Meditation for Starters
Includes CD with instruction, visualization, and music

Swami Kriyananda

Meditation for Starters

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Paperback/CD, 136 pages/60 minutes (5½" x 6⅞", Spoken)
ISBN 978-1-56589-229-3
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Have you wanted to learn to meditate, but just never got around to it? Or tried "sitting in the silence" only to find your mind wandering, or wanting to jump up after only a few minutes? Do you wish you had a guidebook that explained clearly in plain English what to do, step-by-step? If so, Meditation for Starters is just what you've been looking for. This little book with companion CD, provides everything you need to begin a meditation practice. It is filled with easy-to-follow instructions, beautiful guided visualizations, and answers to important questions on meditation such as:

  • What meditation is (and isn't)
  • How to relax your body and prepare yourself for going within
  • Techniques for interiorizing and focusing the mind

Author Swami Kriyananda's calm voice will carry your mind and spirit into a meditative mood, a place of peace. Learn meditation from a true expert, with more than 60 years of experience. Swami Kriyananda has helped many thousands of people to successfully start a regular meditation routine.

Includes a 60-minute CD with meditation instruction, guided visualization & uplifting transformative music.

Finalist, Ben Franklin Award for Best New Age Book

What Others Are Saying

"A gentle guide to entering the most majestic, fulfilling dimensions of consciousness. Kriyananda is a wise teacher whose words convey love and compassion. Read and listen and allow your life to change."

Larry Dossey, M.D., author of Prayer Is Good Medicine

"Gives both beginning and longtime meditators proven techniques and powerful visualizations to heighten contemplative experiences. Highly recommended."

P. J. Birosik, New Age Music News & Reviews

"Meditation for Starters is one of the best introductions to meditation for the beginner."

Yoga + Joyful Living

"Swami Kriyananda has been one of the most important Western exponents of yoga in the past 30 years. Meditation for Starters offers important insights for advanced meditators as well. In this stressful age we often need to jump-start our spiritual lives. This book is a good place to begin again."

Dr. David Frawley, author of Yoga and Ayurveda and Director, American Institute of Vedic Studies

"A new and soon-to-be classic work. Meditation for Starters is a welcome guide to the meaning, purpose, and achievement of true meditation. Written with simplicity and clarity, making it quite suitable for the beginning meditator . . . yet with the power and knowledge from 50 years experience so that longtime meditators will surely appreciate it, too. This is the consummate handbook for meditation . . . . Don't miss it!"

Richard Fuller, Metaphysical Reviews

"Hang on to the silken cord of Kriyananda's smooth words and/or voice and learn how to increase concentration, willpower, intuition, and superconscious awareness."

Total Health magazine

"[A] style which is both warm and welcoming. An excellent starting point for beginners."


"Just gazing at the cover of Meditation for Starters is uplifting. As each page turned, insights came into being . . . . I would have to recommend Meditation for Starters to anyone wanting to learn to meditate . . . discover a whole new world inside you . . . well worth the time."

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