Meditation For Beginners (Easyread Large Edition)

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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 complete course created especially for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing ...
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Overview

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 complete course created especially for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing meditation into your life. You can download the Audio files from www.readhowyouwant.com.....JACK KORNFIELD, PH.D., trained as a Buddhist monk in southeast Asia. He is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. His books include The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology; Teachings of the Buddha; A Path with Heart; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; and Living Dharma. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and lives in northern California with his wife and daughter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781427085306
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/1/2008
  • Edition description: Large Print
  • Pages: 108
  • Sales rank: 558,798
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.22 (d)

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  • Posted July 4, 2009

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    Great for Beginners

    Jack Kornfield has a wonderful voice and is very soothing. This CD set if very informative for beginner's looking to get into meditation. I have since purchased his six CD set, as it goes further in-depth with meditation and the meditation exercises.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 11, 2005

    A Path I can follow

    Jack is a wonderful teacher. He combines the best of both--an excellent guide in beginning to meditate and his stories and experience help you to understand what the purpose of meditation is.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2001

    Too much talk

    He rambles on entirely too much! Just when you think you're about to start the next meditation, there'll be a long pause, then he'll ramble on about this story or that story. I will say that he has a very calming voice, but he needs to know when it's time to speak or when it's time to pause. I became so frustrated by this, that I ended up buying something else.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2010

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    Teachings from a master

    Jack is one of the grandfathers of the 'Mindfulness Movement' and has taught vipassana meditation to thousands. His words convey the subtle essence of the path of mindfulness - and it is all in the subtlety of meaning. Read and listen to everything by Jack.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 18, 2009

    Decent for beginners

    I am new to meditation... I have been practicing a lot and took a few tips from both the book and the CD. Still looking for more tips that stick though.

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