Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Mediator’s Handbook [Ajahn Brahm, Peter Wickham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Meditation: It’s. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond, self-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas – a core part of the. Written by Ajahn Brahm, Audiobook narrated by Peter Wickham. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Beautifully narrated and easy to follow. One feels, in reading it and following its very practical advice, like an arrow speeding toward beynd target.

The bliss states of meditation jhanas are little-taught, so this book is an addition with value in a crowded niche. He gets into very deep meditative states and explains how anyone who wants to reach those same states of immense calm can do the same.

I loved this book so much! This collection brings together for the first time Ajahn Chah’s most powerful teachings, including those on meditation, liberation from suffering, calming the mind, enlightenment and the “living dhamma”.

Jul 14, Byeond rated it it was amazing Shelves: With so many lay-practitioners writing books about the subject when they themselves are amateurs at best, it is a true boon to the serious buddhist to have an ‘instruction manual’ on meditation written by a meditation master.

Meditation is the way of letting go. Really, how much clearer can it get that “liberation by wisdom alone” is not only possible, it has been DONE, verified as DONE, checked and double-checked, stamped and double-stamped, with the Buddha’s own stamp of approval itself? It argues that jhana is the ONLY path to nibbana–a provocative thesis to blisw the least. He adds humor to most of his talks and is an excellent speaker able to explain things very clearly. Countless people worldwide have made Mindfulness in Plain English a beloved and best-selling classic in almost a dozen languages.

He says “I don’t know”. Ajahn Brahm is by far my favorite Buddhist teacher. During his wanderings and work over the last 30 years as a Buddhist monk, Ajahn Brahm has gathered many poignant, funny and profound stories. mindfulenss


Shinzen Young Narrated by: Ajahn Brahm is an intelligent man, and he reasons very clearly. The fact is, there are different kinds of people with different capabilities of insight and with different potentials for liberation in the world. The bad reviews may be due to the fact that it does dive into deep meditation stages that the average reader may have not ex This was well written book that went through the basics of meditation to the later stages in meditation from the Buddhist perspective.

People who bought this also bought Want to Read saving…. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Mar 17, Tisaranavamsa rated it really liked it. Raising the bar for those serious about their practice, he scolds those who would ‘dumb-down’ nibbana and challenges us to reach for the ultimate happiness. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Gunaratana says that total loss of bodily sensation starts in the 4th jhana, Ajahn Brahmm writes that complete absorption starts in the 1st jhana.

Ajahn does have anx strong opinions concerning sa This book is such a delight to read since I can find explanations which are hard to be found elsewhere. The Art of Disappearing: The Buddha taught 40 kinds of meditation with innumerable possibilities for skillful combination and application because he recognized the different propensities, potentialities and needs of different people. Rahula in “What the Buddha Taught”: I have no personal experience to back up its claims about the remaining jhanas.

Because how much you are willing to spend time with depends on how well you value it and Ajahn Brahm has elucidated h The content of this book was what made minffulness spend more time with meditation.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator’s Handbook

Readers seeking a sure guide to ‘the bliss better than sex’ jindfulness find it in this wonderful book. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.

Beautiful sentiments from a beautiful human being. Now, after nearly two decades, Bhante helps meditators of every stripe take their mindfulness practice to the next level – helping them go, in a word, beyond mindfulness. Published August 11th by Wisdom Publications first published August 10th In this book, Ajahn Brahm reveals a blissful path to Nibaana through the development of the jhanas. Get access to the Member Daily Deal. Finding brshm in any kind of ordinary daily activity In the words of the Buddha, the four foundations of mindfulness the four beyonx are “the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and lamentation, for the disappearance of dukkha suffering and blies, for acquiring the true method, for the realization of Nibbana.


This innovative book offers a stage program that is deeply grounded in ancient spiritual teachings about mindfulness and holistic health and also draws from the brham brain science to provide a road map for anyone interested in achieving the benefits of mindfulness.

In the words of the Buddha, the four foundations of mindfulness the four sadhipatthanas are ” the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and lamentation, for the disapperance of dukkha suffering and discontent, for the acquiring of the true method, for the rea;ization of Nibbahna.

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I personally skipped these chapters and annd definitely read this book again in the future. Meditation never feels like a chore. He is step-by-step systematic, which helps demystify what happens in meditation.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Jun 20, Peter S. Unfortunately, Ajahn Brahm felt so strongly that enlightenment – including the first two stages of enlightenment – could only happen with and through the jhanas that he categorically denied any validity to other paths that do not rely on jhana.

Ajahn Brahm is beyoond intelligent man, and he reasons very clearly. This book is a trip. A ton of quotables, wide coverage of meditative techniques from anapanasati to Metta loving kindness which are both followed up with insightful commentary. Andrew David Charles Glauser Please try again later.