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Wisdom Wide and Deep free pdf "Wisdom Wide and Deep" is a comprehensive guide to an in-depth training that emphasizes the application of concentrated attention ("jhana") to profound and liberating insight ("vipassana"). With calm, tranquility, and composure established through a practical experience of jhana meditators are able to halt the seemingly endless battle against hindrances, eliminate distraction, and facilitate a penetrative insight into the subtle nature of matter and mind. It was for this reason the Buddha frequently exhorted his students, "Wisdom Wide and Deep" follows and amplifies the teachings in Shaila Catherine's acclaimed first book, "Focused and Fearless: A Meditator's Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity." Readers will learn to develop this profound stability, sustain an in-depth examination of the nuances of mind and matter, and ultimately unravel deeply conditioned patterns that perpetuate suffering. This fully detailed manual for the mind sure to become a trusted companion to many inner explorers.

About Shaila Catherine

Shaila Catherine has been practicing meditation since 1980, with more than eight years of accumulated silent retreat experience. She has taught insight meditation since 1996 in the U.S. and internationally. Shaila has dedicated several years to studying with masters in India, Nepal and Thailand, completed a one-year intensive meditation retreat with the focus on concentration and jhana, and authored "Focused and Fearless: A Meditator's Guide to States of Deep Joy, Calm, and Clarity." Shaila Catherine has practiced under the guidance of Venerable Pa-Auk Sayadaw since 2006- she authored "Wisdom Wide and Deep: A Practical Handbook for Mastering Jhana and Vipassana" to help make this traditional approach to meditative training accessible to Western practitioners. She is the founder of Insight Meditation South Bay, a Buddhist meditation center in Silicon Valley. Lectures, articles, and additional resources can be found atwww.imsb.org.

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Author : Shaila Catherine
Publisher : Wisdom Publications,U.S.
Data Published : 28 October 2011
ISBN : 086171623X
EAN : 9780861716234
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 456 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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