"When one thought ends, right before the next thought begins,
there is a tiny gap called 'now.' Over time we learn to expand that gap."

– Spring Washam

A Special Dharma Evening -
Joseph Goldstein in Conversation with Michelle Latvala, Spirit Rock Executive Director
$0 - $108 sliding scale | 2 Hours

Join us in experiencing the teachings of Buddhism from Joseph Goldstein, one of the foremost Vipassana teachers in the West. This evening of dialogue includes a guided meditation, a conversation between Joseph and Michelle, and questions and comments from the Spirit Rock community. Joseph offers insights about philosophical debates within Buddhism, how Dharma communities can be more inclusive and welcoming to all, and what practice looks like in the face of these uncertain times for our world. 

All proceeds from this program support the Spirit Rock Scholarship Fund. We deeply value sharing the Buddha’s teachings with all those who seek it, regardless of their financial circumstances.

Joseph Goldstein is a co-founder and guiding teacher of Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts. He has been teaching Vipassana and metta retreats worldwide since 1974, and in 1989 helped establish the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. He is the author of A Heart Full of Peace, One Dharma, Insight Meditation, The Experience of Insight, and co-author (with Jack Kornfield) of Seeking the Heart of Wisdom.

A Special Dharma Evening with Joseph Goldstein

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