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Unhindered: A Mindful Path Through the Five Hindrances

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This book is an engaging collection of essays, reflections and practices on the Five Hindrances, the primary obstacles to mindfulness and serenity in the teachings of the Buddha. With his characteristic clarity, born from decades of meditation practice and teaching, Gil Fronsdal demonstrates how to turn stumbling blocks into stepping stones on the path of freedom.
Paperback, 118 pages
Published August 14th 2013 by Tranquil Books
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Jan 03, 2016 rated it really liked it
This didn't work for me as an evening read, but I took it to the library with a notepad and got a lot out of it. An excellent study tool for developing mindfulness. I love the line in the conclusion that says, "The marvel of sight becomes more wonderful than what is seen." ...more
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Powerful, essential reading for all Buddhists. I read this book during my 3-month silent meditation retreat at IMS. It completed opened up my knowledge of the hindrances and what was beneath them. My highest recommendation.
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Bumps to expect on the way to happiness.
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Gil Fronsdal is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center (IMC) of Redwood City. He has a PhD in Buddhist Studies from Stanford University. His many dharma talks available online contain basic information on meditation and Buddhism, as well as subtle concepts of Buddhism explained at the level of the lay person.

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