Sharon SalzbergBrown Contemplative Studies Initiative is pleased to announce a visit by renowned meditation leader, Sharon Salzberg on November 1st and 2nd. Sharon has been a student of meditation since 1971 and leading retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both intensive awareness practice (vispassana or insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion (the Brahma Viharas).
Brown University Hispanic Studies Professor and long time Contemplative Studies Initiative faculty member, Victoria Pehl Smith, has published a new book on yogic practice particularly aimed at stressed out college students. Titled, Yoga for College: Balance and Transformation, is an e-book, available for purchase at the following site: http://www.yogaforcollege.com.