Online Training

Deep Dive Dharma: Liberation and the Sure Heart's Release

Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss

Erin Treat

Erin Treat

Deep Dive Dharma is an online program for experienced practitioners on essential Buddhist teachings of liberation. In both meditation and interactive inquiry we will explore the Three Characteristics, Emptiness, Suchness, Dependent Origination, the Two Truths, Nature of Mind, Awareness and Awakening.  The heart of the program is bringing these complex teachings alive in our daily lives through embodied relational inquiry. One of the unique features of this program is the exploration of both Theravāda and Mahāyāna teachings.   The program will begin and end with half-day bookend sessions. A new topic will be introduced the first Wednesday of each month in our large group meeting. A second monthly optional session will include interactive inquiry and time for discussion.   Comprehensive readings, reflections and practices will be offered each month to support the integration of the topics into daily life. Our aim is to build a strong relational field and establish a robust Saṅgha together. The program is intended for experienced practitioners familiar with fundamental Buddhist teachings such as the Four Noble Truths, Eightfold Path, and the Foundations of Mindfulness. It is not intended for those new to practice.

Affinity Group

Open to all

Pamela Weiss

Pamela Weiss

Teacher

Pamela Weiss is a Buddhist teacher in Theravada and Soto Zen, and a guiding teacher at San Francisco Insight. She has been practicing since 1987, including several years of Zen monastic training and retreat teacher training through Spirit Rock. Pamela is the author of A Bigger Sky: Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism.

Erin Treat

Erin Treat

Teacher

Erin Treat has been practicing Buddhist meditation for nearly 30 years and is the guiding teacher of Vallecitos Mountain Retreat Center in northern New Mexico. She is a long-time student of the Diamond Approach. Erin teaches the practical and the profound, from a heart grounded in respect for mystery and the many faces of awakening.

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