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What Does It Mean to Have a Fierce Heart?

From the Show: Talk Healthy Today
Summary: Spring Washam shares her contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha’s 2,500-year-old teachings.
Air Date: 12/5/17
Duration: 21:18
Host: Lisa Davis
Guest Bio: Spring Washam
Spring-WashamSpring Washam is a well-known meditation and dharma teacher based in Oakland, California. 

She is a founding member and core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in downtown Oakland. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. 

In addition to being a teacher Spring is also a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist and writer. Her upcoming book, A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment, will be available in stores on November 7th, 2017. 

Spring has studied numerous meditation practices and Buddhist philosophy since 1997. She has practiced and studied under some of the most preeminent meditation masters in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism. She has studied indigenous healing practices and works with student individually from around the world. Spring has completed a six -year teacher-training program under the guidance of Jack Kornfield and is now on the teacher’s council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, California. 

Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness based healing practices into diverse communities and is committed to enriching the lives of disenfranchised people everywhere. 

She currently travels and teaches workshops, classes and retreats worldwide.
  • Book Title: A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment
  • Guest Facebook Account: @SpringWasham
What Does It Mean to Have a Fierce Heart?
In her new book, A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment, Spring 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.

Listen as Washam joins host Lisa Davis to discuss insights from the book and share her humor, enthusiasm, and energy.

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A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment

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