True Meditation: Discover the Freedom of Pure Awareness

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What would happen if you were to allow everything to be exactly as it is? If you gave up the need for control, and instead embraced the whole of your experience in each moment that arose? In the 14 years that he studied Zen, Adyashanti found that most seasoned meditators had used the practice as "an end instead of a means to an end." What he ultimately realized was that only when you let go of all techniques-even the concept of yourself as a meditator-will you open to the art of True Meditation, dwelling in the ...

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What would happen if you were to allow everything to be exactly as it is? If you gave up the need for control, and instead embraced the whole of your experience in each moment that arose? In the 14 years that he studied Zen, Adyashanti found that most seasoned meditators had used the practice as "an end instead of a means to an end." What he ultimately realized was that only when you let go of all techniques-even the concept of yourself as a meditator-will you open to the art of True Meditation, dwelling in the natural state. True Meditation invites you to join the growing number of seekers who have been touched by the wisdom of Adyashanti to learn:

  • How to make the "effortless effort" that will vivify the present moment
  • Meditative self-inquiry and "The Way of Subtraction": how to ask a spiritually powerful question-and determine the real answer
  • Two guided meditations on CD intended to reveal what Adyashanti calls "your home as awareness itself"

"We've been taught that awakening is difficult," explains Adyashanti, "that to wake up from the illusion of separation takes years. But all it really takes is a willingness to look into the depths of your experience here and now." True Meditation gives you the opportunity to reclaim the original purpose of meditation-as a gateway to "the objectless freedom of being."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781591794677
  • Publisher: Sounds True, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/28/2006
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 342,502
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Adyashanti is an American-born spiritual teacher devoted to serving the awakening of all beings. His teachings are an open invitation to stop, inquire, and recognize what is true and liberating at the core of all existence. His books include Emptiness Dancing, The End of Your World, True Meditation, The Way of Liberation, and Falling into Grace.

Asked to teach in 1996 by his Zen teacher of 14 years, Adyashanti offers teachings that are free of any tradition or ideology. "The Truth I point to is not confined within any religious point of view, belief system, or doctrine, but is open to all and found within all." For more information, please visit adyashanti.org.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2013

    This book will get you past the hang-ups on meditation. The key

    This book will get you past the hang-ups on meditation.
    The key he points out is that focusing on breathing etc. is only needed to get the mind tuned into the present moment.
    Once you are tuned in, you just let go of everything and your true awareness will come thru.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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