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“A classic—one of the very best English sources for authoritative explanations of mindfulness.”—Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence

MINDFULNESS IN PLAIN ENGLISH

20th Anniversary Edition

Bhante Gunaratana

“A masterpiece.”
—Jon Kabat-Zinn

Since Mindfulness in Plain English was first published in 1994, it has become one of the bestselling — and most influential — books in the field of mindfulness. It’s easy to see why.

Author Bhante Gunaratana, a renowned meditation master, takes us step by step through the myths, realities, and benefits of meditation and the practice of mindfulness. The book showcases Bhante G’s trademark clarity and wit, as he explores the tool of meditation, what it does, and how to make it work.

This expanded edition includes the complete text of its predecessor along with a new chapter on cultivating loving kindness, an especially important topic in today’s world. For anyone who is new to meditation, this is a great resource for learning how to live a more productive and peaceful life.

book information
  • Paperback
  • 224 pages, 6.00 x 9.00 inches
  • $16.95
  • ISBN 9780861719068
  • ebook
  • 224 pages
  • $12.99
  • ISBN 9780861719990
about the author
Mindfulness in Plain English

Bhante Gunaratana was ordained at the age of twelve as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, earned his PhD in philosophy from The American University, and has led meditation retreats, taught Buddhism, and lectured widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, where he lives.

Other books by Bhante Gunaratana:
Buddhist Suttas for Recitation
Start Here, Start Now
Beyond Mindfulness in Plain English
The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English
Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness
Meditation on Perception
The Mindfulness in Plain English Journal
The Mindfulness in Plain English Collection
Loving-Kindness in Plain English