- Jack gives us insights into overcoming common obstacles on the path of mindful living
- A mindfulness meditation to ground you in the present moment
Jack Kornfield is a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California where he continues to teach and currently resides. He is also co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. Dr. Kornfield has written numerous books which have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies. Some of his books are A Path With Heart, After the Ecstasy: The Laundry, Teachings of the Buddha, Seeking the Heart of Wisdom, Living Dharma, A Still Forest Pool, Buddha’s Little Instruction Book and The Act of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness and Peace. His latest book is entitled Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are. Dr. Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk with the great masters in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has been teaching about meditation internationally since 1974 and is key in introducing Buddhist mindfulness to the West. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology aside from his undergraduate degree in Asian Studies from Dartmouth University.