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Just This: Waking up to the Truth of Your Own Life

September 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT

A Half Day Retreat with Chris Crotty

Causes of emotional distress and suffering are subtle and hard to see.  Ironically, freedom from suffering is not a complicated path.  The depth of the Buddha’s liberation teachings are in their simplicity: radical transformation is found in our capacity to be with experience as it is; we don’t need to change anything.  Despite this, its easy to fall into the habit of using meditation to get away from certain experiences or to try and fix our life, compromising our ability to experience the present moment directly.  This half-day retreat will explore the highest ideal of Buddhist teachings – freedom from suffering – through mindfulness and an emphasis on ease and self-acceptance.

$100 Plus Monthly Supporters attend for no cost. TO RSVP AS A MONTHLY SUPPORTER, CLICK HERE.

Please CLICK HERE for more info on our Monthly Supporter program.

Cost: $25-60 sliding scale, plus dana (donation) to support the teacher. Scholarships are available. No one turned away for lack of funds.


Chris Crotty is a Dharma teacher, Buddhist pastoral counselor, and adjunct professor in wellness and alternative medicine.  Chris has practiced meditation since 1998, taking retreat with Burmese monastics Sayadaw U Indaka, Sayadaw U Tejaniya, Bhikkhu Analayo, as well as western monastics of the Zen and Thai forest tradition and senior western Vipassana Teachers.  Chris is the guiding teaching at Against the Stream Boston and a member of The Center for Spiritual Care and Pastoral Formation.


September 30, 2017
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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San Francisco Center
2701 Folsom St.
San Francisco,CA94110United States


Chris Crotty