Jack explores the concept of dukkha, which is the Buddha?s First Noble Truth, and how we can open our hearts to all the joy and suffering of our incarnation.
In this special episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack Kornfield honors the life and wisdom of his early Vipassana teacher, S.N. Goenka.
S.N. Goenka was a pioneer in making Vipassana meditation widely available to a secular audience. Over 170 meditation centers have been established around the globe in his honor. Goenka was an inspiration and teacher to thousands of students from around the world, including Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg, Ram Dass, Daniel Goleman, and many other western spiritual leaders. Discover the legacy of S.N. Goenka: vridhamma.org
Poet Alison Luterman joins Jack for a beautiful duet as the two take turns reading poetry and talking about the power of words and creativity.
With an open heart and clear vision, Jack talks about the difficult subject of climate change, our deep connection to the natural world, and how we can make a difference with love and compassion.
In this dharma talk, Jack uses the topic of identity as a lens to understand the practice of mindfulness and explore the beautiful mystery of this incarnation.
In this episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast Jack Kornfield shares stories that open the mind, mend the heart and lead us to joy.
Jack Kornfield gives a beautiful dharma talk about the quality of equanimity and how this ever-changing world needs people whose hearts are at peace.
In this talk, Jack Kornfield shares wisdom on the quality of mindful loving awareness that brings both healing and liberation.
Jack is joined on stage by Chade-Meng Tan for an exploration of how spiritual practice and the search inside ourselves can guide us through our human predicament.
Chade-Meng Tan (Meng) is an award-winning engineer, international bestselling author, thought leader, movie producer, and philanthropist. Meng led the creation of a groundbreaking mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course at Google called Search Inside Yourself and is work has received eight nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize.
This time on the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack Kornfield shares teachings from The Buddha about the process of realizing, overcoming and liberating that comes from mindfulness practice.
Jack Kornfield reflects on the beauty of life and the true nature of the Self that is revealed through poetry and art.
In this episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack shares what the story of the bodhisattva Vimalakirti can teach us about meeting the difficulties of life with an awakened heart.
This week on the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack looks at the many enlightenments that each of us is capable of and explores why the possibility of liberation is such a taboo in many circles.
Jack Kornfield shares a conversation with Sylvia Boorstein around taking the Bodhisattva vow and staying in touch with our Buddha nature as we navigate our journey of awakening.
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Sylvia Boorstein, MSW, Ph.D. is the author of numerous books on Buddhist philosophy and meditation practice, including That?s Funny, You Don?t Look Buddhist and Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life. She is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. Sylvia has been teaching nationally and internationally since 1985. Her personal emphasis in teaching is the integration of mindfulness into everyday life.
Jack shares the story of the Buddha?s final days and teachings, a story of inspiration and wisdom that offers a bigger picture of our place in things.
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This time on the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack examines the inner beauty and liberation that comes from cultivating respect for all beings.
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Jack Kornfield explores the liberation available when we cultivate our creativity through the practices of an open heart.
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This week on the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack introduces us to a particularly beautiful practice, known as the Big Sky Meditation, that guides us into a quality of presence that is entered through the doorway of sound.
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On this special episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack reflects on the life and teachings of his teacher Ajahn Chah.
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On this episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack shares the adventure of Nachiketa and the Lord of Death and examines the lessons it has to teach about our own journey of awakening.
In this talk, Jack looks at how the path of inner development can help us navigate life's difficulties.
This week, Jack gives a talk exploring the different dimensions of mindfulness as gateways to freedom.
Jack examines what happens when we open ourselves to generosity through sharing our gifts and by receiving the kindness of others gracefully.
This time on the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack invites us to explore the quality of the awakened heart known as Metta.
On this episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack looks at the way we tend to the garden of the heart with mindfulness and meditation practice.
In this episode of the Heart Wisdom Podcast, Jack explores the liberation offered by the Noble Eightfold Path.
Jack Kornfield continues with part two of his Essence of Buddhist Psychology series by examining the quality of compassion necessary to cultivate mindfulness and loving awareness.
This week Jack begins a multi-part series that explores the essence of Buddhist psychology.
Jack?s teaching looks at how Buddhist psychology can help us live amidst the reality of impermanence by cultivating inner peace and equanimity.
This week, Jack examines the quality of resolve and dedication known as adhitth?na, one of the ten p?ramit?s in the Buddhist tradition.
On this episode of the Heart Wisdom Hour, Jack looks at how the depth of meditation leads us on the Bodhisattva path of service, love and joy.
On this episode, Jack looks at how the practice of loving-awareness allows a profound shift of identity from a small limited sense of self to one of spacious wisdom.
This week, Jack examines how the deepening levels of mindfulness and Loving Awareness can free the heart and mind.
Jack is joined by Trudy Goodman for discussion about practicing mindfulness and Dharma in uncertain times.
On this episode of Heart Wisdom, Jack embraces the great mystery of life and freedom it offers.
This week, Jack reflects on the Ten Perfections of Buddhism and Khanti, the perfection of patience.
On this episode, Jack helps us find the energy to awaken by exploring the practice of Right Effort.
On this episode of Heart Wisdom, Jack helps us better navigate the mysteries of life and death by letting go of our attachments.
On this episode of Heart Wisdom, Jack explores the threefold training in Buddhism which shows us the vastness and love within when we quiet ourselves.