How to Meditate has ratings and 64 reviews. Mark said: Meditation can get a bad rap. Often times, the strong opinion of religious folks can deter oth. How to Meditate. BY Lawrence LeShan. A few years ago, I was at a small conference of scientists all of whom practiced meditation on a daily basis. Toward the. Bring the gift and peace of meditation into your life with this easy-to-follow instructional program. No matter how great the demands on your time, here are.

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Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. The only part I did not like about the book was the parts on ESP.

How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery

Open Preview See a Problem? Does not really go very much in depth but is very clear and easy to follow for the beginner. Another benefit is derived not from how well you meditate but how hard you work at it which enables one to focus toward goal oriented behavior.

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How to Meditate

This little book gives a quick look at meditation, the types, and benefits for those who practice it. The book also tries to tie up the ancient practices with mediatte current psycho-analytical practices. Books by Lawrence LeShan. He tells the reader of the mental and physical benefits of fo as they are discussed in the scientific literature.

Since then it has gone on to become not just one of our bestsellers, but one of the biggest oeshan in the entire industry, with overcopies sold. Overall this was exactly what I wanted out of one of these types of books. Bring the gift and peace of meditation into your life with this easy-to-follow instructional program.


On the contrary, How to Meditate delves into a wide variety of meditation styles that have roots in religion, and it meeitate from spiritual teachers across a range of religions–including the mystic branches of Christianity and Islam. View all my reviews Share on Facebook, Twitter, Email, etc. Meditation has been cheapened by modern society in the same way Yoga has, as well as nutrition.

This first chapter sets up two chapters that deal with the psychological and physiological effects of meditation. All the while, I’m more neditate with theory and insight as to why I’m doing this One of the fun things about the book is that whenever one of these chapters popped up, LeShan prefaced them with some sort of “you don’t need to read this is you don’t want to” warning.

Great intro still in print since early 70s. He follows up with a chapter on the “traps” of mysticism that is convincingly effective.

Further discussion covers how different groups attain meditation, social significance hkw the importance of providing time and practicing religiously. Oct 24, Charlotte rated it liked it Recommends it for: Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.

The author has an admirable interest in the pursuit of ‘human betterment’ through meditation, all the while maintaining a healthy appreciation of modern science.

BOOK REVIEW: How to Meditate by Lawrence LeShan | the !n(tro)verted yogi

Training my baby puppy to sit on that pad. The book covers ideas from most of if not all religious denominations that have made major contributions to meditation and through them the author discusses commonalities and their overall common goal.

And while feeling better is an eventual side effect from meditation practice, this isn’t why you do it. With the inclusion of meditage footnotes this text is an impressive short presentation of meditation for the the thoughtful reader.


How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery by Lawrence LeShan

He has a diverse approach by quoting many different people from many different religions. This book is beautiful and mandatory to those who want to take meditation as a serious discipline.

There is a long meditatw by Edgar N. Perhaps a little dated in its mention of current research and attitudes about ESP, drugs, and psychology, but nothing too far from current ideals. He’s given me just enough information to get started, and just enough of a sense of the destination and the reward to get me motivated to keep going. The Hhow Podcast by Jesse Stern.

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Description The new, revised and expanded, two-cassette edition of our classic bestseller When Audio Renaissance first published the audio edition of “How to Meditate” in we knew it was an important book, but even we couldn’t guess so medigate people would want to hear it.

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It’s origins, it’s use and examples hoe different forms. LeShan suggests on the opening page of the book that “We meditate to find, to recover, to come back to something of ourselves hoe once dimly and unknowingly had and have lost without knowing what it was If you are looking for a short introduction to meditation without a particular religious bias this is the book for you.

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