About the Author
Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma and India. Kornfield has become one of the key teachers to introduce Theravada Buddhist practice to the West. For many years his work has focused on integrating and bringing alive the great Eastern spiritual teachings in an accessible way for Western students and Western society. His books, audio tapes, and teachings have acted as an inspiration for countless Western students of Buddhism. His books include the bestselling A Path With Heart and After the Ecstasy, the Laundry. Jack Kornfield holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is also a founding teacher of the Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California, where he currently lives and teaches.