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Teachings Of The Buddha : Shambhala Pocket Classics - Jack Kornfield

Teachings Of The Buddha

Shambhala Pocket Classics

Paperback

Published: 9th November 1993
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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.

Editor's Preface
Wakefulnessp. 1
Luminous Mindp. 2
The Sagep. 3
Dhammapadap. 4
Metta Suttap. 5
Developing Loving-Kindnessp. 7
Harmlessnessp. 8
Virtuep. 9
Great Discourse on Blessingsp. 10
Noble Friendshipp. 13
The Awakenedp. 14
Hatred Never Dispels Hatep. 15
Sand Castlesp. 16
No-Selfp. 17
Body and Mindp. 18
The Empty Worldp. 19
Developing the Mindp. 20
Joyp. 21
Rain, O Sky!p. 22
House Builderp. 24
Parable of the Arrowp. 26
Dharma as Medicinep. 27
The Four Noble Truthsp. 28
Sickness, Old Age, and Deathp. 32
Crossing the Streamp. 34
Parable of the Mustard Seedp. 35
Three Characteristicsp. 38
End of Clingingp. 39
Sutra on Totalityp. 41
Fire Sermonp. 42
Master Your Sensesp. 44
Nirvanap. 45
Master Yourselfp. 47
The Refinement of Mindp. 48
Plowingp. 52
Serenity and Joyp. 54
Path of Mindfulnessp. 55
Pith of the Matterp. 64
Radiant Presencep. 65
Bahiyap. 66
Sutra on Full Awareness of Breathingp. 67
The Heartp. 70
The Abandoning of Sorrowp. 71
Parable of the Lutep. 75
Inclination of Mindp. 77
Inner Peacep. 79
Abandoning All Hindrancesp. 80
Soma and Marap. 82
Songs of the Nunsp. 83
Look Withinp. 85
The Sharpest Swordp. 86
Bamboo Acrobatsp. 88
Blessing Chantp. 90
Parable of the Raftp. 91
The Kalamas's Dilemmap. 93
Patiencep. 96
Criticism and Praisep. 97
On Conflict and Concordp. 98
Admonishing Othersp. 100
Conceit of Viewsp. 101
Right Speechp. 102
Value of Loving-Kindnessp. 104
The Woman at the Wellp. 105
Treasurep. 107
Commitment to Virtuep. 108
The Five Preceptsp. 109
Tending the Sickp. 110
Wise Householdersp. 112
Advice for Sustaining the Communityp. 113
Knowing a Better Way to Livep. 114
Free from All Opinionp. 116
Do Not Grasp at Viewsp. 118
On Knowing Karmap. 119
Judging Anotherp. 120
Self-Respectp. 121
A Lamp unto Yourselfp. 122
Living in the Worldp. 123
Go Forth Over the Earthp. 124
Like Milk and Waterp. 125
Sharing Blessingsp. 127
The Dharma Is Like the Oceanp. 129
Miracle of Awakeningp. 130
All Things Conditionedp. 131
The Eye of Wisdomp. 132
Heart Sutrap. 133
The Dharma of the Heartp. 135
Miragep. 137
Sariputra and the Goddessp. 138
Fleeting Worldp. 141
The Mind of the Ancient Buddhasp. 142
Verses on the Faith Mindp. 143
Practice of Meditationp. 150
Actualizing the Fundamental Pointp. 153
The Natural Abidingp. 159
Enlightenment Has No Formp. 160
Song of Mahamudrap. 163
Development of Mahamudrap. 167
Tibetan Book of the Great Liberationp. 175
Tibetan Book of the Deadp. 177
Finding the Wayp. 179
Not Mixing Up Buddhismp. 180
The Bodhisattvap. 181
Bodhicittap. 183
Diamond Sutrap. 185
Perfection of Givingp. 186
Sutra of Hui-nengp. 188
Hyakujo and the Foxp. 190
Between Birth and Deathp. 192
Birth and Death are Nirvanap. 193
Teachings of Huang Pop. 194
Mind Is Buddhap. 196
Ordinary Mind Is the Wayp. 197
Parable of the Hidden Jewelp. 198
Song of Zazenp. 199
Sourcesp. 201
Acknowledgmentsp. 207
About the Editorsp. 209
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ISBN: 9780877738602
ISBN-10: 0877738602
Series: Shambhala Pocket Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 128
Published: 9th November 1993
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 11.5 x 8.1  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1