The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 8 oct. 2010 - 287 páginas
Shamatha meditation is a method for achieving previously inconceivable levels of concentration. Author B. Alan Wallace, an active participant in the much-publicized dialogues between Buddhists and scholars, has more than 20 years' practice in the discipline, some of it under the guidance of the Dalai Lama. This book is a definitive presentation of his knowledge of shamatha. It is aimed at the contemporary seeker who is distracted and defocused by the dizzying pace of modern life, as well as those suffering from depression and other mental maladies. Beginning by addressing the inherent problems.
 

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This book grew on me as I read it. At first, I felt quite discouraged by Wallace's frequent references about the true amount of time that one would likely need to spend to even begin to possibly ... Leer reseña completa

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The is an excellent, practical introduction to meditation from a secular point of view - great for both beginner and advanced practitioner. Leer reseña completa

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SYNOPSIS
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DREAM YOGANIGHTTIME PRACTICE 187 STAGE
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STAGE
71
INTERLUDE
86
STAGE
95
INTERLUDE
121
STAGE
150
STAGE
162
MINDING THE BREATH xvi INTRODUCTION
239
FOREWORD
252
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B. Alan Wallace teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

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