Guided Meditations for Love and Wisdom: 14 Essential Practices (CD-Audio)

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Ten million Americans will meditate today—and that number is only expected to rise. What’s the best way to get started? Learn from an experienced teacher.

Sharon Salzberg, known for her ability to make meditation accessible while keeping true to tradition, offers Guided Meditations for Love and Wisdom. With more than a dozen beginner-friendly meditations, this program offers a well-rounded practice that will open your heart and mind.

Join this cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and meditation teacher of more than 30 years for step-by-step instruction in:

Meditation for balance
• Meditation for seeing good
• Drinking tea meditation
• Compassion meditation
• Sensation meditation
• Meditation for emotions
• Walking meditation
• Lovingkindness meditation
"Meditation practice opens us up to the world and allows us to realize fully what we are feeling, with balance and compassion, as we encounter both the joy and suffering in life," teaches Salzberg. Now with Guided Meditations for Love and Wisdom listeners will have the tools to begin—and stick with—the liberating practice of meditation.

Course objectives:

Gain an understanding of the importance of breath in meditation
• Receive direct, first-person experience in the 14 meditative practices
• Practice meditation in daily life
• Understand ways in which we sometimes prevent ourselves from fully experiencing meditation

About the Author

Sharon Salzberg, a student of Buddhism since 1971, has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her more than twenty-five years of study with Burmese, Indian, and Tibetan teachers, she teaches intensive awareness practice (vipassana or insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion (the Brahma Viharas). She is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts. Salzberg is the author of several books including The Kindness Handbook, Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, A Heart as Wide as the World, and the New York Times bestseller Real Happiness. She has also authored several Sounds True audio and interactive learning kit works including Insight Meditation (with Joseph Goldstein), Unplug, and Lovingkindness Meditation.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781591797074
ISBN-10: 1591797071
Publisher: Sounds True
Publication Date: July 1st, 2009
Language: English