Presents an introductory course for learning the practice of the Vipassana style of Buddhist meditation.
"SHARON SALZBERG, one of the world's most renowned and beloved meditation teachers, distills the wisdom that's come from decades of helping people navigate the daily challenges of life into this true gift of a book. On every page, discover inspiration for you next step, and then the step after, no matter where your path is taking you. Here are reflections to help you shift perspective. Prompts that expand mindfulness. Affirmations to bring compassion...
THE MINDFULNESS MOVEMENT profiles the growing number of people who believe mindfulness - a peaceful quality of attention developed by focusing on the present moment in a non-judgmental way – can create a healthier, happier world.
ON MEDITATION is a compilation of portraits that explore the deeply personal practice of meditation in all its myriad forms. Practiced for thousands of years, meditation is at once profound and simple: the focused attempt to move beyond conditioned thinking into a deeper state of awareness. Yet, what does that path, one of the inner journey, which is above all a private, interior one really look like? ON MEDITATION conveys first-hand experiences of...
Teaches a traditional practice for cultivating love, and applying it as a life-changing force. Dating back 2,600 years, metta (an ancient Buddhist meditation practice on lovingkindness) is a timeless method for unlocking your heart's immense healing resources. Metta meditation is not a technique for repressing your awareness of life's pain. Rather, it is a way to break down the artificial mental barriers that separate you from others.
In 1970, a young musician named Jeffrey Kagel walked away from the American dream of rock ’n’ roll stardom—turning down the lead singer slot in the band that would become Blue Oyster Cult. He sold all his possessions and moved from the suburbs of New York to the foothills of the Himalayas in search of happiness and a little-known saint named Neem Karoli Baba (or Maharajji). ONE TRACK HEART follows Kagel’s journey to India and back, his struggles...