Welcome, and blessings on your path
Sean Feit Oakes, PhD
Sean Feit Oakes, PhD, teaches Buddhism and Yoga focusing on the integration of meditation, trauma resolution, and social justice. He received teaching authorization from Jack Kornfield, and wrote his dissertation on extraordinary meditative states. His current research explores identity, ancestry, and rebirth, and working with the body in contemplative inquiry.
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This month at Satsang (July 2020)
Most Recent Talks
Living the Dhamma: Home Retreat
Wed-Sun, July 8-12
We’re doing a second “home retreat”, where we’ll work with a flexible structure for individual practice, connecting in community and supporting each other to come out of overwhelm and excess activation. “Living the Dhamma” means bringing the formal disciplines of attention training and somatic process into every moment of our days.
5 Recollections for Daily Practice
I am of the nature to age, I have not gone beyond aging.
I am of the nature to sicken, I have not gone beyond sickness.
I am of the nature to die, I have not gone beyond dying.
All that is mine, beloved and pleasing, will become otherwise, will be separated from me.
I am the owner of my actions, heir to my actions, born of my actions, related to my actions, abide supported by my actions.
Whatever action I do, for good or for ill, of that I will be the heir.
(AN 5.57, tr. Forest Saṅgha)