Why Meditate?: Working with Thoughts and Emotions

By: Matthieu Ricard

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Why meditate? On what? And how? In his latest book Why Meditate?"an instant bestseller in the author's native France"Matthieu Ricard aims to answer these very questions. As a molecular geneticist turned Buddhist monk, Ricard brings a wholly unique perspective to the practice of meditation. Often referred to as "the happiest man in the world," he advises us in the ways to imbue our lives with a true sense of serenity and fulfillment. In simple, clear language, Ricard walks readers through the theories and practicalities of meditation, demonstrating its many benefits in our modern world. He shows readers how to achieve emotional balance, enhance mindfulness, expand altruistic love, and develop a sense of inner calm; while also reducing anxiety, vulnerability to pain, and tendency toward depression and anger. This enlightening book conflates the spiritual with the scientific, the transcendent with the pragmatic, and the Western world with Eastern wisdom. No matter what point of view you approach it from"whether that of personal transformation or physical health"meditation emerges as a prominent part of leading a balanced life. In the accompanying 60-minute CD, Ricard explores the concepts of freedom and self, expands on the benefits of meditation, and advises on the benefits of creating a regular meditative practice. Printed Pages: 168.

Title: Why Meditate?: Working with Thoughts and Emotions

Author Name: Matthieu Ricard

Categories: India, Meditation,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Hay House/TBI:

ISBN: 9789380480442

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 112788

Keywords: Why Meditate?: Working with Thoughts and Emotions Matthieu Ricard