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Joseph Goldstein

Joseph Goldstein has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society, the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, and the Forest Refuge. Since 1967, he has studied and practiced different forms of...

Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg, a student of Buddhism since 1971, has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her more than twenty-five years of study with Burmese, Indian, and Tibetan teachers, she teaches intensive awareness practice (vipassana or...

Customer Reviews for Insight Meditation

By Susan L
Date Added: Monday 23 December 2013
Don't confuse this in depth correspondence course with the other insight meditation offerings. This is great, has 24 CDs, 12 guided meditations and an IMS designated meditation instructor to answer your questions. Just hearing Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg is worth the price of the set.
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By jo yohay
Date Added: Friday 22 June 2012
This is a very good meditation study. Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein are both quite wonderful. It is a very nice way to become acquainted with a meditation practice.
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By Joshua Guffey
Date Added: Saturday 25 July 2009
An excellent overview of Insight (or 'Vipassana') meditation. I've loved this one for many years now.

I've listened to it repeatedly and I gleen something new from it each time I listen. The stories related in it stick with me to remind me about how our conduct in daily life can be easier, more loving, more giving and more compassionate. And how we can create this by related differently to our thoughts, our emotions and others in life.

It's also just a pleasure to listen to. I recommend it whole-heartedly.
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