Offering Mindfulness Meditation
in the context of the Buddha’s teachings
in a welcoming community
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Saturday, April 27, 2019
10:00am to 4:00pm
The writer Audre Lorde said, “The Master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.” And at times it might seem that we live in a world that only values the three poisons of Greed, Hatred
As activists, agitators
What if we chose other tools to respond with?
In this daylong retreat, we will practice with how to direct our thoughts and actions towards Loving Kindness, to create the kind of heart that can hold the humanity of All Beings. Working with the Brahmaviharas, we’ll utilize these practices to liberate the heart and build resiliency, in order to transform rage and anger into skillful action.
Booker brings her heart, wisdom
She is a graduate of Spirit Rock’s Mindful Yoga and Meditation Training (2012), Community Dharma Leader’s Training (2016), and will graduate from their
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Weekly Sit and Dharma talk:
Sundays 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Meditation as Refuge: (open to all)
Tuesdays 6:30pm – 8:00pm
Peer Led silent sit:
Wednesdays 5:30pm – 6:15pm
Intro to meditation:
First Sunday of each month, 3:00pm
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Intro to meditation: First Sunday of the month at 3:00pm
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ICD Founding Teacher, Larry Yang and New York City Insight Founding Teacher Gina Sharpe share how the most diverse Buddhist teacher-training program in American history, now underway at Spirit Rock, came to be. Read on in Buddha Dharma's latest edition from Lion's...read more
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Insight Community of the Desert
Our center is centrally located between downtown Palm Springs and the airport.
1111 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Building C, 2nd Floor
Palm Springs, CA 92262