Asian traditions of meditation

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Full title: Asian traditions of meditation / edited by Halvor Eifring.
Other authors: Eifring, Halvor, (Editor)
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • What is meditation? / Halvor Eifring
  • Types of meditation / Halvor Eifring
  • Samadhi in the yoga sutras / Edwin F. Bryant
  • Yantra and cakra in tantric meditation / Madhu Khanna
  • The history of Jaina meditation / Johannes Bronkhorst
  • Nam Simran in the Sikh religion / Kristina Myrvold
  • Meditation objects in Pali Buddhist texts / Sarah Shaw
  • Tibetan longevity meditation / Geoffrey Samuel
  • Kanhua meditation in Chinese Zen / Morten Schlutter
  • Meditation in the classical Daoist tradition / Harold D. Roth
  • "Quiet sitting" in neo-Confucianism / Masaya Mabuchi
  • The science of meditation / Are Holen.