Judy Lief

​Buddhist teacher, author and practitioner Judy Lief as spent over 35 years applying the deepest principles of Buddhism — to relieve suffering — to every aspect of her life. From spiritual care to the dying to solving global problems, Judy seeds the teachings of the dharma into everyday life.

Scheduled for Friday May 8th 2020, 12:05 pm ET (NYC time)

Additionally, in her teaching, Lief concentrates on how the insights and meditative techniques coming from the Buddhist tradition can be used in everyday life and in solving global problems. For many years, Lief has been offering workshops to provide people with the contemplative tools that can transform the way they face death and care for the dying.

For a year from 2000, Lief served as a pastoral counselor for the Maitri Day Health Center in Yonkers, New York.

She also worked at the Madison-Deane Initiative, the organization based in Vermont. Lief served on the board of the faculty of the Clinical Pastoral Education program at the Fletcher Allen Hospital.

Lief is the author of Teachings of the Tibetan Book of the Dead, Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality. Now she continues to write books and articles for periodicals. In addition, Lief is a lecturer on pilgrimages to Asian countries - Tibet, India and Bhutan.

Knowing yourself
is the beginning of all wisdom.

Aristotle