May 2023

07May10:00 AM12:00 PMVisions of Engaged Buddhism: Vinny Ferraro in Conversation with Roshi Joan Halifax, Dharmacharya Valerie Brown & Frank OstaseskiA Benefit for Upaya and Spirit Rock 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Online Teacher(s): Vinny Ferraro; Roshi Joan Halifax; Dharmacharya Valerie Brown; Frank Ostaseski OnlineNo prerequisiteOpenClosed Captions

Event Details

Date & Time: Sunday, May 7, 2023; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. US Pacific Time
Sliding Scale: $55-$275. Our sliding scale options for this program include financial support for our teachers. Code VF1B23.

Spirit Rock is proud to host Roshi Joan Halifax (Upaya Zen Center), Frank Ostaseski (Zen Hospice Project), and Dharmacharya Valerie Brown (Plum Village) in conversation about engaged Buddhist practice with Vinny Ferraro. Our time will be spent discussing what our traditions have in common and what that means regarding taking our practice off the cushion and into the world.

Together we’ll explore the connections between social action, social justice, and social service and then focus on the inspired work each of these teachers has been involved in. There’ll be a short guided practice, as well a chance to be in dialogue with the panel. Please join us for this very special event.

All are welcome! No one will be turned away for lack of funds as space allows. For more information, please email


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