Allan Lokos

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Allan Lokos is the founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center located on New York City’s upper west side. He is the author of Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living (Tarcher/Penguin; 2010), Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living (Tarcher/Penguin; 2012), and Through the Flames: Overcoming Disaster Through Compassion, Patience, and Determination (Tarcher/Penguin/Random House; 2015). His writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, Tricycle magazine, Beliefnet, and several anthologies.

Among the places he has taught are Columbia University Teachers College, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Marymount Manhattan College, The Rubin Museum of Art Brainwave Series, Buddhafest in Washington DC, NY Insight Meditation Center, The NY Open Center, Tibet House, and Insight Meditation Community of Washington. Lokos has practiced meditation since the mid-nineties and studied with such renowned teachers as Sharon Salzberg, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Joseph Goldstein, Andrew Olendzki, and Stephen Batchelor...

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