The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation

The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation

by Joseph Goldstein

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Overview

This modern classic on Buddhist meditation will help you further your practice and understanding of foundational Buddhist teachings
 
This modern spiritual classic, presented as a thirty-day meditation retreat taught by Joseph Goldstein, offers timeless practical instructions and real-world advice for practicing meditation—whether walking or sitting in formal practice or engaging in everyday life. Goldstein—a beloved and respected meditation teacher who studied for many years under the guidance of eminent Buddhist teachers from India, Tibet, and Burma—uses the retreat format to explain various basic Buddhist teachings including karma, selflessness, and the four noble truths, while also drawing connections to many different spiritual traditions.
 
Full of clear and practical instruction, The Experience of Insight is the perfect companion for both experienced practitioners and those looking to get into meditation for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780834840997
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/24/2017
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 576,272
File size: 490 KB

About the Author

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 over the last eight years and is one of the founders and primary teachers of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. He is also the author of The Experience of InsightInsight MeditationOne Dharma and coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom.

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