Online: What is Nirvana?

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Online: What is Nirvana?

with Tuere Sala

Saturday, April 24th 2021 | 9:00am – 4:00pm ET

Have you ever wondered, “What is nirvana?” Is it something concrete or some elusive concept about the afterlife? Is nirvana, sometimes called awakening, even possible? Is it just about belief or is it real, something to be experienced in the here and now? These questions and more have been swirling around Dhamma practice since the time of the Buddha. Buddha has described nirvana as the cooling of fire, the quenching of thirst, a release, escape. It is pointed to in the 3rd Noble Truth and is attained by cultivating the Eightfold Path. All of which implies an experience here and now.

During this daylong, we will explore this nirvana by looking deeper at the 3rd Noble Truth. We will look at why it is so important in today’s urban world to practice towards awakening.


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Tuere Sala

Tuere Sala is a Guiding Teacher at Seattle Meditation Society and the founding teacher of the Capitol Hill Meditation Group. She is a retired prosecuting attorney who has practiced Vipassana meditation for over 30 years. She teaches all aspects of meditation through introductory and intensive study classes, daylongs, and weekend nonresidential retreats. She also teaches short and long residential retreats. Tuere believes that urban meditation is the foundation for today’s practitioner’s path to liberation. She is inspired by bringing the Dharma to nontraditional places and is a strong advocate for practitioners living with high stress, past trauma and difficulties sitting still. Tuere has a long history of assisting others in establishing and maintaining a daily practice. Her teachings reflect an approach to Dharma that is easily accessible to everyone.

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