How to practice mindfulness meditation and bring awareness into everyday life--from the best-selling author of many classic works on meditation. "Mindfulness""in Action" is a book about meditation, about the practice and experience of mindfulness and awareness, and about how these meditative qualities influence our everyday lives. It is a practitioner's book: a book for people who want to practice meditation and also apply meditative insight to their lives. It includes practice instructions, as well as insights into the principles and aspects of meditation that are the foundations of mindfulness. Shaped for today's mindfulness audience, this book presents a broad, secular approach to meditation and teaches how to practice awareness to improve one's life.
CHoGYAM TRUNGPA (1940-1987)--meditation master, teacher, and artist--founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books, including more than 25 published posthumously. Recent titles include "Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery" and "Work, Sex, Money: Real Life on the Path of Mindfulness." CAROLYN ROSE GIMIAN has been a meditation teacher for more than 35 years. A senior student of Chogyam Trungpa, she is the editor of many of his books, including "Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior" and" Smile at Fear: Awakening the True Heart of Bravery."