Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom (Paperback)

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Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom (Paperback)


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The fruit of some twenty years’ experience leading Buddhist meditation retreats, this book touches on a wide range of topics raised repeatedly by meditators and includes favorite stories, key Buddhist teachings, and answers to most-asked questions.
Joseph Goldstein began exploring meditation as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand. Following extended meditation retreats with various teachers in India and Burma, including the renowned Buddhist meditation master Anagarika Sri Munindra, he cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He has taught numerous meditation classes, workshops, and retreats in America and abroad. He is also the author of The Experience of Insight, One Dharma, and more.
Product Details ISBN: 9781645473435
ISBN-10: 1645473430
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: October 29th, 2024
Pages: 208
Language: English
"An intelligent, thorough, startlingly clear description of Western vipassana practice in particular and Buddhism in general."—Los Angeles Times

"Goldstein's years of experience in leading Buddhist retreats render this a wise and mature book of interest not only to Westerners but also to others open to learning about Buddhist practice and insight into the interconnectedness of all life. Highly recommended."—Library Journal

"Insight Meditation will be welcomed by all those who wish to extend and deepen their commitment to a life of mindfulness."—Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Wherever You Go, There You Are

"Wise and practical guidance for anyone who seeks to free the mind through meditation."—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence