Vedantic Meditation: Lighting The Flame Of Awareness

byDavid FrawleyForeword byJohn Douillard

September 7, 2000|
Vedantic Meditation: Lighting The Flame Of Awareness by David Frawley
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As yoga gains popularity across the U.S., many people are becoming interested in its traditional Vedic roots. While Buddhist meditation is well represented on bookshelves, there has been little Vedantic philosophy written in lay terms until now. Author David Frawley guides readers through the challenges of cultivating awareness, calming the mind, and practicing meditation according to Vedanta and Hinduism. He examines how cultural knowledge systems in the West lead individuals to disillusionment, and speaks about how meditation can aid in understanding the true nature of one''s thoughts, emotions, and perceptions. Frawley explores meditation support practices such as yoga, mantras, kundalini, and pranayama, as well as the role of gurus, and concludes with a short, more technical essay on self-inquiry.
David Frawley has been a student of Ramana Maharashi’s teachings since 1970 and has written for their magazine The Mountain Path since 1978. He is a visitng professor at the Sringeri Shankaracharya Math, the oldest vedantic center in India, and has receive the personal blessings of the Shankaracharya. He teaches at Vedantic cente...
Title:Vedantic Meditation: Lighting The Flame Of Awareness
Product dimensions:152 pages, 9 X 6.02 X 0.37 in
Shipping dimensions:152 pages, 9 X 6.02 X 0.37 in
Published:September 7, 2000
Publisher:North Atlantic Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781556433344

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