What is included with this book?
Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk who had a promising career in cellular genetics before leaving France to study Buddhism in the Himalayas 37 years ago. He is a bestselling author, translator, and photographer; and an active participant in current scientific research on the effects of meditation on the brain. He lives in Nepal and dedicates much of his time to humanitarian projects in the Himalayas. Find out more at www.matthieuricard.org.
All of the author’s proceeds from the sale of this book go to Karuna-Shechen, a humanitarian organization that he founded to provide primary health care and education for the underserved populations of the Himalayan region.
|A Lucid Assessment||p. 3|
|What to Meditate On|
|Training the Mind||p. 19|
|How to Meditate|
|Preliminary Instructions||p. 27|
|Turning the Mind Toward Meditation||p. 41|
|Mindfulness Meditation||p. 49|
|Inner Calm||p. 53|
|Meditations on Altruistic Love||p. 81|
|A Sublime Exchange||p. 89|
|Soothing Physical Pain||p. 95|
|Deeper Insight||p. 101|
|Dedicating the Fruits of Our Efforts||p. 133|
|Bringing Meditation and Everyday Life Together||p. 135|
|About the Author||p. 147|
|About Karuna-Shechen||p. 148|
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