Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith

Rodney Smith is a retired Insight Meditation Society guiding teacher and retired founding and guiding teacher of the Seattle Insight Meditation Society. A former Buddhist monk and hospice director, he has taught meditation for over 30 years and is the author of Lessons from the Dying; Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha’s Liberating Teaching of No-Self; Awakening: A Paradigm Shift of the Heart; and Touching the Infinite: A New Perspective on the Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness (Oct 2017).

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ARTICLES

Suffering and the End of Suffering | An Excerpt from Touching the Infinite

We have excerpted a portion of chapter one entitled, “Suffering and the End of Suffering,” from Touching the Infinite: A New Perspective on the Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness here. To order the full book, click here. During a question-and-answer period after a meditation...
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Rodney Smith on What it Means to Awaken

An Interview with Rodney Smith, author of Awakening: A Paradigm Shift of the Heart Shambhala: In your new book you take on the possibly daunting task of describing what enlightenment is and how it happens. To what extent can it even be described? Rodney Smith: I think the words used to...
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EVENTS

Four Foundations of Mindfulness with Rodney Smith

Feb 24-25, 2018 | Seattle, wa

2/24/2018 9:00 AM - 2/25/2018 4:30 PM (Saturday and Sunday) at Seattle Insight Meditation Center, (2729 6th Ave. S., Seattle, 98134) (Map It) This non-residential retreat is offered as a fundraising benefit for SIMS. Each day of this retreat begins at 9:00am and ends at 4:30pm. A Dharma talk will...