Monday, December 16, 2013
Full Episode: Oprah and Buddhist Scholar Jack Kornfield -The Awakened Life
We share with you a posting from Bro Ananda Fong on Facebook.
Oprah sits down with Jack Kornfield, one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America.
Video interview here ... www.oprah.com/own-super-soul-sunday/Full-Episode-Oprah-and-Jack-Kornfield-on-Mindful-Living-Video
About Jack Kornfield :
Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He began his training after graduating from Dartmouth College in Asian Studies in 1967. Then he joined the Peace Corps and was assigned to the Public Health Service in northeast Thailand, which is home to several of the world’s oldest Buddhist forest monasteries. He met and studied under the Buddhist master Ven. Ajahn Chah, as well as the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma. After returning to the United States, Jack co-founded the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, with fellow meditation teachers Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein. He is also a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California, where he currently lives and teaches. Over the years, Jack has taught in centers and universities worldwide, led International Buddhist Teacher meetings with the Dalai Lama and worked with many of the great teachers of our time. He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a father and activist.
His books have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies.
- Source of Bio & Photo : www.jackkornfield.com/about-bio/
- Posted by CFFong