surely impact the direction of human evolution. This book provides some interesting input as to what these forces may do and how they may affect us all individually.
Check this book out!!! >>> Intelligent Intervention
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4.0 out of 5 stars Good ideas for staying centered March 15, 2014
By leah
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Thank you Gary. I am enjoying your book very much. This book is a practical guide for people who are serious about traversing the path of awakening to Spirit and need tips and ideas about ways to feel centered in your Soul's best perspective on all things. It's tricky business, and the author is very helpful in distilling down complex issues into simple terms. The reason for only 4 stars is that I'm getting a bit of ego in there. These are some of the best ways to stay on the path, but not the be all end all. We are all individuals and may find our own best ways to do the same thing, which are all valid. But reading this has helped me. There are quite a few great books out there that are finally and happily ending the choke hold that mainstream religion has had on our thoughts about the path to Spirit. Mainstream religion, as we know it, has only been a barrier due to it's exclusivity. Thank you Gary for your contribution toward advancing us.
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4.0 out of 5 stars external power vs. authentic power January 17, 2014
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We are living in a world that sometimes can paint happiness as something external when happiness always comes from inside the human mind. If more people could have the perspective that this book offers this would be a different world. You don't need to be religious to understand this book all you have to have is an open mind.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Seat of the Soul December 19, 2013
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Very hopeful thought about the hereafter and ones insight about human nature. It was an interesting read and I would hope more people would read it, especially those having trouble with today.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very insightful! June 5, 2013
By blank
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This is a must read for anyone who is searching to find a positive path in life. It is also a must read for those who are struggling and want to turn difficult times into meaningful experiences.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars It's a book that I would recommend everyone read
This is an incredible book, but you must be open to it. I find that I need to read a paragraph or chapter more than once and then put it down and let what I've read sink in. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Frywalk
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it.
It was in perfect condition!
Published 7 days ago by Carina reyes
2.0 out of 5 stars Not what I was expecting.
I received the book and it was in good condition, however it was not the new release and I did not get the study guide.
Published 9 days ago by Sheila Hoyt
5.0 out of 5 stars Happy, thank you
Happy, thank you!
Published 9 days ago by Holly
5.0 out of 5 stars Think Deeply
Thoughtful and thought provoking. A book that needs to be absorbed slowly with self reflection and meditative thought. A must book for anyone serious about their personal growth.
Published 11 days ago by Amazon Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Simply Wonderful
I love this book! Seat Of The Soul is an excellent way to jumpstart anyones journey to self discovery without being preachy or condescending.
Published 13 days ago by bluemoon100
1.0 out of 5 stars New Age
Not a big fan of new age "religious" writers. If it doesn't point you back to Christ than it usually points you in the direction of self. Read more
Published 13 days ago by ML Ball
5.0 out of 5 stars This book makes sense....
This book seems more sensible and a bit easier to follow than some others. An interesting read....gotta read a little then pause. I read some right before sleep each night. Read more
Published 15 days ago by Pamela Marrs
5.0 out of 5 stars Recommended by Maya Angelou
I haven't yet had a chance to start this book as I got a new job the same day it arrived. It was recommended by Maya Angelou, and the day it arrived was the same day she passed... Read more
Published 26 days ago by t4k4n4m1
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved this book
I have his first edition but this one is full of so much more, well worth the money I appreciate his work.
Published 27 days ago by Jene-marie Jones
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