Learn to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Self-Discovery and Fulfillment

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Chronicle Books, Feb 1, 1999 - Religion - 160 pages
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Meditation paves the road to a calmer, more focused mind; improved concentration; greater creativity; and a more energized mental and physical state of being. But finding an approach that works amid all the mumbo-jumbo can be a mind-altering experience in itself. Finally, here is a practical guide, beautifully illustrated, that reveals how to develop a personal program for inner peace. Learn to Meditate presents 23 step-by-step exercises and more than 130 exquisite illustrations that make visualization and meditation wonderfully accessible. David Fontana draws on the worlds diverse traditionsincluding Taoism, Zen, and Tibetan Buddhismfor an ideal companion to a lifelong practice.
  

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Review: Learn to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Self-Discovery and Fulfillment

User Review  - Mj Gilmer - Goodreads

A great introduction and higher level overview with meditations in each chapter. I would recommend this as a jumping-in book as it defines terms, traditions, and possibilities while describing the essentials to get started. This is an easy read with playful illustrations and one I will keep Read full review

Review: Learn to Meditate: A Practical Guide to Self-Discovery and Fulfillment

User Review  - Shamilla Ramnawaj - Goodreads

Great for beginners! Read full review

Contents

Introduction
8
The First Steps
21
Watrhing the Emotions
34
Essentials
58
Harmoay of the Self
71
Creatiog a Perional Retreat
85
Beyond the Gateway
86
Hindu Meditations 98 The Outer Limits
T-4
The Kahhalsh tt4 Bihliography
T-20
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David Fontana, PhD is a meditation teacher and psychologist, whose many books include Teach Yourself to Dream (0-8118-1628-1). He lives in Cardiff, Wales.

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