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Beginning Meditation: Enjoying Your Own Deepest Experience

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  22 ratings  ·  5 reviews
What if you turned to meditation for the sheer enjoyment of it? That may sound unlikely, but when we approach the practice with playfulness, receptivity, and excitement, meditation can become one of the most intimate and fulfilling relationships we will ever have. On Beginning Meditation, master teacher Sally Kempton welcomes newcomers to a practice based on embracing the ...more
Audio CD, Abridged, 2 pages
Published January 28th 2011 by Sounds True
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I tried to listen to this while lying on the floor to fix my shoulder, ala _Pain Free_ by Peter Egoscue. Unfortunately, it put me right to sleep every time. Aside from being too tired, I guess I don't really want to meditate that much after all. I had this for almost two months and didn't even start it until a few days before it had to go back.

A few cool points she makes, though:
- Once you've set your intention to meditate and started a meditation session, whatever happens is part of your practi
Ryan Johnson
I used this audiobook to help get me back in the practice of regular meditation. It was successful in that role. By the end of disc 1 I was soothed and relaxed and found the guided teachings helpful. During disc 2, however, I found the guidance more of a hindrance. It was kind of like continuing to use training wheels even though you don't need them. Looking back, I probably should have just scrapped the disc and started doing my own thing, but I wanted to see it through; holding out for some gr ...more
Leah Cass
I am VERY new to meditation and I thought this was a very helpful starting point. The narrator's voice is also very soothing and it made me relax. It's far from all inclusive though, but it's quick and a good starting point.
Christine Jackson
Provides a variety of meditations to try and lots of practical advice for beginning a practice. I love the author's soothing voice.
Listened to it on audio and it was OK. I did like that it was a guided practice, which was easier than reading and then meditating.
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