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Mindfulness Meditation

With Kimberly Brown

Wednesday, November 2, 2016
1:00 PM–1:45 PM

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.


Related Artwork


Artwork: Bodhisattva Tibet; 12th century Gilt copper alloy C2003.24.1 (har 65315)
Artwork: Bodhisattva Tibet; 12th century Gilt copper alloy C2003.24.1 (har 65315)

Theme: Keeping Calm on Election Week

A highlight of the Rubin Museum’s collection, this torso of a beautiful Bodhisattva has endured much during its lifetime. The sculpture itself is a masterwork of 12th century metal casting, incredibly refined and similar to large sculptures found in Shalu and Sera monastery in Tibet. It theorized that this sculpture was damaged during China’s Cultural Revolution (1966″“1976). Despite the damage and the chaos that caused it, this sculpture remains in calm equipoise serving as inspiration to remain calm during the upcoming election.


About the Speaker

Kimberly Brown is a meditation teacher and the executive director of The Interdependence Project, a NYC meditation center. She leads mindfulness and compassion classes, workshops, and retreats for groups and individuals. 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.

Tickets: $15.00

Free for members (registration required.)

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