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    DescriptionWherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done and what it can achieve. In this authoritative and inspiring book, he sets out to answer these questions. Matthieu Ricard shows that practising meditation can change our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. He talks us through its theory, spirituality and practical aspects of deep contemplation and illustrates each stage of his teaching with examples. Through his experience as a monk, his close reading of sacred texts and his deep knowledge of the Buddhist masters, Matthieu Ricard reveals the significant benefits that meditation - based on selfless love and compassion - can bring to each of us.


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    Title
    The Art of Meditation
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Matthieu Ricard
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 175 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780857892744
    ISBN 10: 0857892746
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    BIC subject category V2: VXM
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24650
    DC22: 294.34435
    BIC subject category V2: HREP
    Thema V1.0: VXM, QRFP
    Publisher
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Imprint name
    ATLANTIC BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who had a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to study Buddhism in the Himalayas thirty-seven years ago. He is also a bestselling author, translator and photographer, and an active participant in current scientific research on the effects of medication on the brain. He lives in Tibet and Nepal and is involved in humanitarian projects in both these countries. Find out more at www.www.matthieuricard.org