Synopses & Reviews
An accessible and thorough guide to meditation, written in a light and modern style. Colourfully illustrated with anecdotes and tips from the author's extensive experience as a meditator and teacher.
"Inspiring, calming and friendly."-Here's Health
A study of the principles and practical aspects of two Buddhist meditation practices - mindfulness of breathing (the bedrock of all meditation practice) and Metta Bhavana, which aims gradually to nurture an unshakeable confidence and a concern for the welfare of others.
About the Author
Born John Wilson in London, Paramananda was curious about Asian ideas but it was not until the death of his father that his interest in Buddhism was aroused. Ordained in the Western Buddhist Order in 1985, he has been teaching meditation, Buddhism and body awareness full-time in San Francisco and London since then.