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The Experience Of Insight

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Here is a modern classic of unusually clear, practical instruction for the practice of Buddhist meditation: sitting and walking meditation, how one relates with the breath, feelings, thought, sense perceptions, consciousness, and everyday activities. Basic Buddhist topics such as the nature of karma, the four noble truths, the factors of enlightenment, dependent origination, and devotion are discussed.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • Shambhala Publications Inc
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0877732264
  • 9780877732266
  • 102,152

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"This attractive volume is in the tradition of Krishnamurti's books and various classics like "The Three Pillars of Zen "in its strength, clarity, and simplicity."— "Brain Mind Bulletin " ""The Experience of Insight "comes about as close to delivering the promise of its title as any written material can." "—East West Journal " "A broad-minded, open-handed invitation to come and experience for oneself the everchanging nature of mind and body." "—New Age "show more

About Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein began exploring meditation as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Following extended meditation retreats with various teachers in India and Burma, including the renowned Buddhist meditation master Anagarika Sri Munindra, he cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He has taught numerous meditation classes, workshops, and retreats in America and abroad over the last eight years and is one of the founders and primary teachers of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of The Experience of Insight, Insight Meditation, One Dharma and coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom.show more

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"This attractive volume is in the tradition of Krishnamurti's books and various classics like The Three Pillars of Zen in its strength, clarity, and simplicity."- Brain Mind Bulletin " The Experience of Insight comes about as close to delivering the promise of its title as any written material can." -East West Journal "A broad-minded, open-handed invitation to come and experience for oneself the everchanging nature of mind and body." -New Ageshow more

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