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Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters

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In this book (previously published under the title Living Buddhist Masters), Jack Kornfield presents the heart of Buddhist practice as taught by twelve highly respected masters from Southeast Asia, Here, renowned teachers such as Mahasi Sayadaw, U Ba Khin, Mohnyin Sayadaw, and Achaan Maha Boowa describe a rich variety of meditation techniques—practices that can lead to the dissolution of a limited sense of self, an awakening of insight, compassion for all beings, and the realization of Nirvana. 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. The book also provides an introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhism and a look at the Buddhist tradition as taught in Burma, Thailand, and Laos.

Synopsis:

Originally published as Living Buddhist Masters, this book includes an introduction to the basic teachings of Buddhism, along with a look at the Buddhist tradition as taught in Burma, Thailand and Laos. Also, one of America's leading Buddhist teachers presents this practice as taught by 12 highly respected Buddhist masters from Southeast Asia. Illustrations.

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:
9781570621383
Foreword:
Trungpa, Chogyam
Foreword:
Dass, RAM
Foreword by:
Dass, Ram
Foreword by:
Trungpa, Chogyam
Foreword:
Trungpa, Chogyam
Foreword:
Dass, Ram
Author:
Kornfield, Jack
Author:
Trungpa, Chogyam
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston, Mass. :
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Theravada Buddhism
Subject:
Theravåada Buddhism -- Doctrines.
Subject:
Vipaâsyanåa
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Subject:
Vipasyana (Buddhism)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Shambhala ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
103-646
Publication Date:
19951114
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.02x5.99x.91 in. .96 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Originally published as Living Buddhist Masters, this book includes an introduction to the basic teachings of Buddhism, along with a look at the Buddhist tradition as taught in Burma, Thailand and Laos. Also, one of America's leading Buddhist teachers presents this practice as taught by 12 highly respected Buddhist masters from Southeast Asia. Illustrations.
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