“If you’re invested in security and certainty,
you are on the wrong planet.” 
– Pema Chödrön

 

The Heart of Sorrow – Syra Smith

May 22, 2022

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Syra Smith is an artist, facilitator, and mindfulness educator interested in deep ecology and manifesting a culture where we can turn toward fearless abundance and generosity. A lifelong meditator and San Francisco Bay Area native, Syra began her meditation practice as a teen in 1988 and has been practicing in the Theravada Buddhist tradition since 2009. She graduated from the East Bay Meditation Center’s Commit to Dharma program in 2011 and became a Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leader in 2017. Syra teaches insight meditation and mindfulness throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond and proudly serves as Core Teacher with the San Francisco LGBT Sangha. She co-leads the Midday Dharma Collective at San Francisco Insight and is a resident teacher with the women’s community of Assaya Sangha. For more visit: https://www.projectroot.org/syra-smith-meditation 

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