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  Healing Power of Meditation: Leading Experts on Buddhism, Psychology, and Medicine Explore the Health Benefits of Mindfulness Practice
By: Andrew Fraser

Healing Power of Meditation


 
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Author: Andrew Fraser
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800593
Publication Date: Aug. 2013

Product Code: 18596
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Regular meditation practice has a powerful impact on the mind and body, rewiring the brain and bringing us all kinds of benefits: contentment and well-being, resilience and focus, better mental and physical health, and greater empathy and compassion. This wide-ranging anthology brings together pioneering Tibetan Buddhist teachers, scientific researchers, and health professionals to offer fascinating perspectives on the mind and emotions, new studies, and firsthand accounts of how meditation is being applied to great effect in health and social care today.

Sogyal Rinpoche and Jetsn Khandro Rinpoche on how meditation unlocks the minds healing power
Jon Kabat-Zinn on the benefits of mindfulness in mainstream health care
Clifford Saron on the Shamatha Project, the most comprehensive study of the effects of meditation ever conducted
Sara Lazar on what happens to our brain when we meditate
Erika Rosenberg on how meditation helps us relate better to our emotions
Dr. Lucio Bizzini, MD, on how Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy is used to treat depression
Ursula Bates on how mindfulness supports terminally ill patients as they approach the end of their lives

Plus chapters from other innovators who apply meditation in health care and social work: Dr. Edel Maex, MD, Dr. Cathy Blanc, MD, Rosamund Oliver, and Dr. Frdric Rosenfeld, MD.


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