A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life

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Bantam Books, 1993 - Religion - 352 pages
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From compassion, addiction, and psychological and emotional healing, to dealing with problems involving relationships and sexuality, to the creation of Zen-like simplicity and balance in all facets of life, in ' A path with heart' Kornfield introduces to the concerns of many modern spiritual seekers, both those beginning on the path and those with years of experience. He guides self-searchers to a simplicity of perception that brings alive spiritual practice, peace, and truth in their daily lives.

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User Review  - gratefulyoga - LibraryThing

Another great introduction to Buddhism. Kornfield presents the teachings in a direct manner with lots of illustrative stories and metaphors. This is much more than meditation instruction. He shows how we can live with more mindfulness and compassion in all parts of our life. Read full review

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User Review  - etsmith - LibraryThing

How do we connect the pieces of our lives in a way that makes sense of our relationship to those we love, our communities and the world? This is the ultimate spiritual question. Kornfield went off to ... Read full review

Contents

DID I LOVE WELL?
11
A MEDITATION ON LOVINGKINDNESS
19
STOPPING THE WAR
22
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About the author (1993)

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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