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Guided Meditations

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We have a selection of guided meditation CDs and MP3s in our online store.


Online Courses starting September 2.

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Introductory

 Four week intro course: The Path of Mindfulness and Love

Follow-on Meditation Courses

 Change Your Mind
 Awakening the Heart
 Entering the Path of Insight

Practice in daily life

 Detox Your Heart, a five-week intensive online course in healing anger

September 2008 Issue: Spiritual Abundance

Welcome to Wildmind's latest monthly meditation newsletter. You're receiving this email because you subscribed to our newsletter mailing list. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions at the end of this email.

Online Classes Now Registering

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Get support and guidance from an experienced meditation teacher when you take an online meditation course.

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Experience the convenience of learning meditation at home, with 24/7 access.

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Develop greater peace of mind with the help of our online readings and MP3 meditations.

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Connect with others in our discussion forum.

 

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Book review by Sunada

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The Buddha's Teachings On Prosperity, by Bhikkhu Basnagoda Rahula

It's a widely held view that the Buddha taught his followers to disdain wealth and worldly success, or at best tolerate them as necessary evils. Sunada reviews a book that shatters these misconceptions and repositions the lay life as one of dignity and happiness, and full of opportunities for personal growth.

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Meditation and Life Coaching

Looking to go further with your meditation practice? Or explore more deeply what your spiritual life really means to you? One-on-one Meditation or Life Coaching with Sunada can help you delve into these kinds of issues and more.

With meditation coaching, you'll correspond directly by email with Sunada about your practice. This is your opportunity to get personal attention on whatever areas you feel will deepen and strengthen your practice.

Click here to learn more about meditation coaching

Life coaching takes a broader scope, and is done by phone. Sunada can work with you to draw out who you are at your core, and help you recreate your life around your true strengths.

Click here to learn more about life coaching at Mindful Purpose Life Coaching

Quote of the Month

portrait"It's not what we have that constitutes our abundance, but what we appreciate."
- Jules Petit-Senn

The words "abundance" and "spirituality" may not seem to go hand-in-hand but, Bodhipaksa argues, mindfulness, properly seen, is inherently enriching.

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On Practice

Ratnasambhava

Dazzling treasures of the heart
by Karunachitta

Karunachitta introduces us to Ratnasambhava, the Buddha of abundance, and issues a challenge: Dare we discover the extent of our inner riches?

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butterflyHealing the mind's wounds
by Vimalasara

How do we heal wounds in the mind? Author and performer Vimalasara offers advice, and a poem. (Vimalasara's online course, based on her book "Detox Your Heart," starts September 3, 2008).

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Connect with other practitioners in The Open Circle

open circle logoComing up in September on The Open Circle…

The Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path.

The Eightfold path is one of the Buddha's very first teachings, offering profound wisdom as well as practical advice on how to live our lives. Easily accessible, the Noble Eightfold Path is useful to those simply wanting to live a more meaningful life, as well as those aspiring to Enlightenment.

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About the Open Circle

If you've been looking for the support and encouragement of a community of like-minded spiritual practitioners, the Open Circle may be just right for you.

The Open Circle is an ongoing discussion forum in which you can explore Buddhist teachings and apply them in your life.

Free Trial of the Open Circle

And we're offering a limited number of no-strings, free, two-week trials. These are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you're interested, just reply to this email expressing your interest.

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Meditation in the News: Top Five Stories of the Past Month

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Each month we bring you the media buzz on meditation.