Online Retreat

Not-Self: Not Taking Ourselves Personally

Liberation won't be found in trying to create the perfect personality, because it isn't the personality that realizes liberation. Using the Buddha's teachings on Not-Self as a contemplative strategy, rather than a doctrine to believe in, is a way to freedom in the heart/mind. This daylong will explore various teachings on Not-Self and how to bring them into present moment experience. The day will include periods of sitting and walking meditation, as well as Dharma reflections and time for Q&A.

Teaching Team

Ajahn Karunadhammo

Ajahn Karunadhammo

Teacher

Ajahn Karunadhammo is a monk from Abhayagiri Monastery in Redwood Valley, CA, a monastery in the Thai Forest Tradition of Ajahn Chah. He has been fully ordained since 1998, and teaches every now and then at the monastery and about once a year at Spirit Rock.

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