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Kate Spina

is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has completed two years of facilitator training with Noah Levine, JoAnna Harper and Vinny Ferraro. Her primary teacher is Matthew Brensilver. Kate began practicing meditation in 2006 and has been practicing in the Theravada tradition since 2012. She is passionate about exploring how Early Buddhist teachings apply to 21st Century life. For more information visit: www.katespina.com

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April 2018

Living the Suttas – Kate Spina

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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This class is an exploration of the core teachings of Theravada Buddhism. Each week a different sutta (Buddhist teaching) is examined for its relevance to modern contemplative life. Often times the suttas are intimidating, this class seeks to demystify the core teachings and make them accessible to today‚Äôs practitioner. Although we study the suttas, this is not an academic class; it is an attempt to examine the basic core teachings and to see how we can engage with them in…

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Exploring the Buddha’s Teachings on Community: A Six Month Journey

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Class Series with Kate Spina and Dr. Stephen Dansiger   This six month class series is accessible way to begin reading the suttas while building and being supported by a community. We will use The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi as a primary text and will supplement the exploration of the suttas with talks, articles and personal exploration. This will allow us to deepen our understanding of the Buddha's teachings and see how we…

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May 2018

Exploring the Buddha’s Teachings on Community: A Six Month Journey

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Class Series with Kate Spina and Dr. Stephen Dansiger   This six month class series is accessible way to begin reading the suttas while building and being supported by a community. We will use The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi as a primary text and will supplement the exploration of the suttas with talks, articles and personal exploration. This will allow us to deepen our understanding of the Buddha's teachings and see how we…

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June 2018

Exploring the Buddha’s Teachings on Community: A Six Month Journey

June 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Class Series with Kate Spina and Dr. Stephen Dansiger   This six month class series is accessible way to begin reading the suttas while building and being supported by a community. We will use The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi as a primary text and will supplement the exploration of the suttas with talks, articles and personal exploration. This will allow us to deepen our understanding of the Buddha's teachings and see how we…

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July 2018

Exploring the Buddha’s Teachings on Community: A Six Month Journey

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT
Santa Monica Center, 1001a Colorado Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401 United States
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Class Series with Kate Spina and Dr. Stephen Dansiger   This six month class series is accessible way to begin reading the suttas while building and being supported by a community. We will use The Buddha's Teachings on Social and Communal Harmony edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi as a primary text and will supplement the exploration of the suttas with talks, articles and personal exploration. This will allow us to deepen our understanding of the Buddha's teachings and see how we…

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