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Loving What Is: A Day with Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell

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Loving What Is: A Day with Byron Katie and Stephen Mitchell
A Benefit for the Spirit Rock Scholarship Fund and The Work
22 August 2015
Spirit Rock Meditation Center & webcast


This event has sold out for several years running. Register early to ensure your space.

Byron Katie has one job: to teach people how to end their own suffering. As she guides people through her simple yet powerful process of inquiry, called The Work, they find again and again that their stressful beliefs—about the world, other people, or themselves—can no longer run their lives. Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now, says "The Work is like a razor-sharp sword that cuts through illusion and enables you to know for yourself the timeless essence of your being."

Join Katie in a workshop designed to take you on a journey of self-discovery. With her humor and lovingly incisive clarity. Katie will show you how to identify and question the stressful thoughts that cause all the suffering and violence in the world. Anyone with an open mind can do The Work. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and to do The Work with Katie in the morning.

In the afternoon, Katie's husband, Stephen Mitchell, will read from his Tao Te Ching and The Second Book of the Tao and will talk and answer questions about the Tao, the Dharma, and The Work. His many books include The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, Gilgamesh, The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, The Iliad, and The Odyssey. He also cowrote two of Katie's bestselling books: Loving What Is and A Thousand Names for Joy.


In-Person Ticket:
$110–$200, sliding scale

 Online, Webcast Ticket:
$108–$40, sliding scale

Online Registration for the webcast is available until the end of the event.


Saturday, 22 August 2015
10 a.m.—5 p.m. PDT
Please bring your lunch.

Location Address: 

Spirit Rock Meditation Center
Community Meditation Hall
5000 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
Woodacre, CA 94973

Carpooling is always requested, and due to the large number of people expected at this event, cars with less than 3 people will be asked to pay a $10 non-carpooling fee.

Airport Information: 

Nearest Airport
OAK–Oakland International Airport (31 miles)
SFO–San Francisco International Airport (31 miles)
SJC–San Jose International Airport (59 miles)
SMF–Sacramento International Airport (74 miles)

Contact Information: 

415.488.0164 or SRMC@spiritrock.org

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