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The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation (Shambhala Dragon Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

Here is a modern classic of unusually clear, practical instruction for the practice of Buddhist meditation: sitting and walking meditation, how one relates with the breath, feelings, thought, sense perceptions, consciousness, and everyday activities. Basic Buddhist topics such as the nature of karma, the four noble truths, the factors of enlightenment, dependent origination, and devotion are discussed.

Synopsis:

A modern classic of instruction for the practice of Buddhist meditation.

About the Author

Joseph Goldstein began exploring meditation as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Following extended meditation retreats with various teachers in India and Burma, including the renowned Buddhist meditation master Anagarika Sri Munindra, he cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He has taught numerous meditation classes, workshops, and retreats in America and abroad over the last eight years and is one of the founders and primary teachers of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of The Experience of Insight, Insight Meditation, One Dharma and coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780877732266
Author:
Goldstein, Joseph
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Location:
Boston, Mass.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Meditation
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Meditation (buddhism)
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Subject:
buddhism;meditation;vipassana;religion;spirituality;non-fiction;theravada;philosophy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Shambhala Dragon Editions
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19870631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.96x6.00x.56 in. .68 lbs.

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