Residential - Oct 21 - 24, 2022
Emptiness, Interdependence and the Myth of Seeing Reality Directly
Join Barry Magid and Max Erdstein as they explore challenges to the metaphor of what Nietzsche called “immaculate perception” from both the Mahayana view of emptiness and the Western philosophical perspective of Wilfred Sellars, who called it “the Myth of the Given."
Residential - Oct 28 - 30, 2022
Exploring theSilent Illumination: The Practice and Realization of Natural Awakened Mind
Silent illumination refers to the natural awakened mind and is also the simultaneous practice of stillness and clear-seeing, quiescence and luminosity. Learn to cultivate silent illumination on and off the cushion with Guo Go.
Residential - Nov 01, 2022 - Nov 09, 2022
Speak the Truth
Speech is action. Do we know how to act with truth? What can meditating in dialogue teach us about how to act from a basis of truth? Join Gregory Kramer and Anna-Brown Griswold to get in touch with the truth of experience through mindfulness, samadhi, and Insight Dialogue.
In the Buddhist tradition, wisdom is nurtured by a deep investigation of experience involving both dharma study and meditation practice. The Insight Journal, published by BCBS since 1994, is dedicated to exploring some of the insights that a balanced inquiry uncovers about ourselves, our world, and our fellow beings.