Sharon Salzberg has been a student of meditation since 1970, and has been leading retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both intensive awareness practice (insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion. She is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts.

Sharon is currently writing a book about the spiritual quality of faith. You'll find her published books and tapes below. For more information, visit

Books Published by Shambhala Publications
  • Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness
  • A Heart As Wide As The World
  • Voices of Insight (edited by Sharon Salzberg)

Audio Cassettes Published by Sounds True
  • Lovingkindness Meditation
  • A Heart As Wide As The World
  • Insight Meditation: An In-Depth Correspondence Course (with Joseph Goldstein)

To purchase Sharon's tapes, please call (800) 333 9185.


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