An introductory handbook and accompanying CD for anyone interested in meditation. Discover the different forms and benefits of this most universal of spiritual practices. The practice of meditation improves both mind and body, allowing you to let go of stress and anxiety. This ancient method of achieving calm and tranquility is now practised both by those on a spiritual path and by those who simply want to reap the many documented health benefits. This in-depth guide is an invaluable source of guidance and inspiration, exploring and explaining a broad range of meditation practices, from breath meditation to the use of mantras. Also includes a free CD, on which Christina Feldman personally leads you through the five main types of meditation, from mindfulness to visualisation. Using examples from a variety of traditions, she will help you develop your own meditation practice and bring a sense of calm to your busy modern life. For the beginner and the more experienced practitioner, Meditation for Beginners will deepen your meditative practice and enhance your life, helping you to develop inner peace, still your mind and focus on what you really want.