The Science of Enlightenment: How Meditation Works by Shinzen Young

By Shinzen Young

“Enlightenment”—is it a fable or is it actual? In each religious culture, internal explorers have came across that the liberated kingdom is actually a usual event, as genuine because the sensations you're having correct now—and that throughout the research of your individual concepts, emotions, and perceptions you could wake up to transparent perception and a happiness self sustaining of conditions.
for many years, the most attractive academics of our time has illuminated the numerous dimensions of awakening—but exclusively at his reside retreats and on audio recordings. Now, with The technological know-how of Enlightenment, Shinzen younger brings to readers an uncommonly lucid consultant to mindfulness meditation for the 1st time: the way it works and the way to exploit it to reinforce your cognitive capacities, your kindness and reference to the area, and the richness of your whole experiences.
As millions of his scholars and listeners will be certain, Shinzen is like no different instructor you’ve ever encountered. He merges clinical readability, a unprecedented grab of source-language teachings East and West, and a present for sparking perception via unforeseen analogies, illustrations, humor, and firsthand money owed that display the interior trip to be as wondrous as any geographical excursion. subscribe to him the following to explore: 

  • Universal insights spanning Buddhism, Christian and Jewish mysticism, shamanism, the yogas of India, and plenty of different paths
  • How to start and navigate your individual meditation practice
  • Concentration, clarity, and equanimity—the center catalysts of awakening
  • Impermanence—its many facets and the way to paintings with them
  • Experiencing the “wave” and “particle” natures of self
  • Purification and clarification—how we digest psychological blockages and conduct via internal work
  • Emerging neuroscience study, the way forward for enlightenment, and lots more and plenty more 

For meditators of all degrees and beliefs—especially those that imagine they’ve heard it all—this many-faceted gem can be certain to shock, galvanize, remove darkness from, and inspire.

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