Turning the Mind Into an Ally (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2004 - Philosophy - 256 pages
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Strengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Growing up American with a Tibetan twist, Sakyong Mipham talks to Westerners as no one can: in idiomatic English with stories and wisdom from American culture and the great Buddhist teachers. Turning the Mind Into an Ally makes it possible for anyone to achieve peace and clarity in their lives.

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Lovely writing style. - Goodreads
A great overview of meditation for beginners. - Goodreads
This is a good, basic introduction to meditation. - Goodreads
I liked the teachings mixed with true life stories. - Goodreads
This book is a good intro to Shambala-type meditation. - Goodreads
great intro to meditation - Goodreads

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Best book on meditation I ever read! Read full review

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User Review  - Janine Wilson - Goodreads

A very useful book. It explains not only how to meditate, but why. Meditation is a way of disciplining the mind, to help us live our lives more fully. Many of us find time to exercise our bodies, but ... Read full review


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