Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition

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Wisdom Publications, Sep 6, 2011 - Philosophy - 224 pages
220 Reviews
With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again.
Bhante Gunaratana is also the author of Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English, and his memoir Journey to Mindfulness.

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Exceptional introduction to Insight Meditation. - Goodreads
Easy to read and to follow the instructions. - Goodreads
This is a great overview of mindfulness and meditation. - Goodreads
interesting and helpful tips on meditation... - Goodreads
Good intro and definitely clearly written. - Goodreads
Simple explainations and a quick read! - Overstock.com

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User Review  - Julie-Anne - Goodreads

Despite its self-stated attempt to keep things simple and without too much fluff, I found this book over-stuffed with unnecessary and repetitive analogies. A good introduction to meditation, if you're willing to read through some added nonsense. Read full review

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User Review  - Anton Petrov - Goodreads

Such a great book! Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Bhante Gunaratana was ordained at the age of twelve as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, earned his PhD in philosophy from The American University, and has led meditation retreats, taught Buddhism, and lectured widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, where he lives.

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