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Vaster Than Fear: Cultivating an Unshakable Love – with Sharon Salzberg & Ram Dev

November 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST

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Join us for a LIVE virtual Dharma discussion, meditation, and Q&A with wisdom keepers Sharon Salzberg and Ram Dev (Dale Borglum)

Sharon and Ram Dev will explore the idea of universal compassion including the boundless nature of our hearts and the ability to stay open in the face of divisiveness, chaos, and uncertainty. They will look at timeless wisdom and time-tested methods that help us move beyond the struggle and into loving what was previously unlovable. The event will include meditation and live Q&A.

Ram Dev (Dale Borglum) founded and directed the Hanuman Foundation Dying Center in Santa Fe, New Mexico, the first residential facility in the United States to support conscious dying. He has been the Executive Director of the Living/Dying Project in Santa Fe and since 1986 in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the co­-author with Ram Dass, Daniel Goleman, and Dwarka Bonner of Journey of Awakening: A Meditator’s Guidebook (Bantam Books) and has taught meditation since 1974. Dale lectures and gives workshops on the topics of meditation, healing, spiritual support for those with life ­threatening illness, and on caregiving as a spiritual practice.

Sharon Salzberg is a meditation pioneer and industry leader, a world-renowned teacher and New York Times bestselling author. As one of the first to bring meditation and mindfulness into mainstream American culture over 45 years ago, her relatable, demystifying approach has inspired generations of meditation teachers and wellness influencers. Sharon is co-founder of The Insight Meditation Society in Barre, MA, and the author of eleven books, including the New York Times bestseller, Real Happiness, now in its second edition, her seminal work, Lovingkindness and her newest book, Real Change: Mindfulness To Heal Ourselves and the World (Flatiron Books). 

Sharon’s secular, modern approach to Buddhist teachings is sought after at schools, conferences and retreat centers around the world. Sharon is the host of her own podcast, The Metta Hour, featuring 100+ interviews with the top leaders and voices in the meditation and mindfulness movement, and her writing can be found on Medium, On Being, the Maria Shriver blog, and Huffington Post.

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November 8
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5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST
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7 thoughts on “Vaster Than Fear: Cultivating an Unshakable Love – with Sharon Salzberg & Ram Dev”

  1. Q. Hi there xo. When i sit with what i believe in. Actually not a belief (as that’s more of a concept) but with What i Know…i am in surrender, in devotion. And i love giving all of my self into this timeless, formless Divine …..Yet, i don’t let myself just “be” there for long….this is nothing new ;-). I begin to check: is this right? Is this surrender? Wait a minute. And i go over ‘how to surrender’. I am aware this could be ANY content, as it’s just NOISE. I even know it’s purpose is to keep me from just BEING…..could be fear of being who i am, feels dangerous, i am aware of all that this is about, the noise think’s it provides safety. I do somatic experiencing , bringing acceptance, friendliness…meta…into every sensation, feeling…Bringing love into hatred, into rage, into the joy, you name it.
    AND my question is, when i keep giving myself instructions…or disallowing myself from simply surrendering and ALLOWING Divine Guidance to take me along…..oh gosh, i don’t know if it’s a question! haha. I would LOVE to be free of this! I KNOW bliss, i KNOW how everything falls into place when i am aligned. AND i won’t let myself remain there….falling away yet again and again…away from what i love most. oh my, alot of words here!!!!

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