Natural Wakefulness: Discovering the Wisdom We Were Born With

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Shambhala Publications, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 204 pages
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Three and a half stars. This was a good, clear instruction on meditating and including sensations within the body and mind. I've been utilizing some of it in my practice already. Read full review

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Contents

Natural Training
19
Home Ground
40
Dancing Stillness
56
Welcoming
73
Fear and Abundance
88
Awareness of Minds Flow
108
Seeing beyond Hope and Fear
120
Opening the Doors of Perception
133
Awakening from
141
Awakening Communities of Courage
154
Acknowledgments
173
Resources
189
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About the author (2009)

Gaylon Ferguson is a faculty member in both Religious Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies at Naropa University, in Boulder, Colorado. He is an acharya, or senior teacher, in the Shambhala International Buddhist community. After studying meditation and Buddhist philosophy with Tibetan master Chögyam Trungpa in the 1970s and 1980s, Ferguson became a Fulbright Fellow to Nigeria and completed a doctoral degree in cultural anthropology at Stanford University. After several years of teaching cultural anthropology at the University of Washington, he became teacher-in-residence at Karmê Chöling Buddhist Retreat Center, through 2005, when he joined the faculty of Naropa University.

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