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Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out
with Ruth King

Saturday, April 28: Livestream Available. Racism remains one of the most deeply rooted and painful impasses of our time. It is fed through lack of awareness and the misuse of power. In this daylong, the Racial Awareness Rubik™ is introduced to support an understanding of the skeletal shape of racism and the flesh we put on its bones. Through the lens of the Vipallasa Sutta, we recognize the structure of misperception and three truths we must remember but often forget. Learn more >

Building the Raft: Foundational Tools for Practice
with Ayya Anandabodhi and Ayya Santacitta

A 2-day non-residential retreat, beginning Saturday, May 5. The Buddha gave the analogy of building a raft and paddling with hands and feet to reach the safety of the faraway shore together. He did not ask us to build an ocean-liner or a cruise-ship, but to make use of what we could find around us. Over these days, we will deepen our familiarity with the tools and resources that are around and available to us. With clear intention and dedication, even the humblest of vehicles can take us across the troubled waters of our time. Read more >