Saturday, October 25, 2008

Shambhala's new: "Jhanas Advice"

The authors with Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw, 2008 Forest Refuge Retreat

WQ is excited to report that two successful meditators (whose advice is featured in WQ) have recently signed a book contract with Shambhala Publications, the highly respected publisher of Buddhist and other authors such as the Dalai Lama, Joseph Goldstein, Ajahn Chah, A.H. Almaas, and Ken Wilber!

Book Release
Shambhala will release an expanded version of the book Jhanas Advice, in stores by Fall 2009.

Older (pre-Shambhala) cover

Possible 2009 Retreat
The authors are also in conversation with a Buddhist retreat center about the possibility of offering a public retreat in 2009.

2008 Intensive
There is still space for the day-long intensive on November 8, 2008, in San Rafael, California. The topic is "From First Sit to First Jhana--Navigating the Process of Purification of Mind through the Use of Wise Effort." Register at Space is limited, so register early.

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