If You Were to Choose One Book for Meditating …

A sister of mine asked me for advice about meditating. How to start? What type of meditating to do? While very spiritual she has no training or intention in any particular tradition. After much consideration here is my recommendation for her, a high level meditation that is full of grace, and I am going to give the book/CD with it to her as a gift.

True Meditation, by Adyashanti (Sounds True, 2006)

By Annie B. Bond

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10 comments

Elena T.
Elena Poensgen3 years ago

Thank you :)

Ermes B.
Ermes B.3 years ago

Thanks!

Robert O.
Robert O.3 years ago

Thanks Annie.

Kamryn M.
Kay M.3 years ago

thanks, will look into.

Kathy K.
Kathy K.4 years ago

I like Experience of Insight (Shambhala Dragon Editions) by Joseph Goldstein

Brian M.
Past Member 4 years ago

The book that speaks to my heart is still "The Prophet" by Kahlil Gibran.

K s Goh
KS Goh4 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.6 years ago

Sorry for the double comment! The first one disappeared and I reposted it.

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.6 years ago

I tried to meditate, but it had no effect on me.
Once I took part in a meditation which was supposed to reveal my name in the book of life. The name I heard inside during that meditation was 'William John'. :-)

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.6 years ago

I tried to meditate, but it had no effect on me.
Once I took part in a meditation which was supposed to reveal my name in the book of life. The name I heard inside during that meditation was 'William John'. :-)