The Wise Heart

The Wise Heart

A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology

Book - 2009
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Random House, Inc.
A guide to the transformative power of Buddhist psychology—for meditators and mental health professionals, Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike.
You have within you unlimited capacities for extraordinary love, for joy, for communion with life, and for unshakable freedom—and here is how to awaken them. In The Wise Heart, celebrated author and psychologist Jack Kornfield offers the most accessible, comprehensive, and illuminating guide to Buddhist psychology ever published in the West. Here is a vision of radiant human dignity, a journey to the highest expression of human possibility—and a practical path for realizing it in our own lives.

Baker & Taylor
Presents a guide to Buddhist psychology, concepts, and practices, offering techniques for healing, training, and transforming the mind.

& Taylor

A renowned spiritual teacher examines the full scope of Buddhist psychology and its principles--the nobility and sacredness of the human spirit, analysis of emotion and thought, and the techniques for transforming the body and mind--and demonstrates their applications to the dilemmas and trials of modern-day life. Reprint.

Publisher: New York :, Bantam Books,, 2009
Edition: 2009 Bantam Books trade paperback edition
ISBN: 9780553382334
Characteristics: x, 429 pages ; 24 cm


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Feb 05, 2013

it is indeed wise, need to buy it - it might take years to finish. Not because it's hard to read, but becasue it's got so many wise thoughts


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Dec 16, 2011

'When we learn to rest in awareness, there's both caring and silence. There is listening for what's the next thing to do and awareness of all that's happening, a big space and a connected feeling of love. When there is enough space, our whole being can both apprehend the situation and be at ease. We see the dance of life, we dance beautifully, yet we're not caught in it. In any situation, we can open up, relax, and return to the sky-like nature of consciousness.' (p. 46)

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