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).
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.
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During a question-and-answer period after a meditation...
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...
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...