Jack Kornfield

The “Jewel in the Lotus” is the translation of the universal compassion mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum.” While it has many meanings, one explanation of its symbolism is that compassion arises when the jewel of the mind rests in the lotus of the heart...

In some form, the vision of the bodhisattva is celebrated in every culture. We revere the figures of Saint Francis and Kwan Yin, and we take public inspiration from the medical mission of Albert Schweitzer in Africa and Dorothy Day, the founder...

In September 2013, I attended a five-day conference at Omega called Breathwork Immersion: From Science to Samadhi. As a longtime yoga student, I was excited to explore the scientific...

To begin this simple but relaxing meditation, select a quiet time and place. You can be seated on a cushion or chair. Take a upright yet relaxed posture, as though with the quiet dignity of a king or queen.

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One of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West, Jack Kornfield, PhD, shares the two essential truths to the process of awakening and understanding your true nature.

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While we may be the masters of science, without a parallel transformation of the heart, we will continue to experience sorrow. Jack Kornfield, founder of Spirit Rock Center, talks about the growing movement in the West of using the ancient...

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