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Quiet mind : a beginner's guide to meditation

Author: Susan Piver
Publisher: Boston, MA : Shambhala, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Shambhala edView all editions and formats
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Brings together six respected Buddhist teachers in an accessible introduction to the techniques of meditation, and includes guided meditation practice reflecting a range of Buddhist traditions, helpful teachings, and yoga poses.
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Genre/Form: Books with discs
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Piver
ISBN: 9781590305973 1590305973
OCLC Number: 1003651060
Notes: Rev. and updated ed. of: Joyful mind. Rodale, c2002.
"Six simple practices presented by leading Buddhist teachers"--Cover.
Credits: Produced by Susan Piver ; mastered at Heart Punch Studio, Boston.
Description: 120 pages : illustrations ; 17 cm + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Book contents. Editor's introduction --
Mindfulness of body ; How to take a good posture --
Shamatha: the practice of tranquility / Sakyong Mipham --
Vipassana: the practice of clear seeing / Larry Rosenberg --
Zazen: the practice of freedom / Edward Espe Brown --
Metta: the practice of compassion / Sharon Salzberg --
Tonglen: the practice of transformation / Judith Lief --
Healing meditation: the practice of peace and joy / Tulku Thondup --
Yoga: bringing together body and mind / Richard Faulds. CD track meditations. Welcome --
Shamatha / Sakyong Mipham --
Vipassana / Larry Rosenberg --
Zazen / Edward Espe Brown --
Metta / Sharon Salzberg --
Tonglen / Judith Lief --
Healing meditation / Tulku Thondup --
Opening yoga poses / Richard Faulds --
Closing yoga poses / Richard Faulds.
Other Titles: Joyful mind.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Susan Piver.
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Brings together six respected Buddhist teachers in an accessible introduction to the techniques of meditation, and includes guided meditation practice reflecting a range of Buddhist traditions, helpful teachings, and yoga poses.

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