June 28, 2011

BuddhaFest Teaching: Sharon Salzberg on Real Happiness (VIDEO)

This dharma talk by Sharon Salzberg is from the 2011 Tricycle | BuddhaFest Online Film Festival. Learn about this year's festival, which starts on May 29, here.

Sharon Salzberg
has been an intensive meditator since 1971. A cofounder of Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, Sharon is also the author of such modern classics of Buddhist literature as Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness, The Kindness Handbook, and her latest, Real Happiness, which earned a spot on the New York Times Bestsellers List. The ancient Buddhist practices of vipassana (mindfulness) and metta (lovingkindness) are the foundations of her work.

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loumckean's picture

Many blessings Sharon. Many of my closed doors are opening to profound, meaningful and happy possibilities. I have experienced severe rheumatoid arthritis since I was 13 years old and now at 51 and practicing "Insight Meditation" with special attention to metta I am so grateful for your books and hope to one day meet you at a retreat. Thank you!

eloisemargaret's picture

Many thanks for your insights, Sharon. By the way, I attended your introduction to meditation talk at the Tibet House in NYC a few weeks ago, at which you led a Loving Kindness meditation. I am still smiling and ever so grateful!