James Baraz

James Baraz has been a meditation teacher since 1978. He leads retreats, workshops and classes in the United States and abroad.

James is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center where he continues to lead trainings and programs.

James has been leading the online course Awakening Joy since 2003. In recent years, he has been focusing on Dharma and Climate Change, and serves as an advisor to One Earth Sangha, a website devoted to Buddhist responses to Climate Change. 

His books include “Awakening Joy” (with Shoshana Alexander) and “Awakening Joy for Kids” (with Michele Lilyanna). 

James lives in Berkeley, California with his wife, Jane. He has two sons and three grandchildren.

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Dharma Library

January 13, 2019
Insight and practices for difficult times

Insight and practices for difficult times

A Dharma Library Recording with James Baraz
February 4, 2018
April 23, 2017
Attitude to practice.

Attitude to practice.

A Dharma Library Recording with James Baraz
December 10, 2015
Dharma practice as a path of happiness.

Dharma practice as a path of happiness.

A Dharma Library Recording with James Baraz
March 1, 2015

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February 12th, 2018

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