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John Prendergast ~ Relaxing the Inner Grip
Sunday, January 8, 2017 @ 7:00pm-8:45pm
John is a teacher, psychotherapist and retired adjunct professor of psychology at CIIS known for his pioneering work in integrating nondual wisdom and psychotherapy. He is the author of a new book entitled In Touch (Sounds True, 2015) and founded the superb online journal, Undivided: The Online Journal of Nonduality and Psychology (http://undividedjournal.com/). A long-time student of both Jean Klein and Adyashanti, he was asked to share the dharma by Dorothy Hunt, and has facilitated self-inquiry groups for a number of years. He also offers workshops and retreats. John brings a depth of experience, insight, warmth and compassion to his teaching work, and is especially skillful in guided inquiries and one-on-one dialogues.
“Awakening does not end with the discovery of our true nature as open awareness. This is only the beginning of another process. Life also invites us to discover the true nature of our body and, by extension, the world. There is a natural movement of open, loving awareness to saturate the densest levels of form in order to meet and free the areas of greatest confusion and suffering”