Finding the Still Point

Finding the Still Point

A Beginner's Guide to Zen Meditation

Book - 2007
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Through Zen meditation it is possible to find stillness of mind, even amidst our everyday activities—and this practical book-and-CD set reveals how. John Daido Loori, one of America's leading Zen teachers, offers everything needed to begin a meditation practice. He covers the basics of where to sit (on a cushion, bench, or chair), how to posture the body (complete with instructional photographs), and how to practice Zen meditation to discover the freedom of a peaceful mind.

Baker & Taylor
Provides information on the practice of Zen meditation, covering such topics as body positions, hara focus, breathing, relaxation exercise, and walking meditation.

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, [2007]
Edition: First Shambhala edition
Copyright Date: ©2007
ISBN: 9781590304792
Branch Call Number: 294.34 Loori 2007
Characteristics: 113 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 17 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Additional Contributors: Loori, John Daido Still point


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Nov 20, 2010

A concise and straightforward introduction to Zen meditation.

Feb 09, 2010

A straightforward guide to Zen meditation practice. An accompanying CD reinforces the text, as well as providing timed meditation sessions.

Sep 14, 2009

A small, useful book that explains Zen meditation and gives helpful advice on sitting at home. The CD has two timed meditation periods for 10 or 30 minutes with beautiful bell sounds starting and ending each period.


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