Frank Ostaseski is a dynamic and visionary Buddhist teacher, international lecturer, founder of Metta Institute, and cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project—the first Buddhist hospice in the United States. His public programs, writings, and recordings have introduced thousands to the practices of contemplative care.
Frank is author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Life, and his groundbreaking work on mindful and compassionate end-of-life care has been widely featured in the media, including on the Bill Moyers television series On Our Own Terms and the Oprah Winfrey Show, and in numerous print publications. In 2001, he was honored by the Dalai Lama for his years of compassionate service to the dying and their families.
A frequent keynote speaker for many healthcare organizations such as Harvard Medical School, Mayo Clinic, and National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Frank teaches at dharma centers throughout the world, including Spirit Rock, Upaya, and Rigpa’s international centers.
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