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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A hidden gem
This seems to be one of Anagarika Govinda's less well-known books, and in some ways it feels dated compared to the wealth of current writing on Buddhism and meditation. But as someone who has read widely in the Buddhist tradition, I think there are some wonderful insights into the process of meditation that will be very liberating for anyone who feels constrained by...
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3.0 out of 5 stars Favorite Quote
I stumbled across this quote outside of the book: Only he who, while fully reconginzing and understanding his Western heritage, penetrates and absorbs the heritage of the East, can gain the highest values of both worlds and do justice to them. East and West are the two halves of our human consciousness, comparable to the two poles of a magnet, which condition and...
Published on January 25, 1998


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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A hidden gem, July 11, 2008
This review is from: Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness (Quest Book) (Paperback)
This seems to be one of Anagarika Govinda's less well-known books, and in some ways it feels dated compared to the wealth of current writing on Buddhism and meditation. But as someone who has read widely in the Buddhist tradition, I think there are some wonderful insights into the process of meditation that will be very liberating for anyone who feels constrained by instructions, or confused about how to translate this tradition into our average lifestyle here in America. Lama Govinda has a genuine gift for speaking in a way that welcomes creativity within the forms of ritual. May this text serve your hunger for liberation.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Imbibe in this treasure of experience/ knowledge and guidance, April 10, 2014
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David M. Josephson (Waikanae, New Zealand) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness (Quest Book) (Paperback)
Lama Govinda conveys in this book years of practice, reflection, exploration and study.

Imbibe in this treasure of experience/ knowledge and guidance.

I have been a prationer of Meditation for 50 years and Tibetan Buddhism for a significant portion of this time. I had a few occasions to have met Lama Govinda and his wife Li. What a treat. Traditinal China would refer to Lama Givinda as the Venerable Uncle.

If you understand this, you will truly find a treasure in this book, from Vernerable Uncle Lama Govinda.
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars good, July 28, 2012
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This review is from: Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness (Quest Book) (Paperback)
Read this book or the whole canon of buddhist books. Why? Because nirwana is a complete higher state of mind as our rational-emotional state of mind, even above the keen scientific mind. It's above the Ego etc. and the mind will automaticly include charity and ethics.
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14 of 38 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Favorite Quote, January 25, 1998
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This review is from: Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness (Quest Book) (Paperback)
I stumbled across this quote outside of the book: Only he who, while fully reconginzing and understanding his Western heritage, penetrates and absorbs the heritage of the East, can gain the highest values of both worlds and do justice to them. East and West are the two halves of our human consciousness, comparable to the two poles of a magnet, which condition and correspond to each other and cannot be separated. Only if man realizes this fact will he become a complete human being.
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Creative Meditation and Multi-Dimensional Consciousness (Quest Book) by Anagarika Brahmacari Govinda (Paperback - January 25, 1984)
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