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Finding Joy in Whatever Life Presents: A Day of Sitting for People in Recovery, CC 2/23

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Ko Shin Steven Tierney
with Ko Shin Steven Tierney, assisted by Roger Hillyard
in the City Center Buddha Hall

Sunday, February 23, 2014
10 am - 5 pm

The Sanskrit expression drishta dharma sukha teaches us that it is indeed possible to live happily in the present moment. This one-day retreat will examine the ways that Buddhists in recovery can bring together the teachings of Buddhism and the pillars of recovery to move beyond survival and the reduction of suffering. We will work together to increase our openness to the genuine possibility of living in happiness.

The day will include sitting and walking meditation as well as two talks, and will close with a recovery meeting and social time. This day is designed for people at all levels of recovery and Buddhist practice.

Please bring a bag lunch.

Fees: $50; $45 current SFZC members; $40 limited income. Some partial scholarships are available. (About Registration, Scholarships and Cancellations.)

To Register: Use the ticket table below. Or call our toll free number (888.743.9362) or our local number (415.475.9362).


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Ko Shin Steven Tierney
Steven Tierney, EdD, LPCC is Professor of Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A licensed psychotherapist and certified addiction specialist, he is the co-founder of the San Francisco Mindfulness Foundation, creating and delivering therapy and services in the areas of recovery and life transitions. Steven has been studying and practicing Buddhism for more than 20 years. He was ordained by Dairyu Michael Wenger and served as shuso in 2013.