Martine Batchelor lived in Korea as a Zen nun under the guidance of Master Kusan for ten years. She is the author of Meditation for Life, The Path of CompassionWomen in Korean Zen and Let Go: A Buddhist Guide to Breaking Free of Habits. She is a member of the Gaia House Teacher Council. She teaches meditation retreats worldwide and lives in France. Her latest work is The Spirit of the Buddha.

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Vimalasara Mason-John

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

Freedom of Heart – Kevin Griffin and Vimalasara, MA – ONLINE

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT
Spirit Rock – Online
Woodacre, CA United States

Freedom of Heart: Mindfulness Practices for Healing Addiction (KG1H24) Kevin Griffin and Vimalasara, MA While we all long for safety and freedom in our lives, many of us struggle with compulsive and addictive thoughts and behaviors that undermine our...

Bringing the New Year in with Wisdom

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy

Every day is a new year, and it’s an opportunity to do something different because the past has gone . However so many of us hold onto the past or cling onto a future that hasn’t even arrived. Today we will explore letting go and discovering a fr...

A Taste of Freedom

November 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy

This month in our Buddhist Recovery Workshop series Vimalasara led us in a guided meditation and Dharma talk.

Meditating during Uncertain Times

November 1, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy

With the American election coming up, and the spike in COVID cases around the world, it is inevitable that many people may be experiencing PTSD, panic attacks, worry and concern. Many people ask how can meditation help when all you are doing is sitti...

Watch the Triggers: The Festive Season is Here

December 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy

Top up on tips and coping mechanisms to deal with the holidays.  Do the festive season with a sense of freedom and joy.

Coming Home To The Body with Breath

February 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy

Imagine not being able to find your way home to your loved one’s, to your friends and family. Imagine how traumatic this would be. And this is the same trauma we experience when we have split from our body and can not find our way back into the bod...

Vimalasara – First Academy Teaching

January 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST
BRN Academy