Minding Mind: A Course in Basic Meditation

By: Thomas Cleary (translated and explained)

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Some types of meditation are aimed at promoting a sense of confidence and well-being in everyday life, while other types focus on producing altered states of consciousness, transcending the world, or developing skills for serving other people. The instructions in this book focus on the highest type of all, "pure, clear meditation": a state of true objectivity that enables the practitioner to use all the other types of meditation freely and consciously, without becoming fixated or obsessed. Minding Mind is based on traditional texts by renowned teachers from various Buddhist schools of China, Japan, and Korea, covering a broad range of topics, including: * The practice of basic meditation * Techniques for improving concentration * How to correct problems that arise during meditation * Differences between methods of sudden and gradual enlightenment * The practice of koan meditation * Meditation in action Questions? Find answers on our Frequently Asked Question. Printed Pages: 144.

Title: Minding Mind: A Course in Basic Meditation

Author Name: Thomas Cleary (translated and explained)

Categories: India, Buddhism and Buddhist Studies,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Boston, USA, Shambhala: 1995

ISBN: 1570620040

ISBN 13: 9781570620041

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Brand New

Size: 12.5 x 18.5 Cm

Seller ID: 018808

Keywords: Indian Buddhism Buddha Buddhist