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

Natural Joy

Natural Joy

When love meets pain it becomes compassion. When love meets happiness, it becomes joy. Joy is an expression of the awakened heart, a quality of enlightenment. When we live in the present, joy often arises for no reason.

Video: Seeing the World with the Heart of Wisdom Dharma Talk

Video: Seeing the World with the Heart of Wisdom Dharma Talk

The poet Mary Oliver writes, “To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the time comes to let it go, to let it go.” This is our dance, our human incarnation: to tend and love that which is ephemeral.

Online Courses

Masterclass in Interactive Guided Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation: The Fundamentals

More Online Courses Coming Soon…

Upcoming Events with Jack

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Upcoming Events at Spirit Rock Meditation Center

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