The abhaya mudra or hand gesture is open and welcoming, a symbol of good intentions and appeasement. It is the gesture Buddha made when he was attacked by an angry elephant, which immediately calmed the animal. Hand-cast in brass, our compassion door chime gives a warm salutation to all sentient beings. Strung on a durable waxed cotton cord.
Choices is a retail bookstore on East 78th Street in Manhattan that sells books, gifts, and more specializing in addiction, recovery, 12-step, alcoholism, AA, NA, and other 12-step programs.
Choices works with a very diverse population looking for a better way of life through psychology, natural healing, nutrition, philosophy, spirituality, creativity, meditation and education. We are also the only store in Manhattan that deals with recovery from addictions such as alcoholism, drug addiction, sex addiction, food addiction and codependency.