The Healing Power Of Refuge

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The Healing Power Of Refuge
Touching into Peace and Balance in an Imperfect World

with Lani Miller and Harpist Pamela Bruce
Friday, June 7th, 2019 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm


Join harpist Pamela Bruce and New York Insight teacher Lani Miller for an evening of music, meditation and dharma.

As an important part of Buddhist Practice we learn the great support that can be found in taking refuge in what is called the three jewels: The Buddha, The Dharma, and The Sangha.”

In these challenging times, remembering that finding and taking refuge is really possible and can offer us comfort, support, and strength in our lives. Together we will explore both the theme and experience of taking refuge. The evening will conclude with special performance the harp playing of Pamela Bruce.


Please register at the highest level that your generosity offers.
Explanations of levels follow below.

Registration Fees include Teacher Support

New York Insight Meditation Center has streamlined the registration fee levels. Members of our Circle of Friends are eligible to receive 20% off of the Sustaining Rate via a code provided in the email confirming membership, which you can enter after clicking the Sustaining Level registration.

*Benefactor Level: Supports NYI’s ability to offer the Subsidized Base.

**Sustaining Level: This level reflects the actual costs to support this program. Circle of Friends members eligible for 20% discount with code. Click here to join.

***Subsidized Base: Made possible by the generosity of Benefactor Level above and other donations to ensure participation by those requiring financial assistance.

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Lani Miller

Lani MillerLani 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.

“You must have shadow and light source both. Listen, and lay your head under the tree of awe.” Rumi

Pamela Bruce

Pamela Bruce is a teacher, performer, and creative artist based out of Nyack, NY. She began experimenting with the piano in her parent’s basement as a young child and began formal lessons that prepared her for her undergraduate studies where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. Her passions are wide ranging to include jazz, improvisation, composition, harp playing, guitar, and exploring new favorite composers like Eric Satie and Phillip Glass. She teaches piano, harp, and beginner’s guitar out of her studio in Nyack, NY and is also a traveling teacher to nearby towns such as Nanuet, Valley Cottage, Monsey, and Airmont.

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