The Meditative Mind



From The New York Times Bestselling Author, A Classic Interpretation Of All Varieties Of Meditation Goleman S Wide Ranging Meditative Experience Imbues The Volume With An Authority And Authenticity And Continues To Make His Writings Some Of The Liveliest Available On Meditation Publisher S Weekly The Meditative Mind Is An Essential Traveler S Guide To The Topography Of The Spirit For Every Spiritual Seeker.For The Beginning Meditator, The Book Provides A Comprehensive, Accessible Overview Of The Different Kinds Of Meditation, From Hindu, Buddhist, Sufi, Jewish, And Christian To Transcendental, Tantric, Kundalini, Tibeta Buddhist, Zen, And Those Developed By Gurdjeff And Krishnamurti, And Introduces The Reader To The Basic Elements Of Their Practice.For The Experienced Meditator, Goleman Explores The Distinct Levels Of Consciousness Developed As A Result Of Long Term Application.The Meditative Mind

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  • Paperback
  • 214 pages
  • The Meditative Mind
  • Daniel Goleman
  • 26 November 2018
  • 0874778336

10 thoughts on “The Meditative Mind

  1. says:

    I started reading this book thinking it was going to be a lightweight skim over various meditative traditions, and indeed, it does contain that in the central chapters, but found there wasto it as I got towards the end Goleman laid out his main thesis along the lines of there aresimilarities among the religious meditative traditions than there are differences at the beginning of the book, and then set out to demonstrate the point, with frequent references back to his guiding tem I started reading this book thinking it was going to ...

  2. says:

    A brief, clear, and authoritative survey of the major meditation systems of the world, along with a look at the psychology of meditation and prospects for how Eastern and Western approaches might help us learnabout these altered states of consciousness.

  3. says:

    First published in 1977 under the title The Varieties of Meditative Experience, Goleman s book is a clear and straightforward presentation of various meditative disciplines organized around the map of consciousness explicated in Buddhaghosa s Visuddhimagga Part I details this map, describing the paths of serenity samadhi and insight vipassana The various jhanas meditative absorptions are described, as are the insight knowledges The tone throughout is professional, understanding and clea First published in 1977 under the title The Varieties of Meditative Experience, Goleman s book is a clear and straightforward presentation of various meditative disciplines organized around the map of consciousness explicated in Buddhaghosa s Visuddhimagga Part I details this map, describing the paths of serenity samadhi and insight vipassana The various jhanas meditative absorptions are described, as are the insight knowledges The tone throughout is professional, understanding and clear, though lacking the feel of a first hand account Two notable mistakes are made in this section, one being the consistent misspelling of pa a as pu a I get a little worri...

  4. says:

    I think this is a fair intro to meditation why I picked it up However, as others have said, it contained a lotinformation than one might find necessary or even desirable The comprehensive explanations of meditation in different traditions was interesting and spoke to the skeptic in me, they showed the universality o...

  5. says:

    A very good description on all the main paths of meditation Every religion has some form of meditation although in some it is secretive or not utilized Meditation has the power to change the individual who in turn changes the ...

  6. says:

    I had to read this for my yoga training this month It readlike a textbook than a user friendly guide, but it was informative and gave a historical and psychological basis for the many different types of meditative practices.

  7. says:

    Tanta teoria, tante citazioni delle fonti Conoscendo l autore, mi aspettavo qualcosa un po pi accessibile e un po pi occidentale, lo ammetto Insegna molto, motiva un po meno Un ottimo libro per chi ha gi una conoscenza di base.

  8. says:

    This is heavy going, not an introductory work I have read about as much of it as I m going to read I will admit to a bit of skimming here and there, but also say in my defense that I read lots of it very closely I don t recommend it as a book to read to find out about meditation.

  9. says:

    Interesting review of different meditation schools and practices Essentialy the foundations are the same for all schools.

  10. says:

    First and last parts of book were great but middle part was not very intriguing.

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