Ralph Steele

Ralph Steele has studied with Lama Thubten Yeshe, Sogyal Rinpoche, Stephen Levine, and Jack Kornfield, among others. He teaches meditation and works with emotional and physical pain management at his clinic, Life Transition Therapy, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. This article is adapted from an autobiographical manuscript, “Tending the Fire: An African American Buddhist Story,” and incorporates material from an interview conducted with Steele by Jack Kornfield, co-founder of Spirit Rock Meditation Center.
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