Tag Archives: Dr. LaShan

Using the Thousand Petal Lotus Meditation for Weight Control

Yesterday I reviewed the book Meditating to Attain a Healthy Bodyweight by Dr. Lawrence LaShan. I said I thought it could be a helpful book, but one of the caveats I made was about the difference between a “therapeutic” or medical approach to meditation and what mediation means in Buddhism (or any other spiritual discipline, […]

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Book Review-Meditating to Attain a Healthy Bodyweight

Someone gave me a book on meditating and weight management and asked me what I thought of it as a Buddhist. The book is called Meditating to Attain a Healthy Bodyweight by Dr. Lawrence LaShan. Although written 15 years ago, I think it’s still current in terms of how many psychotherapists are trying to find […]

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