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October 18, 2014, The Burmese and Thai Roots of Western Insight Meditation taught by Donald Rothberg

Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Insight Meditation Center 108 Birch St. Redwood City, CA What are the roots of our Western practice of insight meditation? Why do we practice in the ways that we practice? In this daylong, we’ll explore the fascinating and sometimes surprising evolution of Insight Meditation—from …

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March 22, 2014, Paths of Practice in the Buddha’s Teachings with Diana Clark

Saturday, March 22 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Insight Meditation Center 108 Birch St. Redwood City, CA The concept of a path of practice is one of the central features of the Buddha’s teaching.  In addition to the well-known Eightfold Path, the Buddha described a number of other models of the Buddhist path …

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April 26, 2014: Romancing the Buddha with Ajahn Thanissaro

Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the
 Insight Meditation Center 108 Birch St. Redwood City, CA An important part of understanding Dharma is understanding what is not Dharma. A great deal of American not-Dharma—what passes for Dharma but actually isn’t—comes from the thought of the early German Romantics. Even though their …

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January 18, 2014, The Women Around the Buddha: New Perspectives on Early Buddhist History and Modern Practice with Rita M. Gross

Saturday, January 18, 2014 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the Insight Meditation Center 108 Birch St. Redwood City, CA Early Buddhist history and the legendary lives of Siddartha Gautama are important for and fascinating to Buddhists of all orientations. However, in many accounts, the stories of the women central to the Buddha, especially his …

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October 12, 2013, 9:30am – 5:00pm, The Brahmaviharas with Ajahn Thanissaro

Brahmaviharas Flyer Please read the attached material before attending the daylong and bring with you (offered in PDF or Word format): [Brahmavihara Word Document] [Brahamavihara PDF] The Brahmaviharas—attitudes of unlimited good will, compassion, empathetic joy, and equanimity—are useful tools for counteracting unskillful mind states, such as ill will and resentment, and for developing all three …

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