Thursday, 3 October 2013

Recent Obituaries for S.N. Goenka in Mainstream News

Writing in Tricycle, Erik Braun contextualizes how S.N. Goenka brought Burmese Buddhist practice to a wider Western audience in this article. Braun is the author of the forthcoming book, The Birth of Insight: Meditation, Modern Buddhism, and the Burmese Monk Ledi Sayadaw.

Jay Michealson wrote an article for The Huffington Post crediting S.N. Goenka with jumpstarting the entire mindfulness movement and interest in meditation that is so common in the West today.