East Coast LGBTIQ Retreat, May 26-29, 2017

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Waking Up Fabulous: Living Our Intentions, May 26-29, 2017

Open to all who identify as: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, or Queer

Madeline Klyne, La Sarmiento, Larry Yang and Jacoby Ballard

The Buddha’s teachings invite us to wake up to what is true and what is real within ourselves and in the world. With Intention we can meet life with care, kindness and with a willingness to learn about what creates freedom.

On this silent meditation retreat, we will explore the practices and teachings of mindfulness,
loving-kindness and compassion. We will explore both individually and within community:

  • being content in the midst of desire
  • being kind in unkind times
  • being clear and wise while in confusion

The essence of these practices is to see things as they are, to look into our lives with interest, kindness, compassion and to discover and awaken the capacity that each of us has to live more openly, more wisely, and more lovingly.

Register at garrisoninstitute.org/lgbtiq

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Co-sponsored by the Insight Meditation Community of Washington

Madeline Klyne is a co-founder and teacher at South Shore Insight at Hanover, MA. La Sarmiento is a teacher for the Insight Meditation Community of Washington and Inward Bound Mindfulness Education. Larry Yang teaches meditation retreats nationally and is a core teacher and leader of the East Bay Meditation Center in Oakland, a center dedicated to making the Buddha’s Teachings accessible to multicultural communities. Jacoby Ballard is a genderqueer transman, justice worker, yoga teacher and dharma fiend.

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