A beautiful book of quotations from more than 2, 500 years of Buddhist teachings, adapted for the needs of contemporary life.
Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught meditation worldwide since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce Theravada Buddhist practice to the West. For many years his work has been focused on integrating and bringing alive the great Eastern spiritual teachings in an accessible way for Western students and Western society. Jack also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a husband, father, psychotherapist, and founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society and the Spirit Rock Center. His books include A Path with Heart, Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, A Still Forest Pool, and Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart.