Table of contents for Meditation / by Richard Chilson.


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Introduction: What Is Meditation?	00
Part One: Beginning a Practice	00
Chapter 1. Making a covenant	00
Chapter 2. Basic Types of Meditation	00
The Body in Meditation	00
Finding Your Center	00
Standing Meditation	00
Sitting Meditation	00
The Breath in Meditation	00
Counting the Breath	00
Focusing on the Breath in the Nostrils	00
Awareness of the Breath	00
Meditation With Words	00
Meditation With the Mind	00
Chapter 3. Expanding our Practice	00
Misconceptions about Meditation	00
Obstacles to Practice	00
The Body and its Complaints	00
Scanning the Body	00
Walking Meditaiton	00
Chapter 4. The Meditative Environment	00
Physical Environment	00
Times for Meditation	00
Moral Prerequisites	00
The Community	00
The Teacher	00
Intellectual Environment	00
Exoteric and Esoteric Teaching	00
Part Two: Meditation in the Spiritual Traditions	00
Chapter 5. Why Are Traditions Important?	
Beginnings of Meditation	00
Chapter 6. The Traditions of India	00
Yoga and Body Prayer	00
Salute to the Sun	00
Buddhism	00
Vipassana Meditation	00
Compassion Meditation	00
Chapter 7. Far Eastern Traditions	00
Tai Chi Chuan	00
Circulating the Chi	00
Zen Buddhism	00
Chapter 8. Western Spiritual Traditions	00
Judaism	00
Sabbath	00
Christianity 	00
Orthodoxy	00
Catholicism	00
Rosary	00
Stations of the Cross	00
Other forms of Visualization	00
Protestantism	00
Centering Prayer	00
Islam	00
Sufism	00
Dance Meditation	00
Invocation of God	00
Part Three: The Royal Road of Spiritual Growth	00
Chapter 9 The Ox Herding Pictures	00
1. Searching for the Ox	00
2. Discovering Footprints	00
3. Glimpsing the Ox	00
4. Seizing the Ox	00
5. Taming the Ox	00
6. Riding the Ox home	00
7. Letting go of the Ox	00
8. Ox and Self both forgotten	152
9. Returning to the Source	153
10. In Town with Open Hands	155
Chapter 10 Meditation: Walking the Labyrinth	00
Chapter 11 A Modern Map-Integral Psychology	00
Archaic-Instinctual	00
Magical-Animistic	00
Power Gods	00
Mythic Order	00
Scientific Achievement	00
The Sensitive Self	00
Subtle and Causal Realms	00
Glossary	00




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Meditation