Philosophy Workshop: From Karma to Dharma — Finding Your Way through Indian Philosophy

This 2½-hour workshop will introduce key concepts and arguments from the Buddhist and Hindu philosophical traditions of India.  Our goals will be to dispel some common misconceptions about Indian philosophy and religion, to distinguish different Indian philosophical schools from one another, and to develop a deeper understanding of these rich and varied traditions. No background in philosophy is required to participate in this workshop. FREE. All ages welcome. $20 Suggested donation. Light snacks & hot tea provided. Space is limited. 

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Reality & Understanding: Insights from a Buddhist Scholar & Theoretical Physicist

What do we know about the nature of reality & how confident should we be in our understanding of it? This complicated subject is the focus of a video conversation (courtesy of the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement) between the physicist, Sean Carroll, and the Buddhist scholar, B. Alan Wallace.

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1/2 Day Teen Retreat on Merlin Nature Preserve – **CANCELLED DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT**

****WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT, WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO HOST OUR 1/2 DAY TEEN RETREAT AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED.  DUE TO THE STRUCTURE OF THE 1/2 DAY PROGRAM & ACTIVITIES THEREIN, IN ORDER FOR THE EXPERIENCE TO BE EFFECTIVE & BENEFICIAL FOR RETREAT-GOERS, WE…

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4-Week Intensive Mindfulness Course (Week 4)

Spring into Spring in our 4-week intensive Introduction to Mindfulness course. In this evening class, we will explore mindfulness from three key perspectives: its Buddhist ethical and philosophical roots, the development of a Western, scientific, secularized practice, and our own personal experience with a variety of well-known practices 7pm–8:30pm (with…

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4-Week Intensive Mindfulness Course (Week 3)

Spring into Spring in our 4-week intensive Introduction to Mindfulness course. In this evening class, we will explore mindfulness from three key perspectives: its Buddhist ethical and philosophical roots, the development of a Western, scientific, secularized practice, and our own personal experience with a variety of well-known practices 7pm–8:30pm (with…

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4-Week Intensive Mindfulness Course (Week 2)

Spring into Spring in our 4-week intensive Introduction to Mindfulness course. In this evening class, we will explore mindfulness from three key perspectives: its Buddhist ethical and philosophical roots, the development of a Western, scientific, secularized practice, and our own personal experience with a variety of well-known practices 7pm–8:30pm (with…

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4-Week Intensive Mindfulness Course (Week 1)

Spring into Spring in our 4-week intensive Introduction to Mindfulness course. In this evening class, we will explore mindfulness from three key perspectives: its Buddhist ethical and philosophical roots, the development of a Western, scientific, secularized practice, and our own personal experience with a variety of well-known practices 7pm–8:30pm (with…

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4-Week Intensive Mindfulness Course (Week 4)

A 4-week intensive introduction to Mindfulness. In this course, we will explore mindfulness from three key perspectives: (1) its Buddhist ethical and philosophical roots, (2) the development of a Western, scientific, secularized practice, and (3) our own personal experience with a variety of well-known practices. Classes will be led by…

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