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  • The Artist's Way

  • A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity
  • By: Julia Cameron
  • Narrated by: Julia Cameron
  • Length: 3 hrs and 6 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 720
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 502
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 494

The Artist's Way is the seminal book on the subject of creativity. An international best seller, millions have found it to be an invaluable guide to living the artist's life. Still as vital today, or perhaps even more so, than it was when it was first published one decade ago, it is a powerfully provocative and inspiring work.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant materials, horrible as an audiobook

  • By T Cyr on 03-15-17

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1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-06

This audiobook is an abridged version of the book and at the beginning, she states that if you want more information on the exercises, then reference the book. Why would I have bought the audiobook if I have the paper version to reference?? What a waste.

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  • The Science of Enlightenment

  • By: Shinzen Young
  • Narrated by: Shinzen Young
  • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
  • Abridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 701
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 411
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 407

Demystify mysticism and learn techniques to move yourself beyond emotional and intellectual blocks into a realm of clear insight and inner peace. In this complete curriculum for self-investigation Shinzen Young - one of America's foremost meditation teachers - covers traditional teachings, scientific insights, and practical instruction to show you exactly how enlightenment works, and how to begin your own journey to inner liberation. Topics include concentration, awareness, and merging techniques to explore the self and the world around you, how spiritual practices work in Buddhism, Christianity, Jewish mysticism, Sufism, Hinduism, shamanism, and many other mystical traditions, as well as 6 complete guided meditation sessions and a host of insights on how to choose and establish your own meditation practice.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Emese on 09-30-03


5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-01-06

This is hands down the best reference for meditation. It gives Eastern concepts in clear Western conceptual ways along with the science behind it that Americans will find necessary. Not only is this a "how to" guide to meditation, but he has answered in advance almost any and all questions that you will have along the path including, "why are we doing this?", "where are we going?", "what will happen along the way?", "what pitfalls can I expect and what do I do about them?". He even explains Zen in an understandable way.
WAY better than my expectations. If you get only ONE guide to meditation- get this one. He DOES speak slowly, but if this bothers you, then download it to your IPod and you can speed it up. I USUALLY do that with my audiobooks, but this one is so packed with great information that I didn't want to miss anything that was said.

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