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Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg , a student of Buddhism since 1971, has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Influenced by her more than 45 years of study with Burmese, Indian, and Tibetan teachers, she teaches intensive awareness practice ( vipassana or insight meditation) and the cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion. She is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, both in Massachusetts, with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein....See more