For the 95th Metta Hour Podcast, Sharon converses with meditation teacher and author Gary Gach.
Gary Gach has been meditating and writing for nearly 60 years, and published numerous magazines and anthologies. He is the author of Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buddhism and his moment recent release, Pause … Breathe … Smile ~ Awakening Mindfulness When Meditation Is Not Enough. He’s been hosting a weekly Zen mindfulness practice group for nearly a decade in San Francisco and is lay-ordained in the Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism.
In this conversation, Sharon and Gary speak at length about Gary’s latest book, and how he came to the practice of meditation, as well as the intersection of art, consciousness and social change. The conversation closes with a guided meditation led by Gary.
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