Buddhist Meditation for Beginners

Buddhist Meditation for Beginners

by Jack Kornfield
     
 

Known for bringing insight meditation to the West and for his many bestselling books, including A Path with Heart (more than 100,000 copies in print), Jack Kornfield now offers a collection of his most popular teachings with Buddhist Meditation for Beginners. This specially designed gift-set includes four complete audio learning courses:

Overview

Known for bringing insight meditation to the West and for his many bestselling books, including A Path with Heart (more than 100,000 copies in print), Jack Kornfield now offers a collection of his most popular teachings with Buddhist Meditation for Beginners. This specially designed gift-set includes four complete audio learning courses:

  • The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism—Jack Kornfield illuminates Buddhism's most essential teachings, and how they make it possible to overcome challenging mental states such as fear, confusion, and anger.
  • Meditation for Beginners—Comprehensive introduction to the vipassana ("insight") practice of meditation to cultivate a profound inner calm and awaken to the truth. Exercises include four complete meditations.
  • Meditations of the Heart—Step-by-step meditations cast light on Buddhism's cornerstone, the Four Noble Truths. These meditations take less than 10 minutes each to practice, yet will take you to the heart of essential Buddhist teachings about on opening to the truth, forgiveness, fearlessness, and more.
  • The Beginner's Guide to Forgiveness—Drawing from his background in meditation and psychology, Jack Kornfield reveals the path to forgiveness and the way out of our pain.

Jack Kornfield's bestselling meditation programs present him at his best—engaging, intelligent, helpful, and easy to follow. Join him to begin a journey that will enrich your life beyond measure.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591795377
Publisher:
Sounds True, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
Unabridged
Product dimensions:
5.22(w) x 5.72(h) x 1.04(d)

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Meet the Author

Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield, PhD, trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has been teaching meditation internationally since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce mindfulness practices to the West. He co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts and founded the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre California. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology and has taught in centers and universities worldwide. Jack has led International Buddhist Teacher meetings with the Dalai Lama, worked with many of the great teachers of our time, and is a father and activist. He is co-creator of the Awareness Training Institute and has written more than a dozen books, including Meditation for Beginners; A Path With Heart; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; and more.

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