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

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Insight Meditation (known as Vipassana in the Buddhist tradition) is a simple technique which has been practiced in Asia for over 2,600 years. Beginning with the focusing of attention on the breath, the practice concentrates and calms the mind. It allows one to see through the mind's conditioning and thereby to live more fully present in the moment. Its presentation through Spirit Rock Meditation Center is non-sectarian, although the ethics and traditions of Buddhist psychology are included for guidance.

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8/27/2016 Loving What Is: A Day with Byron Katie - Online Video Streaming
Byron Katie
8/28/2016 The Joy of Letting Go
James Baraz, Jane Baraz
8/28/2016 The Transformative Power of the Four Noble Truths
Dana DePalma, Noliwe Alexander
8/29/2016 Monday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield or others
8/31/2016 Wednesday Morning Meditation with Sylvia Boorstein or Donald Rothberg or others
8/31/2016 Labor Day Insight Meditation Retreat - 5 nights, ends Sep 5
James Baraz, Sharda Rogell, Howard Cohn, Terry Vandiver (yoga)
9/1/2016 Thursday Morning Women's Group with Grace Fisher or others
9/2/2016 Friday Morning Meditation and Yoga with Dana DePalma and Ashley Sharp (yoga) and others
9/2/2016 Abhayagiri Teen Weekend - 2 nights, ends Sep 4
Ajahn Pasanno, Forest Fein
9/3/2016 Round-trip Shuttle Transportation to/from Non-Residential 3 Day Weekend Retreat
9/3/2016 Awakening the Sacred Body: Introduction to Tibetan Yoga
Adam Baraz, Dungse Jampal Norbu
9/3/2016 Dharma in Life: on and off retreat | Non-Residential 3 Day Weekend Retreat
Sylvia Boorstein, Larry Yang, Konda Mason (yoga)
9/5/2016 Monday Night Meditation with Jack Kornfield or others
9/6/2016 Moving Into Meditation: Mindful Yoga and Embodied Presence - Ends Sep 27
Anne Cushman
9/7/2016 Wednesday Morning Meditation with Sylvia Boorstein or Donald Rothberg or others
9/8/2016 Thursday Morning Women's Group with Grace Fisher or others
9/9/2016 Loving the House that Ego Built
Howard Cohn
9/9/2016 Friday Morning Meditation and Yoga with Dana DePalma and Ashley Sharp (yoga) and others
9/9/2016 Exploring the Insights of the Four Noble Truths - Ends Nov 18
Dana DePalma
9/9/2016 Dharma and Recovery with Kevin Griffin