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  • A Path with Heart

  • A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
  • By: Jack Kornfield
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
  • Length: 3 hrs and 16 mins
  • Abridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 439
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Jack Kornfield's A Path with Heart has been acclaimed as the most significant book yet about American Buddhism, a definitive guide to the practice of traditional mindfulness in America today. On this audio edition, Kornfield teaches the key principles of Buddhism's cherished vipassana (insight) tradition and puts them into direct service, with the unique needs of the contemporary seeker in mind.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • NOT THE BOOK

  • By E Carroll on 06-07-18

Open heart opened mind!

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Reviewed: 06-14-15

Beautiful book, teachings and teacher. Jack I someday hope I get to meet you. Namaste.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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  • Waking Up

  • Over 30 Perspectives on Spiritual Awakening - What Does It Really Mean?
  • By: Jack Kornfield, Eckhart Tolle, Sally Kempton, and others
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield, Eckhart Tolle, Sally Kempton, and others
  • Length: 22 hrs and 51 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
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Waking Up brings you the insights of 34 of today's leading authors and teachers who have deeply explored the implications of spiritual awakening. Sounds True publisher Tami Simon will speak with the teachers about their personal understandings of awakening - how it happened, what changed (and what didn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • The genius is the format of the book!

  • By Scotslad007 on 06-05-15

WAKE UP PEOPLE! Life depends on it!

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Reviewed: 06-10-15

Sounds true has done it again. Absolutely encouraging. Tammy you are a master interviewer thanks for what you and Sounds True bring to the rest of the world.

  • Bringing Home the Dharma

  • Awakening Right Where You Are
  • By: Jack Kornfield, Daniel J. Siegel MD (foreword)
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield, Edoardo Ballerini
  • Length: 10 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 389
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If you want to find inner peace and wisdom, you don't need to move to an ashram or monastery. Your life, just as it is, is the perfect place to be. Jack Kornfield, one of America's most respected Buddhist teachers, shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than 40 years of committed study and practice.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Not Read by Jack Kornfield

  • By Roger on 05-18-17

Practice is the Key!

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Reviewed: 06-07-15

Bring home the Dharma and share it with the world. Thanks for another beautiful teaching.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful

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  • Mahamudra for the Modern World

  • An Unprecedented Training Course in the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism
  • By: Reginald A. Ray
  • Narrated by: uncredited
  • Length: 37 hrs and 41 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4 out of 5 stars 233
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What if you could learn the ultimate teachings of Tibetan Buddhism as they were meant to be received - guided every step of the way by an experienced master? This practice, known as Mahamudra or "The Great Revelation", was once taught only to elite students in secluded monasteries and cloisters. Now Dr. Reginald Ray has created an unprecedented audio learning course to make this profoundly transformative path available to listeners everywhere, with Mahamudra for the Modern World.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • essence of paying attention to your own awareness

  • By Don on 08-24-12
  • Mahamudra for the Modern World
  • An Unprecedented Training Course in the Pinnacle Teachings of Tibetan Buddhism
  • By: Reginald A. Ray
  • Narrated by: uncredited

Freedom is not easy.

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Reviewed: 06-07-15

Compassion is key. It is the very essence of our being. Mahamudra is the steering wheel.

  • Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

  • A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings (Unabridged Selections)
  • By: Paul Reps
  • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
  • Length: 2 hrs and 55 mins
  • Abridged
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 187
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 139

Zen is a way of life, a religion, and an aesthetic, as well as one of the oldest and most profound religious philosophies in the world. This program presents selections from some of the best-known works in the Zen canon. 101 Zen Stories recounts actual experiences with Zen spanning five centuries. The Gateless Gate is a 13th-century collection of mind problems used in the practice of Zen. 10 Bulls is a 12th-century commentary on the stages of awareness leading to enlightenment.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • All should read

  • By Jacob Green on 11-18-16

Zazen is everyday living.

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Reviewed: 06-07-15

Full of Emptiness. Empty is full within. Long time short time. Swim on the surface with your feet on the bottom.

2 of 7 people found this review helpful

  • The Three Pillars of Zen

  • Teaching, Practice, Enlightenment
  • By: Roshi Philip Kapleau
  • Narrated by: Bodhin Kjolhede, Sunya Kjolhede
  • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 238
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No other Eastern religious tradition has influenced Western thought more than Zen Buddhism. This collection contains the luminous essays and lectures of contemporary Zen masters, as well as several personal accounts of the experience of enlightenment. Since 1965, this pioneering classic has had a profound impact on the development of Zen in the West, inspiring countless Westerners to undertake Zen practice.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Comments on abridged Audible Version

  • By FLBubba on 11-26-13

Full of Emptiness!

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Reviewed: 06-07-15

Words can not describe the Fullness of this empty book. The emptiness of Words filled this book.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

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  • Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

  • By: Shunryu Suzuki
  • Narrated by: Peter Coyote
  • Length: 2 hrs and 57 mins
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 944
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Shunryu Suzuki was a direct spiritual descendant of the renowned 13th-century Zen master Dogen, and his hugely influential Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind ranks with the great classics of Zen literature. Suzuki's clear, coherent translation of ancient beliefs and principles miraculously leaves all the subtleties of Zen intact, while adapting the language to modern sensibilities.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • A pleasure

  • By Mehitobel on 03-02-08

Just Be...

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Reviewed: 06-07-15

My opinion is just that an "OPINION". So if I was to say anything about this book it will be this...

  • Guided Meditation: Six Essential Practices to Cultivate Love, Awareness, and Wisdom

  • By: Jack Kornfield
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
  • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
  • Original Recording
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    4.5 out of 5 stars 149
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As anyone who has tried it knows, meditation looks simple but at times it can be difficult. The greatest support you can have on your contemplative path is a trusted teacher like Jack Kornfield, who stands out as one of the most helpful and encouraging Western instructors for newcomers to the art of meditation. With Guided Meditation, this renowned Buddhist teacher brings you six practices that will open the door to the serenity and joy of meditation, and serve as your foundation for years to come.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Follow the heart to lead a compassionate life.

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-08-15

Follow the heart to lead a compassionate life.

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Reviewed: 05-08-15

Jack is truly a leader in wisdom and a friend I have never even meet.

4 of 4 people found this review helpful