112 pages
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Gunilla Norris
Inviting Silence
Universal Principles of Meditation

The basic principles of meditation and mindful living are explained in this guide for everyday living. The deep and abiding qualities of silence and the foundation of true spiritual experience are explored, and the need to make conscious choices in daily life to ready oneself for meditation is illuminated.

This book also provides individuals with all the particulars of good meditation practice and explains the challenges and rewards of group meditation.

Ideal for individuals and spiritual friends to use alone or with one another, this text is a thoughtful primer on finding silence and a practical manual on meditation for seekers of every persuasion.

“Gunilla Norris’s simple precepts for meditating and living have a translucent quality. We can all benefit greatly by observing them.”
Thich Nhat Hanh, author of Peace Is Every Step

“Just reading this book makes you want to sit down, take a deep relaxing breath, and refresh your spirit.”
Jack Kornfield, author of A Path with Heart

“Luminous and elegant, Inviting Silence takes us step-by-step through the process of meditation and answers our most important questions about spiritual practice. It is a jewel of a book.”
Gail Straub, author of The Rhythm of Compassion

“What Gunilla Norris has to say is heartwarming, heart-healing. She takes the reader by the hand and leads the way—practically and down-to-earth—into a peace of heart that is beyond words.”
Brother David Steindl-Rast, author of A Listening Heart