Sharon Salzberg

Sharon Salzbergis a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times best-selling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. Sharon is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and is the author of ten books, including the New York Times best-seller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness, and her forthcoming Real Love. Renowned for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour.


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