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John Prendergast ~ The Art of Self-Inquiry ~ Bay Area Daylong Retreat

Saturday, June 1, 2024 @ 10:00am - 4:30pm, IN-PERSON

Private country home, Fairfax, CA

Awakening to our true nature is greatly facilitated by the art of self-inquiry – a deep, honest, and intuitive investigation into the direct experience of who we really are. This investigation is based upon our love of the non-dogmatic truth and our desire to live in conscious accord with it. Rigorous self-inquiry often requires that we recognize and welcome our deepest doubts and fears and then question and see through them. The effect is profoundly liberating.

Our time together will include guided and open meditations, a talk, group and dyadic inquiries, and experiential conversations.

John J. Prendergast, Ph.D. is a spiritual teacher and retired psychotherapist and adjunct professor of psychology at CIIS, well known for his pioneering work in integrating non-dual wisdom and psychotherapy. He studied with the European sage Jean Klein for many years, as well as with Adyashanti who gave him dharma transmission in August, 2023. He is the author of The Deep Heart (2019) and In Touch (2015) and is working on a new book for Sounds True about the Ground.

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The meeting will be from 10:00am to Noon and 2:00pm to 4:30pm, with a break for lunch.
Please bring your own lunch, or feel free to go into town to one of the restaurants or to Good Earth Natural Foods.

Pre-registration required, as space is limited.
Registration closes at 5 pm on May 31st

Suggested donation: $75
(Any amount acceptable. No one turned away for lack of funds.)

For inquiries contact LocalEvents@opencirclecenter.org
The meeting will be held at a private home in the Fairfax hills, with views of Mount Tam and hiking trails.
Address and directions will be provided upon registration.

If you have symptoms of a viral infection, or have had a recent
Covid exposure or positive test, please stay home out of consideration for others.


Saturday, June 1
10:00am - 4:30pm, IN-PERSON
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Private country home
Fairfax, CA