© Copyright 1987 by William L. Mikulas A Quest original. First Edition 1987 All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any manner without written permission except for quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. For additional information write to:

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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Mikulas, William L.

The way beyond. (A Quest book)

“A Quest original”—T.p. verso.

Bibliography:

p.

 

1.

Spiritual life. I. Title.

 

BL624.M49 1987

158.1

87- 40131

ISBN 0-8356-0625-2 (pbk.)

 

Printed in the United States of America

 


 

For Benita

 


Contents

Overview
1
Perspectives
The Self
9
Levels of Being
15
The Game of Life
21
Dreaming
26
Basic Practices
Meditation
33
Concentration
45
Mindfulness
52
Opening the Heart
63
Reducing Attachments
72
Overall Practice
Cleaning House
91
Readiness to Know
98
Finding Your Way
103
Teachers
109
Continual Practice
113
Retreats
120
Appendix: Some Basic Definitions
125
Suggested Reading
129

simplicity is continually uncovered as one continues