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Meditating Selflessly Practical Neural Zen

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ISBN-10: 0262525194

ISBN-13: 9780262525190

Edition: 2011

Authors: James H. Austin

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This is not the usual kind of self-help book. Indeed, its major premise heeds a Zenmaster's advice to be less self-centered. Yes, it is "one more book of wordsabout Zen," as the author concedes, yet this book explains meditative practices from theperspective of a " neural Zen." The latest findings in brain researchinform its suggestions. In Meditating Selflessly, James Austin -- Zenpractitioner, neurologist, and author of three acclaimed books on Zen and neuroscience -- guidesreaders toward that open awareness already awaiting them on the cushion and in the naturalworld.Austin offers concrete advice -- often in a simplified question-and-answerformat -- about different ways to meditate. He…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 9/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.38" wide x 8.00" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

James H. Austin, a clinical neurologist, researcher, and Zen practitioner for more than threedecades, is Professor Emeritus of Neurology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center andVisiting Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine. He is the authorof Zen and the Brain, Chase, Chance, and Creativity: The Lucky Art of Novelty, Zen-BrainReflections, and Selfless Insight, all published by the MITPress.