Sharon Salzberg is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts. One of America’s leading meditation teachers and authors, she has been a student of Buddhism since 1971 and guiding meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (lovingkindness) are the foundations of her work.
Salzberg is a guiding teacher at Insight Meditation Society and author of Real Happiness; The Force of Kindness; The Kindness Handbook; Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness; Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience; and A Heart as Wide as the World. She has also written many articles for O, The Oprah Magazine.
What Others are Saying About Sharon Salzberg
“Salzberg....helps us to stop our running madly in the wrong direction, to see the real thing right there, waiting for our tender, mindful awareness to enjoy its free reality.”
—Robert Thurman, PhD, author of Inner Revolution and Infinite Life: Awakening the Bliss Within
“Salzberg speaks from experience…an extraordinary teacher.”
—O, The Oprah Magazine