James Baraz

James Baraz is a founding teacher of Spirit Rock Meditation Center. James started the Community Dharma Leader program, the Kalyana Mitta Network, helped create the Heavenly Messengers Training Program and is teacher-advisor to the Spirit Rock Family program and leads. He is the co-author with Shoshana Alexander of Awakening Joy: Ten Steps to Happiness and leads a popular online course by that name: (

James has a new book out Awakening Joy for Kids with co-author Michele Lilyanna.

James has been focusing on Dharma and Climate Change in recent years and is an advisor to One Earth Sangha,, a website devoted to Buddhist responses to Climate Change.

Upcoming events with James Baraz
11/1/2017Waking Up Together
11/19/2017Grateful Heart, Joyful Heart
11/27/2017The Magic of Awareness
1/27/2018February Insight Meditation 1-Month Retreat
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