This perennially popular guide to cultivating compassion and equanimity through meditation is from the frequent contributor to O magazine, Sharon Salzberg. She shows us how the Buddhist practice of lovingkindness (known as metta) can help us discover the radiant, joyful heart within each of us. Salzberg draws on simple Buddhist teachings, wisdom stories from various traditions, personal experiences and guided meditation practices.
Sharon Salzberg is one of America's leading spiritual teachers and authors. A practitioner of Buddhist meditation for over thirty years, she is a co-founder of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and the Insight Meditation Society, and she directs meditation retreats throughout the United States and abroad.