Whatever form our relaxation takes we ask one of two things from it.If life has been hectic is dull and uneventful we demand to be taken out of ourselves.What many people today want to know and what I was determined to find out is can there be a condition a pool of quiet where the active restless mind can completely switch off, opt out of the conflict, and still remain purposeful, wholesome communicative and creative-says John E. Coleman.In this report he has recorded his search for this condition. He has recalled the circumstances which set him off on the search, traced its progress and described its results.
"... a fascinating glimpse of the path of a spiritual seeker who had both the yearning and thediscipline to practice with some of the greatest spiritual mentors of our time. This classic spiritual odyssey offers a wealth of insight, inspiration, and practical advice to all readers with a thirst for adventures of the spirit." - Dr. Joel and Michelle Levey, authors, Living in Balance and Simple Meditation & Relaxation; Founders, Inner Work Technologies and the International Center for Contemplative Inquiry
"Rereading the Quiet Mind after almost 30 years, I am touched again with how well John Coleman presents the urgency and dedication to spiritual practice-a universal response to the realization that liberation and peace of mind are a possibility." - Sylvia Boorstein, Co-founding teacher, Spirit Rock Meditation Center; author, Don't Just to Something, Sit There! and That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist
"For many years now a respected vipassana teacher, John Coleman's story is a classic-and a good read!" - Jack Kornfield, Teacher and author, A Path with a Heart, Buddha's Little Instruction Book, Teachings of the Buddha and After the Ecstacy, the Laundry
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