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February 1–6, 2015 Sunday–Friday 5 nights

The Wise and Loving Heart: Meditation for Freedom and Compassion

Presenter(s)
Jack Kornfield, Hugh Byrne, and Erin Treat
Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield, PhD, holds a doctorate in clinical psychology; has trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma; and is a founding teacher of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre,…
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Hugh Byrne

Hugh Byrne, PhD, has taught Buddhist mindfulness meditation for 10 years. A graduate of the Spirit Rock/Insight Meditation Society teacher training program, he has also completed training in Somatic Experiencing, a mind-body approach to healing…
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Erin Treat

Erin Treat has been practicing Buddhist meditation for 20 years. She teaches at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, is a guiding teacher at Vallecitos Mountain Ranch, and is codirector of training at the Mind-Fitness Training Institute.…
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For all levels.

In the words of the Buddha, “The capacity to live with dignity and compassion is your birthright.” Come deepen your experience of well-being, compassion, and freedom in this very special meditation retreat with Jack Kornfield, author of the national best-seller A Path with Heart: A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life, and one of the most well-known teachers of Buddhism in the West.

Join a group of fellow seekers for a deep retreat experience in which you help create a community of practice and share meditation, nourishing teachings, and heartfelt conversation. These practices can transform your life. In Jack’s words, “It is possible to be free and loving no matter what your circumstances.”