In this new segment for ABC News’ Belief series, Sharon Salzberg talks to host Dan Harris about the concept behind her new book, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation. “Just because I said the word meditation,” says Harris, “don’t get turned off. Hear her out.” Good advice! So watch the video, and also that of Dan Harris’s interview with Salzberg colleague Joseph Goldstein — after the jump.
More of Sharon on Shambhala SunSpace and ShambhalaSun.com (links open in new windows):
Sharon Salzberg’s “Real Happiness” challenge: What’s it like to meditate for 28 days? | Our March 2011 review of Salzberg’s new book Real Happiness | Shambhala Sun Audio: Sharon Salzberg (Dec 13, 2010) | Sharon Salzberg: “Surprised by Joy” | Sharon Salzberg: “Generosity’s Perfection” | “To Love Abundantly: Sharon Salzberg’s Journey on the Path” | …and for more on getting started with meditation, visit our How to Meditate Spotlight page.
Beliefs has also talked about meditation with Sharon’s fellow Insight Meditation Society founder Joseph Goldstein; that interview is rooted in “something of a personal story” for Harris, as you’ll see. Here’s the video: