Ancient Path: Talks on Vipassana Meditation as Taught by S.N. Goenka

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A collection of talks given by Dr. Paul Fleischman on Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka, these selections explore subjects such as mental health, mindfulness, and cultivating inner peace. They were given to diverse audiences across the world in locations including Boston, Madrid, Vienna, and Dublin. These talks are a valuable introduction to Vipassana meditation, as well as an inspiring resource for those who are already practicing.
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Paul R. Fleischman, MD, is an author, poet, lecturer, outdoorsman, and retired psychiatrist who has practiced Vipassana mediation for 40 years. He is the former chief resident at the Yale University School of Medicine and author of numerous articles and nine books, including Cultivating Inner Peace and Karma and Chaos. He lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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Pariyatti Publishing
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Published on
Dec 5, 2012
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Pages
192
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ISBN
9781928706540
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Language
English
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Genres
Body, Mind & Spirit / Mindfulness & Meditation
Religion / Buddhism / General
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From the Hardcover edition.
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