Meditative Mind: The Varieties of Meditative Experience Paperback – 1 Dec 1993
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From the Back Cover
'The Meditative Mind' is Daniel Goleman's highly acclaimed study of the art of meditation in the context of the world's great religions. Drawing on a wide range of traditions – including Buddhist, Hindu, Muslem, Jewish and Christian – this book provides a practical summary of a variety of meditative skills and perspectives.
For many years meditation has been used in medicine, psychology, education and self-development as a means of reducing stress, healing the body of illness and promoting emotional well-being, and with the aid of this book even the complete novice can find a spiritual path which will lead to greater awareness and enlightenment.
This accessible introduction covers many subjects including:
• Comparisons of Eastern and Western mysticism
• The healing properties of meditation
• A comprehensive study of different techniques
• Altered states of consciousness
• The psychology of meditation
About the Author
Daniel Goleman is a psychologist who is known for his serious interest in the experience of meditation. He is the author of the international bestselling Emotional Intelligence.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.