Being Dharma

The Essence of the Buddha's Teachings

By Ajahn Chah
Translated by Paul Breiter
Foreword by Jack Kornfield

$22.95
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9781570628085
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Shambhala Publications
08/01/2001
Pages: 256
Size: 6 x 9
ISBN: 9781570628085
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Chah offers a thorough exploration of Theravadan Buddhism in a gentle, sometimes humorous, style that makes the reader feel as though he or she is being entertained by a story. He emphasizes the path to freedom from emotional and psychological suffering and provides insight into the fact that taking ourselves seriously causes unnecessary hardship.

Ajahn Chah influenced a generation of Western teachers: Jack Kornfield, Sharon Salzberg, Sylvia Boorstein, Joseph Goldstein, and many other Western Buddhist teachers were at one time his students. Anyone who has attended a retreat led by one of these teachers, or read one of their books, will be familiar with this master's name and reputation as one of the great Buddhist teachers of this century.