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Flint Sparks: Public talk

March 9, 2016 @ 6:45 PM - 8:15 PM

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Facing our Dying, Public talk with Flint Sparks, PhD, March 9

The public is invited to attend the opening presentation for the Facing our Dying seminar beginning on March 9. We hope you can attend this talk if you can’t do the whole seminar.

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Flint Sparks has been coming to Madison for over 10 years to guide and teach Zen meditation and practice. He is trained in the tradition brought to the west by Suzuki Roshi, the founder of the San Francisco Zen Center. He is also a former psychologist and brings his training in contemplative practice and psychology, Group process, Internal Family Systems, and Hakomi Psychotherapy to his deep teaching and guidance. He is the co-lead teacher at the Appamada Community in Austin, Tx.


March 9, 2016
6:45 PM - 8:15 PM
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Suzanne Kilkus


2717 Atwood Ave
Madison, 53704 United States
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Open-Door-Madison-logoSunday Meditation

Suzanne and others from Open Door Zen Community lead weekly Sunday meditation practice. We sit in the Soto Zen tradition and guided by our teacher, Flint Sparks, of the Appamada community in Austin Texas.

Sundays –  5:30-6:45 pm
You are asked to arrive by 5:25pm.

For more information contact me or visit Open Door Zen Community website

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