Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Liberation

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Shambhala, 1998 - Philosophy - 215 pages
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Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but the means for achieving it are completely within our grasp - literally as near to us as our own breath. This is the 2,500-year-old good news contained in the Anapanasati Sutra, the Buddha's own teaching on cultivating both tranquillity and deep insight through the full awareness of breathing. In this book, Larry Rosenberg brings this timeless meditation method to life for people today, using the insights gained from his many years of practice and teaching.

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User Review  - Tobias.Bruell - LibraryThing

This book is a summary of the authors lifelong practice of meditation using the core of the anapanasati sutta as a framework. It is eclectic in the sense that it gives room to the views of a variety ... Read full review

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User Review  - jyorns - LibraryThing

Covers most of the bases as far as the practice's sanction by the teachings, viewpoints with which the westerner of varying degrees of familiarity with eastern philosophy and buddhism in particular can find values in the practice, and how the western view can impede success (see, I just did it). Read full review


Breathing with the Body
Breathing with Feelings
Breathing with the Mind

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Rosenberg, founder and resident teacher of the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is one of the most prominent trachers of Insight Meditation in America. He leads classes and retreats nationwide.

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