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Kimberly Brown

Mindfulness Meditation

Wednesday, February 22, 2017
1:00 PM–1:45 PM
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For centuries Himalayan practitioners have used meditation to quiet the mind, open the heart, calm the nervous system, and increase focus. Now Western scientists, business leaders, and the secular world have embraced meditation as a vital tool for brain health.

Whether you’re a beginner, a dabbler, or a skilled meditator seeking the company of others, join expert teachers in a forty-five-minute weekly program designed to fit into your lunch break. Each session will be inspired by a different work of art from the Rubin Museum’s collection and will include an opening talk, a twenty-minute sitting session, and a closing discussion. Chairs will be provided.

Presented in partnership with Sharon Salzberg and the Interdependence Project.


Siddha Lakshmi Nepal; 17th century gilt copper alloy, Rubin Museum of Art, C2004.34.4 (HAR 65402)

Theme: Perception

This 17th-century sculpture depicts Siddha Lakshmi, an esoteric Hindu mother goddess important in Nepal. Her consort, Shiva, supports the goddess on his shoulders, implying that Siddha Lakshmi is Shiva’s guru. She represents ultimate reality in the universe with Shiva sitting at her feet to learn her wisdom.

About the Speaker
Kimberly Brown is the executive director of The Interdependence Project and a graduate of its Meditation Teacher Training Program. She leads mindfulness and compassion classes, workshops, and retreats for groups and individuals in NYC. Kim studies American and Tibetan Buddhism and practices lovingkindness meditation. Her teaching methods integrate depth psychology, compassion training, and traditional Buddhist techniques as a means to help everyone reconnect to their inherent clarity and openness.

This program is now SOLD OUT.

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Note: Late comers may not be admitted past 1:10 p.m., so as to not disrupt the session.