A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah

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Quest Books, 1985 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 192 pages
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Buddhist master Achaan Chah spent years meditating in a forest monastery of Thailand. This remarkable book reflects his simple and powerful message as well as the quiet, joyful Buddhist practice of dhudanga, or "everyday mindfulness," with profound insights for the West.
  

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Review: A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah

User Review  - Aneesh - Goodreads

This isn't a book to be read cover-to-cover, though that's what I did. Most parts are excellent. I was inspired by the emphasis on practice. The focus, however, is monastic, and it takes some ... Read full review

Review: A Still Forest Pool: The Insight Meditation of Achaan Chah

User Review  - Harry - Goodreads

There is a Buddhist temple in the village where I live and the monks very kindly invited the villagers to a meal a few months ago. On leaving we were all presented with this book as a gift. It's a ... Read full review

Contents

Correcting Our Views
27
Meditation and Formal Practice
75
Glossary of Buddhist Terms
189
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About the author (1985)

Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center. He lives in northern California.

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