Vipassana Meditation & Mindfulness: Not a Buddhist? No problem! Insight Meditation for everyoneLouise WaghornPublished in 2017
Mindfulness in itself is a powerful tool. But Vipassana sees mindfulness as one tool among many.
Mindfulness isn’t practiced solely to improve oneself, but to effect positive change in the world. Compassion for others is actively fostered and reflection on beneficial behavior encour...
This book is an introduction to the philosophy behind Vipassana Meditation, and information on how to practice Vipassana style mindfulness in your daily life. It includes information on various meditation techniques, and about the various meditation retreats offered worldwide. If you can’t, you’ll find suggestions in this book for a DIY retreat, or how to start a daily practice of your own.
Here is a few of the topics covered:
Simple Vipassana meditation techniques
What is mindfulness meditation
What is insight meditation
The Benefits of vipassana meditation
How to practice meditation at home
Buddhist meditation methods
Vipassana meditation effects
Life after vipassana
How to make Vipassana a daily practice
Mindfulness has been a powerful tool, enabling me to quiet my mind when I need to, and granting me the strength and focus needed to address problems rather than worry about them. As I continued on my mindfulness journey, I began to feel that there was something missing. I then noticed that my spiritual side was unfulfilled. As I explored first Yoga, then Vipassana Meditation, I found what I was looking for. I hope that this book does the same for you.