7 quotes from Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters: ‘The entire teaching of Buddhism can be summed up in this way: Nothing is worth holdin. Buy the Paperback Book Living Dharma by Jack Kornfield at , Canada’s largest bookstore. + Get Free Shipping on books over $25!. In this book, Jack Kornfield presents the heart of Buddhist practice as taught by twelve highly respected masters from Southeast Asia.
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Shivaraj on August 2, at 5: Apr 23, Matt Hiebert rated it it was amazing. All in all, some good pointers though. The title was then of necessity changed to something more “permanent.
I think everyone should stand up at this point and applaud, because I’ve yet to come across a more condensed, accurate and well put statement of what the Buddha taught than this. Dec 28, Dan rated it it was ok Shelves: Open Preview See a Problem?
I learned so much! Sorry, your blog cannot share ajck by email. Nothing is worth holding on to. But for the overwhelming majority of us, as may be observed, there is no choice but to tread the path of unpleasant sensation, for we are not blessed with such karma.
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Great to learn the foundations of Theravada Buddhism.
Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters by Jack Kornfield
Alan Fox rated it it was amazing Nov 06, Nika rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Want to Jafk saving…. Nothing is worth holding on to. Dec 20, Cherie rated it liked it Shelves: You are commenting using your Twitter account.
Over the years, Jack has taught in centers and universities worldwide, led International Buddhist Teacher meetings with the Dalai Lama and worked with many of the great teachers of our time. Many teachers who can show you the way s.
A lot of different concepts were explained clearly with good examples or metaphors. The uncomfortable truly is the norm; the comfortable will set us adrift on the current of illusion. Although Kornfield is technically the author, this book is a lot more dense than his usual books. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Living Dharma: Teachings and Meditation Instructions from Twelve Theravada …
We should keep our bodies and minds absolutely still and strive till the end. Oct 30, Craig Shoemake rated it it was amazing Shelves: He features lectures and interviews from 12 dharma maters; good tips, but not the usual Kornfield, if you were expecting that.
We simply believe enough in the possibility of liberation and we are wise enough to see the suffering in our existence to have the faith to begin practice. Lynn rated it liked it Aug 28, Lot of efforts has gone into the collection of such detailed bio data and the presentation of teachings in a lucid way.
Trivia About Living Dharma: My personal favorite chapters are those on Chaa, Sunlun, Mahasi and Jumnien. Refresh and try again.
Living Dharma Quotes
In other chapters, Achaan Chaa, Achaan Buddhadasa, and Sunlun Sayadaw offer practices clarifying the essential attitude that will allow each person to discover the truth of the Buddha’s teaching here and now—the living Dharma.
I’ve read about half of Kornfield’s books and this is my favorite, largely because it an unstructured, straight-forward commentary on meditation by people of the forest tradition who have very divergent approaches. Chapter three is a gem-all of half a page, and that mostly empty space.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. A most beneficial book for meditators. They include, A Wise Heart: So for us, there is no blind belief or blind faith in Buddhism. This book is not a light read.
Living Dharma Quotes by Jack Kornfield
Mogok and Mohnyin and those that seem somewhere in between e. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Jul 08, Ron Krumpos rated it really liked it. Mar 01, Shinta rated it really liked it Shelves: Some teachers work within the contexts of monasteries, others meditation centers. Very Good and inspiring book for every seeker of truth in a scientific way.
Chapter two is more specific, looking at these topics as they apply in the traditions of southeast Asian Buddhism i. There are many methods of insight meditation as well as samatha concentration meditation.
There is much to be gleaned and understood here. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Nick Ball rated it really liked it Sep 19, Some teachers work within the contexts of monasteries, others meditation centers.