Teachings of the Buddha by Jack Kornfield
(Shambhala Library)

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This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs in praise of meditation by Zen teachers. The book also includes traditional instruction on how to practice sitting meditation, cultivate calm awareness, and live with compassion. Jack Kornfield, one of the most respected American Buddhist teachers, has compiled these teachings to impart the essence and inspiration of Buddhism to readers of all spiritual traditions.

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Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center. He lives in northern California.
Published August 18, 2011 by Shambhala Publications. 232 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Buddhist teacher Kornfield offers the essence of Buddhist teachings on enlightenment and transcendence in this new edition of his classic compilation of verse, parables and meditations. The selected t

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Eschewing both luxury and asceticism, the Buddha discovered a""Middle Path"" of inner and outer balance in his search for enlightenment.""The Dharma of the Buddha does not require a person to go into homelessness or to resign from the world, unless he or she feels called upon to do so,"" advises ...

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