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Ehipassiko — Come and See for Yourself


Conscious Living : Conscious Working
George Pitagorsky, Michael Daner

January 18, 2014
10:00 am - 05:00 pm

Conscious living is treating every moment of every day as a meditation; it is cultivating wisdom through mindfulness. Mindfulness gives rise to awareness, and awareness allows our innate wisdom to flower. Wisdom brings forth compassion. This retreat is an intensive exploration of meditation in daily life. Participants learn and practice several specific meditation techniques intertwined with the key Buddhist teachings that give both a practical and philosophical foundation for the techniques. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss their experience, ask questions, and address issues regarding the integration of meditation and Buddhist thought into daily work, family, and social life.

Learn more about the Conscious Living: Conscious Working Extended Mindfulness Program, a five-month course on the integration of Buddhist practice into daily life.


Teacher support: Suggested starting donation for a daylong is $30 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds.  All donations go to support the teacher(s).

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george pitagorsky

George Pitagorsky George Pitagorsky blends Buddhism, systems thinking and non-dual philosophy.  He has practiced yoga and Insight Meditation since the early 1970’s.  He is a multi-disciplinary business consultant, coach, and is currently a Managing Director in the NYC Dept. of Education’s Office of School Support Services.  George is author of The Zen Approach to Project Management and Managing Conflict in Projects and editor of the Breakthrough Newsletter.  George seeks to help people to integrate meditation and wisdom thinking into their daily lives.  He has served on the NYI Board of Directors.

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Michael Daner Michael Daner has followed the Dow and the Tao—as far away as India and as close as his own backyard—for over thirty years. He is a student of Theravadan Buddhism, Dzogchen and Advaita. Michael's teachers include Jean Klein and Namkai Norbu. He co-developed the Living Wisely/Working Wisely Workshop.

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