In the breath Vessantara, who has been meditating on the breath for over 30 years, writes engagingly for both newcomers to meditation and those with some experience, giving us: Clear instruction on how to meditate on the breath; Practical ways to integrate meditation into our lives; Suggestions for deepening calm and concentration; Advice on how to let go and dive into experience; Insights into the lessons of the breath; This is an incredibly useful combination of practical instruction on the mindfulness of breathing with much broader lessons on where the breath can lead us. Unique and so very useable for meditators as well as their teachers.
- Paperback | 144 pages
- 111.8 x 175.3 x 10.2mm | 158.76g
- 01 Jun 2005
- Windhorse Publications
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
Vessantara (Anthony McMahon) is a well-published and respected Buddhist author, meditator and teacher. A senior member of the Western Buddhist Order, his name means 'Ocean Within'. Vessantara has a particular interest in Tibetan Buddhism and some of the visualisation practices found therein. He is known particularly as storyteller. Other books by Vessantara include Meeting the Buddhas, Female Deities in Buddhism, The Mandala of the Five Buddhas and The Vajra and Bell.