This beginner's guide to the great five-volume classic of Eastern Orthodox spirituality studies the many concepts addressed in the Philokalia. Each chapter focuses on a single spiritual concept explaining it as simply as possible. Chapters include: Watchfulness (Nepsis), Logismoi (Thoughts), Ascesis, Theosis, The Passion, Stillness (Hesychia), the Jesus Prayer, The Heart, Discernment (Diakrisis), Dispassion (Apatheia), Counter-Speaking (Antirrhesis), Remembrance of God etc. A superb introduction to the Philokalia. Easy to read.