About the Author
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Gregory Kramer lives with
his family in Portland, Oregon, USW. He is a long-time student of
Insight Meditation, having practice with various Asian teachers.
He has taught Insight Meditation since 1980 and conducted numerous
retreats under the auspices of the Metta Foundation and at the Barre
Centre For Buddhist Studies in Massachusetts. Gregory Kramer also
co-founded Harvest with Heart, a hunger project in upstate New York.
As the president of the Metta Foundation,
Kramer is directing their efforts to build a bridge between the study and practice of
meditation and to develop artistic and scholarly supports for contemplation. He has
investigated various approaches to mindfulness training and studied the Buddhist
The Metta Foundation
Web site: www.metta.org