Meditation For Dummies

Meditation for DummiesMeditation For Dummies
By Stephan Bodian
Updated fourth edition, with audio instruction

Research has clearly demonstrated that meditation relaxes the body, calms the mind, reduces stress, and enhances overall health and well-being. Whether you’re new to meditation or a seasoned practitioner coming back for a refresher course, this comprehensive guidebook provides a wealth of tips and techniques, and the accompanying CD offers 10 guided meditations. Includes new chapters on meditation research and meditation and happiness.

“Meditation for Dummies is a useful guidebook filled with clear instructions and helpful hints to get your started and keep you on track.” – Deepak Chopra

“Meditation for Dummies is a smart idea whose time has come. If you’re looking for an easy-to-follow yet comprehensive introduction to the practice of meditation, you’ve definitely come to the right place.” – John Gray, author of Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus

“Meditation For Dummies is a . . . brilliantly clear roadmap to your true home, your natural heart, your shining mind. Stephan Bodian speaks from long experience to share the path that endssuffering and frees the heart for flight.” – Stephen Levine, author of A Gradual Awakening and A Year to Live

“Stephan Bodian is a shining light in the fields of meditation, yoga and consciousness. Meditation for Dummies is a simple yet very rich compilation of the nitty-gritty information you need to begin or deepen a meditation practice that will work for you, bringing you enhanced creativity, peace of mind and healing.” – Joan Borysenko, Ph.D., author of Minding the Body, Mending the Mind and A Woman’s Book of Life

“Stephan gives us all the basics: clear, simple ways to relax the body, quiet the mind, and open the heart. He shows how anyone can benefit from these time-honored practices.” –  Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart and After the Ecstasy, the Laundry

“Stephan Bodian has given us an intelligent, humorous, and absolutely delightful entry into the world of meditative inquiry. His writing is jargon free, and his suggested excercises are clear, practical, and easily followed. Meditation for Dummies is a wonderful travel guide to inner space. Don’t stay home without it.” – Rabbi Rami Shapiro, author of The Way of Solomon

“Meditation for Dummies is easy to read, yet it covers a lot of ground and goes deep. Stephan Bodian writes from experience and offers practical exercises you might enjoy. No matter how many other books on meditation there are, this may be just the one for you.” – Brother David Steindl-Rast O.S.B., author of Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer