*Sit & Dharma Talk – Steve Armstrong – Awareness, Insight & Liberation
January 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Awareness, Insight & Liberation – with Senior Teacher Steve Armstrong
We will have the rare opportunity this week of hosting Senior Teacher Steve Armstrong for a number of meditation sittings, talks and dialogues.
Steve has been leading insight meditation retreat internationally since 1990; was a monk with U Pandita in Burma for 5 years; served as one of the senior teachers at the annual three month retreat at Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts; and is the co-founder of the Vipassana Metta Foundation dhamma sanctuary on Maui. He continues his practice under the guidance of Sayadau U Tejaniya in Rangoon. Most importantly for SIM, Steve has been a guiding and support presence for our leadership during the last 15 years.
His talk this evening with focus on the meditation instructions of Mahasi Sayadaw and Sayadaw U Tejaniya. He will also discuss the one day retreat he will led for SIM on Saturday, January 27 and SIM’s annual residential retreat in September.
Sacramento Insight Meditation events are sustained by the generosity of instructors in offering teachings freely and on the generosity of students and members of the meditative community in the form of financial support, service and participation in events. With our practice of dana, we support our Sangha.