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Living in the Dharma: A Benefit Evening with Sharon Salzberg and Joseph Goldstein
Joseph Goldstein, Sharon Salzberg
Doors open at 6pm
June 10, 2016
at the Middle Collegiate Church, 112 Second Avenue (Between 6th & 7th Streets), New York, NY 10003
05:00 am - 09:00 pm
**This event is full and closed for registration. Pre-registered attendees only please.**
Proceeds will support both New York Insight and IMS. Fees are on a sliding scale, allowing all to pay according to their means.
Join us for this special evening, featuring Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg, as we honor the 40th anniversary of the Insight Meditation Society and celebrate our own growing New York Insight community.
The historic Middle Collegiate Church provides a warm, quiet and welcoming sanctuary where we can come together to practice with two of the Western world's leading meditation teachers. Joseph and Sharon will offer guided meditations and answer our questions, as well as share stories and reflections from their more than 40 years of teaching.
We hope to see you there!
Attendees will have the opportunity to offer additional heart offerings to benefit IMS and NYI during the evening.
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Joseph Goldstein is a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, where he is one of the resident guiding teachers. He is the author of Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Awakening, A Heart Full of Peace, One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism, Insight Meditation and The Experience of Insight. He has also coauthored books with Sharon Salzberg and Jack Kornfield. Joseph has studied and practiced meditation since 1967 under the guidance of eminent teachers from India, Burma, and Tibet and he leads Insight and Lovingkindness Meditation retreats around the world.
Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her forthcoming release by Flatiron Books, Real Love. Renowned for her down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour. For more information, visit www.SharonSalzberg.com.