The event was the largest-ever gathering of practitioners of color in the history of Western-convert Insight Meditation communities.
Bonnie Duran, a public health researcher and professor, is the first Native American to join the Spirit Rock Teachers Council.
An introduction to the life, books, and teachings of Jack Kornfield, one of today’s most influential Buddhist teachers.
Gina Sharpe, Lila Kate Wheeler, and Larry Yang, core teachers of the Teacher Training program at Woodacre, California’s Spirit Rock Mediation Center, share about this year’s participants.
Twenty-two years ago, Pascal Auclair had to come to terms with his own mortality. Now, as a Buddhist meditation teacher, he’s helping others do it.
From InsightLA in Santa Monica, CA, comes the announcement that five of the meditation center’s teachers have become authorized in the Theravada lineage.
After the incomprehensible news of the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Buddhists began to share their grief and support.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center in West Marin County, California will open its new Community Meditation Center on Friday, June 3.
“Who would have thought in the Buddha’s time that a queer dharma teacher would have such a role?”
In the late 90s, a group of Buddhist teachers and practitioners began talking about the need for a new meditation center in Oakland, California.