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Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition

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Mindfulness in Plain English: 20th Anniversary Edition

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“A masterpiece.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn


Mindfulness in Plain English was first published in 1994, is one of the bestselling — and most influential — books in the field of mindfulness. It’s easy to see why.

Author Bhante Gunaratana, a renowned meditation master, takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. The book showcases Bhante’s trademark clarity and wit as he explores the tool of meditation, what it does, and how to make it work.
 
This book is:

  • A best-selling introduction to mindfulness
  • Full of practical advice on developing a meditation practice
  • Written in approachable, clear language
  • Containing chapters on loving-kindness and concentration

 

The reader can gain deeper understanding, inner peace, and clarity through meditation practice with the thoughtful guidance of this classic book. Written for those without any meditation background, but also an essential handbook for established students, Mindfulness in Plain English is a must-have for anyone exploring the benefits of Buddhist meditation.

This expanded edition includes the complete text of its predecessor along with a new chapter on cultivating loving kindness, an especially important topic in today’s world. For anyone who is new to meditation, this is a great resource for learning how to live a more productive and peaceful life.

“The ‘you’ that goes in one side of the meditation experience is not the same ‘you’ that comes out the other side.” —Bhante Gunaratana in Mindfulness in Plain English
 

 

Bhante Gunaratana was ordained at the age of twelve as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, earned his PhD in philosophy from The American University, and has led meditation retreats, taught Buddhism, and lectured widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, where he lives.

ISBN: 9780861719068

ISBN-10: 9780861719068

Publisher: Wisdom Publications

Publication Date: 09/06/2011 - 12:00am

On Sale: 09/06/2011 - 12:00am

Pages: 224

Language: English

Categories

Self-help / Meditations

Philosophy / Buddhist

Religion / Buddhism / Rituals & Practice

Religion / Buddhism / Theravada