Mindfulness : A Practical Guide to Awakening. / Joseph Goldstein.
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- ISBN: 9781622030651 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: Louisville : Sounds True, 2013.
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The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening-seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously. With Mindfulness, Joseph Goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone committed to mindful living and the realization of inner freedom.Goldstein's source teaching is the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha's legendary discourse on the four foundations of mindfulness that became the basis for the many types of Vipassana (or insight meditation) found today. Exquisite in detail yet wholly accessible and relevant for the modern student, Mindfulness takes us through a profound study of:Ardency, clear knowing, mindfulness, and concentration-how to develop these four qualities of mind essential for walking the path wiselyThe Satipatthana refrain-how deeply contemplating the four foundations of mindfulness opens...
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