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Jack Kornfield — Learn how to Overcome Apathy, Discover Lovely Goal, Befriend Anger, and Make Your Personal Rattling Sandwiches (#601)


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“We’re consciousness. You’re not your physique. You have got a physique, nevertheless it’s not who you might be. You’re actually not your ideas. Oh, my God. When you had been your ideas, we’d be in hassle. They hold altering anyway, one opinion to a different. And also you’re not your feelings. They arrive just like the tide or the climate. So who’re you? Who you might be is the notice itself that was born into this physique. You might be consciousness.”

— Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield (@JackKornfield) skilled as a Buddhist monk within the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is among the key academics to introduce Buddhist mindfulness apply to the West. Jack co-founded the Perception Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, with fellow meditation academics Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein and the Spirit Rock Middle in Woodacre, California. Through the years, Jack has taught worldwide, led worldwide Buddhist trainer conferences, and labored with lots of the nice academics of our time. He holds a PhD in scientific psychology and is a grandfather, husband, and activist. A few of his present initiatives embrace MMTCP, a worldwide mindfulness trainer coaching; Cloud Sangha, a website providing entry to professional mindfulness academics on-line; and a constructive impression Knowledge Ventures fund.

His books have been translated into 22 languages and have bought greater than 1.5 million copies. They embrace The Clever Coronary heart: A Information to the Common Teachings of Buddhist Psychology; A Path with Coronary heart; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; Teachings of the Buddha; The Artwork of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace; Bringing Dwelling the Dharma: Awakening Proper The place You Are; and his most up-to-date guide, No Time Just like the Current: Discovering Freedom, Love, and Pleasure Proper The place You Are.

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#601: Jack Kornfield — Learn how to Overcome Apathy, Discover Lovely Goal, Befriend Anger, and Make Your Personal Rattling Sandwiches


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Need to hear Jack Kornfield’s earlier look on the podcast? Pay attention to our dialog by which we talk about self-care throughout instances of isolation, the 4 dimensions of freedom, dealing with one’s personal mortality, what spirituality is actually about, abusing sacred medicines, what suicidal ideation is making an attempt to show us, underrated methods to entry the mysteries round us, and far more.

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SHOW NOTES

  • [07:15] Apathy and polarization
  • [08:44] Reality beneath anger
  • [22:40] Ajahn Chah and contractor-ese
  • [26:25] Retuning the tone of rage
  • [33:24] Dealing with trauma-induced hypervigilance
  • [41:01] Making group therapeutic fashions work
  • [47:15] In any effort to make the world higher, put in your oxygen masks first
  • [53:19] How can an aspiring Bodhisattva minimize via widespread disengagement and apathy?
  • [1:03:57] Thich Nhat Hanh and dying
  • [1:15:06] Out-of-body experiences
  • [1:19:40] “A Transient for the Protection”
  • [1:27:12] A guided meditation for recapturing the journey and pleasure of childhood
  • [1:38:47] The advantages of loving-kindness meditation
  • [1:47:56] “Final 12 months, silly monk. This 12 months, no change.”

MORE GUEST QUOTES FROM THE INTERVIEW

“We resonate with each other. It’s not an advanced factor. You can name it mystical, however for those who put a violin on the desk and any person else performs a violin close by, the strings of each of them will resonate.”
— Jack Kornfield

“When you actually look, beneath anger is damage or worry or some type of humiliation the place you are feeling such as you’ve been disrespected.”
— Jack Kornfield

“I select to be on the deck of the Titanic, and I’ll assist folks within the lifeboats.”
— Jack Kornfield

“We’re consciousness. You’re not your physique. You have got a physique, nevertheless it’s not who you might be. You’re actually not your ideas. Oh, my God. When you had been your ideas, we’d be in hassle. They hold altering anyway, one opinion to a different. And also you’re not your feelings. They arrive just like the tide or the climate. So who’re you? Who you might be is the notice itself that was born into this physique. You might be consciousness.”
— Jack Kornfield

“There’s an enviable spirit in youngsters.”
— Jack Kornfield

“We will’t bear our insecurity and we are able to’t bear the truth that we’re susceptible in sure methods and that what’s out there may be additionally a part of us.”
— Jack Kornfield

“Meditation shouldn’t be imagined to be a grim responsibility however relatively extra an act of journey and understanding of opening the thoughts and coronary heart and bringing a way of well-being.”
— Jack Kornfield

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