About

Jerry Braza

Jerry at Homer, Alaska retreat

Jerry offers years of experience and practice in helping those who are interested in living up to their deepest aspirations. Specializing in mindfulness and relationships he conducts retreats, seminars, workshops and classes in a variety of spiritual and secular venues.

Jerry is a mentor and ordained dharma teacher in the lineage of Buddhist Master Thich Nhat Hanh as well as professor emeritus at Western Oregon University. His newest book, The Seeds of Love: Growing Mindful Relationships, focuses on applying mindfulness to deepen the depth and quality of relationships. The foreword has been contributed by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh.

Jerry’s earlier book Moment by Moment: The Art and Practice of Mindfulness was published by Tuttle Publishing in 1997. His three-word philosophy frames his life: mindfulness, love and service.

Consider contacting Jerry to learn more about what he may offer to you and your group or organization.

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