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The path of insight meditation is a journey of understanding our bodies, our minds, and our lives, of seeing clearly the true nature of experience. For those who are treading this path, as well as those just starting out, Seeking the Heart of Wisdom will be a welcome companion along the way. Born out of the authors' twelve- year collaboration in teaching
intensive meditation retreats throughout the world, it guides the reader in developing the openness and compassion that are at the heart of this spiritual practice.
Among the topics covered are:
- The hindrances to meditation—ranging from doubt and fear to painful
knees—and skillful means of overcoming them
- How compassion can arise in response to the suffering we see in our own lives and in the world
- How to integrate a life of responsible action and service with a meditative life based on nonattachment
- The law of karma and how it enables us to actively create our reality
These and other discussions are accompanied by specific exercises and practices to help readers deepen their understanding of the subjects.
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Guides the reader in developing the openness and compassion that are at the heart of the spiritual practice of insight meditation. With specific exercises which accompany discussions and practices.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 Insight, Insight Meditation, One Dharma and coauthor of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom.
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