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Clear Mind, Open Heart: Insight Meditation Weekend (3 days)

January 16 – 19, 2015 (Friday to Monday)

Registration for this retreat is closed

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This retreat is full with a waitlist. To be added to the list, submit a registration and deposit.

All scholarship funds have been awarded.


During this weekend celebrating the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., we will explore the Buddha’s teachings of wisdom and compassion. Through silent practice, guided meditation, instructions and time for questions, participants will be encouraged to explore their own relationship to the open heart and clarity of mind that are possible in this life. All are welcome to come and practice together in community.

Teachers

Chas DiCapua

Chas DiCapua has offered meditation since 2001. He is interested in how all aspects of life can be used towards awakening. Currently the IMS Resident Teacher, he teaches throughout the US.

Listen to one of Chas's talks: The Illusion of Not Good Enough given at IMS on October 8, 2011 – 67 minutes, 45.8 MB (Download, Stream)

Anushka Fernandopulle

Anushka Fernandopulle is on the Spirit Rock Teachers Council, lives in San Francisco, and works as a leadership coach and management consultant in addition to teaching dharma around the world. Her teaching is informed by arts, nature, politics, social justice and modern urban life.

Listen to one of Anushka's talks: Metta: Digging a Good Trench in the Heart given at IMS on August 1, 2009 – 54 minutes, 37.6 MB (Download, Stream)

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