Shunmyo Masuno Narrated by: To see this magnificent and profound path revealed in all its radiance, and revealed to be attainable, virtually does away with speech and commentary for quite a while. Ajahn Brahm transmits his enthusiasm for meditation. Oct 01, Athanasius rated it it was amazing Shelves: I recommend this book to anyone and everyone who would like to learn more about meditation and how it can improve your well being!

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One that I will read again and again so that I can soak up all of the knowledge and insight.

Some people have to practice vipassana before they see the dhamma. Piece by piece taking you by your hand Ajahn Brahm leads us into Jhanas and Insight which takes us towards powerful mindstates and Happiness is the end result! Meditation is the way of letting go.

ajahn brahm mindfulness bliss and beyond

Mindfulness Bliss and Beyond: Jun 03, Ulf Wolf rated it it was amazing. She addresses the how and why of meditation, providing a clear framework for understanding the nature of karma and rebirth and the entirety of the eightfold path. In a time rife with so much false dhamma and obfusc A ‘lion of the dhamma’, Ajahn Brahm stands at the vanguard of authentic Buddhist practitioners, and is spreading the truth of meditation as taught by the Buddha and the place of samadhi jhana in the noble eightfold path.

Cutting-edge studies in neuroscience have in recent years proved what many doctors, therapists, and other health professionals had long suspected: In the same engaging style that has endeared him to listeners of Mindfulness in Plain EnglishBhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha’s most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: However, these citations should ideally be placed in their proper context – in these suttas, the Buddha was directly addressing Jain ascetics and ascetism which he stresses is painful, unnecessary and unprofitable.


Books by Ajahn Brahm. This was well written book that went through the basics of meditation to the later stages in meditation from the Buddhist perspective.

ajahn brahm mindfulness bliss and beyond

Most writers purposefuly elude creating expectations or promises for the practice of meditation. A cognitive neuroscientist and a leading authority on mental performance, Stan Rodski sets out the science behind these remarkable discoveries in simple terms and explains how you in turn can benefit from them.

Due to people like him meditation gets a bad name as due to bad posture they cant handle their traumas and emotions. Because how much you are willing to spend time with mindfjlness on how well you value it and Ajahn Brahm has elucidated how vital meditation is within Buddhism.

For sloth and torpor, remember “give value to awareness. In the words of the Buddha, ajann four foundations of mindfulness the four satipatthanas are “the direct path for the purification of beings, for the surmounting of sorrow and lamentation, for the disappearance of dukkha suffering and discontent, for acquiring the true method, for the realization of Nibbana.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond

Quotes from Mindfulness, Blis Open Preview See a Problem? But only in the context of a pretty dogmatic and traditional expose full of religious buddhist technicalities about ‘jhana’, with all its fixed steps, stages and obstructions. Yet, there are some stories in the Tipitaka that suggest it might be possible. William Hart Narrated bdahm The fact is, there are different kinds of people with different beyonr of insight and with different potentials for liberation in the world.


Nov 20, Raechelle Thomas rated it really liked it.

Sep 13, Yixuan rated it it was amazing. Never before has this material been approached in such an empowering way, by a teacher of such authority and popularity.

It is a means to create inner situations exactly the way you want them, turning you into the architect of your own joy.

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Jul 14, Bexen rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author, a monk, had a lot of insight and great stories that I have not read in any book on the topic as of yet. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval.

So, WHY should a learned member of the Sangha deduce that it was faith and not dry insight that delivered the fruit? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I loved this book so much!

ajahn brahm mindfulness bliss and beyond