Judith Lief

Judith Lief is a respected Buddhist teacher who has taught for many years on the power of awareness, kindness, and openness to change the way we relate to sickness and death, both personally and as caregivers. She is the author of Making Friends with Death: A Buddhist Guide to Encountering Mortality.

Upcoming Programs by Judith Lief

11th Annual Courageous Women, Fearless Living: A Retreat for Women Touched by Cancer

Also Victoria Maizes and Linda Sparrowe

September 5–10, 2017

  Cancer is one of life’s greatest challenges. In this retreat, we learn how to navigate this potentially confusing, treacherous, and heartbreaking terrain. Our extraordinary team of experts will share their wisdom in integrative medicine, Tibetan Buddhist healing, meditation, yoga, art, ritual, and community building, providing a multi-dimensional roadmap for a transformative journey. When gently […]

Chakrasamvara Intensive

March 9–17, 2018

Lodging prices for this retreat have been reduced by between 8% and 15%, depending on lodge room type, to make it easier for long-time practitioners to practice at SMC. This Chakrasamvara Intensive is geared toward the accumulation of the recitation practices in a group setting. Those who have finished the recitation are also invited to […]