Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation
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Sharon SalzbergThis week our guest is renowned meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. She has been a student of meditation since 1971, and leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both intensive awareness practice, (vipassana or insight meditation), and the profound cultivation of loving kindness and compassion, (the Brahma Viharas).

Sharon’s new book Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program, was published in January. She is also the author of The Kindness Handbook and The Force of Kindness, both published by Sounds True; Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, published by Real Happiness book coverRiverhead Books; Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness and A Heart as Wide as the World, both published by Shambhala Publications; and co-author with Joseph Goldstein of Insight Meditation, a Step-by-Step Course on How to Meditate (audio), from Sounds True. She has edited Voices of Insight, an anthology of writings by vipassana teachers in the West, also published by Shambhala.

Sharon Salzberg is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts. She has played a crucial role in bringing Asian meditation practices to the West. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (lovingkindness) are the foundations of her work. “Each of us has a genuine capacity for love, forgiveness, wisdom and compassion. Meditation awakens these qualities so that we can discover for ourselves the unique happiness that is our birthright.” For more information about Sharon, please visit: www.SharonSalzberg.com

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