The Meditation Handbook : A Step-by-step Manual for Buddhist Meditation
This introduction to Buddhist meditation provides background material on meditation - why we need to meditate; how to prepare for meditation; and how to enjoy a successful meditation session. It also teaches twenty-one easy-to-follow meditations, which together form the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment. Suitable for beginners and more advanced meditators alike.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 129 x 198 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
- 01 Jan 1995
- Tharpa Publications
- Ulverston, United Kingdom
- 3rd Revised edition
- 22 line drawings, glossary, bibliography
Table of contents
What is meditation? The Objects of meditation. Developing the wish to meditate The Purpose of meditation Twenty-one step-by-step meditations
'One can instantly sense the value of this book. It is designed as a straightforward handbook for those wishing to use the tool of meditation. The book shines.' - The New Humanity 'An excellent introductory guide to meditation and manual for those who wish to start practising.' - World Religions in Education 'The author both delights in and has a profound insight into the dynamics of these meditation techniques.' - Tibetan Review
About Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Living in the West since 1977, he is the author of a series of highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our contemporary life. He has also founded over 300 Centres throughout the world for the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism.