If you want to find inner peace and wisdom, you don’t need to move to an ashram or monastery. Your life, just as it is, is the perfect place to be. Here Jack Kornfield, one of America’s most respected Buddhist teachers, shares this and other key lessons gleaned from more than forty years of committed study and practice.
Bringing Home the Dharma includes simple meditation practices for awakening our buddha nature—our wise and understanding heart—amid the ups and downs of our ordinary daily lives.
About the Author
Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center. He lives in northern California.
Dan Siegel is a practicing attorney and law office technology/workflow consultant based in suburban Philadelphia. A graduate of Franklin and Marshall College, Siegel attributes his success to the mentoring of F&M Government Professor Sidney Wise, who taught him the importance of civility and compromise. Siegel, who also graduated from Temple University School of Law, wears many hats. As a lawyer, he represents injured workers, but also devotes a substantial amount of his time representing other attorneys, handling their complex appeals, serving as second counsel for trials, and defending and counseling attorneys in professional responsibility/ethical matters. In addition, Mr. Siegel is a frequent lecturer and author. He has written numerous books, including How to Do More in Less Time: The Complete Guide to Increasing Your Productivity and Improving Your Bottom Line; Checklists for Lawyers; Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law: The Basics - A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others; Android Apps in One Hour for Lawyers; Changing Law Firms: Ethical Guidance for Pennsylvania Law Firms and Attorneys; and, The Lawyer's Guide to LexisNexis CaseMap. Mr. Siegel is also an elected Commissioner in Haverford Township, Delaware County, where he applies Sid Wise's wisdom to helping Township residents.
“One of Western Buddhism’s wise elders, Jack Kornfield harvests a lifetime of experiences to create a masterful, clear, and moving picture of the human mind and heart.”—Norman Fischer
“Jack Kornfield brings to life a way to understand and cultivate mindfulness, compassion, lovingkindness, and true wisdom that penetrates to the core of what liberation is all about.”—Jon Kabat-Zinn