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.
All Audio Sets
- A Path with Heart
- After the Ecstasy, the Laundry
- Buddhism: A Beginner’s Guide to Inner Peace and Fulfillment
- Meditation for Beginners
- Buddhism for Beginners
- Forgiveness Meditation
- Guided Meditations for Difficult Times
- Guided Meditations for Self-Healing
- Meditation for Beginners
- The Beginner’s Guide to Forgiveness
- The Essential Jack Kornfield Collection
- The Inner Art of Meditation
- The Jewel of Liberation
- The Roots of Buddhist Psychology
- Vipassana Meditation: Mindfulness and Lovingkindness
- What the Buddha Taught
- Your Buddha Nature
- Mindfulness and the Brain
- The Beginner’s Guide to Buddhism
- Guided Meditation: Six Essential Practices…
- The Wise Heart
- Meditation for Beginners
- Buddhist Meditation for Beginners
When does enlightenment come? At the end of the spiritual journey? Or the beginning? On After the Ecstasy, the Laundry, Jack Kornfield—author of the modern classic on American Buddhism, A Path with Heart—brings into focus the truth about satori, the awakened state of consciousness, and enlightenment practices today.
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.
Have you ever thought about trying meditation, but didn’t know how to get started? On Meditation for Beginners, trusted teacher Jack Kornfield uses clear language and a thorough step-by-step guidance to show you to start-and stick with-a daily meditation practice. In this complete beginner’s course, Jack introduces you to the “Insight” tradition of meditation that has helped practitioners throughout the ages cultivate profound inner calm and a lasting capacity for happiness.
At the heart of all Buddhist wisdom lies one astonishing truth: a way out of suffering and into a more deeply fulfilling life is not a myth, but a reality available to you the moment you open your eyes through the power of skillful inquiry. Now, with Buddhism for Beginners, Jack Kornfield invites you to experience for yourself the gifts of this vast spiritual tradition. Created specifically to address the questions and needs of first-time students, this full-length retreat on audio offers an ideal way to learn Buddhism’s essential principles and insights.
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.
We all face tough times. But how can we meet these difficult situations with a compassionate heart and a clear mind? “Inside each of us is an inner light that I call ‘The One Who Knows,’” teaches Jack Kornfield. “Awakening to this wisdom can help us find our way through pain and suffering with grace, tenderness, and curiosity.”Guided Meditations for Difficult Times gives us eight new practices for reconnecting to our inner guide to skillfully navigate life’s storms.
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 guides you through meditations created specifically to ease physical and emotional suffering, and activate a powerful capacity for restoring yourself to wholeness.
Getting started with meditation isn’t as hard as you may think—especially if you have the right teacher. On Meditation for Beginners, Jack Kornfield guides you step-by-step through everything you need to know to start—and stick with—a daily meditation practice. In this complete training video, Jack introduces you to the “insight” tradition of meditation that has helped practitioners throughout the ages cultivate profound inner calm and a lasting capacity for happiness.
Forgiveness is possible. On The Beginner’s Guide to Forgiveness, author Jack Kornfield explores why forgiveness, personally and globally, is essential to our health and happiness, and how you can start using this timeless practice to transform emotional wounds into healing and understanding. With guided meditations and insights from the world’s wisdom teachings, Jack shows how forgiveness can be practiced as a gift we give, not only to others, but ultimately to ourselves.
Bestselling author Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught worldwide since 1974. A cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and of Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California, he is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practices to the West. This collection gives you Meditation for Beginners, Buddhism for Beginners and A Path with Heart, three of Jack’s most popular audio programs.
Meditation is not a means of self-improvement. It is a way of discovering the truth and relating to it with compassion and honesty. Awaken to a richer spiritual life with The Inner Art of Meditation, a comprehensive six-CD study course about vipassana (or insight) meditation from Jack Kornfield. Of the two major schools of meditation, this is the one that teaches you the art of creating a foundation of awareness in your daily life. Zen monks draw from these same principles in their practice.
For four decades, Buddhist meditation teacher Jack Kornfield has shared practical instructions for awakening the wise and compassionate heart in the midst of all we experience. The Jewel of Liberation presents 10 pinnacle dharma talks (teaching sessions) hand-selected by Jack from his personal collection to illuminate the pathways out of suffering and into the natural freedom that is both our shared birthright and our greatest gift to the world.
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 about the interior life, and what brings awakening, freedom, and happiness.
Jack provides you with a clear and accessible introduction to mindfulness and lovingkindness meditation practice, two complementary essentials of Buddhist practice that amplify each other to enrich and expand every moment as well as your connection to your life.
The Buddha promised his students that a way out of suffering and into a more deeply fulfilling life is not a myth, but a reality available to everyone. On What the Buddha Taught, Jack Kornfield illuminates the cherished Eightfold Path to share with us the same steps to inner freedom laid out by the Buddha more than 2,600 years ago.
On Our Buddha Nature, you will join Jack Kornfield, one of the preeminent meditation instructors of our time, for a complete course in Buddhism’s most basic foundation for mindful living: the Ten Perfections. These perfections—which include such universal virtues as truthfulness, simplicity, and lovingkindness—offer immediate answers to the problems and challenges we face every day of our lives. By using them as keys, Kornfield teaches, we may unlock the human gate to supreme wisdom and open fully to the perfection within each moment of experience.
With a rich history stretching back over 2,500 years, Buddhism has been described both as a system of psychology and a philosophy for living. Yet most of us think of it as a religion. What is Buddhism? How is it practiced? Can it help me today? On The Beginner’s Guide to Buddhism, author and teacher Jack Kornfield immerses you in this time-honored approach to living fully and compassionately in the present moment. Join him as he illuminates Buddhism’s most essential teachings, and how they make it possible to overcome the mental states that challenge us every day, such as fear, selfishness, confusion, and anger. Complete with authentic meditations to get you started.
As anyone who has tried it knows, meditation looks simple, but at times can be difficult. The most potent ally 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 instructors in the West 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.
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. On 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” and find in your own life the path to unconditional fulfillment and happiness discovered by the Buddha.
For readers who have thought about trying meditation but weren’t sure how to get started, Meditation for Beginners presents a complete introduction to Insight meditation with bestselling author and trusted teacher Jack Kornfield. Through step-by-step instruction in everything from breathing, posture, and attention to working with difficult emotions and physical discomfort, readers from any spiritual tradition will learn the essentials for creating a daily meditation practice. CD includes five guided meditation sessions to help cultivate the inner tranquility, natural joy, and mental clarity that are just some of the fruits of meditation.