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

Stanislav Grof

Stanislav Grof, MD is a psychiatrist with more than fifty years of experience in research of non-ordinary states of consciousness. Currently, he is Professor of Psychology at CIIS and Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, CA; conducts professional training programs in Holotropic Breathwork and transpersonal psychology; and gives lectures and seminars worldwide. He is one of the founders and chief theoreticians of transpersonal psychology and the founding president of the International Transpersonal Association (ITA). Among his publications are over 130 papers in professional journals and many books, including The Adventure of Self-Discovery, The Holotropic Mind, The Cosmic Game, and The Stormy Search for the Self (with Christina Grof). For more information, visit To purchase Stan's books, click here.

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