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: Grounding Practice

Audio: Grounding Practice

Do this grounding practice for 3-5 minutes at different times of the day to steady yourself. With each breath, exhale tension. Let yourself imagine that you have roots that go deep into the soil of the earth, to steady and nurture you. If images help, let yourself...

Compassion for Imperfection

Compassion for Imperfection

What if you could love yourself fully, including your imperfections? What if you could love others in the same way? You might fear that by loving your anger or laziness, your addictions or your anxiety, that you will never change for the better, that you will become...

Video: Summer Solstice Dharma Talk

Video: Summer Solstice Dharma Talk

Here we are in the change of seasons—the great turning. The sun is something for us to pay attention to, something we often take for granted. Notice the way the gift of sunlight streams behind everything.

Online Courses

Masterclass in Interactive Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: The Fundamentals

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

Upcoming Events with Jack

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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