Jack Kornfield

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Jack Kornfield  has been a practitioner for over 40 years, he is one of the key teachers to introduce mindfulness and vipassana meditation to the West. His approach emphasizes compassion, lovingkindness and the profound path of mindful presence.  He trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma.

He is a founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) and Spirit Rock Center and has taught meditation internationally since 1974.

He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, and is a husband and father, as well as the author of many lauded titles including A Path with Heart and After Ecstasy, the Laundry.

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