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A Body-Based Day of Meditation with Ari Goldfield

Experience Spontaneous and Free: The Stages of Mahamudra Meditation Parts III and IV

A Body-Based Day of Meditation with Ari Goldfield

External and internal appearances continually arise in our experience. As this happens, do we take what appears to be fixed and rigid in its identity, and as a result feel stuck, overwhelmed, cut off, or isolated? Mahamudra teaches a different way of relating with experience, via the four stages of recognition: recognizing appearances as mind; mind as emptiness; emptiness as spontaneous presence; and spontaneous presence as self-liberation. 

During this daylong gathering, we will explore the third and fourth of these stages in a step-by-step way that develops confidence and direct experience. There will be explanations, meditation sessions, and time for questions and discussion.

Newcomers are very welcome, as well as those who have attended earlier teachings. The groundwork for the first two stages of Mahamudra Meditation will be reviewed in principle, as well as in group meditations.

This retreat will be presented at the KSC Sanctuary, via Skype. KSC has new technical equipment to facilitate the event, including a screen that is approximately  10’ X 5’ in size, allowing a strong presence and connection between teacher and students.

Saturday, February 10th.  Morning session: 9 am – noon  |  Afternoon session: 1:30 – 4 pm.

Suggested Donation $60, one half ($30) is due with registration form to reserve your space

Pre-registration required by Wednesday, February 7th. Click Here

Bio: Ari Goldfield is a Buddhist teacher, translator, and psychotherapist in private practice. Along with his wife Rose, Ari co-directs Wisdom Sun, the international Buddhist community founded in 2011. Ari served his own teacher, the Tibetan master Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso, for eleven years as a translator and general secretary, and he is the author and translator of books and articles on meditation and the practical integration of Buddhist and Western psychology.

 

Later Event: February 16
Tibetan New Year (Losar) canceled