Closing The Year, Opening Our Hearts with Sharon Salzberg & Krishna Das

Sunday December 13th 2-5pm ET

Join us for a dynamic afternoon of chanting, guided meditation, and deep discussion, led by lifelong friends and collaborators Sharon Salzberg and Krishna Das. Immerse yourself in the teachings of these two world-renowned leaders and help support the Garrison Institute’s work to build a more compassionate, resilient future. 

The complete program will feature:

Opening Remarks from Garrison Institute CEO Jonathan L. Wiesner

Guided Meditation by Sharon Salzberg

Kirtan Concert from Krishna Das

Audience Q&A

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Sharon Salzberg
 Sharon has been a student of Buddhism since 1971, and has been leading meditation retreats worldwide since 1974. She teaches both intensive awareness practice (vipassana or insight meditation) and the profound cultivation of lovingkindness and compassion (the Brahma Viharas). She is a co-founder of the Insight Meditation Society in Barre, Massachusetts and The Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. 

Krishna Das is a Grammy-nominated chant artist and has sung with people all around the world for over 35 years. His music offers the practice of chanting mantras mostly in the Indian tradition with some Buddhist and Gospel infusions! By sharing his life experiences on the Path in his book “Chants of a Lifetime” and workshops with people around the world, participants have found a way to integrate spiritual practices in their lives in a better way with some peace of mind. KD has just released his 16th album “Peace of My Heart”. More information can be found at krishnadas.com.