Frank Ostaseski

Frank Ostaseski has dedicated his life to service. He is the cofounder of the Zen Hospice Project, founder of the Metta Institute, a Buddhist teacher, an international lecturer, and a leading voice in contemplative end-of-life care. He has been honored by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and AARP named him one of America’s Fifty Most Innovative People. He has offered seminars at Harvard Medical School, the Mayo Clinic, and Heidelberg University, and he teaches at major spiritual centers around the globe. His work has been featured on the Bill Moyers PBS series On Our Own Terms and The Oprah Winfrey Show, among other programs.

He is the author of The Five Invitations: Discovering What Death Can Teach Us About Living Fully

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Frank Oastaseski

Fearless Compassion in the Face of Violence

The willingness to face suffering can give rise to compassion.

Because I Am Human, I Am Enough

A lesson in the power of love and simple human presence.

Allow Yourself to Rest

We can’t seek the deepest rest. We can relax the activity that obstructs our con…

Embracing the Mystery

Are you willing to let go of your history and step into the Mystery?

Kiss the Moment: Meditate Mindfully

Misconceptions about meditation can get in the way of practice. “When you’re kis…

Portals not Problem Solvers

As caregivers, we need to be more than problem solvers. We need to be portals to…

Dying is a Sacred Act

Dying is itself a time, a space, and process of surrender and transformation.…

Simple Human Kindness

Caring is a natural expression of our humanity.

Five Invitations: What Death Can Teach About Living

What have I learned from companioning 1000 people on the precipice of death? De…