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Teachings of the Buddha - Jack Kornfield

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Published: October 2007
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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. The book also includes traditional instruction on how to practice sitting meditation, cultivate calm awareness, and live with compassion. Jack Kornfield, one of the most respected American Buddhist teachers, has compiled these teachings to impart the essence and inspiration of Buddhism to readers of all spiritual traditions.

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Pros

  • Classic
  • Theologically Sound

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  • Limited Appeal

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  • Reference

Comments about Teachings of the Buddha:

not quiet what i expected, mostly phrases and philosophy phrases and sayings by buddah teaching.

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"A remarkably readable book that records some of the earliest recorded sayings of the historic Buddha."--East and West Series "An inspirational treasury of essential teachings from Buddhist literature--selected by one of the best-known American Buddhist teachers."--Snow Lion

ISBN: 9781590305089
ISBN-10: 1590305086
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: October 2007
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.1 x 10.7  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.12