Peace comes when our hearts are open like the sky,
vast as the ocean.

Jack Kornfield

Author, Buddhist practitioner, Spirit Rock Meditation Center founding teacher, and one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West.

Photo: Donna Wan

Teachings

Audio: A Meditation on Grief

Audio: A Meditation on Grief

Grief is one of the heart’s natural responses to loss. When we grieve we allow ourselves to feel the truth of our pain, the measure of betrayal or tragedy in our life. By our willingness to mourn, we slowly acknowledge, integrate, and accept the truth of our losses. Sometimes the best way to let go is to grieve.

Family Peace: A Reconciliation Meditation

Family Peace: A Reconciliation Meditation

When we allow our hearts to sense the pain and struggles of others, and how the suffering they carry causes pain to even themselves, a natural compassion often arises. This doesn’t mean we have to fix or change them—or even be near them if their actions are harmful.

Online Courses

Masterclass in Interactive Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: The Fundamentals

Mindfulness Daily:
40-Day New Year’s Challenge

Buddhist Psychology: Essential Skills For Transforming the Heart & Mind (Coming Soon)

Online Courses

Masterclass in Interactive Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: The Fundamentals

Mindfulness Daily:
40-Day New Year’s Challenge

Buddhist Psychology: Essential Skills For Transforming the Heart & Mind

Upcoming Events with Jack

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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