Interview with Sharon Salzberg – Upaya Newsletter

Born in New York City in 1952, Sharon Salzberg experienced a childhood involving considerable loss and turmoil. An early realization of the power of meditation to overcome personal suffering determined her life direction. Her teaching and writing now communicates that power to a worldwide audience of practitioners. Sharon first encountered Buddhism in 1969, in an […]

Interview with Matthieu Ricard – Upaya Newsletter

Meditate Yourself Better: Interview with Matthieu Ricard by Curtis Abraham The Buddhist monk and author of The Art of Meditation explains how meditation improves mind and body alike, and how altruism could transform economics. How did you become involved in the science of meditation? Ricard: The Dalai Lama often describes Buddhism as being, above all, […]