Jack Kornfield — The best way to Scale back Nervousness and Polish the Lens of Consciousness (#684)

Jack Kornfield — The best way to Scale back Nervousness and Polish the Lens of Consciousness (#684)


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“Are you able to be on this world and may you like it with all its imperfections? And may you deliver that spirit of care and love in the midst of what’s tragic and what’s lovely? That’s a liberated coronary heart.”

— Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield (@JackKornfield) educated as a Buddhist monk within the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is among the key lecturers to have launched Buddhist mindfulness follow to the West. 

Jack co-founded the Perception Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, with Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein, and Spirit Rock Middle in Woodacre, California. Present initiatives embrace The Mindfulness Meditation Trainer Certification Program, which has educated 7,000 mindfulness lecturers in 75 international locations, and Knowledge Ventures, a fund investing in corporations that promote compassion.

His books have been translated into 22 languages and offered 2 million copies. They embrace The Smart Coronary heart: A Information to the Common Teachings of Buddhist PsychologyA Path with Coronary heartAfter the Ecstasy, the LaundryBuddha’s Little Instruction EbookThe Artwork of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace; and his most up-to-date e book, No Time Just like the Current: Discovering Freedom, Love, and Pleasure Proper The place You Are.

Jack can also be co-founder of Cloud Sangha, which gives a free, fast mindfulness take a look at to gauge your mindfulness ranges. Cloud Sangha is a aware on-line neighborhood that brings individuals collectively to create significant human connections and combine mindfulness into on a regular basis life.

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#684: Jack Kornfield — The best way to Scale back Nervousness and Polish the Lens of Consciousness

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Need to hear Jack Kornfield’s earlier interview on the podcast? Have a take heed to our dialog wherein we talk about apathy and polarization, reality beneath anger, contractor-ese, retuning the tone of rage, dealing with trauma-induced hypervigilance, out-of-body experiences, guided meditation for recapturing the journey and pleasure of childhood, and rather more.

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Editor’s Notice: Timestamps shall be added shortly.

  • Stan Grof.
  • Yogic swoons and anesthetic autopiloting.
  • What’s the level of consciousness?
  • A giant story or no story in any respect?
  • The Cosmic Sport.
  • How would the Buddha take care of nervousness?
  • The tales nervousness tells.
  • Mystics and the thriller.
  • Jhana follow and the scale of meditation.
  • Attaining altered states: a matter of confidence or capability?
  • What’s love?
  • Smart guys.
  • Reliably eliciting the non-self.
  • Sifting out the charlatans.
  • Atisha’s directions.
  • Cultivating a extra joyful thoughts.
  • Residing “social, not solo” and Cloud Sangha.
  • Ram Dass flunking the course.
  • Connection, local weather, and justice.
  • Parting ideas.


“If we’re truly to grow to be sensible, we have to direct our consideration to physique, to feelings, to relationships, to thought. We truly have to grow to be sensible in these main dimensions of our life. And we will’t count on that of individuals simply because they’ve a sure title or gown or the rest.”
— Jack Kornfield

“Are you able to be on this world and may you like it with all its imperfections? And may you deliver that spirit of care and love in the midst of what’s tragic and what’s lovely? That’s a liberated coronary heart.”
— Jack Kornfield

“Individuals suppose religious life is a grim responsibility. … It’s not meant to be a grim responsibility. When you don’t have some pleasure and pleasure in it, that’s the incorrect route, perhaps. It’s actually an invite to quiet and calm, to herald care and compassion, and to discover a pleasure.”
— Jack Kornfield

“You don’t have to repair the entire world, however you’ll be able to attain and mend the locations which you could contact.”
— Jack Kornfield


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