Joseph Goldstein is a co-founder and guiding teacher of Insight Meditation Society’s Retreat Center and Forest Refuge programs in Massachussetts, USA. He has been teaching vipassana and metta retreats worldwide since 1974 and in 1989 helped establish BCBS. He is the author of A Heart Full of Peace, One Dharma, The Experience of Insight and Insight Meditation.
An Interview with Guy Armstrong
by Bavali Hill
I’m often asked what benefits one can expect from sitting an Insight Meditation Retreat, compared with attending a weekly meditation class or sitting regularly at home. It is as different as an hors d’oeuvre from a banquet.