Kaira Jewel Lingo

Mindfulness Meditation Teacher, Author, and Mentor

Order of Interbeing, Spirit Rock Meditation Center

Biography

Kaira Jewel Lingo is a Dharma teacher with a lifelong interest in spirituality and social justice. Her work continues the Engaged Buddhism developed by Thich Nhat Hanh, and she draws inspiration from her parentsÕ lives of service and her dadÕs work with Martin Luther King, Jr. After living as an ordained nun for 15 years in Thich Nhat HanhÕs monastic community, Kaira Jewel now teaches internationally in the Zen lineage and the Vipassana tradition, as well as in secular mindfulness, at the intersection of racial, climate and social justice with a focus on activists, Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, artists, educators, families, and youth. Based in New York, she offers spiritual mentoring to groups and is author of We Were Made for These Times: Ten Lessons in Moving through Change, Loss and Disruption from Parallax Press. Her teachings and writings can be found at www.kairajewel.com.

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