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A concise yet detailed introduction to the Buddha's path to happiness and fulfillment.
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Trusted Teacher Jack Kornfield Presents a Beginner's Guide to Buddhist Philosophy and Practice

Course objectives:

  • Demonstrate familiarity with the life of the Buddha Siddhartha Gautama
  • Apply knowledge of the Four Noble Truths and the Buddha's Eightfold Path to enlightenment
  • Practice the technique of mindfulness meditation
  • Plan to use the practice of lovingkindness meditation

The teachings of Buddhism offer us a practical way to achieve the inner peace, fulfillment, and happiness that we all want. Buddhism is an informative yet compact audio guide with celebrated teacher Jack Kornfield.

In one liberating CD-session, you will hear the story of Siddhartha's enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree, the core wisdom of the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path, and essentials of Buddhism's many branches and practices.

Then Jack Kornfield leads two traditional guided meditations, “Mindfulness” and “Lovingkindness,” to help you awaken the heart and live fully and compassionately in the moment.

Previously released as The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism.

Format Details
Contents Digital Audio (1 hour)
Product Code AW01583W
ISBN Number 978-1-59179-936-8

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Jack Kornfield

About Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield, PhD, trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught worldwide since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practices to the West. He is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California. He is a husband, grandfather, and activist and holds a PhD in clinical psychology. He has written more than fifteen books including The Wise Heart; A Path With Heart; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; and more. For more, visit jackkornfield.com.