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Meditation, compassion & lovingkindness

an approach to Vipassana practice

by Steve Weissman

  • 168 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Samuel Weiser in York Beach, ME .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vipaśyanā (Buddhism),
  • Compassion -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesMeditation, compassion and loving kindness
    StatementSteve and Rosemary Weissman.
    ContributionsWeissman, Rosemary.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ5630.V5 W45 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 211 p. :
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL964341M
    ISBN 100877288526
    LC Control Number96000581
    OCLC/WorldCa34115916

      Practicing loving kindness and compassion is a key part of any spiritual path. As we grow spiritually, we learn to respect and revere those around us, and we gain the ability to understand their challenges and respond lovingly to them, in a way that transcends our individual personalities. While this is a good goal, it Read more.   Practicing the loving-kindness meditation inclines our hearts and our minds towards a greater sense of kindness and compassion, both towards the world and towards ourselves. By wishing well for others, this practice benefits our health and overall well-being. In this seven-minute practice, Elisha suggests a few phrases to follow along with.

      In the meditation class, participants meditated for minutes every week and were asked to meditate at home for at least 20 minutes a day, five days a week. More on Loving & Kindness. Read more research into how loving-kindness can increase compassion. Take our quiz to measure how connected you feel to the rest of humanity. Three Different Approaches to LovingKindness Practice includes secular and faith-based phrasing for meditation, as well as my favorite quick on-the-go practice.; I Wish You Peace: a simple lovingkindness meditation is based on what I do personally.; Compassionate Image: a guided visualization practice is a sample activity from the book Mindful Compassion (see Recommended Books).

    Bend your love into compassion for those who suffer. #N#Celebratory Love: Expand your love to share the joy of others' good fortune. Stretch your love further still, excluding no one. Additional Guided Meditations. #N#Sharon Salzberg. Reflection on Interconnectedness. #N#Mary Brantley, MA, LMFT. Lovingkindness for the Body. Breathing Meditation. Feel more care, loving kindness and compassion with our free mindfulness exercises, guided meditations, mindfulness worksheets and more. Kristin Neff, Ph.D. is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading experts on self-compassion, being the first one to operationally define and measure the construct over a decade ago.


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Meditation, compassion & lovingkindness by Steve Weissman Download PDF EPUB FB2

I especially liked the strong emphasis on compassion and lovingkindness. Many other books on this topic focus on mechanics and sometimes skim the surface of the underlying attitudes that are core to the teaching.

I also felt this book did a good job of explaining many basic practices such as breath, lovingkindness and walking by: 8. Meditation, Compassion & Lovingkindness book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This excellant guide provides basic instruction fo /5. Sharon Salzberg, a meditation teacher and the founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts, focuses on a kind of Buddhist practice that emphasizes feelings of love, happiness, and compassion.

Metta, or "lovingkindness," meditation involves four phrases: "May I be free from danger"; "May I have mental happiness"; "May I have /5(). Buy a cheap copy of Meditation, Compassion & Loving book by Steve Weissman. This excellent guide provides basic instruction for the development of mindfulness -- the development of beneficial qualities, such as Compassion, Lovingkindness, Free 4/5(2).

Meditation compassion & lovingkindness is a book that can travel with you. It can sit in your car ready for rush hour or other traffic delays. It can carried in your side bag for the ride on the bus train airplane. It can go with you on camping trips to the beach or wherever you go.

"Salzberg exposes the warm beating heart at the center of Buddhism."—New Age Journal "Reading Salzberg's book produces the sense of having been gifted abundantly."—Sylvia Boorstein, Turning Wheel "Sharon Salzberg's book illuminates the heart of lovingkindness like a lamp in the darkness, like the clearing of the fog, like a sunrise on a beautiful morning—it /5().

Compassion Meditation. Length: 15 minutes. Suggested Payment: $ More Details Complete Meditation Package. Package includes 19 guided meditations. Suggested Payment: $ More Details Gift Certificate.

In this inspiring book, Sharon shows us how the Buddhist path of lovingkindness can help us discover the radiant, joyful heart within each of us.

This practice of lovingkindness is revolutionary because it has the power to radically change our lives, helping us cultivate true happiness in ourselves and genuine compassion for others. A Loving-Kindness Meditation to Boost Compassion Compassion helps us mend relationships and move forward while fostering emotional intelligence and well-being.

Enjoy the benefits of loving-kindness with this guided meditation. Equanimity is a wonderful quality, a spaciousness and balance of heart. Although it grows naturally with our meditation practice, equanimity can also be cultivated in the same systematic way that we have used for loving-kindness and compassion.

Loving-kindness meditation has been one of my favorite tools in meditation to return to, the second one being using sound instead of breath as a place to always return to when I practice. The book, along with my usual classes on mindfulness, has finally inspired me to take my practice from a casual interest to something more akin to a dedication/5.

"The important Buddhist practice of lovingkindness is given a rounded and revealing treatment in this book. The author, who is a founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, uses 25 years of teaching experience to shed light on this "incandescent power of love" that is present in all of us/5().

A Meditation on Lovingkindness This meditation uses words, images, and feelings to evoke a lovingkindness and friendliness toward oneself and others.

With each recitation of the phrases, we are expressing an intention, planting the seeds of loving wishes over and over in our heart. Mindfulness and Loving Kindness have the same aim: to end suffering, to work with negative emotions, to open to loving kindness, compassion, sympathetic joy and equanimity.

Loving Kindness Loving kindness, is a heartfelt quality of mind – friendliness, openness, and connectedness, a concentration practice that opens the heart. Some neuroimaging studies indicated that compassion meditation (CM) and loving-kindness meditation (LKM) regulate the functioning of the limbic system, a brain site that is in charge of processing emotions and empathy.

Studies have proved that LKM is equally useful for the clinical population and can be used as a part of extensive cognitive and behavioral retreats (Lutz et. Psychologist Kristin Neff suggests several exercises for developing self-compassion including thinking about how you would talk to a friend, taking self-compassion breaks and practicing something called Loving Kindness.

Loving Kindness Meditation Technique. Loving Kindness meditation is a very popular meditation technique. This meditation is. In her book on Loving-Kindness, Sharon Salzberg writes: "We Equanimity, Lovingkindness, Compassion, and Sympathetic Joy A Lovingkindness Meditation Transcript by Sharon Salzberg You can begin by sitting down in a comfortable position, closing your eyes.

Sit with your back erect, without being strained or Size: 2MB. Loving-kindness meditation (LKM) aims to develop an affective state of unconditional kindness to all people. Compassion mediation (CM) involves techniques to cultivate compassion, or deep, genuine sympathy for those stricken by misfortune, together with an earnest wish to ease this suffering (Grossman & Van Dam, in press; Hopkins, ).Cited by: Sharon Salzberg Octo The New York Times has created an in depth guide to Meditation by David Gelles including a variety of free guided meditations by Sharon and Tara Brach.

Meditation is a simple practice available to all, which can reduce stress, Read More. The book incorporates numerous scientific studies which demonstrate the power of mindful self-compassion and gives very detailed descriptions of the fundamentals of both Loving-Kindness Meditation and mindful awareness.

It is an excellent resource for. Sharon Salzberg, co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society, offers a “Guided Lovingkindness Meditation” — Sending loving-kindess to people we feel neutral towards as well as those we have difficult feelings towards.

The Path to Loving-Kindness: Choose Your Phrases. Loving-kindness is meant to be done in the easiest way possible so that the experience .We’ve been indoors, dragging all winter, and if you’re like me, you’re looking for some serious inspiration for the summer months.

As an author of a happiness book myself, I tend to be picky about what I read—it needs to be inspiring, smart (research-backed) and entertaining—that combo is rare but always a winner! The good news is that these 8 fabulous new books fit the .Discover how the practice of lovingkindness illuminates a path to cultivating love, compassion, sympathetic joy, and equanimity, helping us realize our own capacity for goodness and a new connection with all beings.

This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series.