February 2009 Self No Self and the Creative Process with Marcia Rose, Sean Murphy and Jane Shockley
Click HERE to listen to the Dharma talks from this retreat.
This very special retreat offered a unique opportunity for experienced Dharma students to engage in two weeks of practice grounded in the Vipassana teachings and practices with an orientation towards investigating self – no self in relation to the creative process. Along with sitting, walking, Dharma talks, individual practice interviews and some group discussion, we explored the flow of creative energy in relation to “self-view” via movement, seeing/drawing, and writing.
Marcia Rose (for biography, see Guiding Teacher page)
Jane Shockley has worked for over 20 years as dance artist. She is a Lecturer in Dance at Carleton College and holds a certification in Global Somatics. Jane’s teaching is informed by her studies in Global Somatics, Body Mind Centering, Feldenkrais and Yoga.
Sean Murphy holds an MFA in Writing from the Naropa Institute, and teaches seminars in writing, meditation, and creativity for many organizations, including his own Big Sky Writing Workshops and the University of New Mexico in Taos. He is the author of One Bird, One Stone, a chronicle of Zen practice in America, as well as three novels. His debut, The Hope Valley Hubcap King, won the Hemingway Award for a First Novel. Sean has been a practitioner of Zen Buddhism for more than 20 years.
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