This simply and warmly written, straightforward book is a follow up text to 1996’s Mindfulness in Plain English. In Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English, Gunaratana moves the lessons presented in the first book to a deeper and more meaningful level through exploring more powerful states of mindfulness called “jhanas.”
The text does proceed from the idea that the reader has previously read Mindfulness in Plain English, or is familiar with mindfulness trainings and meditations in one form or another, which proves useful when putting the various exercises contained within the book into practice. With a glossary and list of further and recommended reading, Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English is destined to be as much of a classic as its predecessor.
From Wisdom Publications and available at your local, independent bookstore. (Shop local, shop independent, and tell ‘em you saw it on Elephant Journal…it makes a difference!)
hot on elephant
Boomers vs. Millennials: Will We stay the Course or Change It? Instead of Sabotaging another Relationship, here’s how to Run into your Fear. Join: Elephant’s Fall 2016 Academy. What every Empath must Know before they Date. What we’re Actually Searching for when we Run Away. 5 Tips for Getting Out of Bed When we Just Want to Go Back to Sleep. How I Used my Body Weight to Protect Me.