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CBD 2015: Inner Strength & Kindness: Practices for a Wise Life with Jack Kornfield

November 10, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Memorial Church


The Office For Religious Life (ORL), the Department of Religious Studies, the Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, HIP, and BeWell invite you to join them for a special evening.

Inner Strength & Kindness: Practices for a Wise Life with Jack Kornfield

Wise education includes the heart as well as the mind. Modern neuroscience confirms the power of training in mindfulness and compassion: to foster emotional balance, increase focus, promote self-care and well-being, reduce stress and transform your life. Please join us for an evening of stories, trainings and practices that can serve you in every circumstance. 

Jack Kornfield PhD is one of the foremost teachers of mindfulness in the West. Trained as a Buddhist monk, he is also a psychologist, founder of Spirit Rock Center, and author whose books have sold over a million copies. 

Doors will open at 6:15pm


Free parking is available on the Oval and along Roth Way, Museum Way, Lasuen St and Lomita Dr. Please allow 10+/- minutes to walk from parking to Memorial Church.

Note: In preparation for this special event, there will be faculty-led book discussions of Jack Kornfield’s “A Path With Heart”.  On Wednesday, 11/4, Stanford faculty and senior teachers in Law, Medicine and Religion, will encourage meaningful discourse of the book’s messages as well as explore ways to apply the messages in one’s personal and professional life as a student, faculty or staff. To find out more about these discussion sessions, go to


Contact Phone: 
650 723-9649
Event Sponsor: 
Health Improvement Program, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies at Stanford, Office for Religious Life, Department of Religious Studies, BeWell at Stanford
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