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Title:
The path of insight meditation / Joseph Goldstein and Jack Kornfield.
ISBN:
9781611805819
Publication Information:
Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala Publications, [2018]

©1995
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ix, 112 pages ; 18 cm
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Summary

Insight meditation is a Buddhist practice that can lead to understanding our lives, to clearly seeing the true nature of our existence, and to opening our hearts to ourselves and others. This book is a pocket-sized summary of the practices taught in the authors' meditation retreats around the world. It includes exercises for strengthening mindfulness, cultivating compassion, and learning to live by the precepts.


Author Notes

Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center. He lives in northern California.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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