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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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 has served on the faculty at Stanford and Harvard Universities. In the 1960s, he traveled to India, where he met his guru. Since then, he has pursued a variety of spiritual practices, including guru kripa, devotional yoga, karma yoga, many forms of meditation, and Sufi and Jewish studies. Many of his books, including Be Here Now, are international bestsellers and classics of their kind.

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