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No Time but the Present: The Keys to Inner Freedom and Happiness

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In this landmark work, internationally beloved teacher of meditation and mindfulness Jack Kornfield reveals that you can be happy now, this minute, with the keys to inner freedom.

In his first major book in several years, the inspiring author of the classic A Path with Heart, Jack Kornfield, invites us into a new awareness. Through his signature warmhearted, poignant, often
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Published May 16th 2017 by Atria Books
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shira
May 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"No Time Like the Present" is a beautiful book.
I read it over a period of several months.

Each time I picked it up to read a few paragraphs or pages, I felt the garden of soul being watered and nourished.

Jack Kornfield has been a spiritual mentor to me for many years. His commitment to live with equanimity, compassion, joy and inner light is a gift to all who are touched by him. The pages of the book are a weaving of stories, insights and poetry. The essays are an encouragement to expand our view
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Sarah
I put this aside for a while and read a lot of other books in the meantime. However, I had to finish it this weekend because I can't renew it again. There is a lot of good material here; perhaps I'll buy the book so I can return to it whenever I want. I have been living in so much fear about the state of the world; the problems seem overwhelming and the environmental crisis continues to be ignored or even dismissed. (Where I live--Ontario--the government downplays the destruction of the environm ...more
Charles Baron
Amazing. Jack is a model.
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Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He began his training after graduating from Dartmouth College in Asian Studies in 1967. Then he joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to the Public Health Service in no ...more