We are so fortunate to be alive at this time, so many teachers to learn with and from.
Here’s one: Dipa Ma who was born in East Bengal, lived for years in Burma, and spent her last years in Calcutta. Several American teachers were greatly inspired and influenced by her, such as Sharon Salzberg, Joseph Goldstein, and Jack Kornfield.
A book worth meditating on is by Amy Schmidt, entitled, Dipa Ma: The Life and Teachings of a Buddhist Master; here are a couple short anecdotesI’ve adapted from her students, which I think you’ll appreciate! Read the rest of this entry »