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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Jan 17, Alison Ruth rated it it was amazing Shelves: On reading Buddhist books Buddhist Books Blog.

kornfiekd Robert E rated it it was amazing Feb 22, You are commenting using your WordPress. We should be rigorously, ardently, intensively mindful. Clear accounts of the various Buddhist meditation techniques as taught by great Buddhist Meditation Teachers in S.

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.

Cancel reply Enter your comment here Ajahn Chah, as well as the Ven. To ask other readers questions about Living Dharmaplease sign up. Great to learn the foundations of Theravada Buddhism.

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The book has many insights and if you pick it up and read it in intervals throughout your life you’ll find new things to relate to and learn from. John Wall rated it really liked it Feb livinng, Bob rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Chapter three is a gem-all of half a page, and that mostly empty space.


Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma. Lists with This Book. Published November 14th by Shambhala first published Return to Book Page. Mostly from Burma and Thailand, the teachings are reflective of the Theravadan philosophies and methodologies.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This site uses cookies. It’s so densely packed with wisdom that you might have to re-read the same paragraph innumerable times. He is also a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California, where he currently lives and teaches.

Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters

Chapter two is more specific, looking at these topics as they apply in the traditions of southeast Asian Buddhism i. Nothing is worth holding on to. Living Dharma Quotes Showing of 7.

Dharmma 09, Oh Teik rated it really liked it. The title was then of necessity changed to something more “permanent.

Living Dharma: Teachings of Twelve Buddhist Masters by Jack Kornfield

Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Mogok and Mohnyin and those that seem somewhere in between e. Chapter three is a gem—all of half a page, and that mostly empty space.


Notify me of new comments via email. His contribution oiving merely been to supply an introduction on the Theravadan Buddhist meditation tradition and then brief bios of the individual teachers. Why this is so becomes abundantly clear First published in under the unfortunate title Living Buddhist Masters, the law of impermanence inevitably asserted itself and the masters died.

Most importantly, it becomes clear that the Buddha’s teaching, both as it exists now and as it certainly was in the founder’s day, is kornfisld so much an ideology as a highly sophisticated technology one uses to cultivate and master the mind.

They include, A Wise Heart: Feb 13, Tarasova rated it it was amazing Shelves: His books have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies. Certain tensions in teaching and practice emerge from these profiles. Quotes from Living Dharma: