Still the Mind: An Introduction to Meditation

Still the Mind: An Introduction to Meditation

by Alan Watts
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Still the Mind: An Introduction to Meditation by Alan Watts

Mark Watts compiled this book from his father's extensive journals and audiotapes of famous lectures he delivered in his later years across the country. In three parts, Alan Watts explains the basic philosophy of meditation, how individuals can practice a variety of meditations, and how inner wisdom grows naturally.

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ISBN-13: 9781577313298
Publisher: New World Library
Publication date: 10/05/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 481,836
File size: 181 KB

About the Author

Alan Watts was one of the most famous and insightful writers and speakers of the twentieth century on the subjects of Eastern thought and meditation. He was born in England in 1915 and lived in the United States, where he was an Episcopalian priest at Northwestern University until 1950. Soon after, he devoted himself to the study of Eastern philosophy and meditation at the Academy of Asian Studies in San Francisco, and became one of the most famous and enduring writers on Asian philosophy. He died in his home in northern California in 1973. His books include The Way of Zen, Psychotherapy East and West, The Joyous Cosmology, and The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are.

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Still the Mind: An Introduction to Meditation 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous 8 months ago
I have been dragging this book around in my NOOK for years. Now that I have read it it is sure to be one to read again and again. The ageless wisdom presented was enjoyable because it was offered in a spirit o joy.
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