By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D.

This groundbreaking primer illuminates contemplative tools that could increase psychological and actual health.

• Foreword via popular writer and pupil Huston Smith, topic of the five-part PBS targeted, The knowledge of religion with Huston Smith

• Contributions from thirteen specialist authors

• Case experiences displaying how contemplative practices are getting used to deal with smooth pressure and issues between teams as varied as caregivers, pregnant girls, humans residing with HIV, and veterans facing PTSD

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