Introduction to Meditation

Introduction to Meditation

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by Michael Smith
     
 

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Meditation is an ancient practice dating back many thousands of years. It is a method by which we look internally rather than externally for the causes of our well-being and happiness. Most of our lives are spent dwelling in the past or anticipating the future and rarely do we focus our full attention in the present moment. This is the principal of cause of stress

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Meditation is an ancient practice dating back many thousands of years. It is a method by which we look internally rather than externally for the causes of our well-being and happiness. Most of our lives are spent dwelling in the past or anticipating the future and rarely do we focus our full attention in the present moment. This is the principal of cause of stress as we search outside for the things that we think will bring us happiness and contentment, but inevitably if we are not happy within ourselves, then nothing external will provide us with any long lasting satisfaction. This short introduction gives advice and techniques for those starting out in meditation practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940046537550
Publisher:
Michael Smith
Publication date:
01/22/2015
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Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
151 KB

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Meet the Author

Michael Smith was born in Birmingham UK in 1949. He enjoyed a career in laboratory medicine for 42 years during which time he took a three year break to play music professionally when he wrote and produced his album 'Raindance' in 1978. In 1980 he visited India where he met His Holiness Dalai Lama and was requested to establish a diagnostic laboratory that still flourishes at the Tibetan Delek Hospital in Dhamarmsala to this day. He retired from private practice in 2006 to live in Dharamsala where he writes, plays guitar and studied Buddhism. Returning to the UK in 2011 he now works in the department of Pathology at St Thomas's Hospital London. He has written three novels, Trekking the Path, Knights of Dreamland and Holy Trinity and two short self help books, Flash of Light and Pinstripe Meditation.

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