About Joseph Goldstein
Joseph Goldstein has studied and practiced meditation since 1967 and is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies in Barre, Massachusetts. An early student of both S.N Goenka and Anagarika Munindra, Joseph has been a pivotal figure bringing Buddhism, meditation, and mindfulness to the West.
He is the author of many books, including The Experience of Insight: A Simple and Direct Guide to Buddhist Meditation, Insight Meditation: The Practice of Freedom, and Seeking the Heart of Wisdom: The Path of Insight Meditation. He continues to lead Insight Meditation retreats around the world.