The Resource Secular meditation : 32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard, Rick Heller ; foreword by Greg Epstein

Secular meditation : 32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard, Rick Heller ; foreword by Greg Epstein

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Secular meditation : 32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard
Title
Secular meditation
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32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard
Statement of responsibility
Rick Heller ; foreword by Greg Epstein
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Language
eng
Summary
"Many avoid meditation because of its religious trappings. But as bestselling atheist Sam Harris has recently written (in Waking Up), meditation is an age-old secular practice with numerous scientifically verified physical and psychological benefits. As longtime meditation teacher Rick Heller here shows, meditation's benefits extend beyond the personal to enrich relationship with others, with community, and with the world. Step-by-step instructions, personal stories, and provocative questions teach empathy for others, stress reduction and inner peace, and the kind of in-the-moment living that fosters appreciation for life and resilience in the face of adversity. Heller simplifies what is often found mysterious - "If you have ever loved or even liked another person, you have the prerequisites for learning kindness meditation" - and invites all to partake in "awe and wonder at the rich experience of being alive.""--
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1954-
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Heller, Rick
Dewey number
158.1/2
Index
index present
LC call number
BF637.M4
LC item number
H45 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Meditation
  • Happiness
  • Relaxation
  • Secularism
Target audience
adult
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Secular meditation : 32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard, Rick Heller ; foreword by Greg Epstein
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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9781608683697
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(paperback)
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2015027201
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  • (DLC) 2015027201
  • 1399887
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Secular meditation : 32 practices for cultivating inner peace, compassion, and joy : a guide from the humanist community at Harvard, Rick Heller ; foreword by Greg Epstein
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
pages cm
Isbn
9781608683697
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015027201
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (DLC) 2015027201
  • 1399887

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