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Don't just do something, sit there : a mindfulness retreat

Author: Sylvia Boorstein
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperSanFrancisco, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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"A three-day retreat plan accompanied by timeless lessons ... on how anyone can achieve calm, clarity, and joy through meditation practice."--Cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Boorstein
ISBN: 0060612525 9780060612528
OCLC Number: 32820813
Notes: "A Tree clause book."
Description: ix, 149 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preparing for the Retreat --
Don't Just Do Something, Sit There --
Cosmology Is Optional --
"Nobody's Grandmother Is a Buddhist" --
Why Meditate? --
But Why Do a Meditation Retreat? --
Keep Everything Simple --
Take a Minimum of Stuff: Mary's Mantra --
"It's Only a Weekend" --
Day One: Arrival Day --
Schedule for This Retreat --
Unpacking --
Refuge Reflections --
Walking with Fresh Eyes --
Instructions and Helpful Hints --
Instructions for Sitting Meditation Practice --
Easiest Instructions of All --
Late Tea --
"Nothing Happens, Next, This Is It!" --
Day Two: Full Day of Practice --
Before Breakfast: Sound Meditation --
Breakfast --
Three Exercises for Sitting Meditation --
Talking to Yourself --
Basic Instructions for Formal Walking Meditation --
Variation on the Theme of Breath Meditation --
"Nothing Is Worth Thinking About" --
More Walking Instructions --
There Are No In-Between Times --
Introducing Eating Instructions --
Eating Meditation --
Maintaining Mindfulness --
Afternoon Sitting Practice: Wait and Look Closely --
Working with Difficult Mind States --
"Mine Mommy! Mine Daddy!": A Lust Story --
Swimming in Jerusalem: An Aversion Story --
"Vait a Minute, Vait a Minute": A Sloth and Torpor Story --
Hawaii Is Here: A Restlessness Story --
Macbeth Moment: A Doubt Story --
First Afternoon Walk Instructions: Choosing a Speed That Meets Your Need --
Late Afternoon Sitting Practice: Looking for Insights --
Late Afternoon Walk: Walking with Wisdom --
Broccoli Phenomenon --
Dinner --
Evening Dharma Talk: The Seven Factors of Enlightenment.
Responsibility: with Sylvia Boorstein.
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"A three-day retreat plan accompanied by timeless lessons ... on how anyone can achieve calm, clarity, and joy through meditation practice."--Cover.

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