Featured Teacher: Frank Ostaseski

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Frank Ostaseski is a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in end-of-life care. In 1987, he co-founded of the Zen Hospice Project, the first Buddhist hospice in America. In 2004, he created the Metta Institute to provide innovative educational programs and professional trainings that foster compassionate, mindfulness-based care. Mr. Ostaseski’s groundbreaking work has… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Roshi Joan Halifax

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Joan Halifax Roshi is a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author. She is Founder, Abbot, and Head Teacher of Upaya Zen Center, a Buddhist monastery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has worked in the area of death and dying for over thirty years and is Director of the Project on Being with Dying…. Read more »

Featured Teacher: John E. Welshons

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“Maharaji was very frustrating for me,” Ram Dass said. “I was always looking for some ‘secret’ teaching . . . perhaps a ‘magic’ mantra. But he kept frustrating me and giving me all of this very mundane instruction. I’d ask him how to raise my kundalini, and he would say, ‘Feed people.’ I would ask… Read more »

Featured Teacher: Lama Surya Das

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“The thing is that this life is so precious and mysterious, I don’t know what to say about it most of the time. Words are like birds, passing through the trackless sky. The dog barking, the sound of the purling stream,the wind among the weeping willow trees: how are these not right off the tongue of… Read more »