Idiot's Guides: Meditation, 1st Edition

  • Domyo Sater Burk
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  • ISBN-10: 1465450416
  • ISBN-13: 9781465450418
  • DDC: 158.12
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 336 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This guide offers a concise, easy-to-grasp primer on the numerous types of meditation and how to practice them. The book includes: the definition and fundamental basics of meditation; preparing to meditate; what, when, and where to meditate; tips for dealing with distractions while meditating; working meditation into your daily life; and types of meditation and their physical and mental benefits.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
The Basics of Meditation.
1: What Is Meditation?.
2: Basic Meditation Postures.
3: Getting Started with Meditation.
Meditation for Enlightenment.
4: Yoga Meditation.
5: Insight Meditation.
6: Zen Meditation.
7: Vajrayana Meditation.
Devotional Meditation.
8: Jewish Meditation.
9: Christian Contemplative Prayer.
10: Sufi Meditation.
11: Native American Meditative Practices.
Secular Meditation.
12: Mindfulness Meditation.
13: Other Secular Meditation Techniques.
More Ways to Meditate.
14: More Meditation Traditions.
15: Meditative Movement.
16: Meditative Activities.
17: Meditations for Specific Challenges.
18: Meditation for Children.
Taking It Deeper.
19: Developing a Meditation Practice Over Time.
20: Letting Meditation Transform Your Life.
Appendix A Glossary.
Appendix B Resources.
About the Author.