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The experience of meditation : experts introduce the major traditions

Author: J Shear
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Paragon House, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The major meditation traditions of the world aim for creation of an inner peace and happiness. This work describes the techniques and experience of these traditions, and how they have impacted on Western society. This is an overview of meditation and the similarities and differences of the major traditions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Shear
ISBN: 155778857X 9781557788573
OCLC Number: 62857825
Description: xxii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Zen Buddhism / Shodo Harada Roshi --
Transcendental Meditation / Jonathan Shear --
Taoism/Qigong / Shou-Yu Liang and Wen-Ching Wu --
Yoga / Georg Feuerstein --
Theravada Buddhism / Jeffrey M. Schwartz and Bryan Clark --
Tibetan Buddhism / Robert A.F. Thurman and David B. Gray --
Integral Yoga / Donald Salmon --
Kriya yoga / Sri Daya Mata --
Sufism / Llewellyn Vaughn-Lee --
Christianity / Basil Pennington.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Shear.
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