A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises by Jack Kornfield

By Jack Kornfield

Loved Western Buddhist grasp Kornfield makes identified his own, useful knowledge, garnered from 25 years of training and educating the trail of awakening, as he publications self-searchers to a simplicity of notion that brings alive non secular perform, peace, and fact of their day-by-day lives.

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Williams thru Kerouac, poets were willing to work with relative truth, the sight at hand, accurate perception of appearance, accurate reportage of consciousness-although Hart Crane & some Rock Poets continued to force the issue of Self-Immolation as means of becoming One with phenomena. As part of the aesthetics of working with relative truth, an Ameri- I I 1 INTRODUCTION AS LINEAGE HOLDER in Ear-whispered Kagyii transmission of Tibetan Buddhist practice of Wakefulness, Chogyam Trungpa is "Rinpoche" or "Precious Jewel" of millenial practical information on attitudes and practices of mind speech & body that Western Poets over the same millenia have explored, individually, fitfully, as far as they were ablmearching thru cities, scenes, seasons, manuscripts, libraries, backalleys, whorehouses, churches, drawing rooms, revolutionary cells, opium dens, merchant's rooms in Harrar, salons in Lissadell.

I who called myself angel or seer, exempt from all morality, I am returned to the soil with a duty to seek and rough reality to embrace! " Rimbaud, still a model of the Beautiful Poet, concluded his life's last year with the following letters: "In the long run our life is a horror, an endless horror! " . . " Generations later poets are still trying to change Reality with the Revolution of the Word, a XX Century preoccupation drawing on Western gnostic sources. C. Williams thru Kerouac, poets were willing to work with relative truth, the sight at hand, accurate perception of appearance, accurate reportage of consciousness-although Hart Crane & some Rock Poets continued to force the issue of Self-Immolation as means of becoming One with phenomena.

Generations later poets are still trying to change Reality with the Revolution of the Word, a XX Century preoccupation drawing on Western gnostic sources. C. Williams thru Kerouac, poets were willing to work with relative truth, the sight at hand, accurate perception of appearance, accurate reportage of consciousness-although Hart Crane & some Rock Poets continued to force the issue of Self-Immolation as means of becoming One with phenomena. As part of the aesthetics of working with relative truth, an Ameri- I I 1 SAMSARA AND NIRVANA A crow is black Because the lotus is white.

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