The Heart Of Meditation Discovering Innermost Awareness

Author: The Dalai Lama
Publisher: Shambhala
ISBN: 1559394536
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His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on an advanced meditation practice called Dzogchen using a visionary poem by the 19th-century saint Patrul Rinpoche, author of the Buddhist classic Words of My Perfect Teacher.

The Dalai Lama deftly connects how training the mind in compassion for other beings is directly related to—and in fact a prerequisite for—the very pinnacle of Buddhist meditation. He presents his understanding, confirmed again and again over millennia, that the cultivation of both compassion and wisdom is absolutely critical to progress in meditation and goes into great depth on how this can be accomplished.

While accessible to a beginner, he leads the reader in very fine detail on how to identify innermost awareness—who we really are—how to maintain contact with this awareness, and how to release oneself from the endless stream of our thoughts to let this awareness, always present, become consistently apparent.

Meditations Of The Heart

Author: Howard Thurman
Publisher: Beacon Press
ISBN: 0807010235
Size: 49.28 MB
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Meditations of the Heart is a beautiful collection of meditations and prayers by one of our greatest spiritual leaders. Howard Thurman, the great spiritualist and mystic, was renowned for the quiet beauty of his reflections on humanity and our relationship with God. This collection of fifty-four of his most well-known meditations features his thoughts on prayer, community, and the joys and rituals of life. Within this collection are words that sustain, elevate, and inspire. Thurman addresses those moments of trial and uncertainty and offers a message of hope and endurance for people of all faiths.

The Heart Of Meditation Pathways To A Deeper Experience

Author: Swami Durgananda
Publisher: Siddha Yoga Publications
ISBN: 0911307974
Size: 61.64 MB
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This guide to the inner being reveals techniques for moving beyond troublesome thoughts, finding keys to unlock practices like mantra repetition, and learning how to troubleshoot your own meditation practice.

Journey To The Heart Daily Meditations On The Path To Freeing Your Soul

Author: Melody Beattie
Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco
ISBN: 0062511211
Size: 40.74 MB
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“Melody Beattie gives you the tools to discover the magnificence and splendor of your being.” –Deepak Chopra, author of Jesus and Buddha


Beattie, author of Codependent No More, Beyond Codependency, and Lessons of Love, writes with the same warmth, honesty, and compassion in this collection, helping readers chart a new path toward spiritual growth and renewal. Journey to the Heart will comfort and inspire us all as we begin to discover our true purpose in the world and learn to connect even more deeply with ourselves, the creative force, and the magic and mystery in the world around and within us.

Answers In The Heart Daily Meditations For Men And Women Recovering From Sex Addiction Hazelden Meditation Series

Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 0894865684
Size: 37.64 MB
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These meditations guide us to the strength and courage within ourselves that is necessary to face the lingering shadows of sex addiction.

These meditations guide us to the strength and courage within ourselves that is necessary to face the lingering shadows of sex addiction. With the inspiration and support unique to Hazelden meditation books, Answers in the Heart provides solace for the pain and inspiration for lasting recovery.

The Heart Of Buddhist Meditation The Buddha S Way Of Mindfulness

Author: Nyanaponika Thera
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1578635586
Size: 12.62 MB
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This is a classic text on the essence of Buddhist meditation. It is an excellent, in-depth description of mindfulness practice and its benefits. It includes a concise explanation of clear comprehension, which is the kind of mindfulness you use in the course of your daily life. It also presents an easily understandable explanation of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.

This new edition includes an introduction from noted author and teacher Sylvia Boorstein.

Although the Buddha lived over 2500 years ago, his teachings on meditation are among the most effective methods for healing the pain of grief, finding inner peace, and overcoming the sense of dislocation caused by living in the 21st century. Mindfulness is a method not only for committed Buddhists. It is for everyone interested in mastering the mind.

Hope 365 Daily Meditations For The Grieving Heart

Author: Clara Hinton
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1539991539
Size: 11.68 MB
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Clara Hinton is best known for her writings on grief associated with child loss. Her first book, Silent Grief: Finding Your Way Through the Darkness, was published over twenty years ago and is still being used by thousands of bereaved parents. Recently Hinton released another book Child Loss: The Heartbreak and the Hope following the unexpected death of her son Mike. This book has quickly grown in popularity among those seeking hope from the heartbreak of loss. Hinton saw a need for those grieving losses to have daily nourishment for the soul, so her newest book Hope 365: Daily Meditations for the Grieving Heart was born. This book gives 365 daily gifts of hope to readers and provides the strength needed to sustain the pain of loss and grief. As Goethe said, “In all things it is better to hope than despair.” When loss makes no sense, this book will bring to life miraculous moments of hope and healing.

Seeking The Heart Of Wisdom The Path Of Insight Meditation Shambhala Classics

Author: Joseph Goldstein
Publisher: Shambhala
ISBN: 157062805X
Size: 71.88 MB
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In Seeking the Heart of Wisdom Goldstein and Kornfield present the central teachings and practices of insight meditation in a clear and personal language. The path of insight meditation is a journey of understanding our bodies, our minds, and our lives, of seeing clearly the true nature of experience. The authors guide the reader in developing the openness and compassion that are at the heart of this spiritual practice. For those already treading the path, as well as those just starting out, this book will be a welcome companion along the way. Among the topics covered are:

   •  The hindrances to meditation—ranging from doubt and fear to painful knees—and skillful means of overcoming them
   •  How compassion can arise in response to the suffering we see in our own lives and in the world
   •  How to integrate a life of responsible action and service with a meditative life based on nonattachment

Useful exercises are presented alongside the teachings to help readers deepen their understanding of the subjects.

100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know By Heart

Author: Robert J. Morgan
Publisher: B&H Books
ISBN: 0805446826
Size: 41.32 MB
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Change your life from Genesis 1:1 to Revelation 22:20.

With the immediacy of Internet searches and ease of handheld devices, the custom of memorizing Scripture may not seem necessary, but best-selling author Robert J. Morgan makes an airtight case for reviving this rewarding practice in 100 Bible Verses Everyone Should Know by Heart.

"It's vital for mental and emotional health and for spiritual well-being," he writes. "It's as powerful as acorns dropping into furrows in the forest. It allows God's words to sink into your brain and permeate your subconscious thoughts. It saturates the personality, satiates the soul, and stockpiles the mind. It changes the atmosphere of every family and alters the weather forecast of every day."

In a series of brief opening chapters, Morgan prepares us for this new old way of thinking and then presents his experienced list of 100 crucial verses, providing sidebar notes, quotes, and memorization tips for each. Extra pages are included to add your favorite verses, extending this life-changing exercise and memorization habit.

"Rob Morgan never disappoints me. His books do what a good book should do: make you think about life from a new and fresh perspective."

David Jeremiah, New York Times best-selling author

The Children S Meditations In My Heart

Author: Gitte Winter Graugaard
Publisher: Room for Reflection Publishing
Size: 58.71 MB
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Thousands of families love reading “The Children’s meditations: In my heart” at bedtime.

Children today sleep one hour less than we did 25 years ago. It might be the same in your country? We need to teach our children to handle their thoughts and get enough sleep.

The meditations in this book help the kids move their focus away from their many thoughts that often keep them awake, and down into their bodies.

When the busy brain gets less attention, and the tired body gets more, the children fall asleep. They are tired and they need sleep to grow, to develop, and to be happy. As parents, we give our children and their friends an important gift by making sure our children get enough sleep. And what better way than with a heart full of love…


Your child finds inner peace.
Your child falls quickly and easily asleep with his/her heart full of love.
You will have a wonderful time together and create a loving language full of symbols of love.
Your child learns about self–love.
Your child learns to tackle everyday challenges with love.
Your child learns about empathy, love, cohesion and gratitude.
You fill your own heart with love at the same time.

We truly believe that the world needs these stories of love and that we can make the world a better place, if we teach our children how to feel at home in their bodies and understand that the most beautiful love grows inside them.

The Heart Of Meditation

Author: The Dalai Lama
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834840219
Size: 42.20 MB
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The heart of meditation—the thing that brings it alive—is compassion.

Learning To Dance Inside

Author: George Fowler
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 9780156005241
Size: 49.54 MB
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Describes the benefits of meditation and explains why spiritual understanding is the key to making meditation work best

The Heart Of Meditation

Author: Sally Kempton
Publisher: Siddha Yoga Publication
ISBN: 9780911307979
Size: 66.62 MB
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Picking up where most books on meditation end, this practical guide explores the landscape of the interior world - the magic and mystery of

The Heart Of Buddhist Meditation

Author: Nyanaponika (Thera)
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 9780877280736
Size: 20.39 MB
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A handbook of mental training based on the Buddha's way of mindfulness. A classic in the field.

Meditation From The Heart Of Judaism

Author: Avram Davis
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
ISBN: 1580230490
Size: 21.59 MB
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In their own individual voices, 22 teachers, scholars, psychologists, and rabbis explain why and how they meditate and how to overcome obstacles to meditation.

The Heart Of Buddhist Meditation

Author: Nyanaponika Thera
Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society
ISBN: 9552401003
Size: 24.92 MB
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I do not know of any book which could be compared to this work as a guide to meditation.” Erich Fromm

Meditation Without Gurus

Author: Clark Strand
Publisher: SkyLight Paths Publishing
ISBN: 1893361934
Size: 75.75 MB
Format: PDF
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Begin to meditate--or renew your practice--with this straightforward guide that is free from pretension and complication.

Seeking The Heart Of Wisdom

Author: Joseph Goldstein
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834825252
Size: 47.72 MB
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For those already treading the path, as well as those just starting out, this book will be a welcome companion along the way.

Meditation In The Wild

Author: Ph. S. D. Fisher
Publisher: John Hunt Publishing
ISBN: 1780996918
Size: 56.28 MB
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Meditation in the Wild takes the reader on an adventure with the Buddhist forest monks and hermits of the last 2500 years.

Sitting In Oblivion The Heart Of Daoist Meditation

Author: Livia Kohn
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1365559041
Size: 63.40 MB
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"Translation" presents eight core texts,all with ample annotation. Drawing on decades of Daoist scholarship and meditation experience, this book is the culmination of Kohn's extensive, path-breaking work.