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- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
National bestselling author and teacher Steve Hagen strips away the cultural and religious jargon surrounding meditation and provides an accessible and thorough manual for newcomers and experienced practitioners alike. Inside you will find: Simple practices to avoid needlessly complicating meditation Where most of us get stuck in meditation?and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This book identifies what is meant by sati ( smrti ), usually translated as ?mindfulness?, in early Buddhism, and examines its soteriological functions and its central role in the early Buddhist practice and philosophy. Using textual analysis and criticism, it takes new approaches to the subject through a comparative study of Buddhist texts in Pali,... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 14.00
Arinna Weisman and Jean Smith combine clear explanations of the Buddha's teachings on freedom and happiness with their personal stories highlighting some of the challenges and insights of practice. The Beginner's Guide to Insight Meditation offers advice about going on retreat and help in choosing a teacher and a sangha (practice community), as well... more...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 29.99
Books, audiotapes, and classes about yoga are today as familiar as they are widespread, but we in the West have only recently become engaged in the meditative doctrines of the East--only in the last 70 or 80 years, in fact. In the early part of the 20th century, it was the pioneering efforts of keen scholars like W. Y. Evans-Wentz, the late editor... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
In the mid-1970s, while working with Ram Dass ( Grist for the Mill 1976) and teaching meditation in the California prison system, Stephen Levine met Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. For the next few years he led workshops with her and learned from the terminally ill the need for deeper levels of healing and the profound joy of service ( A Gradual Awakening,... more...
- Destiny Image, Inc. 2011; US$ 16.99
You will be inspired by these ten amazing stories from seekers who walked different paths in life yet shared one common passion—love for the truth. They all desired lasting answers. They all knew that religion alone could never satisfy their spiritual thirst. They longed for supernatural revelation, for transformation—for ultimate reality.... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2011; US$ 23.96
The Quest of the Overself shows Western readers how to achieve serenity of mind, control of thought and desire, and the power to use higher forces by means of simple exercises. These include breathing and visualisation as well as mental control through meditation. These ideas, which the author gained by extensive travel in India, are as relevant... more...
- New Harbinger Publications 2007; US$ 15.95
The active practice of loving-kindness offers all of us our best hope for a life of freedom, contentment, and peace. Practiced with thoughtfulness and attention, the simple meditations in The Gift of Loving-Kindness can introduce compassion, clarity, and love into the lives of every reader. more...