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      Wisdom Rising - An Event for "Communities of Color" with Spring Washam in Sacramento

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      January 21, 2018

      Sunday  10:00 AM

      3111 Wissemann Drive
      Sacramento, California 95826

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      Wisdom Rising - An Event for "Communities of Color" with Spring Washam

      This Workshop This meditation workshop is for meditators or interested beginners who identify as a person of color or has a multi-racial background.  Wisdom Rising -  A special event for "Communities of Color" 10:00 - Check Ins 10:15 - Sit 10:45 Dharma Talk   11:15 Q & A 11:45 Group share 12 - 12:30 end  Registration The fee is $20. This fee does not include dana for the teacher, but covers travel costs, rent, insurance, scholarships and other SBMG programs.   Scholarships are available upon request.  No one will be turned away for lack of funds.  Please contact the registrar, Omonivie at to arrange for financial assistance.  If you wish to pay at the door or via check to the registrar, those options are available to you on the payment information page after you click the green "Register" button, enter the desired money amount and click the green "Checkout" button.   Biography Spring Washam is a well-known meditation and dharma teacher based in Oakland, California. She is a founding member and core teacher at the East Bay Meditation Center located in downtown Oakland. She is the founder of Lotus Vine Journeys an organization that blends indigenous healing practices with Buddhist wisdom. In addition to being a teacher she is also a healer, facilitator, spiritual activist, and writer. Details to Consider Please try to arrive by 9:45 am to register and settle in.  Wear comfortable clothing,bring a covered mug or water bottle and your personal cushion if you have one. Chairs and cushions will be available at the retreat, as well as tea and hot water.  In the spirit of doing no harm, we ask that you refrain from using scented products that may affect others.  The Dharma Center is wheelchair accessible. SBMG hosts teachers from all Buddhist traditions at weekly meetings and monthly daylong retreats.  All have been welcome since 1991.  SBMG is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Please contact registrar if you have any questions. Dana "Dana" is the Pali word for generosity and is the first paramita in Buddhism.  You will be invited to give an additional teacher donation on the day of the retreat to thank and honor the teacher yourself as these teachings are priceless and freely given by the teacher (meaning they don't charge a specific fee). The registration fee contributes to the rent, administrative costs, teacher travel, and material expenses for both this retreat as well as SBMG's ongoing Sunday Night programs. 

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