The Art of Meditation

  • by Matthieu Ricard
  • Narrated by Humphrey Bower
  • 4 hrs and 50 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Wherever he goes, Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard is asked to explain what meditation is, how it is done and what it can achieve. In this elegant, authoritative and entirely accessible book, he sets out to answer these questions. Although meditation is a life-long process even for the wisest, The Art of Meditation demonstrates that by practicing it on a daily basis we can change our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.
In this brilliantly inspiring book, Matthieu Ricard talks us through the theory, spirituality and practical aspects of meditation. He illustrates each stage of his teaching with examples, leading each reader deeper into their own practice. Through his experience as a monk, his close reading of sacred texts and his deep knowledge of the Buddhist masters, Matthieu Ricard demonstrates the significant benefits that meditation, based on selfless love and compassion, can bring to each of us.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Ever wondered how to meditate properly? Find out everything you need to know about meditation in the complete audiobook guide The Art of Meditation, written by Buddhist Monk Matthieu Ricard and narrated by Humphrey Bower. The soothing tones of Bower's voice sound out this brilliant guide as it details the steps in how to meditate properly, the history of meditation and the reasons behind how and why it works so effectively. Eliminate stress from your life forever by truly understanding this incredible tool. Available now from Audible.

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What did you like most about The Art of Meditation?

If you want to understand meditation and learn how to do it properly - this book is it.

Written by some one who really knows what they are talking about and who uses the wisdom of great teachers - Matthieu has deepened my understanding and for this I am truly grateful.

Matthieu has a way with words that made it a pleasure to listen.


What does Humphrey Bower bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

Love Humphrey's voice and it was an excellent match for the material.


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

This had a calming and peaceful effect on me - loved the message.


Any additional comments?

So glad I got this book.

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- MARGARET

Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-09-2010
  • Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd