The Buddha Is Still Teaching: Contemporary Buddhist Wisdom

The Buddha Is Still Teaching: Contemporary Buddhist Wisdom

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by Jack Kornfield
     
 

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Following the success of Teachings of the Buddha (Shambhala, 1993, over 180,000 copies sold), this new collection that is selected and edited by the same author focuses on wisdom from contemporary masters—all of whom are alive and teaching today. It demonstrates that the Buddha is, after 2,500 years, indeed still teaching—through the

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Following the success of Teachings of the Buddha (Shambhala, 1993, over 180,000 copies sold), this new collection that is selected and edited by the same author focuses on wisdom from contemporary masters—all of whom are alive and teaching today. It demonstrates that the Buddha is, after 2,500 years, indeed still teaching—through the voices of this contemporary generation of dedicated teachers who are able to express the timeless truth of Buddhism in a way that is wonderfully accessible to people today.


Contributors include: the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chödrön, Natalie Goldberg, Joseph Goldstein, Dilgo Khyentse, Sharon Salzburg, Sakyong Mipham, Stephen Levine, Sylvia Boorstein, Ajahn Chah, Jack Kornfield, and others.

Editorial Reviews

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“Kornfield has compiled short, easy to digest essays and snippets of wisdom from today's great Buddhist teachers; perfect for a lunch break that is too short for deep reading but long enough for a quick boost of inspiration.”—The Buddhist Blog

“With its series of concise selections, this book offers brief reminders and reflections on aspects of the human condition, as well as helpful instructions on steps to take on the path of wisdom and compassion.”—New Age Retailer Online

“The organization and style of these presentations will be appreciated by both the devotee and the uninitiated.”—ForeWord Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590306925
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/05/2010
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.30(h) x 1.10(d)

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“The selections, from today's most highly regarded contemporary Buddhist teachers, bring the Dharma eloquently to life for us in our own time, place, and culture. They demonstrate that two and a half millenia have done nothing to diminish the freshness of the Buddhist teachings, or their universal applicability to our lives.”—Eastern Horizon

“Kornfield has compiled short, easy to digest essays and snippets of wisdom from today's great Buddhist teachers; perfect for a lunch break that is too short for deep reading but long enough for a quick boost of inspiration.”—The Buddhist Blog 

“With its series of concise selections, this book offers brief reminders and reflections on aspects of the human condition, as well as helpful instructions on steps to take on the path of wisdom and compassion.”—New Age Retailer Online

“The organization and style of these presentations will be appreciated by both the devotee and the uninitiated.”—ForeWord Reviews

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