Golf for Enlightenment by Deepak Chopra audiobook

Golf for Enlightenment: The Seven Lessons for the Game of Life

By Deepak Chopra
Read by Deepak Chopra

Random House Audio 9780609603901
4.17 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739302446

Deepak Chopra has discovered the delights—and frustrations—of golf, and he is passionate about the game. Confronted by the wild ups and downs of his own play, he consulted with golf professionals and developed a new approach to the game that any golfer can follow—from the novice to the expert. The results can be measured not only in increased enjoyment and skill, but also in greater wisdom about life beyond the 18th hole. Chopra’s own game has improved dramatically since incorporating the elements of his program. Instead of focusing on the mechanics of a “perfect” swing, Chopra reveals how golf can be mastered through mindfulness, a form of awareness that combines sharp focus and relaxation at the same time. Expanded awareness, he tells us, can accomplish much more than external mechanics to improve one’s game. But Golf for Enlightenment is also an engrossing story about Adam, an Everyman who is playing a terrible round of golf when he meets a mysterious young teaching pro named Leela. In seven short but profound lessons detailing spiritual strategies, she teaches Adam the essence of a game that has much to explain about life itself. Chopra has spent the last year taking the unique message in Golf for Enlightenment nationwide, teaching the essential tenets of his program at lectures and seminars to golfers everywhere. His message continues to help players turn an obsession into a positive life path.

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Deepak Chopra has discovered the delights—and frustrations—of golf, and he is passionate about the game. Confronted by the wild ups and downs of his own play, he consulted with golf professionals and developed a new approach to the game that any golfer can follow—from the novice to the expert. The results can be measured not only in increased enjoyment and skill, but also in greater wisdom about life beyond the 18th hole. Chopra’s own game has improved dramatically since incorporating the elements of his program. Instead of focusing on the mechanics of a “perfect” swing, Chopra reveals how golf can be mastered through mindfulness, a form of awareness that combines sharp focus and relaxation at the same time. Expanded awareness, he tells us, can accomplish much more than external mechanics to improve one’s game. But Golf for Enlightenment is also an engrossing story about Adam, an Everyman who is playing a terrible round of golf when he meets a mysterious young teaching pro named Leela. In seven short but profound lessons detailing spiritual strategies, she teaches Adam the essence of a game that has much to explain about life itself. Chopra has spent the last year taking the unique message in Golf for Enlightenment nationwide, teaching the essential tenets of his program at lectures and seminars to golfers everywhere. His message continues to help players turn an obsession into a positive life path.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Too many players make the game of golf a results-based game instead of an experience. The perspective in this book will help players get past that and the result will be a higher level of enjoyment for this game. Tom Addis III, former president of the PGA of America
Golf for Enlightenment is an eloquent reminder that there is a Garden of Eden just waiting to be discovered in all of us. Marcus Allen, CBS football analyst and golfer
This book walks hand in hand with the Bible in how to live. This is a great connection between everyday life and your athletic one. Sterling Sharpe, ESPN analyst and golfer
Deepak Chopra has done as much as anyone in recent years to promote understanding of our spiritual potentials and the connections between mysticism and science. But now he has embraced a more difficult subject: the relations of spirit and golf. This is not an easy undertaking, but he is equipped for the job. If you are interested in both spiritual practice and the ancient game, Golf for Enlightenment will help you join them. Michael Murphy, author of Golf in the Kingdom and founder of the Esalen Institute
This is the finest book on golf that I have ever read. If you are interested in taking your game to the next level, this is a must-read. Dave Stockton, Jr., PGA professional

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Author Bio: Deepak Chopra

Author Bio: Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra MD, FACP, founder of the Chopra Foundation, a nonprofit entity for research on well-being and humanitarianism, and Chopra Global, a modern-day health company at the intersection of science and spirituality, is a world-renowned pioneer in integrative medicine and personal transformation. Chopra is a clinical professor of family medicine and public health at the University of California, San Diego. He is the author of over eighty-nine books translated into over forty-three languages, including numerous New York Times bestsellers. His ninetieth book and national bestseller, Metahuman: Unleashing Your Infinite Potential (Harmony Books), unlocks the secrets to moving beyond our present limitations to access a field of infinite possibilities. Time magazine has described Dr. Chopra as “one of the top one hundred heroes and icons of the century.”

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.17
Audience: Adult
Language: English