• 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
  • Release date: 01-05-10
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sounds True
  • 3.8 (57 ratings)

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Publisher's 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.

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  • Martin
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • 02-14-10

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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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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  • Michelle
  • 10-14-11

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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  • Sally P
  • 06-24-15

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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  • outofacomicbook
  • 03-29-15

Awesome guided meditations, if you...

Would you listen to The Wisdom of the Breath again? Why?

Wonderful guided meditations. Bodhipaksa has a smooth, calming and silky voice which adds so much to the meditations. There is about an hour of speech talking about various things so if you are just after the meditations then skip the first part.

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