Originally Published by Mindpod Network on Nov 8, 2014 The Mindrollers get with Sharon Salzberg in Maui and talk about mindfulness, loving kindness and how to navigate the winding road of life. Image from Flickr by paul bica. Creative Commons License.
When I first returned in 1974 from studying in India, I’d commonly find myself at a party or social situation where someone would ask me, “What do you do.” When I replied, “I teach meditation,” I’d more often than not hear them say “Oh,” as they sidled away. The implication of their reaction was very […]
Published on Mar 3, 2014 Panel with Kristin Neff, Sharon Salzberg, and Brother David Steindl-Rast at Wisdom 2.0, 2014, http://www.wisdom2conference.com. Image from Flickr by Jesus Solana. Creative Commons License.
This article was originally published on the Huffington Post, May 3, 2010. The path of the Buddha is called the middle path because, as well as avoiding extremes of behavior, it avoids two extreme views. One view holds that somewhere in this world of appearance and presentation, this glittering world of sense pleasure, of fleeting […]
Real Happiness at Work brings the profound benefits of meditation to an area where people could use it most—the workplace. And it’s written by one of the world’s leading meditation teachers. Available as book, Audio CD, or e-book The Real Happiness 28-Day Meditation Challenge – Real Happiness at Work can be purchased from the following […]
Great Renunciation, Great Realization, and Great Brave Mind The Buddha’s enlightenment (as is the case with our own enlightenment) is said to have 3 facets — Great Renunciation, Great Realization, and Great Brave Mind (the mind of boundless compassion). In this series, through discourse, discussion and guided meditation, we will explore what these three […]
How to Break the Anger Habit & Be a Whole Lot Happier Sharon Salzberg and Robert Thurman Buy on Amazon In Love Your Enemies, Sharon Salzberg and Tenzin Robert Thurman draw on ancient spiritual wisdom, modern psychology, and the latest neuroscience to guide us in dealing with troublesome people and situations, and overcoming the real […]
This article was originally published on the Huffington Post, April 26, 2010. It is said that the Buddha did not inform or instruct others about the dharma, the truth, but rather he proclaimed the truth, or more exactly, he revealed it. We can’t give the truth to someone as an object, we can only point […]
Podcast from Mindpod Network. Through Loving Kindness we sense our deep connection to the world around us. From that awareness arises compassion, which recognizes suffering, on all levels, and responds accordingly. Loving kindness doesn’t seek to label or define the qualities or emotions that it addresses. It simply comes as an offering, in the form […]
Published on Dec 4, 2014 Who are the inner, outer, secret, and super secret enemies when it comes to Ferguson? What are skillful and less skillful ways of dealing with our anger when societal issues arise? Is it best to hold on to our anger? What is the upside of anger? How is anger related […]
This article was originally published on Tricycle’s blog, December 4, 2014. By the end of the day on Thursday, December 4th, fast food workers will have walked off the job in 190 cities across the United States, the latest in a series of single-day strikes that have taken place over the past two years. The […]
In this podcast from The Duncan Trussell Family Hour Sharon teaches Duncan about anger, compassion, and starting over. An excellent antidote to the guilt you may be feeling for a lack of consistency in your practice. Image from Flickr by Nina. Creative Commons License.
This article was originally published in the Rutland Herald, November 24, 2014 Written By Kevin O’Connor BRATTLEBORO — As a nationally known meditation teacher and New York Times best-selling author, Sharon Salzberg has spent decades seeding inner peace. Yet a flurry of worry filled her mind when, visiting Vermont over the weekend, she checked her […]