ISBN 9780307888174,Running With The Mind Of Meditation

Running With The Mind Of Meditation



Crown Publishing Group

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9780307888174

ISBN-10 0307888177


Number of Pages 208 Pages
Language (English)

Body & health

unique fitness program from a highly respected spiritual leader that blends physical and spiritual practice for everyoneregardless of age, spiritual background, or abilityto great benefits for both body and soul. As a Tibetan lama and leader of Shambhala (an international community of 165 meditation centers), Sakyong Mipham has found physical activity to be essential for spiritual wellbeing. He's been trained in horsemanship and martial arts but has a special love for running. Here he incorporates his spiritual practice with running, presenting basic meditation instruction and fundamental principles he has developed. Even though both activities can be complicated, the lessons here are simple and designed to show how the melding of internal practice with physical movement can be used by anyoneregardless of age, spiritual background, or abilityto benefit body and soul. About the Author Sakyong Mipham is the leader of Shambhala, a worldwide network of meditation and retreat centers. He's also an avid marathon runner and golfer, he frequently retreats to study at a Tibetan monastery in India, and he writes a regular column in the Shambhala Sun. The author of the bestselling titles Ruling Your World and Turning the Mind Into an Ally, Sakyong Mipham was named one of the thirty global visionaries of our time by Planet magazine. He spends his time teaching all over the world, using his unique blend of Eastern and Western perspectives to the benefit of his students in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.