We need the courage to learn from our past and not live in it.

Sharon Salzberg in The Force of Kindness

About Sharon Salzberg

Portrait of Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzberg (born August 5, 1952) is an author and teacher of Buddhist meditation practices in the West. In 1974, she co-founded the Insight Meditation Society at Barre, Massachusetts, with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. Her emphasis is on vipassanā (insight) and mettā (loving-kindness) methods, and has been leading meditation...

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