Stephen Doetsu Snyder began meditating daily in 1976. he has practiced since in the Zen tradition as well as extensive practice in Theravada Buddhism. he is a lineage Zen teacher as well as a lineage Theravada teacher. He was also influenced by Diamond Heart teachings and practices.
He combines the ancient Buddhist heart practices with awakening practices of the Zen tradition into a heartfelt journey of realization and embodiment.
- Demystifying Awakening: A Buddhist Path of Realization, Embodiment, and Freedom
- Buddha’s Heart: Meditation Practice for Developing Well-Being, Love, and Empathy
- Practicing the Jhanas: Traditional Concentration Meditation as Presented by the Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw
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Interview recorded July 10, 2022
Video and audio below. Audio also available as a Podcast.