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November 2015

Weekly Class with Tara – Bethesda, MD

November 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817

NOTE: No class/special class days: 12/2 – no class (church is using the space) 12/23 – Solstice celebration – come light candles with Tara and the sangha! 12/30 – no class (on retreat) 1/6 – Three Refuges Ceremony and talk with Tara 1/11 – visiting teacher: Sharon Salzberg 1/20 – visiting teacher: Joe Bobrow 1/27…

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December 2015

Residential Weekend Workshop ~ Releasing the Barriers to Love: A Pathway of Conscious Relationships – Garrison, NY

December 4 @ 6:00 pm - December 6 @ 2:00 pm
Garrison Retreat Center,
Rt. 9D at Glenclyffe
Garrision, 10524 United States
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~ Garrison, NY ~ with Tara Brach and Jonathan Foust. Please come on your own, or with a friend, family member or partner! Intimacy with others can be the ground for experiencing full aliveness and sacred communion. Yet as so many have experienced, our relationships are also often the source of insecurity, hurt and betrayal.…

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Residential 5-Day New Year’s Retreat: Awakening the Heart of Compassion – Reisterstown, MD

December 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - January 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Pearlstone Retreat Center,
5425 Mount Giliad Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
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The New Year is a wonderful time to touch sacred presence and deepen our roots in spiritual life. In this silent retreat we will open our hearts and minds through practices of Vipassana (mindfulness meditation–both sitting and walking sessions), traditional heart meditations (metta), yoga (mindful movement) and evening chanting. On Dec 27 the retreat opens…

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February 2016

Daylong Workshop: Radical Acceptance – Embracing Life with an Awake Heart – Bethesda, MD

February 6, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation,
6301 River Road
Bethesda, MD 20817
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One of the deepest forms of suffering in our culture is the pain of feeling that “something is wrong with me.” This, accompanied by our judgment of others, keeps us at war with life.  When not faced, our fears and blame prevent us from living and loving fully. On the societal level, creating a “bad…

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FACES Mindfulness Compassion & Wisdom Conference – San Diego, CA

February 26, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
San Diego Conference & Hotel Site: Hyatt Regency Mission Bay,
1441 Quivira Road
San Diego, CA 92109 United States
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All Day with Tara Brach, Ph.D. Cultivating a Forgiving Heart- Healing the Wounds of Severed Belonging  We each have experienced the pain of rejection, betrayal, being unseen or misunderstood. When our needs for security and connection are unmet, our heart armors itself in anger and blame to protect from feeling the rawness of pain. Sadly,…

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March 2016

Residential Weekend – Loving Presence: Inhabiting and Expressing Your True Nature – Kripalu

March 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - March 27, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health,
Interlaken Road
West Stockbridge, MA 01266
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Stockbridge, MA – Loving Presence: Inhabiting and Expressing your True Nature Realizing your full potential for wisdom and love is the fruit of every spiritual path. This program brings mindfulness, radical acceptance, and compassion to the fears and challenges that arise in your life, so you can heal and awaken your naturally wise heart. Tara…

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April 2016

Daylong Workshop: Realizing and Inhabiting our True Nature

April 9, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
UU Church of Rockville,
100 Welsh Park Drive
Rockville, 20850 United States
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The essence of a spiritual path is to awaken from limiting stories about ourselves and discover and the love and awareness that is our source.  This enables us to trust and live from our full aliveness and potential.  Our time together will explore the unfolding of true nature through guided meditations, inquiry, journaling and discussion.

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May 2016

Residential Weeklong Retreat – Intimacy with Life

May 6, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - May 13, 2016 @ 12:00 pm
Pearlstone Retreat Center,
5425 Mount Giliad Rd
Reisterstown, MD 21136
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Vipassana, or Buddhist Meditation, is a way of opening to life and seeing clearly the totality of one’s being and experience. The practice is based on cultivating a present-centered mindfulness, leading to an unfolding of our natural wisdom and compassion. The focus of this weeklong retreat is to enhance intimacy with ourselves and the world.…

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June 2016

Daylong Workshop: Meditation, Emotional Healing, and Spiritual Awakening

June 4, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Catholic University of America,
620 Michigan Avenue
District of Columbia, DC 01266 United States
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Our neurosis and suffering come from our unlived life–the unseen, unfelt parts of our psyche. Through this workshop we will explore how the Buddhist practices of mindfulness and compassion can free us from the bind of fear and shame. The day will include didactic presentation, guided meditations, experiential exercises, and time for sharing and questions.

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The Jewel in the Lotus: Realizing the Radiant Heart of Wisdom

June 17, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - June 20, 2016 @ 2:00 pm
Mennorode – The Netherlands,
Apeldoornseweg 185
Elspeet, Netherlands
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~ Tara Brach and Jonathan Foust in Holland ~ NOTE: Due to enormous interest, as of now (2015-11-12) the retreat in Holland is fully booked. It is possible to add your name to the waiting list. In Asian languages the word for heart and mind are the same, signifying that on a path of awakening,…

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