The Experience of Insight
Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation Revised edition
By (author) Joseph Goldstein
Experience of Insight by Joseph Goldstein
Book DescriptionHere is a modern classic of unusually clear, practical instruction for the practice of Buddhist meditation: sitting and walking meditation, how one relates with the breath, feelings, thought, sense perceptions, consciousness, and everyday activities. Basic Buddhist topics such as the nature of karma, the four noble truths, the factors of enlightenment, dependent origination, and devotion are discussed.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780877732266
(227mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 12-Jun-1987
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Joseph Goldstein
Joseph Goldstein began exploring meditation as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Following extended meditation retreats with various teachers in India and Burma, including the renowned Buddhist meditation master Anagarika Sri Munindra, he cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He has taught numerous meditation classes, workshops, and retreats in America and abroad over the last eight years and is one of the founders and primary teachers of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of "The Experience of Insight," "Insight Meditation," "One Dharma " and coauthor of "Seeking the Heart of Wisdom. "
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