Author(s): Rosalind Widdowson & Chrissie Coburn-Krzowska & Swami Tantramurti Saraswati
Published by: Regency House Publishing 1995 & 2000
ISBN: 1-84067-10-SX ISBN: 1-84067-1076
Leading physicians are at last recognising and recommending the wonderful benefits of meditation. This change in attitude has led to a demand for simple practical instruction on how to take time out from the hectic pace of day-to-day living.
‘Easy Steps to Relaxation & Meditation’ meets that need by teaching the basics of various tried and tested forms of meditation. They are suitable for absolute beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. You are invited to embark on a special journey, exploring and discovering your inner landscape and broadening your horizons.
This step-by-step guide offers techniques from the classic traditions of Zen, Sufism, Buddhism, Yoga and Tantra. Each chapter is clearly aimed at alleviating certain physical, mental and emotional disharmonies.
Life Re-evaluation Practise
Preparation for Relaxation & Meditation
Stretching and Relaxing the Body
Learning how to Let Go
(The Lotus Lilly)
(The Name of God, The Mantra, Kirtan, Humming Bee Breath, Nada Yoga)
Creating a Still, Calm Centre
(Standing Practices, Waterfall Meditation, Meditation with the Breath, Moving Meditation, A Taste of Tai Chi Ch’uan)
(External Practices Using and Object, Candle Meditation – Trataka, ‘The Great Square Has No Corners’ Meditation, Meditation on an Internal Object, Some Possible Reviews, More Possible Reviews, A Few Useful Notes, Things To Do)
Tong Len Meditation
Pitfalls and Benefits of Meditation
The Final Note