How to Meditate by Kathleen McDonald
What is meditation? Why practice it? Which techniques are best? How do I do it? The answers to these often-asked questions are contained in this down-to-earth book, making it of enormous value for anyone who wishes to begin and maintain a meditation practice. Written by a Western Buddhist nun with solid experience in both the practice and teaching of meditation, How to Meditate contains a wealth of practical advice on a variety of authentic techniques, from what to do with our minds, to how to sit, how to visualize and other traditional practices. Best of all, McDonald’s approach is warm and encouraging.
The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
An illuminating perspective on the science of meditation—and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives.