Stressing simple, easy to understand and follow instructions and thoughts.
Still, a very worthwhile read and reference that I expect I will re-read and use as a reference for my meditation practice.
If you meditate and would like support for your practice, The Experience of Insight is the best you will find.
A clear guide to the workings of the mind, and how to work with it with meditation. Not the most engaging reading - there's no humor or much in the way of story-telling. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Alexander Lazar
Very good introduction to buddhist insight meditation. I am very much enjoying this book.
Will look for other works by the author in the future.
This book, written 36 years ago, stands as one of the freshest takes I've encountered for some time on subjects that are core to the Buddhist experience. Read morePublished on February 6, 2012 by Charlalee
Really liked the format of talks from a 30-day retreat. Not earthshattering but nice perspectives and gave me some sense of what a long retreat might include. Recommend highly.Published on June 24, 2010 by Douglas Wessel
This classic by Joseph Goldstein has been the the book that launched a thousand meditators in this particular style of meditation -vipassana meditation, which is central to the... Read morePublished on March 16, 2010 by Peter Strong
Based on lectures at an extended Buddhist Meditation retreat, the book is very readable and suggests discipline easily applied even in today's busy world.Published on September 10, 2009 by Cactus Guy
A great intro text for someone who wishes to develop a daily vipassana meditative practice and explore buddhism. Easy-to-read.Published on February 11, 2008 by Katie Clark
The author covers many basic points and instructions on insight (Vipashyana) meditation. This type is employed in many different sects/schools of Buddhism. Read morePublished on November 19, 2004 by Neal J. Pollock