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How Can I Find Peace of Mind

Loch Kelly + Zoran Josipovic

March 7–February 24, 2010
4:30 PM–6:00 PM

According to Tibetan Buddhism, and many of the world’s wisdom traditions, we have the ability to access a type of awake awareness that is “the peace that passes understanding”. This natural awake awareness is simply a type of human consciousness that has been overlooked. We will see how awake awareness affects the brain functioning, and present some simple and direct methods for accessing it.
Loch Kelly, MDiv., LCSW, is a graduate of Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary, where he was awarded a fellowship to study Buddhist meditation in Sri LankaandTibetan Dzogchen with Tulku Urgyen Rinpoche in Nepal.In addition to having practiced as a licensed psychotherapist, Loch has taught Buddhist meditation for 25 years. He is authorized to teach meditation by Mingyur Rinpoche and Adyashanti. Loch is the founder of the non-profit The Natural Wakefulness Center and teaches in the NYC area and throughout the country.He is currently collaborating on a meditation research project at the University of Pennsylvania with Amishi Jha PhD.

Zoran Josipovic is Adjunct Associate Professor at the Psychology Department,New York University, and Research Associate in Prof. David Heeger’s Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging at the NYU Center for Neural Science. A long-term practitioner of meditation in the nondual traditions of Dzogchen, Mahamudra and Advaita Vedanta, Josipovic has also worked as a psychotherapist and a bodyworker and has taught meditation at Esalen Institute for many years.