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"Mindfulness, the aware, balanced acceptance of present experience, is at the heart of what the Buddha taught.”
—Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein

Sylvia Boorstein has been teaching Dharma and mindfulness meditation since 1985. She is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center, a psychotherapist, wife, mother and grandmother. She is particularly interested in emphasizing daily life as mindfulness practice and including informed citizenship and social activism as integral to spiritual maturation. Her books include: It's Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness; Don't Just Do Something, Sit There: A Mindfulness Retreat; That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist: On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhist; Pay Attention for Goodness' Sake: The Buddhist Path of Kindness and Happiness Is an Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life.

Visit Sylvia's website: www.SylviaBoorstein.com

To listen to Sylvia's talks, visit DharmaSeed.org



Upcoming events with Sylvia Boorstein
1/2/2016Everyday Life as Mindfulness Practice
12/14/2016Awakening in Every Moment: An Intensive Retreat in Mindfulness, Metta, and Morality
1/1/2017Retreat for New Year’s Day
1/1/2017Retreat for New Year’s Day - Live Webcast
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