Working with Enemies
Meditation Workshop with Sharon Salzberg
7:00 - 9:00 PM
We all must work with our enemies. An enemy, whether within (a habitual, painful mind state) or without (someone for whom we steadily feel antipathy or fear), marks the edge between limited lovingkindness, compassion, sympathetic joy, equanimity, and the potential boundlessness of these qualities.
In this two-hour workshop Sharon Salzberg will explore inner and outer enemies; look at the fear, anger, and anguish generated by being stuck in a mode of “us” and “them”; and focus on the potential for liberation.
The program will consist of dialogue, discourse, and meditation practice and is suitable for both beginning and experienced meditators.
Presented in partnership with Sharon Salzberg.
About the Speaker
Sharon Salzberg, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts, has been a student of meditation since 1971, and guiding meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. Sharon’s latest book is Real Happiness At Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace. She is weekly columnist for On being, a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and is also the author of several other books including the New York Times best-seller, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation: A 28-Day Program, Love Your Enemies, Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience, and Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness. Sharon has been a regular participant in the Rubin’s many on-stage conversations.
Member Tickets: $40.50