Teachings of the Buddha (Mass Market Paperbound)

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By Jack Kornfield (Editor), Gil Fronsdal (With)
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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.

Praise For…

“A remarkably readable book that records some of the earliest recorded sayings of the historic Buddha.”—East and West Series

“An inspirational treasury of essential teachings from Buddhist literature—selected by one of the best-known American Buddhist teachers.”—Snow Lion

Product Details
ISBN: 9781590305089
ISBN-10: 1590305086
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
Publication Date: October 9th, 2007
Pages: 217
Language: English