Book Review: Hurry Up and Meditate

The how to section argues for simple breathing practices, gives a helpful meditation checklist and moves on to more awareness oriented practices before going deeper with more advanced breathings, body and walking meditation instructions. Thankfully the author does some explanation of visualizations, in and out of the context of religious imagery and goes a step further than some other books by introducing the ideas of analytical meditation.

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Episode 005 – the 12-Step Buddhist Podcast: OM AH HUM Meditation by Lama Yeshe

By Lama Thubten Yeshe at Geneva, Switzerland (Archive # 044, Last Updated Apr 23, 2008)

When you meditate, don’t squeeze yourself. Just sit comfortably and let your breath energy flow naturally; be just as you are. Don’t think, “I’m a meditator”; don’t think, “I’m humble”; don’t think, “I’m an egotist.” Don’t think anything; just be.