Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Southeast Asia. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. His books include After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.
"A remarkably readable book that records some of the earliest recorded sayings of the historic Buddha."--East and West Series
"An inspirational treasury of essential teachings from Buddhist literature--selected by one of the best-known American Buddhist teachers."--Snow Lion