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Concentration : an approach to meditation

Author: Ernest Wood
Publisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Quest Books : Theosophical Publishing House, 1949. ©1949
Series: A Quest book
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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""STILL WATERS RUN DEEP""Success is directly related to concentration of purpose, thought, and feeling. Concentration, a perennial bestseller, assembles comprehensive methods for building strength of character by taming the natural drifting of the mind. Concentration means that our life becomes polarized to a chosen purpose, animated by increased powers of thought, love, and will, inspired by a Higher Self with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wood, Ernest, 1883-1965.
Concentration : an approach to meditation.
Wheaton, Illinois : Quest Books : Theosophical Publishing House, ©1949
viii, 154 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Wood
ISBN: 9780835630948 0835630943
OCLC Number: 880450688
Notes: "A publication supported by the Kern Foundation."
Description: 1 online resource (169 pages).
Contents: CONCENTRATION: AN APPROACH TO MEDITATION; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright; FOREWORD; AUTHOR'S PREFACE; CONTENTS; Chapter I: SUCCESS IN LIFE; THE UNLIMITED 0PPORTUNITY; SUCCESS AND CONCENTRATION; THE HIGHER ACHIEVEMENTS; Chapter II: THE MAGIC BOX; THE MIND's FIRST POWER; DISCOVERY OF THE WILL; THE ROADS OF THOUGHT; THE PRACTICE OF RECALL; Chapter III: AIDS TO CONCENTRATION; ATTENTION WITHOUT TENSION; NATURAL IMAGES; CONFIDENCE; Chapter IV: CHAINS OF THOUGHT; THE WALKING MIND; THE WORLD OF THE MIND; THE TRACK OF THE FISH; THE POWER OF THE MOOD; POLARIZATION OF THOUGHT. Chapter V: CONCENTRATION IN DAILY LIFEOUTWARD AND INWARD SUCCESS; THE FOLLY OF WISHING; ECONOMY OF FORCE; TRUE WORK IS PLAY; THE FOUR GREAT ENEMIES; Chapter VI: CONTROL OF THE BODY AND SENSES; HOW TO SIT; THE FIVE BODILY EXERCISES; WHY PHYSICAL EXERCISES?; CONTROL OF SENSATION; Chapter VII: THE REMOVAL OF INTRUDING THOUGHTS; TROUBLE FROM ONESELF; ONE-POINTED PURPOSE; TELEPATHIC INTRUDERS; THE EFFECT OF SURROUNDINGS; Chapter VIII: GYMNASTICS OF CONCENTRATION; DIRECT AND INDIRECT THINKING; EXERCISES IN SEQUENCE; EXERCISES IN GRASP; EXERCISES IN SELF-EXPANSION; EXERCISES IN MENTAL COMMAND. CONCENTRATION AND STUDYChapter IX: WHAT MEDITATION IS; CONCENTRATION AND MEDITATION; MEDITATION AND EXPEIUENCE; MEDITATION AND HUMAN EVOLUTION; Chapter X: METHODS OF MEDITATION; PREUMINARY PRACTICES; MEDITATION ON OBJECTS; PRACTICAL EXERCISES; MEDITATION ON VIRTUES; MEDITATION ON THE LAWS; DEVOTIONAL MEDITATION; MEDITATION ON SENTENCES; MEDITATION FOR WRITING AND SPEAKING; INTELLECTUAL MEDITATION; Chapter XI: MEDITATION WITH MANTRAS; THE NATURE OF MANTRAS; MANTRA TO SHRI KRISHNA; THE MEANING OF OM; Chapter XII: OBSTACLES TO MEDITATION; THE THREE STEPS; GIVE UP WISHING; THE NEED OF A TEACHER. MEDITATE WITHIN YOURSELFChapter XIII: CONTEMPLATION; THE TOP OF YOUR THOUGHT; INSPIRATION; INTELLECTUAL CONTEMPLATION; AN EXPLANATION; DEVOTIONAL CONTEMPLATION; CONTEMPLATION AND WORSHIP; CONTEMPLATION OF THE SELF; Chapter XIV: CONCLUSION.
Series Title: A Quest book
Responsibility: Ernest Wood.

Abstract:

""STILL WATERS RUN DEEP""Success is directly related to concentration of purpose, thought, and feeling. Concentration, a perennial bestseller, assembles comprehensive methods for building strength of character by taming the natural drifting of the mind. Concentration means that our life becomes polarized to a chosen purpose, animated by increased powers of thought, love, and will, inspired by a Higher Self with which we become reacquainted.

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