Jack Kornfield trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma. He has taught meditation internationally since 1974 and is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. A prolific author, Kornfield has written more than a dozen books that have been translated into twenty languages. He holds a PhD in clinical psychology and is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society and of Spirit Rock Center in Woodacre, California.
The following meditation on forgiveness is taken from his website at www.jackkornfield.com: