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

Stephen Batchelor

Stephen Batchelor was born in Scotland and educated in Buddhist monasteries in India, Switzerland and Korea. He has translated and written several books on Buddhism, including A Guide to the Bodhisattva's Way of Life; Alone with Others; The Faith to Doubt; The Tibet Guide; The Awakening of the West; Buddhism Without Beliefs; Verses from the Center; and Living with the Devil: A Meditation on Good and Evil. Stephen's latest book is Confessions of a Buddhist Atheist. He lectures and conducts meditation retreats worldwide, is a contributing editor to Tricycle: the Buddhist Review, a guiding teacher at Gaia House Retreat Center, and co-founder of Sharpham College for Buddhist Studies and Contemporary Enquiry. To purchase Stephen's books, click here.

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