From Suffering to Peace by Mark Coleman
Much research has shown that meditation is one of the very best ways to cultivate the brain states of self-awareness, calm and inner peace, lovingkindness, mindfulness, and happiness – as well as strengthen the immune system and nurture other health benefits.
Fully Present: The Science, Art, and Practice of Mindfulness
Susan L. Smalley PhD
You wouldn't go through your day after having left your leg at home, so why are so many of us living lives with our minds left behind? Smalley, a former professor of biology, and Winston, a former Buddhist nun, answer this question and enable readers to remedy the absent-minded lifestyle
Throughout our lives we long to love ourselves more deeply and find a greater sense of connection with others. Our fear of intimacy–both with others and with ourselves–creates feelings of pain and longing. But these feelings can awaken in us the desire for freedom and the willingness to take up the spiritual path. In this inspiring book, Sharon shows us how the Buddhist path of lovingkindness can help us discover the radiant, joyful heart within each of us.
Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening by
With Mindfulness, Joseph Goldstein shares the wisdom of his four decades of teaching and practice in a book that will serve as a lifelong companion for anyone committed to mindful living and the realization of inner freedom. Goldstein's source teaching is the Satipatthana Sutta, the Buddha's legendary discourse on the four foundations of mindfulness that became the basis for the many types of Vipassana (or insight meditation) found today
This book of poems includes a melange of mystical nuances of Yoga, passionate devotion to Sri Devi in all Her preciousness, and subtle reminders concerning Advaitic non-dual self inquiry. The poems may inspire and empower the reader to explore a non-critical and loving journey of emotional and mental striptease, revealing the fragile make-up of the ego persona. This fearless quest for liberation from the mind may in turn spark an awakening of our divine and eternal radiance ever present in the heart...