Waking Up

A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

Ranked #10 in Meditation, Ranked #13 in Atheismsee more rankings.

For the millions of Americans who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris’s new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology.

From multiple New York Times bestselling author, neuroscientist, and “new atheist” Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the 30 percent of Americans who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be...

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Susan Cain AuthorSuch a fantastic book. And it was really, for me, completely lifechanging. (Source)

Chris Goward I also highly recommend Sam Harris' Waking Up, which is a more well-rounded unpacking of non-religious mindfulness practice. (Source)

Fabrice Grinda Very well thought through analysis of spirituality without religion. (Source)

Justin Boreta [Justin Boreta said this is one of his most-recommended books.] (Source)

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