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Spring Washam's Dharma Talks
Spring Washam
Spring Washam is a well-known meditation teacher, author and visionary leader based in Oakland, California. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices to diverse communities. She is one of the founders and core teachers at the East Bay Meditation Center, located in downtown Oakland, CA. She is also the co-founder of a new organization called Communities Rizing, which is dedicated to providing yoga and meditation teacher training programs for communities of color. She received extensive training by Jack Kornfield, is a member of the teacher's council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in northern California, and has practiced and studied Buddhist philosophy in both the Theravada and Tibetan schools of Buddhism for the last 20 years. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a shamanic practitioner and has studied indigenous healing practices for over a decade. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. Her writing and teachings have appeared in many online journals and publications such as Lions Roar, Tricycle, and She has been a guest on many popular podcasts and radio shows. She currently travels and teaches meditation retreats, workshops and classes worldwide. In addition to being a teacher she also considers herself a healer, burgeoning writer, facilitator and spiritual activist. Spring has studied indigenous healing practices and works with students individually from around the world. She currently teaches workshops, large groups, compassion meditation and loving kindness retreats throughout the country. Her work includes earth based practices, awakening in the body, movement, dance and yoga.
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2023-04-16 The Power of Sangha 27:13
London Insight Meditation Spring Washam – “Taking Refuge in The Third Jewel”
2023-04-16 Guided meditation 30:51
London Insight Meditation Spring Washam – “Taking Refuge in The Third Jewel”
2023-01-30 The Five Spiritual Powers 1:48:31
Spirit Rock Meditation Center
2019-04-02 Intuitive Wisdom and Embodiment (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 52:46
Spirit Rock Meditation Center The Power of Insight
2018-12-15 Faith: The Seed of Enlightenment 1:12:19
An inspiring talk on the power of faith. How to carry a lamp in the darkness. (includes Teja on guitar and chanting)
Spirit Rock Meditation Center In the Presence of Love-A Metta and Qigong Retreat
2018-09-27 The Mother of the Buddhas (Retreat at Spirit Rock) 56:37
A beautiful talk on the wisdom of Prajnaparamita and compassion.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center Wisdom Rising Women's Retreat
2018-01-01 The Heart of the Bodhisattva 50:04
Teachings on the power of the heart
Spirit Rock Meditation Center New Years Insight
2017-12-21 A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage, and Wisdom in Any Moment -- Insights from her book. 62:37
Insight Meditation Community of Berkeley IMCB Regular Talks
2017-11-19 The Wisdom of Inclusion - Opening the Heart to All Beings 29:38
Common Ground Meditation Center
2017-11-17 Love is the Answer 1:49:33
Common Ground Meditation Center Weekly Dharma Series

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