A Fierce Heart
Finding Strength, Wisdom, and Courage in Any MomentBook - 2017
Spring Washam is a founder of the East Bay Meditation Center, one of the most diverse and accessible meditation centers in the United States. In A Fierce Heart, Washam shares her contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha's 2,500-year-old teachings with powerfully written chapters that get to the heart of mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion.
Woven throughout the book are stories from the author's life, family, and community, along with many soulful, heartfelt stories from all over the world. Washam's teachings truly focus on strength, courage and wisdom, making the Dharma welcoming to as large and wide a community as possible. Anyone who has suffered will benefit from the life-saving teachings of this charismatic teacher. Her humor, enthusiasm, and energy are a balm.
From Library Staff
LPL_KateG Mar 05, 2018
A strong, emotional, and powerful narrative by a woman of color who is a founder of one of the most diverse and accessible meditation centers in the United States. I loved the intersection of theory and practice and the focus on social justice issues.