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These are the Dharma talks and a few of the shorter morning reflections that were recorded from the Nov. 2010 Self No Self and the Creative Process Retreat. The retreat was taught by Marcia Rose, Zuleikha and Sean Murphy but only Marcia Rose gave recorded talks.

November 2010 Self No Self and the Creative Process with Marcia Rose, Zuleikha and Sean Murphy

Click HERE to listen to the Dharma talks and some shorter reflections from this retreat (only Marcia Rose gave recorded talks).


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Marcia Rose (for biography, see Guiding Teacher page)


International performance artist and teacher Zuleikha inspires awareness of body, mind and spirit though her creation of movement technology based in traditional and contemporary dance, music, rhythmic language and mystical traditions of east and west. She offers one-woman performances and also collaborates with world musicians and poets. Zuleikha is the founder and director of the NPO, The Storydancer Project and is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award from Pediatric Nursing Journal for her work with women and children suffering from the trauma of war, disease, poverty, and loss of family. (www.storydancer.com)


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.

Besides the guiding teacher and the assisting teachers, the staff of this two-week Hermitage retreat will consist of a resident retreat manager (the point of contact in case of any difficulties) and a retreat cook. There will be three nutritious vegetarian meals per day.

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