Jack Kornfield is one of the key teachers to have brought Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He is the cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, and Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. His books include After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace; Meditation for Beginners; and The Wise Heart.
"One of Western Buddhism's wise elders, Jack Kornfield harvests a lifetime of experiences to create a masterful, clear, and moving picture of the human mind and heart."--Norman Fischer
"Jack Kornfield brings to life a way to understand and cultivate mindfulness, compassion, lovingkindness, and true wisdom that penetrates to the core of what liberation is all about."--Jon Kabat-Zinn