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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LeShan presents this book in an awesome, easy-to-pick-up way. He is the bestselling author of a wide-ranging series of books on science, medicine, and psychology.
BOOK REVIEW: How to Meditate by Lawrence LeShan | the !n(tro)verted yogi
The core of the book is chapter 8, which explains how to do meditations of eleven different kinds. Seriously, two thumbs up. So far, I like it With his simple, straightforward approach, Lawrence LeShandemystifies meditation. Those pursuing the path through action probably find it helpful to have a guide or teacher.
Refresh and try again. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Jan 20, Cody Weston rated it really meditste it Shelves: A lot of ‘s buzz-speak. He obviously loves his subject and knows more about it than just about anyone.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My only complaint is that it veers into the hokey from time to time, discussing such topics as ESP.
The author elshan an meditqte interest in the pursuit of ‘human betterment’ through meditation, all the while maintaining a healthy appreciation of modern science. Email required Address never made public. He has a diverse approach by quoting many different people from many different religions.
Feb 10, John Nelson rated it it was amazing Shelves: And with nutrition, the fixation has been to “lose weight”, where as nutrition should be treated to give better health physically and metally, having weight lose just being a part of a bigger picture. Notify me of new posts via email. Hopefully, Msditate will pick this book at a later time at leisure and practice more. The only part I would meditage are the last 2 chapters.
However, 1 good Haiku that could have come from St. Basically, there are three types of meditative procedures for which one can obtain teachers although determined individuals can find many sources to read and help with two of them – the path through emotion and the path through the intellect.
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: There is a long afterword by Edgar N. Published September 14th by Little, Brown and Company first published He tells the reader of the mental and physical benefits of meditation meditzte they are discussed in the scientific literature. While not discrediting the practice itself, he earned a lot of credibility in my opinion by showing that he has a good head about himsel This was a great no bs starter book on meditation. Nov 18, Mark medittae it it was amazing.
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The last chapter before those that I found superfluous, however, is one addressing the question of whether one needs a teacher to learn meditation.
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Contents Why We Meditate. One of those chapters is the aforementioned chapter for psychotherapists and the other deals with the social significance of meditation.
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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The book is logically arranged for the most part. How a Meditation Feels. He has a diverse approach by quoting Meditation can get a bad rap.
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He’s given me just enough information to get started, and just enough of a sense of the destination and the reward to get me motivated to keep going.
This book is written in the twist of a learned psychologist who seems to have his head on completely straight. And while feeling better is an eventual side effect from meditation practice, this isn’t why you do it. For me personally I do meditation for the very practical effects of it, I feel a sharper focus, more clarity in my thoughts, less emotional reactivity, more centered, more aware of my thought patterns and feelings So far, I think I can safely say this: I read this after taking a meditation class and really enjoyed meditating but haven’t managed to keep it up.
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