Emptiness - Praise

A Practical Guide for Meditators

If everything is empty, then what ceases in Nirvana and is born in rebirth? Guy Armstrong tackles this question and more in this richly informed, practical guide to emptiness for the meditator.



328 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9781614293637

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ISBN 9781614293798

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“For anyone seeking to understand emptiness, this is a clear and fine guidebook, with precise and practical ways to explore and deepen your practice.”—Jack Kornfield, author of A Path With Heart

Emptiness is a brilliant and practical introduction to the practice and attainment of liberation. Encapsulating Guy Armstrong's decades of dedicated Buddhist practice and study, Emptiness presents profound Buddhist teachings and describes ways practitioners can experience them for themselves. This is an important foundation for anyone interested in the meditation practices of Buddhism.”—Gil Fronsdal, author of The Buddha before Buddhism

“Guy Armstrong unpacks [emptiness] in a straightforward and practical manner, inviting readers to discover its liberating truth through their own direct experience.”—Lion’s Roar

“A robust meditation on emptiness. An insightful exploration...inexperienced and experienced practitioners alike will find it very rewarding and thought-provoking.”—Publishers Weekly

Emptiness: A Practical Guide for Meditators is thoroughly ‘reader friendly’ in organization and presentation, making it an ideal and valued addition to community and academic library Buddhism collections in general, and Buddhist Mediation supplemental studies lists in particular.”—Wisconsin Bookwatch

“Guy’s book encourages us to expand our whole sense of everything, so that there is a knowing of the emptiness of clinging to a experience, standpoint, issue, or identity. A solid and very worthwhile read.”—Christoher Titmuss, founder and director of the Dharma Enquiry Programm