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Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin

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240 Channing Way
San Rafael, CA United States

February 2019

Rupert Spira ~ The Essence of Non-Duality

Saturday, February 9, 2019 @ 11:00am-4:30pm
Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Marin, 240 Channing Way
San Rafael, CA United States
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“Meditation is what we are, not what we do; the separate self is what we do, not what we are.”

In the last few years Rupert Spira has become one of the most respected and sought-after teachers of non-dual wisdom, known for his crystal clear use of language, laser-like intellect, skillful guided enquiries, and powerfully direct pointing to aware presence—all delivered with warmth, wit and an unmatched and distinctive eloquence.

In his meetings, Rupert explores the perennial, non-dual understanding that lies at the heart of all the great religious and spiritual traditions, such as Advaita Vedanta, Kashmir Shaivism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Mystical Christianity, Sufism, Zen etc., and which is also the direct, ever-present reality of our own experience. This is a contemporary, experiential approach involving silent meditation, guided meditation and conversation, and requires no affiliation to any particular religious or spiritual tradition. All that is required is an interest in the essential nature of experience, and in the longing for love, peace and happiness around which most of our lives revolve.

After thirty years of intense seeking, Rupert met his primary teacher Francis Lucille, who introduced him to the direct way taught by his own teacher, Jean Klein. Rupert lives in Oxford, England, with his wife Ellen Emmet, a therapist and yoga teacher in the tradition of Kashmir Shaivism. . He is the author of several books, including his latest two, The Nature of Consciousness and Being Aware of Being Aware, and two book/CD box-sets, Transparent Body, Luminous World and The Light of Pure Knowing.

www.non-duality.rupertspira.com

The event will run from 11:00 am to 4:30 pm, with a lunch break in the middle.
To save time from having to go out, bring your own lunch, if possible, as there are no restaurants in the immediate vicinity.

Parking is limited, so please carpool if at all possible.

Sliding Scale: $50-$100

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