Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Mediator’s Handbook [Ajahn Brahm, Peter Wickham] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Meditation: It’s. In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond, self-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas – a core part of the. Written by Ajahn Brahm, Audiobook narrated by Peter Wickham. Sign-in to download and listen to this audiobook today! First time visiting Audible? Get this book.

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Explanations and understandings by Ajahn Brahm is always an enjoyable experience. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x In Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyondself-described meditation junkie Ajahn Brahm shares his knowledge and experience of the jhanas – a core part of the Buddha’s original meditation teaching.

After graduating from Cambridge he taught in high school for one year before travelling to Thailand to become a monk and train with Ajahn Brahmavamso Mahathera lovingly minddulness to most as Ajahn Brahm was born Peter Betts in London, United Kingdom in August 7, But Ajahn Chah corrects him, saying “No you don’t. Write a customer review. All in all, a great book to have as a reference to mindfklness one along in practice.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I will be referring back to this one for many years Initially I read these many books to learn from experienced meditators what to do and then, after I had accumulated quite a store of them, I re-read them to reconcile their different and sometimes conflicting messages.


Bhante Henepola Gunarantana Narrated by: Book ratings by Goodreads. The ignoring of non-jhanic paths results in some gross inconsistencies in his presentation of enlightenment esp.

I will come back often to this book, as I further my meditation practice. Is this what can happen when the one-pointedness of jhana is not matched by the power of dissection conferred by Insight?!! In the greatest tradition of our beloved roshis and bhikkhus, it is also compelling and commanding.

Full of surprises, delightfully goofy humor, mindfulnrss entertaining stories that inspire, instruct, and illuminate, Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond will encourage those new to meditation, and give a shot in the arm to more experienced practitioners as well. Ajahn does have some strong opinions concerning sa This book is such a delight to read since I can find explanations which are hard to be found elsewhere.

Done correctly, it can be a way to radically encounter miindfulness and to begin – and sustain – real transformation in ourselves.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: Actually, the relevant passage of the sutta states: He came from a working-class background, and won a scholarship to study Theoretical Physics at Cambridge University in the late s. Anam Thubten, Sharon Roe Narrated by: Books by Ajahn Brahm. Ajahn Brahm interprets and presents the Anapanasati Sutta in a way that will be new and challenging for many people who are used to other interpretations of the sutta like Buddhadasa Bhikku’s.

But my sjahn tells me that this book is correct.

Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator’s Handbook by Ajahn Brahm

Really, how much clearer mindfulnes it get that “liberation by wisdom alone” is not only possible, it has been DONE, verified as DONE, checked and double-checked, stamped and double-stamped, with the Buddha’s own stamp of approval itself? This book explains the stages of developing skills to successful meditation.


Readers will see why so many people are drawn to hear him. A very articulate user’s manual for understanding aspect of concentration samadhi in Buddhism.

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Learn more about Amazon Prime. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Twenty-four of the Buddha’s most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. This is the teaching of the Buddhas. The bliss states of meditation jhanas are aajahn, so this book is an addition with value in a crowded niche.

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Mindfulness, Bliss, and Beyond: A Meditator’s Handbook

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Brahm, a former British physicist and a plain spoken ajzhn, is, I believe, a genuine spiritual adept and an advahoot–to use the Hindi term for one who has given up everything for enlightenment.