Cultivating Wisdom and Love.
"Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows." - Nirsagadatta. John has been teaching meditation since the mid 1980's, and has been our mentoring teacher since 1993. He leads retreats in Northern California, around the United States and abroad. He is the founding teacher of Mountain Stream Meditation Center in Nevada City, and is a senior teacher at Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, Marin County, CA. John has a private practice as a meditation counselor and has trained in Hakomi body-centered therapy. He has studied with many teachers in Asia, and has been practicing meditation for over forty years. He is a wonderful teacher with an open heartSaturday we will meet from 9-5pm, and on Sunday from 9-4pm. On Sunday we will be joining the Reno Buddhist Church for the service between 10-11am, and John will be choosing the reading and giving the dharma talk. Then we will continue with our retreat.Come on one or both days. Beginning and seasoned meditators are welcome. Bring a packed lunch, and a cushion for sitting if you use one.As the teachings are considered priceless, they are always offered freely. Your generous donations allow us to sponsor the retreat and support the teacher in offering the dharma to all.