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  • Published: 2 May 2005
  • ISBN: 9780553816921
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $39.99

Meditation For Beginners



Drawing on his many years as a skilful and inspiring meditation teacher, Jack Kornfield guides you through six essential practices that you can return to again and again to establish a transformative daily meditation practice

Ever though about trying meditation but didn't know how to get started? With Meditation for Beginners Jack Kornfield shows you how simple it is to start - and stick with - a daily meditation practice.

'Insight' or visspana meditation is the time-honoured skill of calming the spirit and clearing the mind for higher understanding. Now, in this complete course created for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing meditation into your life.

Using six guided meditations on the CD attached, you will discover how easy it is to use your breath, physical sensations - and even difficult emotions - to create tranquillity and loving kindness in your everyday life. These simple, elegant practices are so easy to learn that you will begin enjoying the benefits of medication immediately - while laying the foundation for a lifetime of inner discovery and awakening.

  • Published: 2 May 2005
  • ISBN: 9780553816921
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 96
  • RRP: $39.99

About the author

Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield, PhD, is a psychologist and founder of two of the largest Buddhist centres in America. His books are classics, selling well over a million copies, and have been translated into twenty-one languages. In addition he teaches to large crowds all over the world.

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Praise for Meditation For Beginners

It's encouraging to find Westerners who've sufficiently assimilated the traditions of the East to be able to share them with others as Jack is doing.

HH the Dalai Lama

'Jack Kornfield is a remarkable and thoughtful teacher'

Sogyal Rinpoche

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