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    • Buddhism for Beginners [Jack Kornfield]

    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,193
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    Created specifically to address the questions and needs of first-time students, here is Buddhism's vast spiritual legacy, presented by one of America's leading meditation teachers.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Might be difficult for true beginners...

    • By Anna on 07-13-09

    Regular price: $48.97

    • The Wise Heart

    • A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 7 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 372
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 308
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 305

    You have within you an unlimited capacity for extraordinary love, for joy, for communion with life, and for unshakable freedom - and here is how to awaken it. In The Wise Heart, celebrated author and psychologist Jack Kornfield offers an accessible, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology. He shows you how to use powerful Buddhist insights and practices to go beyond the trap of "self-improvement".

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Awesome!

    • By Nik LaCroix on 05-01-15

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Teachings of the Buddha

    • Revised and Expanded
    • By: Jack Kornfield (editor), Gil Fronsdal (editor)
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini, Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 3 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 223

    This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs in praise of meditation by Zen teachers.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A book that necess focus

    • By Ricardo on 04-15-16

    Regular price: $2.99

    • After the Ecstasy, the Laundry

    • How the Heart Grows Wise on the Spiritual Path
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 9 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 173

    When does enlightenment come? At the end of the spiritual journey? Or the beginning? In After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, Jack Kornfield brings into focus the truth about satori, the awakened state of consciousness, and enlightenment practices today. The result is this extraordinary look at the hard work we all must do - the laundry - no matter how often we experience ecstatic states of consciousness through meditation and other disciplines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Title points to meat of the message

    • By U. webb on 10-26-15

    Regular price: $24.48

    • 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 18 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 406
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Always puts me to sleep, but try to pay attention

    • By Sheldon Nicholson on 05-09-15

    Regular price: $13.97

    • 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 366
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent

    • By Louise on 07-12-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Mindfulness and the Brain

    • A Professional Training in the Science and Practice of Meditative Awareness
    • By: Jack Kornfield, Daniel J. Siegel
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield, Daniel J. Siegel
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 227
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 228

    Mindfulness awareness creates scientifically recognized enhancements in our mental functions and interpersonal relationships. But how can we integrate this information into our personal or professional lives? In the Mindfulness and the Brain audio learning course, Jack Kornfield, PhD, and Daniel Siegel, MD, offer theoretical and experiential teachings on the power of inner transformation and the cultivation of a wise and loving heart.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So well done. A joy to listen to

    • By Kavita on 04-23-14

    Regular price: $48.97

    • Guided Meditations for Self-Healing

    • Essential Practices to Relieve Physical and Emotional Suffering and Enhance Recovery
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 54

    Meditation brings you into a deep communion with your own body and heart, but what happens when you are sick or in pain? With Guided Meditations for Self-Healing, Jack Kornfield guides you through meditations created specifically to ease physical and emotional suffering and activate a powerful capacity for restoring yourself to wholeness. We are conditioned to approach healing as an act of control, in which we judge what is wrong with us and impose a change.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Sara on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $9.78

    • 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 137
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 96

    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

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Vipassana Meditation

    • Mindfulness and Lovingkindness
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 126
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 122

    Meditation instructor Jack Kornfield provides you with a clear and accessible introduction to mindfulness and loving-kindness meditation practice, two complementary essentials of Buddhist practice that amplify each other to enrich and expand every moment as well as your connection to life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • My favorite Sounds True meditation so far

    • By Rob on 05-25-17

    Regular price: $2.09

    • The Buddha Is Still Teaching

    • Contemporary Buddhist Wisdom
    • By: Jack Kornfield (editor), Noelle Oxenhandler (editor)
    • Narrated by: Edoardo Ballerini
    • Length: 4 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 239

    When the Buddha set in motion the wheel of Dharma, he knew that the teaching he gave was inexhaustible - that every future generation would find its own skillful ways to convey it to the hearts and minds of those ready to hear. The Buddha Is Still Teaching is testimony to the fulfillment of that promise today. The selections it contains, from today's most highly regarded contemporary Buddhist teachers, bring the Dharma eloquently to life for us in our own time, place, and culture.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Many pearls, but no string

    • By Steve on 04-15-15

    Regular price: $2.99

    • No Time Like the Present

    • Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy Right Where You Are
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Todd Ross
    • Length: 7 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76

    In this landmark work, internationally beloved teacher of meditation and mindfulness Jack Kornfield reveals that you can be happy now, this minute, with the keys to inner freedom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wondering why?

    • By DKAero on 06-21-17

    Regular price: $17.00

    • Roots of Buddhist Psychology

    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 8 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 519
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 351
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 340

    The Buddha said many times that just as the great oceans have but one taste, so do all the true teachings of the dharma: the taste of freedom. Jack Kornfield's The Roots of Buddhist Psychology is an invitation to drink deeply of these teachings; to taste the wisdom that flows from the heart of Buddhism's most useful ideas on the interior life and what brings awakening, freedom, and happiness. Jack Kornfield opens this eternal view of the mind for all listeners in this collection.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic read

    • By Eric on 02-01-10

    Regular price: $48.97

    • Waking Up: Volume 1

    • Over 30 Perspectives on Spiritual Awakening - What Does It Really Mean? Volume 1
    • By: Tara Brach, Reggie Ray, Sally Kempton, and others
    • Narrated by: Tara Brach, Reggie Ray, Sally Kempton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 11 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58

    In Waking Up, Volume 1, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with seven teachers about their personal understandings of spiritual awakening - how it takes place, what changes (and what doesn't), and how their experiences can inspire and inform our own realizations.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Nice concept

    • By Steven M. Tomski on 08-12-16

    Regular price: $34.28

    • Meditation for Beginners

    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    In Meditation for Beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield uses clear language and step-by-step guidance to show us how to start - and stick with - a daily meditation practice. From the basics of how to get started to dealing with distractions, this complete course introduces us to the Insight tradition of meditation that has helped practitioners throughout the ages cultivate profound inner calm and a lasting capacity for happiness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By jc on 02-02-18

    Regular price: $9.78

    • The Jewel of Liberation

    • Essential Teachings on the End of Suffering
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 9 hrs and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 210

    It is possible to find genuine happiness and liberation in the ups and downs of your own human life. We can sense how it is possible for our own capacity for greater freedom and compassion to grow. "If this were not possible," said the Buddha "I would not ask you to do so." The Jewel of Liberation presents 10 pinnacle dharma talks (teaching selections) hand-selected by Jack from his personal collection to illuminate the pathways out of suffering.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Jewel of a book!

    • By Sara on 06-16-14

    Regular price: $48.51

    • Guided Meditations for Difficult Times

    • A Lamp in the Darkness
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 132

    Hard times come to everyone. When they come, we can all use help. Fortunately there are skillful ways to illuminate our path and strengthen our heart's courage, clarity, dignity and compassion. To help us navigate our own difficult time, trusted meditation teacher Jack Kornfield, known for his gift of transmitting meditation with his warmth, wisdom and precision, offers Guided Mediations for Difficult Times.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Compassionate guide

    • By Sara on 03-27-14

    Regular price: $13.96

    • Awakening Is Real

    • A Guide to the Deeper Dimensions of the Inner Journey
    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 6 hrs and 53 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 196
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 192

    It might happen suddenly, like a flash of lightning. Or gradually, like raindrops filling a jar. Our universal and awakened nature, the Buddha taught, can emerge in calm or in crisis. And then, as our path deepens, we must learn to embody our vision as we navigate the unexpected turns of the mystery.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another Beauty From Jack Kornfield

    • By Sara on 06-17-14

    Regular price: $48.97

    • The Meditation Summit: Volume 1

    • Deepen and Expand Your Meditation Practice with the World's Leading Teachers
    • By: Reginald A. Ray Ph.D., Snatam Kaur, Sharon Salzberg, and others
    • Narrated by: Reginald A. Ray Ph.D., Snatam Kaur, Sharon Salzberg, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    In The Meditation Summit: Volume I, Sounds True publisher and founder Tami Simon speaks with 10 leading meditation teachers about their personal understanding of this practice - each with a complete guided meditation. Practitioners of all levels will benefit from the abundance of insight and guidance provided by these diverse voices.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • great overview of multiple types of meditations.

    • By Scott on 12-18-16

    Regular price: $34.28

    • Forgiveness Meditation

    • By: Jack Kornfield
    • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
    • Length: 7 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 83
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    If you've been hurt by another person - or by your own inner judge and jury - you've probably figured out that it's impossible to forgive through sheer will or intention. True healing, teaches Jack Kornfield, comes naturally with the opening of insight, understanding and release. In this guided session, you'll learn to germinate forgiveness and move out of pain, fear, and confusion even if you've been struggling with your situation for years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a lovely meditation to refresh the heart!

    • By Georgie on 04-16-18

    Regular price: $1.39

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