7/11/2020 1:00 PM -
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The Anti-Racism Revolution: Inhabiting the Moment (A Conversation between Spring Washam and Tara Brach)
This event will be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.
How do we bring our courage and presence to the violence, heartbreak and potential that is cracking open our society?
Please join us for this special event, where Buddhist teachers Spring Washam and Tara Brach will share the challenges they are encountering, and the practices and insights that are guiding them during this time of radical inner and outer transformation. The format of this event is an honest and vulnerable conversation between two esteemed teachers. They will open with a guided meditation, and close with an offering of healing for ourselves and our country.
This event is sponsored by the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, DC. It is free to the public, but participants are strongly encouraged to make a donation at the time of registration. Proceeds will go towards IMCW's special fund for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students and teachers, to support the deepening of their practice through classes, retreats and teacher training. A portion will also go to teacher Spring Washam, for the generosity of her time and wisdom in this offering.
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Spring Washam is a well-known meditation teacher, author and visionary leader based in California and Peru. She is the author of A Fierce Heart: Finding Strength, Courage and Wisdom in Any Moment. Spring is considered a pioneer in bringing mindfulness-based healing practices to diverse communities. She is one of the founders and core teachers at the East Bay Meditation Center, located in downtown Oakland, CA. In addition to being a teacher, she is also a shamanic practitioner and has studied indigenous healing practices for over a decade. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys, an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom.
Tara Brach is a White cisgender woman who is in-process—increasingly conscious of and dedicated to awakening around racism. She is an internationally known meditation teacher, and author of bestselling Radical Acceptance and Radical Compassion. Her weekly podcast, downloaded over 2.8 million times a month, addresses the value of meditation in relieving emotional suffering and serving spiritual awakening and societal transformation.
Newcomers are warmly welcomed. We aspire to create a safe, supportive community, and welcome everyone with an interest in meditation, regardless of identity, orientation or background.
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This event is offered freely, however you are strongly encouraged to donate. Donations can be made during registration, and will go towards IMCW's special fund for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) students and teachers, to support the deepening of their practice through classes, retreats and teacher training. A portion will also go to teacher Spring Washam, for the generosity of her time and wisdom in this offering.
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