Lovingkindness meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg tells the inspiring story of her role model, a woman who turned her personal loss into care and compassion for others. Salzberg explains how we too can transform our suffering into something the world needs more of--compassion.
Sharon Salzberg has studied and practiced meditation with Burmese, Indian, and Tibetan teachers for the past 25 years. She is a cofounder of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Insight Meditation Society, where she lives and teaches. Sharon Salzberg directs meditation retreats throughout the United States and abroad. She is the author of “Lovingkindness” and (on audio) “Lovingkindness Meditation.”
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Excerpted from "The Force of Kindness"
By Sharon Salzberg
Audio available at Sounds True