"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Mindfulness Meditation and the Path of Crazy Wisdom
Wes Nisker
Saturday, March 31, 10:00am - 4:30pm
Community Meditation Center
Sliding Scale $75 - 200. Please bring your lunch. Code WN1D18.
OPEN-Register Here

"Oh wondrous creatures. By what strange miracle do you so often not smile?" -Hafiz

Treat yourself to a relaxing day of sitting and walking mindfulness meditation interspersed with the poetry and humor of the ages. The day will include guided meditations on the evolutionary origin of our body and emotions, reflections on death and dying, and an exploration of the tricky delusions of mind and the mystery of consciousness itself. Throughout the day we will hear from poets and crazy wisdom masters, from Lao Tzu and Rumi to Mark Twain and Lily Tomlin, giving us some perspective on this strange, impossible life we are leading. You may not get enlightened, but you are likely to have a few laughs and acquire a healthy dose of inspiration. Come on along!

"There ain't no answer. There ain't going to be any answer. There never has been an answer. That's the answer." -Gertrude Stein

"Read not the Times. Read the Eternities." -Henry David Thoreau

Young Adults (18-26) and Seniors (65+ with limited income) are invited to attend this day for $45.

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday). There is an additional $5 fee for registering at the door. If you can't attend an event you registered for, please see our Cancellation Policy.

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Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as full or partial Scholarships, may be available for this program. For more information, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at

Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review our Non-Residential Programs FAQ for useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.

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