• The Wisdom of the Breath

  • Three Guided Meditations for Calming the Mind and Cultivating Insight
  • By: Bodhipaksa
  • Narrated by: Bodhipaksa
  • Length: 2 hrs and 13 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 05-01-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sounds True
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (23 ratings)

Summary

The answers to the most profound spiritual questions lie within us - but how do we gain access to our deepest wisdom? "Breathing is the gateway to insight," reveals Scottish-born teacher Bodhipaksa, "and meditation gives us the key."
In The Wisdom of the Breath, this master teacher guides listeners through breath-centered meditations for opening to the inner core of spiritual awareness we all possess.
©2009 Sounds True (P)2009 Sounds True
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4 out of 5 stars
By Michelle on 14-10-11

Highly recommended meditations

If you are looking for a Mindfulness/Meditation audio download Bodhipaksa's meditations are the place to start. He has an amazing hypnotic voice that I could listen to for hours! I have listened to many meditation CDs and his are definitely the best. I would give this audiobook 5 stars for the meditations, however about an hour of this audiobook is taken up by some biographical information which I feel was unneccessarily long.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sally P on 24-06-15

Very good

Bodhipaksa has a beautiful voice. Good meditations and not too heavy on the direction. A good one to move onto after a while with his mindfulness recordings on counting the breath. At the end of the last meditation, "Audible hopes you have enjoyed this..." In a harsh voice, is very jarring. It needs a longer pause.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Martin on 14-02-10

Excellent narration, deep wisdom

The answers to the most profound spiritual questions lie within us;but how do we gain access to our deepest wisdom?

Breathing is a gateway to insight, reveals Scottish-born teacher Bodhipaksa;and meditation gives us the key.

On The Wisdom of Your Breath, this master teacher guides listeners through breath-centered meditations for opening to the inner core of spiritual awareness we all possess. With these three essential practices, he reveals how the breath can help you:

* Let go of the past and future, and rest in pure presence

* Dissolve the sense of separateness to experience oneness with the world around you

* Embrace the essential impermanence of all life with serenity and joy

* Tap into your own natural wisdom by exploring the breath as a metaphor for living

Whether you're experimenting with meditation for the first time or have been practicing for years, focusing on the breath is a vital technique for realizing inner peace and clarity. Join this accessible and knowledgeable teacher for three invaluable practices to nourish your spiritual growth with The Wisdom of the Breath.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Mary on 16-01-12

Just Awful

What would have made The Wisdom of the Breath better?

I would not recomend this book to anyone. I thought I was buying 2 hours of guided meditations...but this author rambles on and on and on for over an hour before you even get to the first meditation. In addition to that, I found his voice to....soft....which made it difficult for me to listen too. I would suggest to anybody who is considering purchasing this recording that you listen to the sample first.

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