Photo: Brie Childers

Stephen Mitchell was born in Brooklyn in 1943, educated at Amherst, the Sorbonne, and Yale, and de-educated through intensive Zen practice. He is married to Byron Katie, founder of The Work.

Below you can listen to a conversation between Stephen Mitchell and Pico Iyer, a public presentation held at the University of California, Santa Barbara, on January 25th, 2005.

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