Amy Schmidt

Amy Schmidt is a resident teacher at the Insight Meditation Society and author of Knee Deep in Grace: The Extraordinary Life and Teaching of Dipa Ma (Present Perfect Books).

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Dipa Ma.

Who Was Dipa Ma?

Dipa Ma, known as "the patron saint of householders," was a primary teacher of Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg, as well as one of Jack Kornfield’s teachers. Amy Schmidt and Sara Jenkins tell the story of this inspiring female practitioner and meditation teacher.