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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Mostly from Burma and Thailand, the teachings are reflective of the Theravadan philosophies and methodologies. Email required Address never made public.
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This book contains the stories of 12 highly respected Southeast Asian meditation masters of the last century and how they taught meditation. Lynn rated it liked it Aug 28, On reading Buddhist books Buddhist Books Blog. A lot of different concepts were explained clearly with good examples or metaphors. Chapter two is more specific, looking at these topics as they apply in the traditions of southeast Asian Buddhism i.
Feb 13, Tarasova rated it it was amazing Shelves: Refresh and try again. Books by Jack Kornfield.
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What Jack Kornfield has done is allow the Dharma or, more correctly, “Dhamma” experts to speak for themselves. Mar 01, Shinta rated it really liked it Shelves: Ajahn Chah, as well as the Ven. Dec 20, Cherie rated it liked it Shelves: There are many methods of insight meditation as well as samatha concentration meditation. 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.
We should keep our bodies and minds absolutely still and strive till the end. Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s so densely packed with wisdom licing you might have to re-read the same paragraph innumerable times.
Sep 02, Juergen rated it really liked it. Apr 23, Matt Hiebert rated it it was amazing. Titular changes notwithstanding, the book is still in print, and kack so-it should be on every Buddhist practitioner’s list of “must read” books.
Sign in with Kornfieeld Sign in options. The uncomfortable truly is the norm; the comfortable will set us adrift on the current of illusion. Quotes from Living Dharma: The Dharma was to guide them. Mogok and Mohnyin and those that seem somewhere in between e.
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In this book previously published under the title Living Buddhist MastersJack Kornfield presents the heart korrnfield 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 th In this book previously published under the title Living Buddhist MastersJack Kornfield presents the heart of Buddhist practice as taught by twelve highly respected masters from Southeast Asia, Here, renowned teachers such as Kornnfield 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.
But for the overwhelming majority dharmw us, as may jac 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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This was an interesting book, a much more serious, stricter, and in some ways harsher Buddhism than what you typically hear about in the US. Chapter two is more specific, looking at these topics as they apply in the traditions of southeast Asian Buddhism i. My personal favorite chapters are those on Chaa, Sunlun, Mahasi and Jumnien. kornfielld
Nothing is worth holding on to.