Jack Kornfield in Tucson

Recently I had the privilege and opportunity to hear American author and leading Buddhist teacher, Jack Kornfield speak at a weekend workshop in Tucson. Trained as a Buddhist monk in monasteries in Thailand, India and Burma, Jack has taught meditation internationally since 1974, introducing Buddhist mindfulness to the West. In 1975 he co-founded the Insight … Continue reading

The Visit to Paradise

Recently, my daughter and I, along with a long-time friend, enjoyed what we call a Bliss Weekend in the Chiricahua Mountains. With lots of free time, we practise meditation, have yoga sessions, and “contemplate” various issues. At the end of our stay Sharon composed this poem about the experience. My thanks to her for allowing … Continue reading

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