Mind & Life

Jack Kornfield - Wisdom For Our Times

December 9, 2020

JackKornfield_sq.jpgAs 2020 draws to a close, Wendy speaks with Buddhist teacher, author, and psychologist Jack Kornfield in a special episode. Their conversation covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • how he's interpreting our current moment, and what's needed most;
  • his path into Buddhism & psychology, reflecting on family and coming of age in the 1960s;
  • the value of going on a meditation retreat;
  • links between Buddhism and psychology in terms of healing and self;
  • the problem of spiritual bypassing;
  • how to work with difficulties through allowing and gratitude;
  • the role of Buddhist ideas in activism and social justice work;
  • and the most important thing researchers can measure as an outcome of meditation practice.

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