Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He is a founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society and Spirit Rock Meditation Center. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology, and is a husband and father.
Jack's books include A Path with Heart; Buddha's Little Instruction Book; Teachings of the Buddha; After the Ecstasy, the Laundry; The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness and Peace and The Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology.
More information can be found at the Spirit Rock website.