Developing a Meditation Practice by Jack Kornfield

Pick a type of meditation that appeals to you and practice it. Work with it every day, and work with a teacher if you can, or find circumstances where you can sit together with other people. In the process of practicing regularly, you will begin to develop your capacity to open to the present moment. You will begin to develop the patience and compassion when you sit regularly, and you will open to everything that is here. — Jack Kornfield 

Jack Kornfield is one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America. A practitioner for over 40 years, he is one of the early teachers to introduce mindfulness and insight meditation to the West. He is trained as a clinical psychologist and has a warm and engaging teaching style.  We invite you to participate in the  7-week training and mentoring program that starts September 10, with world-renowned mindfulness teachers, Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach. Learn more here.

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- Seiza Mediation Bench

If you are new to meditation, other great teachers for beginning a practice include Sharon Salzberg and Pema Chödrön.  Our New to Meditation archive has inspiration from these great teachers, plus advice on how to pick the right posture and meditation cushion to keep you comfortable from the start.

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