15 Meditation Books For Beginners

Recommended By Buddhist Teachers
Meditation is everywhere. From the baby room to the board room, everyone recommends
meditation to help focus, calm, and restore the mind, body and spirit.
But how does one meditate? What resources are out there to help beginners to start a
sustainable meditation practice?
While there are many different forms of meditation, Buddhism offers one entrance into
this ancient spiritual discipline. To help those who are interested in learning more about
meditation I ased some of !merica"s most prominent Buddhist teachers what boos they
might recommend for meditation beginners.
1. Loving-Kindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
. Turning the !ind into an Ally
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%. The !ira&le of !indfulness
'. ( !inute !editation
). *en !ind+ ,eginner-s !ind
.. Real Happiness by Sharon Salzberg
(. Ho$ To !editate by /e0a 1hodron
2. 1utting Through Spiritual !aterialis0 by 1hogya0 Trungpa
13. 4inding The Still /oint: A ,eginner-s 5uide To *en !editation by 6ohn 7aido Loori
11. 8uiet !ind: A ,eginner-s 5uide to !editation by Susan /iver
1. !editation for ,eginners by 6a&9 Kornfield
1". *en !editation in /lain :nglish
1%. The :;perien&e of <nsight by 6oseph 5oldstein
1'. !indfulness in /lain :nglish

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