Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn't know how to get started? With Meditation for Beginners , trusted teacher Jack Kornfield shows you how simple it is to start—and stick with—a daily meditation practice. "Insight" or vipassana meditation is the time-honored skill of calming the spirit and clearing the mind for higher understanding. Now, in this complete course created especially for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing meditation into your life. Using the six guided meditations on the included disc, you will discover how easy it is to use your breath, physical sensations—and even difficult emotions—to create tranquility and loving kindness in your everyday life. These simple, elegant practices are so easy to learn that you will begin enjoying the benefits of meditation immediately—while laying the foundation for a lifetime of inner discovery and awakening. Note : This book includes a spoken-word audio CD, which is not available with the digital ebook edition.