The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism, Jack Kornfield
The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism by author and spiritual teacher Jack Kornfield.
Buddhism’s Most Treasured Insights. With a rich history stretching back over 2,500 years, Buddhism has been described both as a system of psychology and a philosophy for living. Yet most of us think of it as a religion. What is Buddhism? How is it practiced? Can it help me today?
On The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism, author and teacher Jack Kornfield immerses you in this time-honored approach to living fully and compassionately in the present moment. Join him as he illuminates Buddhism’s most essential teachings, and how they make it possible to overcome the mental states that challenge us every day, such as fear, selfishness, confusion, and anger. Complete with authentic meditations to get you started.
- The Four Noble Truths
- The Eightfold Path
- Dharma - "The Laws of Life"
- Buddhist meditation practices
- Mindfulness teachings, and much more
Note: A single Cd excerpted from the full-length audio course Buddhism for Beginners.
Jack Kornfield, Ph.D. is a meditation teacher, author, and psychotherapist. After returning in 1972 from Asia, where he lived as a Buddhist monk for five years, Jack Kornfield cofounded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and obtained a doctorate in clinical psychology. His books include A Path with Heart; Seeking the Heart of Wisdom (with Joseph Goldstein); and Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart (with Christina Feldman). Dr. Kornfield currently lives with his wife and daughter near California's Spirit Rock Center, where he is a guiding teacher.
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