“When a mendicant enjoys the teaching, meditation, giving up, seclusion, kindness, and non-proliferation... they’re full of joy and happiness in the present life, and they have laid the groundwork for ending the defilements.” (AN 6.78)
Sean Feit Oakes, PhD
Sean teaches Buddhism and somatic practice focusing on the integration of meditation, trauma resolution, and social justice. He received teaching authorization from Jack Kornfield, and wrote his dissertation on extraordinary states in Buddhist meditation and experimental dance. He teaches at Spirit Rock Meditation Center and elsewhere.
Puerto Rican-English ancestry
Living in community on unceded Pomo land in California
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