Without question this is the best book I've read on the subject and I've read many of them. I begin every day with a time of meditation and highly recommend everyone do it.
I didn't find this book helpful at all. The emotional intelligence books are fantastic. I thought this would be a good supplement, but it wasn't really.Published 15 months ago by Phil
On many accounts, this book is recommended to meditators of various traditions. As pointed out in other reviews, the description of the contrast between concentration and... Read morePublished on August 18, 2012 by Nobo Komagata
This is my third copy of this book. It keeps wearing out. I keep it by my bed bookcase and read it regularly. Covers a lot of material for a small book. extremely informative. Read morePublished on November 16, 2011 by anonymous
First published in 1977 under the title The Varieties of Meditative Experience, Goleman's book is a clear and straightforward presentation of various meditative disciplines... Read morePublished on March 27, 2011 by Craig Shoemake
This early Dan Goleman book is one of his true gems. It is one of the most clear and concise catalogues and comparisons of meditation techniques from throughout the ages I've ever... Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by LD
Abosuletly fantastic book. Gives a map of the stages or levels you go through in meditation, and explains in simple and concise terms the real differences between the various... Read morePublished on August 24, 2009 by Niki