Susie Harrington has been meditating since 1989, and been engaged in Insight meditation practice since 1995. She began teaching in 2005, with the guidance of Guy Armstrong, Jack Kornfield and more recently Joseph Goldstein. She often offers retreats in the natural world, believing nature to be the most profound dharma teacher, and a natural gateway to our true self. Her teaching is deeply grounded in the body and emphasizes embodiment of our practice in speech and daily life. For more information go to desertdharma.org.
Continuing the story of the Buddha's life through his awakening and his setting the wheel of the Dhamma in motion.
(Note: it is largely understood to have been a Brahma God, Sahampati, who asked the Buddha to teach--not a Brahmin as mentioned in the talk.)