Kaira Jewel Lingo teaches Buddhist meditation, mindfulness, and compassion internationally, with a focus on children, families, and young people. An ordained nun of 15 years in Thich Nhat Hanh’s Order of Interbeing, she is now a lay Dharma teacher, leading retreats in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Brazil, India and Southern Africa, and offering mindfulness programs in schools. She edited Thich Nhat Hanh’s, Planting Seeds: Practicing Mindfulness with Children. This spring, she was spiritual practitioner in residence at Schumacher College, an ecological college, in the United Kingdom.
Al Lingo, a lay Dharma Teacher in the Buddhist tradition of Plum Village and a Protestant Minister, represents the Breathing Heart Sangha in Decatur Georgia. He has presented retreats for mindfulness practice combined with the psychosynthesis program, “Unconditional Love and Forgiveness” in the United States, Europe and India during the 1990’s and into the first years of the twenty-first century. In the 1960’s he joined Martin Luther King Jr. as field staff in the Southern Christian Leadership Conference civil rights campaigns in Florida and Alabama. In the 1970’s and 1980’s he served as a faculty member of the Ecumenical Institute and the Institute of Cultural Affairs in Chicago, Bombay, Manila, and Nairobi.
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