Spokane, Washington Daylong–July 21, 2013

Spokane, Washington Daylong–July 21, 2013

Introduction to Concentration Meditation Daylong (taught by Tina and Brian), Sunday, July 21, 2013 in Spokane, WA, USA. FREE registration is available online at www.concentrationmeditation.eventbite.com, by emailing spokanehjana@me.com or by calling Brian Gavin at 509 263 7213. Offerred on a dana...

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First East Coast Daylong Held at Yale

First East Coast Daylong Held at Yale

We have been invited by Dr. Judson Brewer, who is head of the Yale University School of Medicine Neuroscience Lab and also a Buddhist practitioner and sangha leader. Dr. Brewer is interested in studying the samatha practice as part of his research at Yale, and invited us to give a daylong for his sangha and others who want to attend, at the Yale Chapel, in New Haven, Connecticut. Please click here for information and to...

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Talks & Lectures

Talks & Lectures

general overview of the types of talks you do, what they’re about, where you offer them, etc. with links to various pages within site. general overview of the types of talks you do, what they’re about, where you offer them, etc. with links to various pages within site. general overview of the types of talks you do, what they’re about, where you offer them, etc. with links to various pages within site. general overview of the...

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Mentoring & Guidance

Mentoring & Guidance

If you have very simple questions, we may be able to respond to these briefly by email. Visit the “Contact Us” page to send an email. For more extended or ongoing inquiries, we offer individual spiritual guidance / coaching sessions by phone. The focus of these calls is your spiritual practice and how it informs your worldly life. Because we are also both professional coaches, we can also offer you tools with which you can further...

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Practicing the Jhanas Book

Practicing the Jhanas Book

Our book is now available on e-readers! The e-reader version is sold at a reduced cost, on Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble, and Google. Our book Practicing the Jhanas (published by Shambhala Publications) is available in major bookstores and most internet booksellers. To order, please see our Books page. Our original book, Jhanas Advice from Two Spiritual Friends, was purchased by people in 31 countries on six continents in a two year period....

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Our First Teacher-in-Training, Brian Gavin!

Our First Teacher-in-Training, Brian Gavin!

We are pleased to announce our first Teacher-in-Training, Brian Gavin. Brian is now authorized to give dharma talks, and will be learning how to lead daylongs soon. Brian shares his own experience of the territory from “first sit to first jhana” in a clear way that people find both interesting and inspiring. He is very dedicated to this practice, is a great yogi, and has been with us on all of our long retreats to date. For more...

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