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Click here for information on DANA – what it is and how to offer it

 

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Click below for details on the various categories of our offerings:
 

Certificate Program in Meditation and Psychotherapy

Bill & Susan are meditation teachers within this certificate program sponsored by the Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy. Click here for more information on this program.
 

Retreats:

Therapists
Couples

 

Meditation Practice Groups:

Therapists

 

Individuals:

NEW: Posture Consultations

Clinical Consultations

Personal Meditation Instruction

 

Conferences

 

Schedule of Upcoming Programs

 


Dana

The practice of giving is universally recognized as one of the most basic human virtues….
In the teaching of the Buddha, too, the practice of giving claims a place of special eminence,
one which singles it out as being in a sense the foundation and seed of spiritual development.
~Bhikkhu Bodhi

 

There is a long tradition of offering meditation instruction in exchange for some offering of dana, which means generosity in the Pali language. Moved by this model, we have come to adopt an approach akin to this in spirit.

Some of our offerings are for dana, which means that there is no fixed fee. The receiver of the guidance and instruction is free to offer an amount based on a combination of perceived value and personal means. This exchange brings the heart aspect of the mind—qualities of appreciation, kindness and gratitude– into clearer focus.

We wish to introduce this model to professional caregivers in the context of retreats and personal meditation instruction so that they may consider, feel and realize the benefit from engaging generosity. Many ask us what the usual range of offering might be. As therapists we are accustomed to appreciating the value of wise counsel, and most offer what they themselves might expect to pay for a psychotherapy/consultation session, or what they might charge for a session themselves. That said, we gladly receive what is freely offered.

 

May what we offer be of benefit to as many as possible.

 

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Please click on the above button to offer Dana via PayPal or any major credit card.