The Opening Door- Show 60: Joseph Goldstein

November 16th, 2013

Waking up is the only real task of our life time and finding a teacher to bring the  esoteric teachings of meditation and mindfulness to life is a gift.  Joseph Goldstein gentle wisdom will guide you in everything from the the relationship between motivation and effort,  living peacefully with impermanence and not personalizing our challenges.  This is a program not to be missed if you are looking for a practical guide to mindfulness, Joseph is the guide you have been waiting for to wake up your life.

Joseph-GoldsteinJoseph Goldstein has been leading insight and lovingkindness meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, where he is one of the organization’s guiding teachers. In 1989, together with several other teachers and students of insight meditation, he helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies.

Joseph first became interested in Buddhism as a Peace Corps volunteer in Thailand in 1965. Since 1967 he has studied and practiced different forms of Buddhist meditation under eminent teachers from India, Burma and Tibet. He is the author of A Heart Full of PeaceOne Dharma: The Emerging Western BuddhismInsight Meditation: The Practice of FreedomThe Experience of Insight, and co-author of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom and Insight Meditation: A Correspondence Course.

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