Heart of Wisdom, Mind of Calm

Heart of Wisdom, Mind of Calm

by Christina Feldman
     
 
An introductory handbook and accompanying CD for anyone interested in meditation. Discover the different forms and benefits of this most universal of spiritual practices.• The practice of meditation improves both mind and body, allowing you to let go of stress and anxiety. This ancient method of achieving calm and tranquility is now practised both by those on a

Overview

An introductory handbook and accompanying CD for anyone interested in meditation. Discover the different forms and benefits of this most universal of spiritual practices.• The practice of meditation improves both mind and body, allowing you to let go of stress and anxiety. This ancient method of achieving calm and tranquility is now practised both by those on a spiritual path and by those who simply want to reap the many documented health benefits.• This in-depth guide is an invaluable source of guidance and inspiration, exploring and explaining a broad range of meditation practices, from breath meditation to the use of mantras. Also includes a free CD, on which Christina Feldman personally leads you through the five main types of meditation, from mindfulness to visualisation. Using examples from a variety of traditions, she will help you develop your own meditation practice and bring a sense of calm to your busy modern life.• For the beginner and the more experienced practitioner, Meditation for Beginners will deepen your meditative practice and enhance your life, helping you to develop inner peace, still your mind and focus on what you really want.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007175246
Publisher:
HarperCollins UK
Publication date:
07/04/2011
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

Christina Feldman has been leading insight meditation retreats internationally since 1975. She has trained extensively in the major Buddhist traditions. She is a guiding teacher of Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Mass., U.S.A and is co-founder and guiding teacher of Gaia House in Devon, England. As well as leading retreats for both beginners and experienced students she was initiator of retreats for women and families. Christina is an advisor to the Buddhist Peace Fellowship. She is the author of a number of books including Soul Food (Harper San Francisco), The Way of Meditation and The Buddhist Path to Simplicity published by Thorsons. Christina lives in Devon with her family.

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