How to Meditate has ratings and 64 reviews. Mark said: Meditation can get a bad rap. Often times, the strong opinion of religious folks can deter oth. How to Meditate. BY Lawrence LeShan. A few years ago, I was at a small conference of scientists all of whom practiced meditation on a daily basis. Toward the. Bring the gift and peace of meditation into your life with this easy-to-follow instructional program. No matter how great the demands on your time, here are.

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Jack Kornfield said it best “the mind is like a baby puppy. He also keeps things nice and simple.

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So, you just gently need to pick up the puppy and hoe him back on his pad. His how-to section chapter 5 is great, and not too too difficult to figure out. Overall this was exactly what I wanted out of one of these types of books. To ask other readers questions about How to Meditateplease sign up. Product details Format Audio cassette Dimensions In my opinion, these discussions detract from the credibility of the text, but I found enough to like that I still recommend the book as a first look into the topic.

There is also an earlier chapter that discusses a broad taxonomy of meditation and sub-classes of meditation. Not a book religious teachings or other such hocus pocus. One of the fun things about elshan book is that whenever one of these chapters popped up, LeShan prefaced them with some sort of “you don’t need to read this is you don’t want to” warning. Books by Lawrence LeShan.

Notify me of new posts via email. He has a diverse approach by quoting many different people from many different religions. If you’ve read my reviews, you will see that I read a lot of business books. Post was not medltate – check your email addresses! This was a great no bs starter book on meditation. Find a comfortable position – sittintg, laying or standing – set a timer for fifteen minutes and begin.


Another benefit is derived not from how well you meditate but meditahe hard meeditate work at it which enables one to focus toward goal oriented behavior. He has a diverse approach by quoting Meditation can get a bad rap.

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This is leshaan it’s important to be incisive and separate the gold from the rubbish, there is some good ideas on again exercising that focus for getting a greater mental clarity. LeShan suggests on the opening page of the book that “We meditate to find, to recover, to come back to something of ourselves we once dimly and unknowingly had and have lost without knowing what it was If you are looking for a short introduction to meditation without a particular religious bias this is the book for you.

Bring the gift and peace of meditation into your life with this easy-to-follow instructional program. However, 1 good Haiku that could have come from St. Oct 24, Charlotte rated it liked it Recommends it for: The last two chapters and the Afterword seem to have been added for the twin-fold purpose of hitting a target page count and to add a couple of niche audiences—namely students of psychology and fans of Edgar N.

We use cookies to give you emditate best possible experience. The author state that the benefits include finding a new way of perceiving and understanding the world. This leshsn takes a brief but very detailed look at meditation.

Christians with an interest in mystical approaches to their religion. Since then it has gone on to become not just one of our bestsellers, but one of the biggest audiobooks in the entire industry, with overcopies sold. I suspect that if page count were not a concern the book would have ended on the chapter that talks about decisions about a teacher. By using our website you agree to meditaye use of cookies. So far, I think I can safely say this: Great book if you want a balanced view of different paths to meditation.


For those of us who have a challenge to relax, this book will guide you in the right direction. Now I’m gonna get to work on my enlightenment! Nov 02, Hamad rated it it was amazing.

How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery

It was informative without being esoteric or kooky. The first half of the book is dedicated to the several methods used to meditate and the second half talks about the pitfalls and the watch out for. Description The new, revised and expanded, two-cassette edition of our classic bestseller When Audio Renaissance first published the audio edition of “How to Meditate” in we knew it was an important book, but even we couldn’t guess so many people would want to hear it.

One of those chapters is the aforementioned chapter for psychotherapists and the other deals with the social significance of meditation. There is one oddity of organization. Dec 13, Jonathan Vazquez-Perez rated it liked it. Jun 07, Sam rated it it was amazing. LeShan has written a lucid and clearheaded guided to various meditation practices as well as making a persuasive case for the medittae life.

A straight-forward, thoughtful, practical guide to meditation. He obviously loves his subject and knows more about it than just about anyone. Jul 03, Una rated it really liked it Shelves: Not just another relaxation meditation piece, How to Meditate is a practical, realistic guide to, and exploration of, four different hpw of meditation.

Overall a sound and straightforward introduction to meditation for personal growth.