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If we want to find inner peace and wisdom, we needn't move to an ashram or monastery. Our buddha nature—our natural warmth and insight—can be discovered right where we are, in the context of our relationships, our family lives, and in our efforts help and serve others. Popular spiritual teacher Jack Kornfield shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than forty years of commited study and practice. A student of some of the most revered meditation masters of the twentieth century, Kornfield offers keen observations about the rise of mindfulness practice in the West and shares his insights on finding freedom right where we are.

Topics include:

   • How to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity

   • Conscious parenting

   • Overcoming the common obstacles to awakening

   • Spirituality and sexuality

   • Commiting ourselves to easing the suffering in the world

   • The way of forgiveness

   • And much more

Synopsis:

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. 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.

Topics include:

   • How to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity

   • Conscious parenting

   • Spirituality and sexuality

   • The way of forgiveness

   • Committing ourselves to healing the suffering in the world

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.

About the Author

Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma. He is a founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California, and has taught meditation internationally since 1974. His books include After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace; Meditation for Beginners; and The Wise Heart.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781590309131
Subtitle:
Awakening Right Where You Are
Author:
Kornfield, Jack
Author:
Siegel, Daniel
Publisher:
Shambhala
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Religion-Eastern - General
Publication Date:
20111206
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
9.34 x 6.29 x 1.04 in 1.24 lb

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"Synopsis" by , 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. 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.

Topics include:

   • How to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity

   • Conscious parenting

   • Spirituality and sexuality

   • The way of forgiveness

   • Committing ourselves to healing the suffering in the world

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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