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Ehipassiko — Come and See for Yourself

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Seeing The Beautiful: The Practices of Appreciation and Gratitude
Lani Miller, Nancy Glimm

July 11, 2015
10:00 am - 05:00 pm

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Walk-in registration is available via cash or check.

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us, or we find it not.  --Ralph Waldo Emerson

Exploring the Dharma (the path of and to the Truth of how things are) offers us the opportunity to find happiness.  We can let go of our burdens and  awaken from the habits and conditioning which limit us.  Through our practice we can discover that our happiness arises not from controlling and attempting to manipulate our experience, but rather  from how we relate and respond to what is happening - from learning to "allow" and "let go."

Every moment offers us an opportunity to, as Thich Nat Hanh expressed so wisely, "see what's right."  From the beauty of a flower to appreciation for our very life we can cultivate appreciation and open to gratitude.

In this day long retreat we will explore how attitudes of appreciation and gratitude can nourish us, bring us joy, and strength even through challenging times. The day will include sitting and walking  practice, as well as short talks, with plenty of time for group sharing.

 

Registration fee does not include teacher support.

Teacher support: Suggested starting donation 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).

All scholarships have been awarded for this event.

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Lani Miller

Lani Miller Lani Miller has been practicing Insight Meditation since 1977.  She is a graduate of the third Community Dharma Leaders Program. Lani is also a Singer/ Songwriter who is interested in how music and other creative arts can be a vehicle for sharing spiritual truths and values.

nancy glimm

Nancy Glimm Nancy Glimm has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1996. She has been a part of New York Insight Meditation Center since its inception. Nancy is a 2012 graduate of the Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leaders training program. Her primary teacher is Gloria Taraniya Ambrosia. Nancy leads the Living Urban Dharma Monday Daytime Sit. She is a psychotherapist in private practice with over 35 years of experience. Her psychotherapy practice is informed by her spiritual practice.

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