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    Jack Kornfield is an author, psychologist, and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist practice to the West. After graduating in Asian studies from Dartmouth College in 1967, he trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India. In 1975, Kornfield cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and later, the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. His books include A Path With Heart;After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness; and most recentlyThe Wise Heart.

    Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn't know how to get started? With Meditation for Beginners, trusted teacher Jack Kornfield shows you how simple it is to start-and stick with-a daily meditation practice.

    "Insight" or vipassana meditation is the time-honored skill of calming the spirit and clearing the mind for higher understanding. Now, in this course created especially for beginners, Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing meditation into your life.

    Using the meditations included in this book, you will discover how easy it is to use your breath, physical sensations-and even difficult emotions-to create tranquility and lovingkindness in your everyday life. These simple, elegant practices are so easy to learn that you will begin enjoying the benefits immediately-while laying the foundation for a lifetime of inner discovery and awakening.

    Table of Contents:

    Chapter One: The Ancient Art of Meditation

    Chapter Two: Why Meditate?

    Chapter Three: The Benefits of Meditation Practice

    Chapter Four: Meditation 1: Connecting with the Breath

    Chapter Five: Meditation 2: Working With Sensations in the Body

    Chapter Six: Meditation 3: Working With Feelings and Emotion

    Chapter Seven: Meditation 4: Witnessing Your Thoughts

    Chapter Eight: Meditation 5: Forgiveness Meditation

    Chapter Nine: Meditation 6: Loving Kindness Meditation

    Chapter Ten: Meditation 7: An Eating Med

    Specs

    ISBN 9781591799429
    Genre BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Meditation
    Pages 93
    Publisher Date 2008-08-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Sounds True
    Copyright Year 2008
    Height 8.0 in
    Wdth 6.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.4 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Kornfield, Jack
    Dimensions 9.0x6.0x1.0
    Country of Origin United States

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