Discovering Jewish Meditation: Instruction & Guidance for Learning an Ancient Spiritual Practice

Discovering Jewish Meditation: Instruction & Guidance for Learning an Ancient Spiritual Practice

by Nan Fink Gefen

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Overview

Discovering Jewish Meditation: Instruction & Guidance for Learning an Ancient Spiritual Practice by Nan Fink Gefen

A breakthrough “how to meditate” guide!

A supportive and wise guide that is an absolute must for anyone who wants to learn Jewish meditation or improve their practice. Nan Fink Gefen teaches you how to meditate on your own, and starts you on the path to a deeper connection with the Divine and to greater insight about your own life. Whatever your level of understanding, she gives you the tools and support you need to discover the transformative power of meditation.

This most comprehensive introduction to a time-honored spiritual practice:

  • Answers commonly asked questions about the nature and history of Jewish meditation, and examines how it differs from other meditative practices
  • Shows beginners how to start their practice, including where and how to do it
  • Gives step by step instructions for meditations that are at the core of Jewish meditative practice
  • Explains the challenges and rewards of a Jewish meditative practice

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580230674
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 10/01/1999
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)

About the Author

Nan Fink Gefen, PhD, is a teacher of Jewish meditation, a writer and an editor. She has taught Jewish meditation to hundreds of students around the country. For six years, she directed a program to train Jewish meditation teachers at Chochmat HaLev, a center of Jewish meditation in the San Francisco Bay Area.

She is a contributor to Meditation from the Heart of Judaism: Today's Teachers Share Their Practices, Techniques, and Faith (Jewish Lights), and author of Stranger in the Midst: A Memoir of Spiritual Discovery (Basic Books). She cofounded Tikkun magazine in 1985, and she is the cofounding editor of Persimmon Tree: An Online Magazine of the Arts.

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