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Start reading Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: 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 latest brain science to provide a road map for anyone interested in achieving the benefits of mindfulness.

The clearest roadmap to enlightenment I’ve encountered. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. If not, you may want to try the Sunlun method or the ascetic way practiced by the forrest monks in Thai, or maybe some psychosynthesis. 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 mindfulnness teaching on bringing an end to suffering: Don’t have a Kindle?

There are a couple of useful insights in meditation to be found here.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator’s Handbook by Ajahn Brahm

Nov 08, Ana Julia rated it it was amazing. With such over-simplification, we really have to wonder: Never before has this material been approached in such an empowering way, by a teacher of such authority and popularity. Pure consciousness is neither high nor low, neither pleasant nor unpleasant, neither good nor bad.


With Mindfulness, Joseph Goldstein brings you a series of core teachings and guided practices for “looking directly at the nature of the mind and body, at how suffering is created, and how we can awaken and be free.

Best Guide to Mindfulness In my collection yet. I cannot recommend it more highly than that, and encourage anyone with a serious interest in the meditative disciplines taught by the Buddha to buy this book – now!

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Ajahn Brahm’s blind-spot becomes very visible to readers here. Also Ajahn Chas “Food for the Heart”. Ayya Khema Narrated by: The American scholar-monk Bhikkhu Bodhi, whose voluminous translations have won widespread acclaim, here mindfulnss selected discourses of the Buddha from the Pali Canon, the earliest record of what the Buddha taught.

Bhikkhu Bodhi – editor and translator Narrated by: This book is a masterpiece of Buddhist meditation guidelines. Because of this, he appears to be somewhat controversial in the Western Buddhist community.

For those who like the book, there are over YouTube videos with talks given by Ajahn Brahm on many different life topics.

Mindfulness Bliss and Beyond : A Meditator’s Handbook

Some people do vipassana first, they see the dhamma, and that seeing gives them the purity and focus of mind to develop the jhanas successfully. Jack Kornfield Goodreads Author Foreword. Jan 15, John Wright is currently reading it Recommends it for: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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. Though there are some discordancies with the book of Bhante Gunaratana – Beyond Mindfulness – concerning the jhana states. Was he telling Ajahn Brahm not to cling to Jhana, not to make a big deal out of jhana, because it is nothing?

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

Beautifully narrated and easy to follow. It cannot be improved. Mar 17, Tisaranavamsa rated it really liked it. Yet, there are some stories in the Tipitaka that suggest it might brxhm possible.

I cannot recommend this or his other books highly enough. To ask other readers questions about Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyondplease sign up.

In simple and straightforward language, Bhante Gunaratana shares the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness and how we can use these principles to improve our daily lives, deepen our mindfulness, and move closer to our spiritual goals. Is this feature helpful? Please try again later.

Buy the selected items together This item: Explanations and understandings by Ajahn Brahm is always an enjoyable experience. If you are interested in meditation, I recommend this book. Showing of 84 reviews.