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Author Epstein, Benjamin Jared, 1979-
Title Living in the presence : a Jewish mindfulness guide for everyday life / Benjamin Epstein.
Imprint Jerusalem, Israel ; New York, N.Y. : Urim Publications, February 2019.

Author Epstein, Benjamin Jared, 1979-
Subject Jewish way of life -- Religious aspects.
Mindfulness (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Positive psychology.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Description 1 online resource (239 pages, 1 unnumbered page) : portrait
Summary "Living in the present has become a therapeutic cornerstone; living in the presence transforms the technique into a life-changing experience. With an approach culled from teachings of great Jewish spiritual masters, Psychologist and Mindfulness Meditation teacher Benjamin Epstein provides a hands-on road map to discovering purpose in our lives"--Provided by publisher
Note Print version record.
Contents Front Cover; Title Page; Half Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: In the Beginning; Yishuv Hada'at: Jewish Mindfulness; In the Beginning: Choosing Awareness; Back to Eden: Maintaining Presence; Birth and Rebirth: Divinity Within; The Missing Piece: Two Sides of the Same Coin; Wisdom and Understanding; Being and Becoming: Where Are We Going?; A Story; Part II: Kavanot (Intentions); Chesed: Loving-Kindness; A Reflection on the Eternal Spark of Judaism Within; Hitchadshut: Renewal; A Reflection on the Immediacy of Choice
Shemot: Never Forgetting Your NameA Reflection on One's Essential Nature; Shiviti: Equanimity; A Reflection on Stability and Equanimity; Temimut: Wholeheartedness; A Reflection on Simplicity; Simchah: Authentic Joy; A Reflection on Joy; Hamtein: Patience; A Reflection on Patience; Sod: Living a Secret Life; A Reflection on the Ways of God; A Yiddish Song by Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev; Meniot: Obstacles; A Reflection on Hindrances; Bi Adoni: The Lord is Within; A Reflection on Seeing the World; Ad D'lo Yada: Until He Doesn't Know; A Reflection from the High Holiday Service
Part III: Avodah (With Each and Every Breath)Modeh: Waking Up; A Story; A Reflection on Gratitude; Takum: Thoughts; A Story; B'ruchim HaBa'im: Welcoming Our Selves; A Story; A Reflection on Emotions; Mitzvot: Remembering to Remember; A Story; A Reflection on Constant Awareness of Divine Presence; Words of Light; A Reflection on the Unity of All Creation; Torah: The Sacred Now; A Reflection on Creation; Raising the Sparks; A Reflection on Spiritual Nourishment; Becoming Jacob's ladder; A Reflection on God's Immanence; A Practice; Teshuvah: The Return to Impermanence
A Reflection on ImpermanenceA Story; A Prayer; Part IV: Shabbat: A Day of Yishuv Hada'at; The Sanctity of Being; In My Place; Remember the Shabbat Day: Keep it Holy; Appendix; Hashkatah: The Subject of Quieting (the Mind): A Practice; About the Author; Back Cover
ISBN 9789655243468 (electronic bk.)
965524346X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1129015765
Additional Format Print version: Epstein, Benjamin Jared, 1979- Living in the presence. Jerusalem, Israel ; New York, N.Y. : Urim Publications, February 2019 9781602803190 (DLC) 2019000847 (OCoLC)1083183885

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