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How to meditate : a guide to self-discovery

Author: Lawrence L LeShan
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Back Bay Books, 1999. ©1974
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Back Bay paperback editionView all editions and formats
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From The Books Back Cover: This simple, straightforward, yet powerful guide can help you- just as it has already helped hundreds of thousands of readers since its initial publication twenty-five years ago- reap the profound rewards of meditation. Outlining an easy-to-follow and realistic approach that enables you to bring meditation effortlessly into your life, not matter how great the demands on your time. How to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence L LeShan
ISBN: 0316880620 9780316880626
OCLC Number: 42379396
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Little, Brown, 1974.
Description: 226 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Why we meditate --
How a meditation feels --
Psychological effects of meditation --
Physiological effects of meditation --
Basic types of meditation --
Structured and unstructured meditations --
Mysticism, meditation, and the paranormal --
How of meditation --
Alluring traps in meditation and mysticism --
Is a teacher necessary for meditation?-choosing your own meditational path --
Integration of psychotherapy and meditation: a set of guidelines for psychotherapists --
Social significance of meditation --
Afterword --
Notes.
Other Titles: Guide to self-discovery
Responsibility: Lawrence LeShan ; afterword by Edgar N. Jackson.

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This bestselling guide is being reissued on its 25th anniversary, offering a realistic and straightforward approach to achieving inner peace, stress relief and increased self-knowledge.  Read more...

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