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  • Isaac Shapiro ~ *Worldwide Web-satsang*

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    SATURDAY, June 4th, 2 pm to 4 pm (Pacific Time) -- Isaac helps us inquire into how we live our lives moment by moment, and how to better align ourselves with the deepest spiritual truths. He works through direct but good-humored questioning, reflecting back to us, and helping to unravel, the conditioning of the mind and the nervous system, allowing a deeper participation in the moment....

    Saturday, June 4, 2016 @ 2:00pm-4:00pm (Pacific Time) at Worldwide Web Event
  • John Prendergast ~ *Worldwide Web-satsang*

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    John is a teacher, psychotherapist and retired adjunct professor of psychology at CIIS known for his pioneering work in integrating nondual wisdom and psychotherapy. He is the author of a new book entitled In Touch (Sounds True, 2015) and founded the superb online journal, Undivided: The Online Journal of Nonduality and Psychology (http://undividedjournal.com/). A long-time student of both Jean Klein and Adyashanti, he was asked to share the dharma by Dorothy Hunt, and has facilitated self-inquiry groups for a number of years. John brings a depth of experience, insight, warmth and compassion to his teaching work, and is especially skillful in guided inquiries and one-on-one dialogues. “Awakening does not end with the discovery of our true nature as open awareness. This is only the beginning of another process. Life also invites us to discover the true nature of our body and, by extension, the world. There is a natural movement of open, loving awareness to saturate the densest levels of form in order to meet and free the areas of greatest confusion and suffering"...

    Sunday, June 12, 2016 @ 10am - 12pm (Pacific Time) at Worldwide Web Event
  • John de Ruiter ~ The Intelligence of Love

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    We are excited to welcome back to the US the celebrated Canadian teacher John de Ruiter after a seventeen-year absence. Raised on the prairies of Alberta, John experienced a powerful awakening at age 17 that left him hungry to permanently realize its truth, which he did several years later, after much exacting inner investigation. At first his ministry found expression through the local Christian community, including seminary study and pastoral work, but, over time, it became clear that he needed to work outside of any traditional structure. Over the years John has amassed a large following, and is known for his powerful meetings, deep transmission, and a clear and original style of teaching that emphasizes open-heartedness and “core-splitting honesty”....

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 7:30pm - 9:30pm at Chochmat Halev, Berkeley
  • Rupert Spira ~ The Light of Pure Knowing

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    In the last few years Rupert has become one of the most respected and sought-after teachers of non-dual wisdom, known for his crystal clear use of language, laser-like intellect, skillful guided enquiries, and powerfully direct pointing to aware presence—all delivered with warmth, wit and an unmatched and distinctive eloquence. He is the author of _Presence, Volumes I and II, The Ashes of Love, The Transparency of Things_ and his latest, The Light of Pure Knowing: Thirty Meditations on the Essence of Non-Duality. “This experience of being aware has never left us. We have never ceased to be this ‘I am aware’. Just give your attention to that. Instead of shining your attention on an object — a thought, feeling, sensation or perception — shine that Awareness on the experience of being aware, in other words, on itself. Allow your attention to come back to itself, just to rest in itself. That experience is peace itself.”...

    Saturday, June 25, 2016 @ 7:00pm - at Chochmat Halev, Berkeley

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