Waking Up: Guided Meditation

Waking Up: Guided Meditation

By Waking Up Course, LLC

Score: 4.93
From 34,868 Ratings


DISCLAIMER: THIS IS WHERE WE PUT THE EMBARRASSING GIBBERISH THAT'S ONLY FOR ASO. Discover daily mindfulness and meditation with Sam Harris—neuroscientist, philosopher, and best-selling author—and explore the theory behind meditation practice. Daily guided meditation sessions, lessons on zen, the stoic path, on-demand mindfulness sessions, as well as a practice timer will build your understanding, balance your mind, make your practice shine, and help turn meditation into a new habit. For inquiring and curious minds, learn the related science, philosophy, and ethics in short audio lessons with Sam and through his extended conversations with other influential meditation teachers, scientists, and scholars. 4 REASONS TO DOWNLOAD WAKING UP: - Guided meditation practice to take you deeper: You can reduce stress, sleep better, and improve your relationships, but the real purpose of meditation is to understand yourself and realize you are not your thoughts. - Theory to help you understand mindfulness: Explore the theory behind meditation practice, including over 400 lessons and conversations on nonduality, enlightenment, zen, stoicism, Dzogchen, Advaita, and more. - Daily mindfulness reminders: Listen to short audio reflections from Sam Harris to help you stay present in your daily life. - Free meditation trial for 7 days: Learn how to meditate, listen to lessons and conversations with mindfulness teachers, and build your meditation habit. DOWNLOAD WAKING UP AND ENJOY ALL THE FOLLOWING FEATURES: - Guided meditation: Practice sessions for morning, day, or evening meditation. Suitable for beginners, intermediate, and advanced meditators alike. - Introductory Course: A progressive, introductory course that will teach you the basic principles of mindfulness meditation, along with more advanced practices. - Daily meditations: After completing the Introductory Course, you will continue your practice with our growing catalog of daily meditations. - Lessons: Listen to short talks on science, philosophy, and the nature of mind. - Guided Conversations: With a wide range of teachers, scholars, and scientists. - Meditation timer so you can track and monitor your progress. - Support for Family Sharing. The primary account holder can add up to 5 family members. - Integration with Apple Health app, adding Mindful Minutes in the Mindfulness category. ABOUT SAM HARRIS Sam Harris is the author of five New York Times best sellers, including Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion. His writing and public lectures cover a wide range of topics—neuroscience, meditation, moral philosophy, religion, rationality—but generally focus on how a growing understanding of ourselves and the world is changing our sense of how we should live. Sam has practiced meditation for over 30 years and has studied with many Tibetan, Indian, Burmese, and Western meditation teachers, both in the United States and abroad. He received a degree in philosophy from Stanford University and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA. PRICING INFO This pricing is for our customers in the United States. Pricing in other countries may vary. Your subscription to Waking Up will automatically renew, unless you disable auto-renew at least 24 hours before the current period ends. You can turn off auto-renew or manage your subscription from your Apple account settings. Payment will be charged to your Apple account. You can read more about our terms of service here: https://wakingup.com/terms-of-service/ and our privacy policy here: https://wakingup.com/privacy-policy/.


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The BEST resource

By far one of the best resources to learn how your mind works and all about meditation. I love the mix between theory and practice and Sam Harris’ conversations with so many interesting people. I’ve used other mediation apps in the past but today I do my daily meditations together with Waking Up.
By aa_886

I appreciate how well put together it is.

I have meditated on/off for a year but my first thought after downloading the app is how well put together it is. I have heard of Sam Harris but never looked into it, I appreciate the time they put on app.
By Tarekegne

Fundamentally paradoxical …

It is FUNDAMENTALLY PARADOXICAL 😊 to comprehend how after the Waking Up has helped so many hundreds of thousands (including the families!) of meditators, and after Sam has altruistically given away so much - the app is given One Star rating by some reviewers… Ahh… It is not Free… Yeap… That’s it… When 2022 Ferrari is not free- that’s fine! Even the 3-year old understands that. Well , snap out of it! The Waking Up is the Ferrari of meditating 🧘‍♀️! This is the Mega Winner of all times. The interface is so polished- you will need the sunglasses to navigate!! And the content is beyond this universe. So, the true rating for the app is…. drum roll ….. 1, 000 stars 🌟! A special note of gratitude to Karl for the sensational App Support and instant replies! To the developers: Outstanding!! Bravo!!!!
By sonrisa arquitecto


Your comment today was very reassuring. I'm not frustrated, but I did not find what your were leading me to find. I hope I will experience what you said that I'll eventually will discover. I'll keep trying without judgement and be patient with myself. Thanks.
By newbbieSam

Widget squished

Love the app but the bottom point of the head in the square widget is touching the bottom edge of the widget and it makes me uncomfortable
By Ronald bo bonald

Great experience

A well guided gateway into the world of mindfulness and meditation
By GorillaThaGreen

Life Changing

As a 30 year old with ADHD, my entire life I had never found meditation to be helpful. Within the first week my perspective on meditation completely changed. Now after using this app fairly consistently over the last 8 or 9 months, I can't stop telling people how helpful it has been and recommending it to everyone. From being able to regulate my mood better, focusing on the present moment, to being less clumsy, these meditations continue to improve my life every day and in ways I never expected.
By hiimbrooke


Beautiful well made app. It’s like Spotify but for meditation, philosophy, etc.
By GK8910

The best app on my IPad so far.

I don’t remember the last time an app changed my life. The only reason I gave this amazing app five stars is because I can’t go any higher. Sam if you are reading this, I simply want to say thank you!
By Biniyam G

What a shame

I used this app to help me start a meditation practice, and it worked. Who would have thought such a “deep thinker” would have lost his mind from TDS.
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