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Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening
Joseph Goldstein

Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening   Joseph Goldstein

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Author: Joseph Goldstein
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781622036059
Publication Date: 2016

Product Code: 9781622036059

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The mind contains the seeds of its own awakening seeds that we can cultivate to bring forth the fruits of a life lived consciously. With Mindfulness, Joseph Goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone committed to mindful living and the realization of inner freedom.

Goldstein's source teaching is the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha's legendary discourse on the four foundations of mindfulness that became the basis for the many types of Vipassana (or insight meditation) found today. Exquisite in detail yet wholly accessible and relevant for the modern student, Mindfulness takes us through a profound study of:

  • Ardency, clear knowing, mindfulness, and concentrationhow to develop these four qualities of mind essential for walking the path wisely
  • The Satipatthana refrainhow deeply contemplating the four foundations of mindfulness opens us to bare knowing and continuity of mindfulness
  • Mindfulness of the body, including the breath, postures, activities, and physical characteristics
  • Mindfulness of feelingshow the experience of our sense perceptions influences our inner and outer worlds
  • Mindfulness of mindlearning to recognize skillful and unskillful states of mind and thought
  • Mindfulness of dhammas (or categories of experience), including the Five Hindrances, the Six Sense Spheres, the Seven Factors of Awakening, and much more
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening,, Joseph Goldstein, Sounds True, Paperback, 457 pages, 2016, $19.95

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