- WINNER OF THE SPIRITUAL BOOK AWARDS: BEST MEDITATION BOOK 2018 -
"This is a beautifully illustrated full colour book which is an excellent beginner text. I really enjoyed reading it and its a lovely one to return to." - Neil Seligman
Secrets of Meditation is the ultimate beginner's guide to meditation, explaining the history and ancient traditions of the practice, accompanied by over 40 step-by-step routines for everyone and every situation.
Part of the updated and reformatted Secrets of series, this book explores all types of meditation, including:
- Counting the breath
- Body sweeping
- Chanting and mantras
- Loving kindness
- Forgiveness and reconciliation
- Washing the dishes meditation
- Sky-gazing meditation
- One-minute mindfulness
- . . . and many more
The power of meditation has been harnessed for thousands of years to help train the mind for greater concentration and handling stress. This book draws on a variety of traditions, both secular and religious, and includes a mix of ancient and modern-day techniques, which will enable you to learn, understand and apply these techniques to your everyday life.
Create a suitable setting and develop an understanding of the physical and emotional benefits, which include: increased empathy; sense of gratitude; emotional stability; improved focus; strengthened immune system; lower blood pressure; and many more.
From commuter meditation and conscious listening to micromeditations for children and parents, you will also have the tools to improve your relationships with loved ones, friends, colleagues, strangers, yourself and the wider world. This will have a profound positive effect on your life and your general wellbeing.
If you like this, you might also be interested in Secrets of Yoga . . .