This beginner's guide to the great 5-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, etc. A superb introduction to the Philokalia. Easy to read. Useful individually or studied as a group.