November 2019

A Year to Live -- OnlineDates: Jan - Dec 2020Year Around Event (2019) Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Dates: January 18, February 8, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 6, July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 21, December 12
Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Sliding Scale:
$300 – 700. Code YL1N20.
In-person option available: Register here.

DESCRIPTION
This year-long program, based on the book A Year to Live by Stephen Levine, is designed for people of all ages, regardless of life stage. In community, we will focus on waking up and living life more fully through the exploration of death as spiritual practice.

In our largely death-denying modern culture, few are encouraged to actively contemplate the inevitability of our death, or that it could happen at any time. The Buddha recommended that we do just that, not to frighten us, but to use death as an object of contemplation to help us awaken to the fragile, fleeting, and precious nature of our lives.

Ultimately, this is a year-long practice in forgiveness, gratitude and letting go. Through guided meditations, inquiry and small group discussions, we will be guided, with the support of community, through a process of living this year as if it were our last. All are warmly welcome!

CANCELLATION FEES (for Professional Training Programs:)
• 50% of fees: >4 weeks from programs start
• No refund: <4 weeks from program start

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE – For in-person only
• Young Adult (age 18 – 26) scholarship rate: $300.
• A limited number of volunteer opportunities as well as need-based scholarships based on financial hardship, are available for this training program on a first-come, first-served basis. The rate is $300. Please email volunteering@spiritrock.org for more information.

QUESTIONS? Please email us. 

General Information

Online registration for our programs is available until 12 noon of the last business day prior to the day of the event (e.g. online registration for a Monday program ends at 12 noon on the prior Friday).

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