"A major contribution to the clarifying and deepening of our understanding of mindfulness and its traditional Dharma roots."
--Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living and Mindfulness for Beginners
"Author Joseph Goldstein, one of the most wise, lucid, and experienced teachers of our times, has written a book on mindfulness that calls forth the depth and power of classical Buddhist teachings. If you are drawn to meditation out of a longing to realize spiritual freedom, this book will be a cherished resource on your path."
--Tara Brach, PhD , author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge
"Joseph Goldstein has written an immensely clear, practical, and accessible guide to living a mindful life. From examining its roots to exploring its manifold expressions, this deeply significant work shows the path for mindfulness to become our closest friend. I feel like I've waited a long time for a book just like this, and here it is!"
--Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation
"In eloquent and compelling detail by a master of the art, Goldstein's new book shows how mindfulness leads to calm, well-being, and the joy of self-realization. The most complete and understandable book on mindfulness in print."
--Reggie Ray, author of Touching Enlightenment and Mahamudra for the Modern World
"Useful advice that can help any meditator, no matter where they are on the path. Mindfulness should become an instant classic."
--Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence
"Lucid, clear, enormously helpful, a wise and mature vision of Buddhism."
--Jack Kornfield, author of A Path With Heart
"America is damn lucky there is a Joseph. He has shepherded Western Buddhism in his ever-expanding teachings . . ."
--Stephen Levine, author of Turning Toward the Mysteryshow more