Ehipassiko — Come and See for Yourself
S.O.S. — Sitting on Sunday + Potluck
Gina Sharpe, Marcia Rose
Fee by donation, no registration required
October 6, 2013
10:00 am - 02:00 pm
10am-12pm + 12:15-2:00pm
These regularly scheduled mornings begin with a guided meditation, sometimes followed by standing or walking meditation. There is a Dharma talk and often a question and answer period where attendees can inquire about practice.
+ Potluck directly following the S.O.S., the potluck is an opportunity for the sangha to break bread with one another, teachers, board members and the visiting teacher.
Please bring a vegetarian offering to share and what you’d like to drink. All offerings are welcome.
There’s a microwave available for re-heating dishes. Plates, utensils, napkins, etc. will be provided.
Fee by donation: Suggested starting donation is $20 but whatever you offer is greatly appreciated and no one is ever turned away for lack of funds. For this event all donations are split evenly between the teacher(s) and NYI.
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Gina Sharpe was born in Jamaica and immigrated to New York at the age of 11. After retiring from the practice of law, she co-founded New York Insight Meditation Center where she serves as Guiding Teacher. She has taught at Retreat Centers and other venues around the United States including a maximum security prison for women. She has been teaching the Dharma since 1995 and is particularly inspired by the potential and application of Dharma to transform and illuminate interpersonal and multicultural relations.
Marcia Rose lives in Taos, NM. She is the founding & guiding teacher for The Mountain Hermitage & founding teacher of Taos Mountain Sangha. She has been studying & practicing Buddhist teachings & meditation with Asian & Western teachers since 1970, primarily in Theravada-Vipassana-Samatha tradition. Her own teaching reflects a clear influence from the Burmese Pa-Auk Forest Monastery & Mahasi Vipassana lineages. She has also studied & practiced in the Dzogchen Tibetan Buddhist tradition with Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche, Nyoshul Khen Rinpoche, & Tsoknyi Rinpoche. Marcia was resident teacher for staff at the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, MA fro 1991-1995. She continues teaching as a regular visiting teacher at IMS & the Forest Refuge in Barre, MA. Marcia also teaches Vipassana, Concentration, Brahma Vihara & Creative Process retreats in other U.S. & international venues & is dedicated to offering these ancient & timeless teachings in ways that make them accessible & authentic for contemporary culture.