Buddhist Meditation for Beginners

  • by Jack Kornfield
  • Narrated by Jack Kornfield
  • 6 hrs and 19 mins
  • Speech

Publisher's Summary

Known for bringing Insight Meditation to the West and for his many best-selling books, including A Path With Heart, Jack Kornfield now offers a collection of his most popular teachings with Buddhist Mediation for Beginners. This specifically designed gift set includes four complete audio learning courses:


Meditation for Beginners. A comprehensive introduction to the practice of Vispassana ("Insight") Meditation to cultivate a profound inner calm and awaken to the truth. Includes four complete meditations.
The Beginner's Guide to Buddhism. Jack Kornfield illuminates Buddhism's most essential teachings, and how they make it possible to overcome challenging mental states, such as fear, confusion, and anger.
Meditations of the Heart. Step-by-step meditations cast light on Buddhism's cornerstone, the Four Noble Truths. These meditations take less than 10 minutes each to practice, yet will take you to the heart of essential Buddhist teachings on opening to the truth, forgiveness, fearlessness, and more.
The Beginner's Guide to Forgiveness. Drawing from his background in meditation and psychology, Jack Kornfield reveals the path to forgiveness and the way out of our pain.

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Really enjoyable and not too 'out there'

I've had an interest in meditation and buddhism for a while but have been put off many programmes because they seem at bit too woo woo.

I wanted something practical, instructional, yet warm and enjoyable. Jack Kornfield pulls off all 3 here.

His voice is great - and I was able to get into the meditations really easily.



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- J. Casey

excellent introduction

I have been struggling to find any inner peace after a very hurtful business experience. living with daily fear and anxiety I needed to find a way to change my perspective on life and find a new way forwards. This audiobook and its author has been more than a little helpful since the author personally guides you through a series of meditations after explaining the basic Buddhist teaching behind the practice. You don't need to be Buddhist or even meditative to find this book helpful as it takes you simply and lovingly through simple exercises that can help everyone. It all makes sense and after only a few hours working through these meditation exercises I feel calm and renewed. Meditation will become a regular practice for me starting by using these guided sessions daily before working on my own. I feel supported and upheld in the loving kindness that is shown in such an everyday down to earth way through this volume. I would certainly recommend it!
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- Mr. Rl Moriarty

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-09-2006
  • Publisher: Sounds True