Author Archive | Sharon Salzberg

Ram Das & Neem Karoli Baba

Love Serve Remember Foundation

May 27, 2009 Ram Dass has served as a pioneer in so many ways, including in the world of service and caregiving. I can remember him inspiring so many of us to pay attention to homeless people, those who are Read More

Spring 2009

Apr 1, 2009 There’s a great deal of interest these days in the effects of positive emotions like compassion, kindness and altruism on our happiness, health and longevity. Some say that one of the healthiest things we can do is Read More

Winter 2009

Winter 2009

Jan 1, 2009 A few years ago, when I first started going to Washington DC regularly to lead a sitting group, my friend Eileen would take me to a “tourist” site each visit… Arlington National Cemetery, or one of the Read More

Fall 2008

Fall 2008

Nov 1, 2008 This summer and fall have been very political seasons for me. A new friend offered me a guest pass to the democratic convention in Denver in August, and I quickly said yes. I’d never been to a Read More

Summer 2008 - India

Summer 2008 – India

Jul 1, 2008 I went to India this past March, for the first time in 12 years. India has been my spiritual home, the place where I found meditation practice, my innermost values, and my authentic life. My friend Amy Read More

Foundation for the People of Burma

Foundation for the People of Burma

Jun 1, 2008 Many people have written me about the devastation in Burma following the cyclone, expressing their sorrow and frustration at the difficulties in ensuring aid in a time of such great suffering. There are some organizations that have Read More

Autumn 2007 - Burma

Autumn 2007 – Burma

Nov 1, 2007 The story of the preservation of the Buddha’s teachings throughout the years of its oral tradition is the story of the ordained sangha – the community of monks and nuns. Each was responsible for memorizing passages and Read More

May all beings be happy ♡