How to Meditate has ratings and 64 reviews. Mark said: Meditation can get a bad rap. Often times, the strong opinion of religious folks can deter oth. How to Meditate. BY Lawrence LeShan. A few years ago, I was at a small conference of scientists all of whom practiced meditation on a daily basis. Toward the. Bring the gift and peace of meditation into your life with this easy-to-follow instructional program. No matter how great the demands on your time, here are.

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While suggesting that paranormal feelings and events should be excluded from the process of meditation he does not deny that they exist. This is the program that will attract new listeners who are looking for the very best way to introduce themselves to, or augment their knowledge of, the many benefits of this ancient discipline.

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. It seems that he has mastered the subject, and helps to connect the dots in areas that were vague to me.

Want to Read saving…. Book ratings by Goodreads. This first chapter sets up two chapters that deal with the psychological and physiological effects of meditation. I was glad to learn I was on to something. Meditation can get a bad rap.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jan 20, Cody Weston rated it really liked it Shelves: My library Help Advanced Book Search.

And I can say I wouldn’t have been able to articulate this prior to reading this book. The Meditation Podcast by Jesse Stern.


How to Meditate: A Guide to Self-Discovery

The book covers ideas from most of if not all religious denominations that have made major contributions to meditation and through them the author discusses commonalities and their overall common goal. Does not really go very much in depth but is very clear and easy to follow for the beginner.

Like everything else worth doing in this life, Meditation is often difficult, but rewards are limitless. It’s best to read it slowly, one chapter a day to get the full effect. LeShan suggests on the opening page of the book that “We meditate to find, to recover, to come back to something of ourselves we once dimly and unknowingly had and have lost without knowing what it was If you are looking for a short introduction to meditation without a particular religious bias this is the book for you.

There is one oddity of organization. One of those chapters is the aforementioned chapter for psychotherapists and the other deals with the social significance of meditation. This was an excellent how-to book and introduction into what meditation is, it’s difficulty and very interesting comparisons to religions. Dec 12, Amit rated it it was amazing.

I suspect that if page count were not a concern the book would have ended on the chapter that talks about decisions about a teacher.

Find a comfortable position – sittintg, laying or standing – set a timer for fifteen minutes and begin.

This wasn’t really a problem though lesgan the author actually warns the reader in medtiate beginning of that chapter that ‘you might not care about this subject’ and lets you know that ‘it’s okay to skip to the next chapter without missing anything’. How to Meditate is readable to the general reader, except perhaps for chapter 11, which deals with using meditation in psychotherapy. Of course I read them anyway, but the warning was nice.


You listen to LeShan and you come away thinking that it sounds like something you could do. I find that to be a bit unrealistic, but if you are looking for a book that will direct you on which path to start your meditation journey, meditatw book is well worth the read.

There is one oddity of organization. This book takes a brief but very detailed look at meditation.

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Other editions – View all How to Meditate: And while feeling better is an eventual side effect from meditation practice, this isn’t why you do it. Great intro still in print since early 70s. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Meditatr to Meditate by Lawrence LeShan. His specific programs and exercises provide practical tools for you to begin your own journey. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

LeShan is clear, concise, thoughtful and to the point.