Best Mindfulness And Meditation DVDs, CDs And Books

On this page, you’ll find the very best mindfulness meditation CDs, mindfulness books and mindfulness DVDs to supplement our articles on mindfulness.

 

 

Isn’t it a blessing to be able to enjoy truly inspiring books, CDs and DVDs? Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh, the Dalai Lama, Doreen Virtue… there are so many fantastic minds out there, and we get to lie back and enjoy their talents.

I remember the very first mindfulness meditation meditation book I read. It was called Awakening The Buddha Within. It moved me and changed my life. Then there was The Power of Now, The Book of Secrets,  Peace In Every Step.

There are so many wonderful meditation  CDs, books and DVDs that it’s been a little difficult compiling this list of the best meditation  CDs, books and DVDs of all time. I had to cut out so many titles (and felt guilty every time I did so). But what’s left is, in my opinion, the absolute best meditation products on the market. I very highly recommend every single one of them. Let’s take a look at the titles that made it onto my list.

 

 

The Best Mindfulness BOOKS

Mindfulness in Plain English By Henepola Gunaratana

The single best book on the practice of Vipassana meditation (a mindfulness based meditation), Mindfulness in Plain English is designed to revolutionise your life, and it will. This is perhaps the best book for learning the basics of mindfulness meditation, taught by a Buddhist monk who is an authority on the subject.


  Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life By Thich Nhat Hanh

Peace in Every Step is a small book but a great one nonetheless. Written by Thich Nhat Hanh, the foremost figure in mindfulness meditation, it is packed full of practical exercises and tips by which Western audiences may take advantage of the Western mindset. This book is certain to make you look at the world in a whole new light.


The Mindfulness Solution by Ronald D. Siegel

The Mindfulness Solution shows how mindfulness can be used in simple ways to relax you in your day to day life. It covers mindfulness in such basic chores as walking the dog or driving to work. As such, this is a mindfulness book you can directly apply to real life.


The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now is not directly marketed as a mindfulness book, but in reality it is precisely that, and one of the very best mindfulness books too. This is one of the most popular self improvement works and has inspired millions of people around the world. It’s a must-read title.  


  Happiness: Essential Mindfulness Practices by Thich Nhat Hanh

In this mindfulness meditation book, Thich Nhat Hanh lays down the path  through which we can all achieve lasting happiness. Best of all, he does so with simple and practical advice, showing how chores such as walking, eating, driving, doing the dishes and more can be used as mindfulness meditation to cultivate peace of mind and happiness.

 

The Best Mindfulness CDs

Mindfulness Meditation for Pain Relief: Guided Practices for Reclaiming Your Body and Your Life  

Jon Kabat Zinn reveals how mindfulness can be used to transform pain (which he has clinically proven). This CD begins with a presentation on how mindfulness changes our bodies processing of pain. This is followed by mindfulness techniques and tips, followed by a guided meditation.

Zinn is one of the most important figures in mindfulness and this is perhaps his greatest work.


The Present Moment: A Retreat on the Practice of Mindfulness

The best mindfulness CD from Thich Nhat Hanh, The Present Moment is an excellent introductory point for mindfulness beginners to learn the Buddhist mindfulness practices. Coming from the Zen master himself, you know you’re getting a truly exceptional CD with Thich Nhat Hanh’s The Present Moment.

 

Mindfulness for Beginners

Another work from the great Jon Kabat Zinn, Mindfulness for Beginners is one of the best courses for new mindfulness students to learn mindfulness practices. The exercises in the book are great for stress reduction, curing depression naturally, pain relief and more.

 

The Best Mindfulness DVDS

Mindfulness for Urban Depression

Psychptherapist Ira Israel takes you on a journey from Paris to LA to Las Vegas and Chicago, showing how the busy modern day life can be harmful to our minds. He explains how our busy lives can lead to urban depression and offers mindfulness exercises and techniques to help cure depression and promote peace and inner calm.


Meditation For Beginners

This DVD covers meditation and yoga, containing both a relaxing meditation program (which is easy to do), a body scan and a seated meditation. The music is beautiful and relaxing and everything is explaining so easily a child could do it. Perfect.

Didn’t find a book that satisfies your needs. You should probably consider these alternative meditation tools.

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Paul Martin Harrison

Im on a mission to spread spirituality and enlightenment. How? By writing and teaching. You guys asked me to write a book that will teach you how to meditate properly and how to find enlightenment. Guess what? The book is out now. It's called Welcome To Silence : A Practical Guide To Mindfulness And Meditation.

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