by: Jack Kornfield

?The skill of becoming more mindful and present and compassionate is something we may learn sitting on a meditation cushion. But this capacity for awareness helps in many other ways: in computer programming, playing tennis, lovemaking, or walking by the ocean and listening to life around you. In fact meditation is really the central art in all other arts.?Insight, or vipassana meditation is the time-honoured skill of calming the emotions and clearing the mind for higher understanding. Now, in this complete course created especially for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward method for bringing meditation into your life. Using the six guided meditations on the included CD, you will discover how easy it is to use your breath, physical sensations - and even difficult emotions - to create tranquillity and loving kindness in your everyday life. These simple, elegant practices are so easy to learn that you will begin enjoying the benefits of meditation immediately - while laying the foundation for a lifetime of inner discovery and awakening.
87pp, 160mm x 196mm, hardback + 67 minute CD, 2005