Sally Armstrong

Sally Armstrong began practicing Vipassana Meditation in India in 1981. She spent five years in England, where she managed a retreat center and was a founding member of the Sharpham meditation community. When she moved to California in 1988, she continued her dharma service at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in a number of roles, including executive director. Sally began teaching in 1996, and is a Co-Guiding teacher.

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Emptiness: An Online Retreat for Experienced Students
Guy and Sally Armstrong
Monday, March 1 – Monday, March 8, 2021

Teachings on emptiness have been a central theme in Buddhism from the very beginning, pointing to the direct realization of liberation. In this retreat, we will introduce and explore the many meanings of emptiness in practice and understanding, including selflessness, insubstantiality, and the nature of awareness. The retreat will feature daily meditation instructions, questions and answers, and a talk. There will also be the opportunity for small group meetings with the teachers. Learn more:

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