Christina Feldman

Christina Feldman

Christina Feldman is the author of Compassion: Listening to the Cries of the World. She is cofounder and a guiding teacher at Gaia House, a Buddhist meditation center in Devon, England, and a senior teacher at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts.

Recent Articles

She Who Hears the Cries of the World

In Buddhism, compassion is embodied in the bodhisattva Kuan Yin, who is said to manifest wherever beings need help.

Ella quien escucha los llantos del mundo

En la iconografía budista, la compasión se encarna en la bodhisattva Kuan Yin, se dice que ella se manifiesta donde los seres necesitan ayuda. Engendrar tal compasión no es sólo bueno para los demás, dice Christina Feldman, también es bueno para nosotros. Al poner a los otros primero, suavizamos las ataduras a la fijación del yo, y al hacerlo, nos acercamos a nuestra propia liberación.

I Couldn’t Trust My Parents’ Love

Lauren Casalino on how to get over the effects of insecure attachment. 

Silencing the Inner Critic

The nagging, negative voice of self-judgement, says Christina Feldman, is a powerful affliction best met with courage, kindness, and understanding.

A person walking alone on a path.

Taking Refuge in the Triple Gem

Essentially each practitioner of Buddhist meditation makes the journey alone, but many find that committing themselves to the three jewels—Buddha, dharma, and sangha—helps take them further. These three make up the lineage, philosophy, and community of Buddhism, explains Christina Feldman, and their purpose is to deepen and expand our practice.