Sharon Salzberg Coming to the Triangle

“Sharon Salzberg is an amazing teacher, and her words …
illuminate the way to love wisely.”
– Jack Kornfield

Unity Church of the Triangle
5570 Munford Rd Raleigh, NC
Contact: Jon Seskevich 919 286-1207
www.ManageStressNow.com
jon@managestressnow.com

 

Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection
Friday Sept. 21st
Evening lecture begins at 7:30pm

Whether consciously or unconsciously, we all live our lives searching for a sense of belonging, yet may still find ourselves feeling cut off and alone. What holds us back from connecting with one another or our core emotional strengths? Sharon Salzberg explores the art of mindful connection with ourselves, one another, and with all of life from her new book, Real Love. Topics will include “Is loving ourselves really selfish?” and “How can you love someone if you don’t like them and are committed to fighting their actions. Should you?

Suitable for beginning and experienced students of meditation This evening will include a talk, sit and Q&A.

Friday Evening Talk Tickets in advance $15.00
Day of the event and at the door $20

 

Finding Balance with Sharon Salzberg

Saturday Sept.22nd
Day long workshop: 9:30am- 4:30pm

Equanimity is about meeting life, no matter what arises, with an open and responsive heart. It is a steadiness of mind and a calm understanding that allows us to be with the constantly changing and shifting landscape of our world. Equanimity does not mean indifference or apathy, rather it is a spaciousness of mind that empowers lovingkindness and compassion and supports them in action.

This is a practice for times of joy (so as to experience it more fully) as well as times of conflict, frustration, and uncertainty. Suitable for both new and experienced meditators, this workshop includes guided meditations, talks and time for questions and answers.

Saturday Program

Finding Balance
8:30am 9:30am Registration
9:30am 9:35am Opening remarks Jon Seskevich

Uncertainty and Resiliency
9:35am 12: 30pm (with break) Lecture, questions and dialogue, guided practice, discussion Sharon Salzberg
1:45pm-4:20pm (with break) Lecture, questions and dialogue, guided practice, discussion Sharon Salzberg
4:20pm-4:30pm Evaluation

Learning and experiences
1. Define equanimity
2. Discuss how equanimity can be cultivated through meditation practices.
3. Identify personal and/or professional stressors which might be positively impacted by meditative practices.
4. Practice a guided meditation.
5. Formulates questions to clarify one’s understanding of equanimity.
6. Choose meditative practices that can positively impact participants’ personal and/or professional life.

Saturday Workshop Tickets in advance: $75.00
At the door $80
Tickets in advance:$90 both

Select Program
To register by check:
Make check to Jon Seskevich
Mail to: 1017 Iredell St Durham, NC 27705
Call Jon if you have any questions 919 286-1207.
 
Sign-up Here for Saturday Lunch provided by Govinda’s Catering
(gluten-free and vegan)
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Creamy “Chickin” with Mushrooms (contains soy)
Brown Rice
Roasted Root Salad
$15.00

People are welcome to communicate with me directly about other allergen questions or concerns.
My email is govindascateringus@gmail.com

 

About Sharon

Sharon Salzberg is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher and NY Times bestselling author. She has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into mainstream culture since 1974, when she first began teaching. She is the co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA and the author of ten books including NY Times bestseller, Real Happiness, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and, Real Love, her latest release by Flatiron Books.

Acclaimed for her humorous, down-to-earth teaching style, Sharon offers a secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings, making them instantly accessible. She is a regular columnist for On Being, a contributor to Huffington Post, and the host of her own podcast: The Metta Hour. For more information, visit www.SharonSalzberg.com.

Directions to Unity Church of the Triangle

 


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