Meditation for the Love of It
Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience
Publication Date: December 2010
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
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This is the classic wisdom of the East, cast in a very personal and accessible form. It is authoritative and inspiring and will make you want to meditate for the highest reasons and in the most effective ways.
--Andrew Weil, MD, author of "Spontaneous Healing" and "Meditation for Optimum Health" A thoughtful, intuitive, and uncommonly well-written book, which can only be welcomed be all who follow the way of meditation.
--Peter Matthiessen, author of "The Snow Leopard" Sally Kempton is one of the great realized teachers on the meditation path, whose Integral understanding of life merges seamlessly with her mastery of meditation. She is a guide for our time.
--Ken Wilber, author of "A Brief History of Everything" Love this book I m grateful to Sally for this how-to guide to the soul and am excited to deepen my own experience of meditation through her inspiration and guidance.
--Seane Corne, international yoga teacher and activist, cofounder of Off the Mat, Into the World Contents Introduction: Awakening to Meditation
Chapter One: The Lure of Meditation
Chapter Two: How Do We Experience the Inner Self?
Chapter Three: Preparing for Practice
Chapter Four: Choosing the Right Doorway
Chapter Five: Moving Inward: The Practice of Oneness
Chapter Six: Working with the Mind, Part I: Navigating the Thought-Stream
Chapter Seven: Working with the Mind, Part II: Liberating Your Thoughts
Chapter Eight: Letting the Shakti Land
Chapter Nine: Where Do You Find Yourself? A Road Map to the Meditation Journey
Chapter Ten: Coming Out of Meditation: Contemplation, Recollection, and Journal Writing
Chapter Eleven: The Daily Life of a Meditator: Holding Inner Attention
Chapter Twelve: The Three-Week Breakthrough Program
Chapter Thirteen: The Process of Ripening
Epilogue: Let the Inner Dance Unfold"