Journey of Awakening: A Meditator's Guidebook

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Random House Publishing Group, Jan 4, 2012 - Self-Help - 448 pages
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Ram Dass is an American psychologist and spiritual teacher who has studied and practiced meditation for many years.  Here he shares his understanding and explores the many paths of meditation--from mantra, prayer, singing, visualizations, and "just sitting" to movement meditations such as tai chi--and suggests how you can find methods suitable for you.  He illuminates the stages and benefits of meditative practice, and provides wise and often humorous advice on overcoming difficulties along the way.


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I like Dass, but this just isn't one of his better books. He seems to repeat himself a lot. This was a required text for a RSc class I took. Read full review

Contents

Setting
26
Picking a Path
42
III
72
Finding Your
104
Y Losing Your
143
V1 Getting Stuck
166
Getting Free
188
The journey of Consciousness
208
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Ram Dass is the author of the landmark classic Be Here Now and the acclaimed Still Here and Be Love Now. After meeting his guru in India in 1967, Ram Dass became a pivotal spiritual influence on American culture.

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