Jack Kornfield – Heart Wisdom – Ep. 179 – Feminine Face of Dharma

In this episode of Heart Wisdom, Jack Kornfield teaches us about fostering femininity in our dharma practice.

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“Part of what’s happening to practice is that it is becoming balanced with a greater emphasis of the feminine…instead of independence there’s more teaching of interdependence, of relationship to one’s body, relationship to the earth.” – Jack Kornfield

In this episode Jack Kornfield discusses:

  • The relationship of birth and death
  • Loving deeply by opening our hearts, bodies, and mind
  • Moving from the masculine to the feminine 
  • The power of forgiveness

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:

Tune into Ep. 109 of Heart Wisdom: This Too Shall Pass
Learn about Living with a Peaceful Heart in Ep. 91 of Heart Wisdom
Check out Ep. 90 of Heart Wisdom to learn about Healing Through Loving Awareness
Listen to more Stories That Open the Mind, Mend the Heart and Lead to Joy with Jack Kornfield in Ep.92 of Heart Wisdom
Tune into Ep. 102 of Heart Wisdom: The Wisdom of the One Who Knows
Check out Ep. 1 of Heart Wisdom to gain wisdom on Impermanence

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