Meditation-- the Complete Guide

Meditation-- the Complete Guide

Techniques From East and West to Calm the Mind, Heal the Body, & Enrich the Spirit

Book - 2011
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"Uniquely comprehensive, this one-stop resource not only describes 35 distinct meditation practices, it also details their historical background and contemporary use, ways to begin, and additional resources. The what and why of meditation generally are discussed, with emphasis on helping each reader discover what particular type of mediator he or she is. Disciplines grounded in Buddhism, Tantrism, Taoism, and Islam are included, as are contemplative prayer, Quaker worship, and shamanism. "Shaking meditation free from the stereotypical image of crossed legs, closed eyes, and bamboo mat" (Natural Health magazine), here are drumming, trance dancing, yoga, mindfulness, labyrinth walking, gardening, and even needle crafts - all explored in a spirit that invites and instructs novice, devotee, and healing professional alike. How to choose an approach? The authors ask questions that steer readers toward options that match their habits, preferences, and needs"--
Publisher: Novato, Calif. : New World Library, c2011
Edition: Rev. and updated ed
ISBN: 9781608680474
Branch Call Number: 158.12 MON NVD
Characteristics: 371 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Viereck, Eleanor

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Aug 09, 2013

I really enjoy how the authors are non-biased in how they write about various meditations.
Amazing reference guide and recommended for anyone who wants to go deaper into the meditation world. Have fun! :)

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