Friday, 16 December 2011

Rebirth, Not Reincarnation by Steve Hagen

Steve Hagen has been a student of Buddhist thought and practice since 1967. In 1975 he became a student
of Dainin Katagiri Roshi in Minneapolis and was ordained in 1979. He has studied with teachers in the U.S., Asia, and Europe, and in 1989 received transmission (endorsement to teach) from Katagiri Roshi. He is currently head teacher at Dharma Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Friday, 9 December 2011

Anicca by Rebecca Bradshaw

This talk discusses a deep understanding of impermanence as a pathway into freedom.

Rebecca Bradshaw has been practicing vipassana meditation since 1983, and teaching since 1993. She teaches frequently at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, where she leads the teen and young adult retreats and is a member of the annual Three Month Retreat team. Rebecca is the guiding teacher of the Insight Meditation Center of Pioneer Valley in Easthampton, MA. She also holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and works as a psychotherapist in the inner city. Her teachings invite exploration of the convergence of love and wisdom.


Sunday, 4 December 2011

Self by Stephen Batchelor

Reflection on passages from the suttas of the Pali Canon where the Buddha explores the meaning of "self" (atta).