Jack Kornfield was trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught around the world since 1974. He also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. He is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of the Spirit Rock Center. He lives in northern California.
Now in the process of recovering from a stroke he suffered several years ago, Ram Dass today speaks to packed houses and maintains a regular schedule of appearances. He lives in Tiburon, California.