Jack Kornfield – Heart Wisdom – Ep. 174 – Intention and Transformation

Moving beyond our small sense of self, Jack Kornfield introduces us to the ways intention, love, and acceptance can transform us.

Amidst our ever-changing lives, we can find the patterns which form from our hearts and realize the source of who we are.

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“Our heart is the garden into which we plant seeds and nourish them. Depending on our intention, gradually, we shape the patterns of our lives. What’s important then is not so much what we say or do, but what is the intention with that?” – Jack Kornfield

About Jack Kornfield:

Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma, studying as. a monk under the Buddhist master Ven. Ajahn Chah, as well as the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw . He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. Jack co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, with fellow meditation teachers Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein and the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California. His books have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies.

Listen to more from Jack:

Jack offers guided practice and Dharma talk that reminds us of the inner refuge that is available to us in the most hopeless of times, on Heart Wisdom Ep 109
Jack shares wisdom on the quality of mindful loving awareness that brings both healing and liberation, in Heart Wisdom Ep. 90
Jack relays stories that open the mind, mend the heart and lead us to joy, on Heart Wisdom Ep. 92
Jack gives a beautiful dharma talk about the quality of equanimity and how this ever-changing world needs people whose hearts are at peace, in Heart Wisdom Ep. 91
Jack offers a reflection on our Buddha-nature and the wisdom of ‘The One Who Knows,’ in Heart Wisdom 102

Link to https://jackkornfield.com/

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