• Meditation for Beginners

  • By: Jack Kornfield
  • Narrated by: Jack Kornfield
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 10-06-15
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sounds True
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.6 (49 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Have you ever thought about trying meditation but didn't know how to get started? In Meditation for Beginners, renowned teacher Jack Kornfield uses clear language and step-by-step guidance to show us how to start - and stick with - a daily meditation practice. From the basics of how to get started to dealing with distractions, this complete course introduces us to the Insight tradition of meditation that has helped practitioners throughout the ages cultivate profound inner calm and a lasting capacity for happiness.
©2010 Jack Kornfield (P)2010 Jack Kornfield
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2 out of 5 stars
By Barry McDonald on 04-12-18

Basic intro for novices without any actual meditations

A rather confusing mixture— mostly talks about the Four Noble Truths—supposedly each followed by a guided meditation—although the meditations are really just more lectures and examples, not really guided meditations. Useful as a series of lectures and a modest introduction into a few important Buddhist principles and general methods, but not recommended for a would-be practitioner who seeks the experience of guided meditation. As usual, Jack’s narrative style of anecdotes, jokes and soft-spoken wisdom, offered in a compassionate and homy voice is pleasant, quaint and entertaining. For a simple intro into a few aspects of Buddhism and meditation this may be useful, but don’t expect any actual practice meditations.

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5 out of 5 stars
By jc on 02-02-18


This is a wonderful audio book, the authors voice is soft and relaxing. His descriptions and instructions are insightful. I am really enjoying learning how to meditate.

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