With a broken-down oven, in a hotel kitchen, on an uninhabited island
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Jack Kornfield’s goal is to integrate and bring alive the great Eastern spiritual teachings in a way that is accessible to Westerners. He lives in Woodacre, California, and is the author of A Path with Heart and Buddha’s Little Instruction Book (both Bantam).
It is one thing to offer a multitude of prayers for the sick and the poor, or to undertake loving kindness and compassion meditations for thousands of sentient beings everywhere. It is another to bring these same practices to bear in our own family and our closest community.
I could make a very convincing case to you for the practice of sitting meditation — just to do that and nothing else — and an equally convincing case for going out and serving the world.