Secular Meditation

Secular Meditation

32 Practices for Cultivating Inner Peace, Compassion, and Joy

Book - 2015
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"Many avoid meditation because of its religious trappings. But as bestselling atheist Sam Harris has recently written (in Waking Up), meditation is an age-old secular practice with numerous scientifically verified physical and psychological benefits. As longtime meditation teacher Rick Heller here shows, meditation's benefits extend beyond the personal to enrich relationship with others, with community, and with the world. Step-by-step instructions, personal stories, and provocative questions teach empathy for others, stress reduction and inner peace, and the kind of in-the-moment living that fosters appreciation for life and resilience in the face of adversity. Heller simplifies what is often found mysterious - "If you have ever loved or even liked another person, you have the prerequisites for learning kindness meditation" - and invites all to partake in "awe and wonder at the rich experience of being alive.""--
Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015.
ISBN: 9781608683697
1608683699
9781608683703
Branch Call Number: 158.12 HELLER
Characteristics: xvi, 287 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Epstein, Greg M.

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