A Fierce Heart

A Fierce Heart

Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment

Spring Washam

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With stories from south central LA to the jungles of Peru, A Fierce Heart offers deep and honest reflections on compassion and suffering by one of the country's most powerful mindfulness teachers.

"Washam brings considerable gifts for conveying her vision of personal change and offers vivid, inspiring testimony to the power of Buddhism (and other wisdom traditions) to help heal suffering."
Publishers Weekly

"Amidst uncertain times we need strong and inspiring medicine. In A Fierce Heart, you will find this medicine: beautiful teachings and heartfelt stories that can transform your day and change your life."
- from the Foreword by Jack Kornfield

With stories from south central LA to the jungles of Peru, these deep and honest reflections by one of the country's most powerful mindfulness teachers focus on compassion as the fiercest and most effective response to suffering.

Spring Washam is a founder of the East Bay Meditation Center, the most diverse and accessible meditation center in the United States. In A Fierce Heart, she shares her contemporary, unique interpretation of the Buddha's 2,500-year-old teachings that get to the heart of mindfulness, wisdom, and compassion. Woven throughout the book are stories from her life, family, and community, along with soulful and unexpected stories of compassion in action from all over the world. The life-saving teachings of this charismatic teacher are universal; her honesty, enthusiasm, and energy are a balm.


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Spring Washam:
Spring Washam is a visionary meditation and dharma teacher based in California and South America. She is a founding teacher of the East Bay Meditation Center and a member of the Spirit Rock Teachers Council. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, blending indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. She is a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist, and writer, leading workshops, classes, and retreats worldwide. A Fierce Heart is her first book. Learn more at springwasham.com

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