Robert Jonas

Robert Jonas, MTS, EdD, is founder and director of the Empty Bell, a contemplative sanctuary in Northampton, Massachusetts. A trained psychotherapist and Christian in the Carmelite tradition, he has received spiritual formation with Buddhist teachers and is a student of Sui-Zen, the Japanese bamboo flute (shakuhachi). He frequently leads retreats and has performed widely, including at three Buddhist-Christian retreats with the Dalai Lama. Robert is respected as a spiritual teacher and guide.