Seeking the Heart of Wisdom
The Path of Insight Meditation
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Seeking the Heart of Wisdom by Joseph Goldstein
Book DescriptionIn" Seeking the Heart of Wisdom " Goldstein and Kornfield present the central teachings and practices of insight meditation in a clear and personal language. The path of insight meditation is a journey of understanding our bodies, our minds, and our lives, of seeing clearly the true nature of experience. The authors guide the reader in developing the openness and compassion that are at the heart of this spiritual practice. For those already treading the path, as well as those just starting out, this book will be a welcome companion along the way. Among the topics covered are: The hindrances to meditation ranging from doubt and fear to painful knees and skillful means of overcoming them How compassion can arise in response to the suffering we see in our own lives and in the world How to integrate a life of responsible action and service with a meditative life based on nonattachment Useful exercises are presented alongside the teachings to help readers deepen their understanding of the subjects."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781570628054
(229mm x 153mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2001
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Joseph Goldstein
Jack Kornfield is one of the key teachers to have brought Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. His books include "After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace;Meditation for Beginners;" and "The Wise Heart." "
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