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The Sure Heart's Release

An Interview with Jack Kornfield

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After the Ecstasy
An excerpt from Jack Kornfield's forthcoming book


Ajahn Buddhadasa, whose monastery spread across a great forest of the Malay Peninsula, invited his students to sit with him in the coolness of the trees. Then he made a point of directing his students to look for Nirvana in the simplest ways, in everyday moments. “Nirvana,” he would say, “is the coolness of letting go, the inherent delight of experience when there is no grasping or resistance to life.”

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