Insight Meditation: An In-Depth Correspondence Course

Version: Unabridged
Author: Sharon Salzberg , Joseph Goldstein
Narrator: Sharon Salzberg , Joseph Goldstein
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Development
Publisher: Sounds True
Published In: December 2004
# of Units: 24 CDs
Length: 18 hours
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Overview

When you seek to live a spiritual life, what matters most is not what you know, but the actions you take. How do you best embody the spiritual principles that uplift you and those whose lives you touch? On Insight Meditation, you will learn one of the world's great contemplative practices, as it was taught by the Buddha himself and then passed "candle to candle" for over 2,500 years.

Based on the curriculum developed at the Insight Meditation Society's retreat center in Barre, Massachusetts, this audio correspondence course is presented by IMS co-founders Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein, who are among the West's most respected meditation teachers. Students will learn with a qualified meditation instructor how to establish and sustain a daily meditation practice. As each lesson unfolds and the principles of mindful living are revealed, students learn to see past the illusion of life's obstacles and move toward an awakened mind state - the true freedom we seek to achieve. Now you can experience this rich and sacred retreat environment in your own home, with these same masterful instructors.

You will receive a complete 90-page workbook created expressly for the Insight Meditation course. Organized to accompany the audio curriculum, your workbook features exercises that you complete and return to your insight meditation instructor. Easy to follow and a pleasure to learn from, this unique resource comes with your 24 CDs - it is available nowhere else. Over 17 hours of personal instruction in daily meditation practice.

Author Details

Author Details

Salzberg, Sharon

Sharon Salzberg has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her 35 years of study with Buddhist masters from a variety of traditions, she teaches intensive awareness practice ("insight" meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindess and compassion. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts. Salzberg is the author of several books, including The Force of Kindness (Sounds True, 2005), Faith (Riverhead, 2003), Lovingkindness (Shambhala, 2008), and A Heart As Wide as the World (Sh

Goldstein, Joseph

About the Author:
Joseph Goldstein is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University Law School, and is the author and coauthor of a number of books on the law, including The Government of a British Trade Union, Beyond the Best Interests of the Child, and Criminal Law, Theory, and Process.