Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9780861719990
Year 2011-09-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again. Bhante Gunaratana is also the author of Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English, and his memoir Journey to Mindfulness.

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9780861719990
Year 2011-09-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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With over a quarter of a million copies sold, Mindfulness in Plain English is one of the most influential books in the burgeoning field of mindfulness and a timeless classic introduction to meditation. This is a book that people read, love, and share - a book that people talk about, write about, reflect on, and return to over and over again. Bhante Gunaratana is also the author of Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English, and his memoir Journey to Mindfulness.

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English Author Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781458783752
Year 2010-10-19
Pages 292
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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The bestselling, classic guide to insight meditation! Plain IN is a book that people give to everyone they know - a book that people talk about, write about, think about, and return to repeatedly. With his distinctive clarity and wit, 'Bhante G' takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. We already have the foundation we need to live a more productive and peaceful life - Bhante simply points to each tool of meditation, tells us what it does, and how to make it work. This expanded edition includes the complete text of its bestselling predecessor, as well as a new chapter on the cultivation of loving kindness, an especially important subject in today's fractious world.

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English Author Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781458783530
Year 2010-10-01
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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Countless people world wide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and bestselling classic in almost a dozen languages. Now after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level - helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. In the same warm, clear, and friendly voice, Bhante introduces the reader to what have been known for centuries as the ''jhanas'' - deeply calm, joyous, and powerful states of meditation that, when explored with the clearly presented tools in this book, lead to life of insight and unshakeable peace.

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781614290421
Year 2012-08-07
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha's teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. Based on the classic Satipatthana Sutta, one of the most succinct yet rich explanations of meditation, Bhante's presentation is nonetheless thoroughly modern. The Satipatthana Sutta has become the basis of all mindfulness meditation, and Bhante unveils it to the reader in his trademark "plain English" style. Contemplating the Four Foundations of Mindfulness--mindfulness of the body, of feelings, of the mind, and of phenomena themselves--is recommended for all practitioners. Newcomers will find The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English lays a strong groundwork for mindfulness practice and gives them all they need to get started right away, and old hands will find rich subtleties and insights to help consolidate and clarify what they may have begun to see for themselves. People at every state of the spiritual path will benefit from reading this book.

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 UVA:X002230707
Year 1992
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Wisdom Publications (MA)
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A masterpiece...an extremely skillful offering of kindness, clarity and wisdom to drink from. --Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness in Plain English

Mindfulness in Plain English Author Bhante Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9780861719068
Year 2011-09-06
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Presents an introduction to meditation according to Buddhist principles, describing the advantages of the practice and addressing some of the difficulties that can come up.

The Mindfulness in Plain English Journal

The Mindfulness in Plain English Journal Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 1614293961
Year 2016-12-20
Pages 188
Language en
Publisher Wisdom Publications
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A mindful journal for a balanced life—based on the worldwide bestseller Mindfulness in Plain English. “People ask me how to practice mindfulness in daily life—this journal answers that question.” —Bhante Gunaratana Discover the transformative power of mindfulness—in your own words. Based on the classic bestseller Mindfulness in Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana offers compassionate guidance and the space to explore meditation in your own life. Explore your insights and keep track of your emotional life without judgment, and begin to change the stories you tell about yourself. Includes a brief introduction to meditation so anyone can get started right away, as well as mindfulness tips and inspiring quotes.

Loving Kindness in Plain English

Loving Kindness in Plain English Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781614292647
Year 2017-03-14
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The bestselling author of Mindfulness in Plain English invites us to explore the joyful benefits of living with loving-kindness. With his signature clarity and warmth, Bhante Gunaratana shares with us how we can cultivate loving-kindness to live a life of joyful harmony with others. Through personal anecdotes, step-by-step meditations, conversational renderings of the Buddha’s words in the suttas, and transformative insights into how we live in and relate to the world, we learn that peace here and now is possible—within ourselves and in all our relationships. Bhante G speaks directly to how we can cultivate loving-kindness to find emotional clarity, overcome anger, and become more peaceful—both on and off the meditation cushion.

Zen Meditation in Plain English

Zen Meditation in Plain English Author John Daishin Buksbazen
ISBN-10 9780861719488
Year 2005-06-10
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An excellent, practical introduction to Zen meditation. Written in a warm and easily accessible style, this book appeals to anyone with an interest in meditation, Zen, or, as is often the case today, a combination of the two. The book emphasizes the importance of receiving good instruction and of finding groups to practice with, yet it lays out the necessary steps to practice Zen meditation on your own. The book includes easily followed exercises to help the reader along. For anyone looking to uncover a clear and insightful path into the philosophy and practice of Zen meditation, this book represents the culmination of that search.

Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness Author Henepola Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9780861719204
Year 2011-08-23
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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In the same engaging style that has endeared him to readers of Mindfulness In Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, children, and partners, as well as tools to overcome all the mental hindrances that prevent happiness. Whether you are an experienced meditator or someone who's only just beginning, this gentle and down-to-earth guide will help you bring the heart of the Buddha's teachings into every aspect of your life. A Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards finalist (Spirituality/Inspirational).

The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection

The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection Author Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781614295044
Year 2017-11-28
Pages 633
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An anniversary collection, presented in a beautiful hardcover edition, of three of Bhante Gunaratana’s bestselling classics. The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection offers the rich, full context for tapping into the true power of mindfulness, all with the signature warmth of Bhante Gunaratana—Bhante G., as he is affectionately called. Bhante G. is the bestselling author of the timeless classic, Mindfulness In Plain English. This set includes: • Mindfulness in Plain English • The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English • Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English

Meditation and Relaxation in Plain English

Meditation and Relaxation in Plain English Author Bob Sharples
ISBN-10 9780861717064
Year 2012-05-18
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Odds are that you or someone you know could truly benefit from Meditation and Relaxation in Plain English. After all, who wouldn't like to have less stress - and more enjoyment - from life? Meditation and Relaxation in Plain English teaches us how to achieve just that, with potent tools that are easy to learn, enjoy, and keep doing. And these practices do so much more than more than allow us freedom from anxiety and stress: they allow us to be a better friend to ourselves, and to the people around us.

Journey to Mindfulness

Journey to Mindfulness Author Gunaratana
ISBN-10 9781614294580
Year 2017-11-28
Pages 321
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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The inspiring life-story of from the bestselling author of Mindfulness in Plain English—updated and expanded in honor of his 90th birthday. Bhante Gunaratana—Bhante G., as he is affectionately called—has long been among the most beloved Buddhist teachers in the West. Ordained at twelve, he would eventually become the first Buddhist chaplain at an American university, the founder of a retreat center and monastery, and a bestselling author. Here, Bhante G. lays bare the often-surprising ups and downs of his more than ninety years, from his boyhood in Sri Lanka to his decades of sharing the insights of the Buddha, telling his story with the "plain-English" good-humored approach for which he is so renowned. This expanded anniversary edition includes four new chapters in which Bhante reflects on the impact of the tsumani that struck his homeland in 2004 and his subsequent appearance on Larry King Live, his brief experiment in ordaining nuns at his monastery, as well intimate reflections on the loss of family members, and his own aging and infirmity—providing a model an inspiring model to us all of gracious equanimity.