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Mindfulness Meditation

with Victoria Davis

Thursday, June 1, 2023
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. Mindfulness meditation offers a refuge from the world and an opportunity to engage more consciously.

Whether you’re a beginner, a dabbler, or a skilled meditator seeking the company of others, join expert teachers in a 45-minute weekly in-person program. Each session is inspired by a different work of art from the Rubin Museum’s collection. Designed to fit into your lunch break, the program includes an opening talk, a 20-minute sitting session, and a closing discussion. Chairs will be provided.

As part of Spirituality Week at the Rubin Museum, this week’s in-person meditation session will be led by Victoria Davis and the theme for this month is Impermanence.

Please note that Justin Michael Williams is no longer able to lead this Mindfulness Meditation program.

Spirituality Week is a community produced, city-wide festival to nourish the spiritual needs of New Yorkers and its visitors. The festival contains hundreds of events hosted by everyone from emerging practitioners to major spiritual centers. Thousands will experience a deeper sense of belonging, spiritual connection, holistic practices, boundless possibilities, and breakthrough moments to support all aspects of life. Spirituality Week and its partners will offer an eclectic array of immersive experiences focused on spiritual exploration through workshops, individual sessions, luminary keynotes, celebratory performances, and intimate dinners on a free and paid basis.

This program is presented in partnership with Sharon Salzberg, the Interdependence Project, and Parabola Magazine and supported by the Frederick P. Lenz Foundation for American Buddhism.

the Interdependence Project

About the Speaker

Victoria Davis is the founder of WellspringMind, a New York-based company offering in-office meditation and genuine happiness training. Victoria is an avid meditator, yogi, and mental health advocate. With a mind labeled “˜obsessive-compulsive’ and “˜disordered’ before the age of 10, Victoria was an early adopter of mindfulness and movement-based practices for mental flourishing. She first turned to the Buddha dharma in 2012 and has dedicated her life to sharing practices that settle body, speech, and mind in the cultivation of genuine happiness. Her teachers include B. Alan Wallace, Douglas Veenhof, Venerable Robina Courtin, and Sri Dharma Mittra. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches online and across the five boroughs, and hosts trainings globally.

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