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The Experience of Meditation Experts Introduce the Major Traditions by Jonathan Shear

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Published by Paragon House Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mind, body, spirit: disciplines & techniques,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Meditations,
  • Meditation

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8601859M
ISBN 10155778857X
ISBN 109781557788573

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  This fascinating book provides you with a personalized, practical and direct experience of meditation, and demonstrates the powerful healing that can be achieved by mastering this art. Going far beyond a reference guide, The Meditation Experience is more like a personal tutor, explaining how to meditate and access the benefits it offers /5(7).   This fascinating book provides you with a personalized, practical and direct experience of meditation, and demonstrates the powerful healing that can be achieved by mastering this art. Going far beyond a reference guide, The Medit Practiced throughout the world and within many different religions, meditations have long been a pathway to /5(9). “A thoughtful, intuitive, and uncommonly well-written book, which can only be welcomed be all who follow the way of meditation.” ―Peter Matthiessen, author of The Snow Leopard “Sally Kempton is one of the great realized teachers on the meditation path, whose Integral understanding of life merges seamlessly with her mastery of meditation/5(). Kim Nataraja in this little book explains that in leaving thoughts and images behind and paying attention to the word in meditation we transcend the ego and enter the Presence of God. it is a communion in love, in the depth of our being, and it changes us in a profound way.

  Kornfield practices vipassana (insight) meditation. In this book, he teaches you step-by-step how to begin your practice. He covers breath work, physical sensations, and how to use difficult emotions. The included practices are simple to learn. "The Experience of Samadhi provides a wonderfully broad overview of the role of concentration in Buddhist meditation as well as in-depth exploration of meditative experience. This book is a valuable and inspiring resource."—Joseph Goldstein, author of One Dharma and A Heart Full of Peace/5(24). Essentially this book is about Buddhist meditation and it is fascinating reading, I often read sections of it. Read more. 2 people found this helpful. Report abuse. MRS NANETTE H PATTERSON. out of 5 stars highly readable - and arrived quickly - delighted. Reviewed in Cited by:   This extensive book on Meditation is written by a California woman, Sally Kempton, who has adopted the name Swami Durgananda. With over thirty years of experience, she is one of the most knowledgeable and effective teachers on meditation. This book is beautifully written/5(27).

  Synopsis: Hanh provides a short, concise introduction to mindfulness and simple meditation techniques. He accentuates his points with anecdotes throughout the book, along with 32 practical exercises to complete. For people who need to ground themselves in the present moment and get a hold on their anxiety, this book is a must read. - Buy The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation (Shambhala Dragon Editions) book online at best prices in India on Read The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation (Shambhala Dragon Editions) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(49). Truth is, your meditation experience won’t be the same as anyone else’s; comparing and judging is a waste of energy. The fact is, you’ll probably have different experiences, stories and thoughts each time you sit down to meditate. Don’t let a ho-hum experience bog you down, especially if you’re just starting. "The Experience of Insight." is an excellent introduction into Buddhist Insight on or Vipassana Meditation. The book is based on a 30 day meditation retreat which elaborates on the Buddhist teachings through a lecture and question and answer format/5.