WorldCat Identities

Kornfield, Jack 1945-

Works: 243 works in 527 publications in 3 languages and 11,504 library holdings
Genres: Paraphrases 
Roles: Editor, Narrator, Creator, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: BQ5660, 294.3444
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A path with heart : a guide through the perils and promises of spiritual life by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A guide to reconciling Buddhist spirituality with the American way of life addresses the challenges of spiritual living in the modern world and offers guidance for bringing a sense of the sacred to everyday experience
After the ecstasy, the laundry : how the heart grows wise on the spiritual path by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
17 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 992 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One of the nation's leading Buddhist teachers uses stories to reveal the secret of discovering wisdom while pursuing personal spirituality
The wise heart : a guide to the universal teachings of Buddhist psychology by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Who are you really? -- Nobility : our original goodness -- Holding the world in kindness : a psychology of compassion -- Who looks in the mirror? : the nature of consciousness -- The colorings of consciousness -- The mysterious illusion of self -- From the universal to the personal : a psychology of paradox -- Mindfulness : the great medicine -- The liberating power of mindfulness -- This precious human body -- The river of feelings -- The storytelling mind -- The ancient unconscious -- Transforming the roots of suffering -- Buddhist personality types -- The transformation of desire into abundance -- Beyond hatred to a non-contentious heart -- From delusion to wisdom : awakening from the dream -- Finding freedom -- Suffering and letting go -- The compass of the heart : intention and karma -- Sacred vision : imagination, ritual, and refuge -- Behaviorism with heart : Buddhist cognitive training -- Concentration and the mystical dimensions of mind -- Embodying the wise heart -- A psychology of virtue, redemption, and forgiveness -- The Bodhisattva : tending the world -- The wisdom of the middle way -- The awakened heart
The art of forgiveness, lovingkindness, and peace by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A leading spiritual teacher shares quotations, step-by-step spiritual guidelines, teachings, and memorable anecdotes that explore the art of forgiveness and the need to restore peace, love, and healing to wounded hearts
Seeking the heart of wisdom : the path of insight meditation by Joseph Goldstein ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Among the topics covered are: The hindrances to meditaiton--ranging from doubt and fear to painful knees--and skillful means of overcoming them; How compassion can arise in response to the suffering we see in our own lives and in the world; How to integrate a life of responsible action and service with a meditative life based on nonattachment" (cover)
A still forest pool : the insight meditation of Achaan Chah by Phra Phōthiyānathēra ( Book )
11 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Teachings of the Buddha by ed Jack Kornfield ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. 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 are among the selections. 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."--Jacket
Meditation for beginners by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers a step-by-step method for bringing the fruits of meditation into one's life, enabling readers to create tranquility and loving kindness every day
Meditation for beginners by Jack Kornfield ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the "Insight" tradition of meditation, with step-by-step demonstrations to show how simple it is to start -- and stick with -- a daily meditation practice
Living Buddhist masters by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
14 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meditation for beginners : six guided meditations for insight, inner clarity, and cultivating a compassionate heart by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Insight" or vipassana meditation is the time-honored skill of calming the spirit and clearing the mind for higher understanding. Now, in this complete course created especially for beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield offers a straightforward, step-by-step method for bringing meditation into your life
A lamp in the darkness : illuminating the path through difficult times by Jack Kornfield ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With deep understanding and compassionate warmth, Jack Kornfield illuminates a safe-and sane-pathway through difficulty, as we explore practices created for times of crisis but applicable and useful throughout our daily lives: Equanimity and Peace-how to hold the sorrows and struggles of our world and our selves in balance while seeing the great peace behind it all
The Buddha is still teaching : contemporary Buddhist wisdom ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author of "Teachings of the Buddha" delivers a collection of inspiring Buddhist teachings, interpreted for a new generation by contemporary teachers including the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hahn, and Pema Chdrn
The inner art of meditation by Jack Kornfield ( Recording )
5 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study course on Vipassanna ("Insight") meditation which teaches the foundations of mindfulness, the Eightfold Path, developing the ability to listen to your inner self, proper sitting postures, working with energies and emotions, various meditaton exercises and the integration of meditation into one's daily life
Bringing home the dharma : awakening right where you are by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"If we want to find inner peace and wisdom, we needn't move to an ashram or monastery. Our buddha nature--our natural warmth and insight--can be discovered right where we are, in the context of our relationships, our family lives, and in our efforts help and serve others. Popular spiritual teacher Jack Kornfield shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than forty years of committed study and practice. A student of some of the most revered meditation masters of the twentieth century, Kornfield offers keen observations about the rise of mindfulness practice in the West and shares his insights on finding freedom right where we are. Topics include: How to cultivate loving-kindness, compassion, joy, and equanimity. Conscious parenting. Overcoming the common obstacles to awakening. Spirituality and sexuality. Committing ourselves to easing the suffering in the world. The way of forgiveness, and much more"--
Soul food : stories to nourish the spirit and the heart ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guided meditations for self-healing by Jack Kornfield ( Recording )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jack Kornfield guides listeners through medications created specifically to ease physical and emotional suffering and activate a powerful capacity for restoring oneself to wholeness. Listeners join this leading meditation teacher and psychologist for a systematic teaching on the healing power of attention, plus other essential practices
Guided meditation six essential practices to cultivate love, awareness, and wisdom by Jack Kornfield ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jack Kornfield Guided Meditation provides consice and gentle training 'of the heart and mind' to enjoy the fruits of this centuries - old art."--Container
Living dharma : teachings of twelve Buddhist masters by Jack Kornfield ( Book )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book (previously published under the title Living Buddhist Masters), Jack Kornfield presents the heart of Buddhist practice as taught by twelve highly respected masters from Southeast Asia, Here, renowned teachers such as Mahasi Sayadaw, U Ba Khin, Mohnyin Sayadaw, and Achaan Maha Boowa describe a rich variety of meditation techniques--practices that can lead to the dissolution of a limited sense of self, an awakening of insight, compassion for all beings, and the realization of Nirvana. In other chapters, Achaan Chaa, Achaan Buddhadasa, and Sunlun Sayadaw offer practices clarifying the essential attitude that will allow each person to discover the truth of the Buddha's teaching here and now--the living Dharma. The book also provides an introduction to the basic tenets of Buddhism and a look at the Buddhist tradition as taught in Burma, Thailand, and Laos
The beginner's guide to Buddhism by Jack Kornfield ( )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For over 2,500 years, Buddhism has offered an unfailing path to the world's people, including Americans in ever-increasing numbers. Now bestselling author Jack Kornfield illuminates Buddhism's core teachings with this clear and compact audio guide. From the 'lion's roar' of the Four Noble Truths, to the story of how Siddhartha attained enlightenment under the Bodhi Tree, to the real treasure of the Eightfold Path, here are the essentials of Buddhism's history, traditions, and daily practices
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Audience level: 0.19 (from 0.00 for Reflection ... to 0.47 for Living Bud ...)
Alternative Names
Bhikku, Sunno, 1945-
Kornfield, Jack
Kornfield, Jack Murray 1945-
Kornfild, Dzhek, 1945-
Suñño, Bhikkhu
Suñño, Bhikkhu, 1945-
Suñño Bhikkhu (Jack Kornfield)
Sunno Bhikku, 1945-
Корнфилд, Джек, 1945-
コーンフィールド, ジャック
English (141)
Spanish (1)
Chinese (1)