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Summary

Jack Kornfield's A Path with Heart has been acclaimed as the most significant book yet about American Buddhism, a definitive guide to the practice of traditional mindfulness in America today. On this audio edition, Kornfield teaches the key principles of Buddhism's cherished vipassana (insight) tradition and puts them into direct service, with the unique needs of the contemporary seeker in mind.
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Enlightening guide to spiritual life

Jack draws upon his Buddhist learnings to give a practical way of discovering your own spiritual understanding while living a modern life.



Many books about spiritual development are somehow detached from bringing the spiritual ideals that you discover into your everyday life. This book helps the reader use meditation as a tool for self discovery and development that extends to our entire lives and not restricted to the moments of insight that we all have from time to time.



A really interesting book and Jack's calm and clear narration really help with digesting the ideas he puts forward.



This is full of fascinating insights.

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  • Leanne
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • 24-02-17

loved it

This was an easy book to listen to. Deep wisdom in its purest form, I loved it x

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Not his best.

I've listened to a few of Jack Kornfield's books & have to say I found this a little boring. Maybe I've listened to too many? I don't know. Cannot fault Jack's soothing narration as always but for some reason this one just didn't grab me.

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  • Sheldon Nicholson
  • 09-05-15

Always puts me to sleep, but try to pay attention

Very Good! Easy to listen to, practical advice for transforming your life into a more free and happy life. This audio version is missing some parts from the real book which is a bummer.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-06-15

Open heart opened mind!

Beautiful book, teachings and teacher. Jack I someday hope I get to meet you. Namaste.

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  • Tom A.
  • 15-02-17

This is NOT the book

Yes, that's the book title, and yes, that's the cover of the real book. However, this is not an audio version of the book. Very disappointing...

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  • Stephen Scoville
  • 13-02-18

The temple bell's ringing fades

The temple bell's ringing fades, but the flowers continue to carry their sound... to be enjoyed as echoes of our true nature... again and again

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  • Genez
  • 31-07-17

great book by a saint

Would you listen to A Path with Heart again? Why?

yes,you get more by rereading the book

Who was your favorite character and why?

spiritual handbook

Have you listened to any of Jack Kornfield’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

yes have read other books/all are good but path with heart is my favorite

Any additional comments?

been doing vipissana for 25 years,this is one of the best instruction available

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  • Rich D.
  • 09-01-17

Beautifully done and so inspiring.

beautifully done and I love the Simplicity of this program. it is so loving and inspiring. mindfulness has become part of my daily approach to living.

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  • Louis Rae Brady Jr
  • 04-09-16

Awesome!

I loved it! Jack Cornfield is
exceptional ! Totally enjoyed it and look forward to listening again soon.

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  • S. Turner
  • 08-06-16

meditation

The author's voice was a little strange to me but other than that it was really good.

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  • Tom
  • 03-05-16

Beautifully delivered message

This teaching has a very nice, very gentle delivery. I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot.

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  • kumstone
  • 27-05-15

The book was way better!

I would've given the book 5 stars. Somehow, it just didn't translate well into an audio book.