• Resources

Meditation Centers & Educational Resources

Spirit Rock Meditation Center Woodacre, CA 

Insight Meditation Society Barre, MA  

Vallecitos Mountain Ranch Tierra Amarillo, NM  

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center Los Angeles, CA  

Dharmaseed, audio resource for dharma talks  


Mentors & Primary Teachers

Sylvia Boorstein
Donald Rothberg
Diana Winston
Mark Coleman

Photo with Sylvia, January 2018 and Donald Rothberg, April 2018


Recommended Reading

  • Paradise in Plain Sight: Lessons from a Zen Garden, Karen Maezen Miller, 2014
  • Fully Present; the Science, Art and Practice of Mindfulness, Diana Winston and Susan Smalley, PhD, 2010
  • Real Happiness at Work; Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and PeaceSharon Salzberg, 2014
  • Training in Compassion: Zen Teachings on the Practice of Lojong, Norman Fischer, 2013
  • Pay Attention, For Goodness' SakeSylvia Boorstein, 2002
  • The Engaged Spiritual Life, Donald Rothberg, 2006
  • Awake in the Wild, Mark Coleman, 2006
  • The Wise Heart, Jack Kornfield, 2008
  • Loving Kindness, Sharon Salzberg, 2002
  • Awakening Joy, James Baraz, 2010
  • The Dhammapada, Teachings of the Buddha, Translated by Gil Fronsdal, 2006


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