Joseph Goldstein is a senior teacher of Insight (Vipassana) and Lovingkindness (Metta) Meditation. He studied with many leading Buddhist teachers in India, Burma, and Nepal and has led retreats worldwide since 1974. He is a cofounder and guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, and The Forest Refuge, a new project for long term meditation practice. Joseph's books include THE EXPERIENCE OF INSIGHT; INSIGHT MEDITATION: THE PRACTICE OF FREEDOM; and SEEKING THE HEART OF WISDOM (with Jack Kornfield), published by Shambhala Publications. He is also coauthor with Sharon Salzberg of INSIGHT MEDITATION, AN IN-DEPTH CORRESPONDENCE COURSE (audio), published by Sounds True. Joseph is currently writing a new book, ONE DHARMA, on the integration of different Buddhist teachings and traditions.
Just got my insight kit and listened to both of the wonderful CD's. They were GREAT!!! To me they sounded perfect and very enlightening. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Ingrid T.
Interesting philosophy and stuff, but I was expecting more practical advice on "how to meditate." Which is basically what the title says…. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vladimir Kirichenko
Meditation tapes are too fast and do give you time to anchor. The book does present the basic concepts but the tapes are not helpful in the actual practice of meditation.Published 2 months ago by Keivn P O'Brien
This is a great book for beginners to Buddhist teaching. It even has flash cards to help you remember all the numbered ideas... 4 noble truths, 8 fold path, etc... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Wandalynette
Perfect or anyone starting meditation. easy to follow and insightful lessons and CD's. Would recommend to anyone starting out or someone who wants more knowledge=dge.Published 8 months ago by JJ
Great comprehensive kit for the do-it-yourselfer, or as a resource for starting your own meditation group. Read morePublished 10 months ago by drewNH
This purchase, such a long time ago, was my first time experiencing and learning about mediation. I love this kit and would highly recommend it for introduction and new comers to... Read morePublished 10 months ago by M. Robinson
As we were looking for other guided meditations, we found this book and audio by Sharon Salzberg. It gave us a complete different way to organise our meditation evenings. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jan H
The easy to follow directions and information. Very insightful, although this is my first attempt into meditation. I would highly recommend this to anyone considering meditation.Published 19 months ago by John Lopez