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- ISBN: 9781594734861 | 1594734860
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/29/2013
A labyrinth is a circuitous path that people have& ; used as a form of prayer and meditation for thousands& ; of years& 014;a path that is being rediscovered as& ; a spiritual tool in our own day. There are now more& ; than five hundred labyrinths in North America,& ; made of stone, cement, sunflowers, grass or canvas;& ; indoors and outdoors; in Christian, Pagan and even& ; non-religious settings; and adaptable for use by people& ; of all spiritual backgrounds. This guide explains& ; how the labyrinth is a symbol that transcends traditions,& ; and how walking its path brings us together.& ; Here is your entry to the fascinating history& ; and philosophy of the labyrinth walk, with directions& ; for making a labyrinth of your own, or finding& ; one in your area, and guidance on ways to use& ; labyrinths creatively for:& ; Prayer & 022; Stress reduction & 022; Faith rituals& ; Commemorating personal or family milestones& ; Meditation & 022; Celebrations of all kinds& ; Labyrinths are a twenty-first century method of& ; approaching the sacred& 014;and a spiritual practice& ; more ancient than Stonehenge or the ruins of Troy.& ; This practical and inspiring guide will help you to& ; explore them.