Jack Kornfield, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Meditation Teacher, Author
Jack Kornfield has taught meditation in universities and many other centers worldwide since 1974. One of the key teachers to introduce mindfulness practice to the West, he co-founded the renowned Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts (with Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein) as well as Spirit Rock Meditation Center in California. Jack holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and is a father, husband and activist.
After graduating from Dartmouth College in 1967 he worked on medical teams in the Mekong River valley, then spent years studying as a monk under the great Buddhist masters Ven. Ajahn Chah and Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw.
Jack's books have been translated into 20 languages and sold more than a million copies. His most recent book is No Time Like the Present: Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy Right Where You Are. His other popular classics include: A Path With Heart; Bringing Home the Dharma: Awakening Right Where You Are; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology; Teachings of the Buddha; Seeking the Heart of Wisdom; Living Dharma; A Still Forest Pool; Stories of the Spirit, Stories of the Heart; Buddha’s Little Instruction Book; and The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness and Peace.