Why meditate? Working with Thoughts and Emotions by Matthieu Ricard

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Published by Hay House in Carlsbad, USA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Meditation -- Buddhism,
  • Buddhism -- Doctrines

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementMatthieu Ricard ; translated by Sherab Chodzin Kohn.
ContributionsChödzin, Sherab.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ5614 .R5313 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24069583M
ISBN 109781401926632
LC Control Number2010006721
OCLC/WorldCa503042514

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Books on Vipassana Meditation: Mindfulness in Plain English, by Bhante Gunaratana The Experience of Insight, by Joseph Goldstein Wherever You Go, There You Are, by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Retreat Centers: There are many places where one can practice vipassana intensively on retreat. Such retreats are conducted in silence—apart from an evening lecture. The Importance and Duty of Meditating on the Word of God.

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