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  1. The Vow-Powered Life

    The Vow-Powered Life

    A Simple Method for Living with Purpose

    • by
    • Jan Chozen Bays
    Making a vow is a powerful mindfulness practice—and all you have to do to tap into that power is set your intention consciously. A vow can be as “small” as the aspiration to smile at someone at least once every day, or as “big” as marriage; as personal as deciding to be mindful when picking up the phone or as universal as vowing to save all sentient beings. It can… Read More

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  2. Right Concentration

    Right Concentration

    A Practical Guide to the Jhanas

    • by
    • Leigh Brasington
    The jhānas are eight progressive altered states of consciousness that can be identified with the aspect of the Buddha’s Eightfold Path called Right Concentration. Training in concentration leads to these states, each of which yields a deeper and subtler state of awareness than the previous one. The jhānas are not in themselves awakening, but they are a skillful means for stilling the mind in a way that leads in that… Read More

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  3. Start Here Now

    Start Here Now

    An Open-Hearted Guide to the Path and Practice of Meditation

    • by
    • Susan Piver
    If you want to meditate but have no idea where to begin, this book by best-selling author and Buddhist teacher Susan Piver will help you: it contains everything you need to know to start a meditation practice and, even more important, to continue one. It defines what meditation is (and what it is not); dispels the three most common misconceptions about it; advises ways around obstacles; addresses the most frequently… Read More

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  4. The Heart of Bravery

    The Heart of Bravery

    A Retreat with Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chodron

    • by
    • Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche,
    • Pema Chödrön
    There is unconquerable courage within you. The key to awakening it is to tap into the boundless reserve of strength at the very core of your being—your intrinsic human goodness. This video retreat with Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chödrön will teach you how to do it, and how the simple practice of meditation can transform your life and the world around you. Offering a perfect introduction to the Shambhala tradition’s… Read More

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  5. The Heart of Bravery

    The Heart of Bravery

    A Retreat with Sakyong Mipham and Pema Chodron

    • by
    • Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche,
    • Pema Chödrön
    There is unconquerable courage within you. The key to awakening it is to tap into the boundless reserve of strength at the very core of your being—your intrinsic human goodness. This audio retreat will teach you how to do it, and how the simple practice of meditation can transform your life and the world around you. Offering a perfect introduction to the Shambhala tradition’s most essential principles and practices,… Read More

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  6. Mindfulness in Action

    Mindfulness in Action

    Making Friends with Yourself through Meditation and Everyday Awareness

    • by
    • Chogyam Trungpa
    • edited by
    • Carolyn Rose Gimian
    The rewards of mindfulness practice are well proven: reduced stress, improved concentration, and an overall sense of well-being. But those benefits are just the beginning. Mindfulness in action—mindfulness applied throughout life—can help us work more effectively with life’s challenges, expanding our appreciation and potential for creative engagement. This guide to mindful awareness through meditation provides all the basics to get you started but also goes deeper to address the questions… Read More

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  7. The Heart of Unconditional Love

    The Heart of Unconditional Love

    A Powerful New Approach to Loving-Kindness Meditation

    • by
    • Tulku Thondup
    The unconditional love that we all long for can be experienced in the practice of loving-kindness. In this popular form of meditation, the love inherent to our own nature is gradually expanded until it embraces infinite beings. Tulku Thondup introduces a new four-stage format for this practice, rooted in the traditional teachings of Tibetan Buddhism: We first meditate on the Buddha of Loving-Kindness as a body of unconditional love and… Read More

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  8. A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

    A Beginner's Guide to Meditation

    Practical Advice and Inspiration from Contemporary Buddhist Teachers

    • edited by
    • Rod Meade Sperry,
    • Editors of the Shambhala Sun
    As countless meditators have learned firsthand, meditation practice can positively transform the way we see and experience our lives. This practical, accessible guide to the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation introduces you to the practice, explains how it is approached in the main schools of Buddhism, and offers advice and inspiration from Buddhism’s most renowned and effective meditation teachers, including Pema Chödrön, Thich Nhat Hanh, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, Sharon Salzberg,… Read More

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  9. Three Steps to Awakening

    Three Steps to Awakening

    A Practice for Bringing Mindfulness to Life

    • by
    • Larry Rosenberg,
    • Laura Zimmerman
    The deceptively simple three-phase method presented here is a meditation practice that can be worked with for a lifetime. Larry Rosenberg looks to Zen, to Insight Meditation, and to the teachings of J. Krishnamurti to find three kinds of meditation that anyone can do and that complement each other in a wonderful way: (1) breath awareness, (2) breath as anchor, and (3) choiceless awareness. … Read More

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  10. Walk Like a Buddha

    Walk Like a Buddha

    Even if Your Boss Sucks, Your Ex Is Torturing You, and You're Hungover Again

    • by
    • Lodro Rinzler
    How can I be the person I want to be when I’m stuck in a job I hate? How is it possible to stay present in an era of nearly constant distractions? Can I pick someone up at a bar or club and still call myself spiritual? This nitty-gritty guide to life for the spiritual-but-not-necessarily-religious uses Buddhist teachings to answer those burning questions and a host of others… Read More

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