Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are

Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are

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by Jack Kornfield
     
 

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If you want to find inner peace and wisdom, you don’t need to move to an ashram or monastery. Your life, just as it is, is the perfect place to be. Here Jack Kornfield, one of America’s most respected Buddhist teachers, shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than forty years of committed study and practice.

Bringing Home the Dharma

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If you want to find inner peace and wisdom, you don’t need to move to an ashram or monastery. Your life, just as it is, is the perfect place to be. Here Jack Kornfield, one of America’s most respected Buddhist teachers, shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than forty years of committed study and practice.

Bringing Home the Dharma includes simple meditation practices for awakening our buddha nature—our wise and understanding heart—amid the ups and downs of our ordinary daily lives.

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“One of Western Buddhism’s wise elders, Jack Kornfield harvests a lifetime of experiences to create a masterful, clear, and moving picture of the human mind and heart.”—Norman Fischer

“Jack Kornfield brings to life a way to understand and cultivate mindfulness, compassion, lovingkindness, and true wisdom that penetrates to the core of what liberation is all about.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781611800500
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
08/14/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
273,080
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.85(d)

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From the Publisher
“One of Western Buddhism’s wise elders, Jack Kornfield harvests a lifetime of experiences to create a masterful, clear, and moving picture of the human mind and heart.”—Norman Fischer

“Jack Kornfield brings to life a way to understand and cultivate mindfulness, compassion, lovingkindness, and true wisdom that penetrates to the core of what liberation is all about.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn

Meet the Author

Jack Kornfield is one of the key teachers to have brought Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. His books include After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace; Meditation for Beginners; and The Wise Heart.

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Bringing Home the Dharma 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Helped me so much on my journey into Buddhism. A great read.
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Wonderful.