Finding the Quiet Mind
By (author) Robert S. Ellwood
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Finding the Quiet Mind by Robert S. Ellwood
Book DescriptionFinding the Quiet Mind is a practical approach to beginning meditation that will lead the reader step-by-step into finding more calmness and reaching inner resources of joy and power for daily life. It synthesizes teachings from both Eastern and Western philosophies in contemporary language appropriate for all modern readers, regardless of their religion or worldview, and assumes that most people can benefit from meditation without relying on an external teacher. Included are tips on body posture, breath, and mantras, as well as a chapter on mediating for the wellbeing of others. Author Robert Ellwood is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Religion at the University of Southern California.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780835605762
(152mm x 114mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Quest Books,U.S.
Publisher: Quest Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1983
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert S. Ellwood
Tales of Lights and Shadows, Hardback (September 2010)
Offers a fresh approach to the traditional mythology and literature of the afterlife, focusing on tensions and polarities in the afterlife concepts. This title depicts the many rich mythologies of the afterlife from the ancient Mesopotamians, Japanese, Greeks of the Homeric era, to Christian views of heaven or the Buddhist western paradise.
Tales of Darkness, Hardback (December 2009)
Explores the causes of evil in myth, encompassing themes such as defilement, the figure of the trickster, evil people both within and outside the society, and traumatic initiations. This title also looks at 'cures' for evil: laughter, sacrifice, the flood, the hero's quest, initiation, the saviour, divine wisdom and the end of days.
Myth, Hardback (December 2008)
Myth is a complex but vital component of an understanding of religion, and issues surrounding the modern discipline of mythology are often fraught with difficulty. This book covers the major theories concerning the meaning and interpretation of myth, from structuralist to psychoanalystic.
Introducing Japanese Religion, Hardback (November 2007)» View all books by Robert S. Ellwood
An introduction to the religious traditions of Japan. This book explores Japanese Religious Movements, including Aum Shrinrikyo. It is an ideal resource for students who are beginning their studies of the religious traditions of Japan.
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