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With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.

Bhante Gunaratana is also the author of Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English, and his memoir Journey to Mindfulness.

Synopsis:

The bestselling, classic guide to insight meditation! is a book that people give to everyone they know—a book that people talk about, write about, think about, and return to repeatedly.

With his distinctive clarity and wit, "Bhante G" takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. We already have the foundation we need to live a more productive and peaceful life—Bhante simply points to each tool of meditation, tells us what it does, and how to make it work.

This expanded edition includes the complete text of its bestselling predecessor, as well as a new chapter on the cultivation of lovingkindness, an especially important subject in today's fractious world.

Synopsis:

With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and give to everyone they know—a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.

About the Author

Bhante Gunaratana was ordained at the age of twelve as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, earned his PhD in philosophy from The American University, and has led meditation retreats, taught Buddhism, and lectured widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, where he lives. He is the author of the bestselling Mindfulness in Plain English, as well as Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness, The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, and Journey to Mindfulness.

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ISBN:
9780861719068
Author:
Gunaratana, Bhante
Publisher:
Wisdom Publications (MA)
Author:
Gunaratana, Henepola
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Meditations
Subject:
Religion-Eastern - General
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Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
The bestselling, classic guide to insight meditation! is a book that people give to everyone they know—a book that people talk about, write about, think about, and return to repeatedly.

With his distinctive clarity and wit, "Bhante G" takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. We already have the foundation we need to live a more productive and peaceful life—Bhante simply points to each tool of meditation, tells us what it does, and how to make it work.

This expanded edition includes the complete text of its bestselling predecessor, as well as a new chapter on the cultivation of lovingkindness, an especially important subject in today's fractious world.

"Synopsis" by ,

With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and give to everyone they know—a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.

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