Mirka discusses her book Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra about the meditation master who first taught Dipa Ma, Joseph Goldstein, and many of our western dharma leaders. Munindra was a pivotal figure in the transmission of Dharma to the West and the resulting mindfulness movement.
An insightful and humorous exploration of the place of humans in the universe. Includes a reading of Mark Twain's essay "Was the World Made for Man." The evening ends with a discussion with sangha members.
A presentation of non-Buddhist perspectives on enlightenment through stories and quotes of Advaita (non-dualistic) teachers such as Ramana Maharshi,
Poonjaji, Eckhart Tolle, and Adyahshanti. The talk ends with a brief guided meditation.