September 20, 2023 - Wednesday 5:30-7pm PDT - The Evolution of Mindfulness to Awareness - with Rodney Smith - Webinar

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Please join Rodney as he guides us through our early training in mindfulness toward the full evolution of mindfulness into spacious, formless awareness.

The evening will include a dharma talk, Q & A, and meditative Inquiry.

This is a benefit for both East West Bookshop and Seattle Insight Meditation Society, and all proceeds will be distributed equally between the two not-for-profit organizations. Please give generously.

$10 admission. Click on the yellow PayPal Donate button below to give your donation of $10 or more. After your complete your donation, you will receive an email from "" with your Zoom link info to join the event.

-Mindfulness is meant to reveal our fundamental nature
-Our fundamental nature is formless, timeless, immediate, and complete
-Mindfulness evolves out of the watcher of the experience into watching, which is no longer controlled by the egoic sense of self
-Transcendent freedom is seeing reality through formless awareness and not through the distorted lens of the ego

Rodney Smith is a retired Insight Meditation Society guiding teacher and retired founding and guiding teacher of the Seattle Insight Meditation Society. A former Buddhist monk and hospice director, he has taught meditation for 40 years and is the author of Lessons from the Dying; Stepping Out of Self-Deception: The Buddha’s Liberating Teaching of No-Self; Awakening: A Paradigm Shift of the Heart; and Touching the Infinite: A New Perspective on the Buddha’s Four Foundation of Mindfulness.

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