Meditation: The Complete Guide to Meditation for Mental Balance, Health, and Vitality

  • by Broderick S. Johnson
  • Narrated by Darren Roebuck
  • 1 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Everything you need to know about meditation: what it really is, where it comes from, and how to do it.
The Complete Guide to Meditation contains all the information you need to get to know about the fascinating world of meditation. Designed for a beginner, it guides you through all the important concepts and contains simple, practical techniques for mental balance, health, and vitality. These practices are perfectly safe and natural, and anyone can use them.
The book contains many references to world cultures and different kinds of meditation, with diverse roots and fascinating insights. You will learn about meditation in world religions, in science, and in mystical writings. For more-advanced students as well as complete beginners, there is a great wealth of information on the benefits and practical applications of meditation.
A simple and practical guide to your first attempt at meditation will guide you each step of the way. You will learn about different kinds of mediation, such as breathing, mantra, and object meditation, and you will find out which one is most suitable for you.
The book also looks at the nature of the mind and how meditation can influence, sharpen, and free our minds to enhance our own natural inclinations and abilities.
This book is a must-listen for anyone curious about the art and science of the mind.
You'll learn...


A complete introduction to the subject
The origins of meditation and a look at different roots
The many mental benefits
A few physical benefits
Mindfulness meditation
Object meditation
Mantra meditation
Breathing meditation
Kundalini and transcendental meditation
Practical tips and advice
A simple guide to your first meditation
Considering what the mind is and its power
What some famous people have learned about it

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Very comprehensive study of meditation

If you could sum up Meditation: The Complete Guide to Meditation for Mental Balance, Health, and Vitality in three words, what would they be?

Informative, interesting, enlightening


What other book might you compare Meditation: The Complete Guide to Meditation for Mental Balance, Health, and Vitality to and why?

This is the first meditation book I have ever read so I don't know how to answer that honestly.


Have you listened to any of Darren Roebuck’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

No I have not, this is the first of his books I have ever read.


Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The part of the book where we simply are. We exist and that's a good thing and everything else is situational and created by ourselves and other people.


Any additional comments?

This is an amazing booknow for beginners I had no idea there were so many different types of meditation. I thought meditation was basically done one way so that was amazing to learn.

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- Dawni Jo "Dawni Jo Hainline"

Great for basic overview

Would you listen to Meditation: The Complete Guide to Meditation for Mental Balance, Health, and Vitality again? Why?

I liked the book and would because it covered a lot of material on how to really get started for the why of meditation instead of just how to do it.


What other book might you compare Meditation: The Complete Guide to Meditation for Mental Balance, Health, and Vitality to and why?

This is the first book I've really read in regards to meditation and I think it was a great book to start with.


Any additional comments?

I think this was an exceptional book as a beginner. I enjoy hearing about backstories and how things developed into what they are instead of just being told the idea of this is what we're going to do now just go do it.

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- Cara L "Cara L."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-07-2015
  • Publisher: Sam Siv