!!> Reading ➵ Finding the Still Point ➭ Author John Daido Loori – Turboville.co.uk
Reading the second half containing the Dharma Discourse was incredibly enlightening. A brief introduction to guided and unguided self or solitary meditation Free of clutter and flowery talk, it gets down to the business of how to meditate properly Not only is the book an excellent and At first, I was loving this book It started out doing a great job of describing that still point and getting down to practicality on the whys and hows of it Sometimes Zen Meditation can be confusing, or even frustratingly contradictory when people write about it this book was not at least not untill the last few pages Dangit.By the end, it had devolved into the usual poorly translated babble UGH At one point, it uses an example of a master shouting, Asshole Where is the picking and c At first, I was loving this book It started out doing a great job of describing that s I really enjoyed how straight and to the point this book was in defining terms and explaining how to meditate I appreciate that the author explains the process and how to improveandover time Most of it was easy to understand and apply The second half of the book got a little confusing to me at times The jump from the straighforward to thephilosophical was a bit difficult to follow with little transition This book does come with a CD, which helps a great deal in understandi I really enjoye Here is the definitive how to guide for meditation Loori s perspective is Zen, but it doesn t matter for this.There are many books on how to meditate, but this is the clearest, and most concise method book I ve seen I love this book. Short, sweet and to the point No mumbo jumbo no airy platitudes here, just a stright forward how t guide for the beginner with a cd to help along the way One of the clearest instructional materials I have read and a useful and interesting dharma talk to end it off A great little starter This is a very short and simple introduction to meditation I m not sure it s great for beginners, as he uses some fairly esoteric terms to those who are uninitiated into Buddhism Still, you can easily read it in a setting, and it might have some useful tips for anyone interested in meditation. 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.Book With Audio CD. Beautiful and peaceful. Pretty good, didn t get to the guided meditations on CD.