Most mindfulness meditation lecturers compliment some great benefits of naked information, yet English monk Ajahn Brahm teaches bear awareness. He is helping meditators make neighbors with the dreaded issues that arise at the cushion, and he understands the right way to carry the temper with a well-placed filled teddy—or a well-timed pun! His “bad” jokes elevate the temper and open the guts to a kinder and extra compassionate standpoint. usually the reality of what he says is within the comic story itself. however the major objective in counting on the intense part is to unlock difficulties which are maintaining us from relocating ahead at the Buddhist path.
Bear Awareness draws jointly questions and solutions from retreats Ajahn Brahm led at his retreat heart for lay meditators over a number of years. no matter if he's urging readers to fly Buddha Air (sit again and sit back in your solution to nirvana), giving suggestions for facing panic assaults or melancholy, or extolling the bliss of meditation that's greater than intercourse, he provides us permission to get pleasure from our lives and our perform. The intimacy of the question-and-answer structure presents a clean adventure of studying from a grasp meditator.
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