Michael Grady has recently finalized a decision to retire from the Cambridge Insight Meditation Center.
In a new message, Linda Spink – who was recently named IMS’s new Executive Director – introduces herself.
Our panel looks at the problem of “whiteness’ in American Buddhism and what can be done—and in some cases is being done—to make it more diverse.
Reflecting on the history of the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Jack Kornfield describes the challenges and tensions that have accompanied the movement to bring Buddhism to the West and the creative solutions that have emerged to meet them.
They had no money, no income, and only a handful of students. This was the beginning of the Insight Meditation Society.
After years of spiritual practice, Jack Kornfield found he had emotional and relationship issues still unaddressed. Since then, he has become a pioneer in joining Buddhist meditation with Western psychology.