An Ancient Path In A Modern World: with Dr. Paul Fleischman-SF Old Students
Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (PDT)
Dr. Paul Fleischman will be giving a talk on Vipassana meditation, a 2500 year old technique, and how it relates to today's scientific world view. There will be a short question and answer session after the talk. This event is for old students only, that is, students who have sat a 10 day meditation course in the SN Goenka tradition. These students are invited to a group sitting from 2:30pm to 3:30pm.
**Only limited street parking is available for this event. Please consider using public transportation. If you need to cancel your attendance please select "contact the host" in the column to the right and send a short email.
Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, M.D., is a psychiatrist and a winner of Oskar Pfister Award, an author of eight books, and a teacher of Vipassana. Trained in psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine, he held a private psychiatric practice for more than 30-years. He was honored by the American Psychiatric Association with the Oskar Pfister Award for being an "...outstanding contributor to the humanistic and spiritual side of psychiatric and medical issues."
Dr. Fleischman has practiced Vipassana meditation under the guidance of Mr. S.N. Goenka for thirty years and has been asked to introduce and explain Vipassana to professional audiences in the West. His eight published books include: An Ancient Path; Cultivating Inner Peace; The Buddha Taught Non Violence, Not Pacifism; Karma and Chaos; and Spiritual Aspects of Psychiatric Practice. Dr. Fleischman is an engaging and inspiring speaker. As a teacher of Vipassana meditation, he speaks perceptively about its value, employing poetic and scientific terminology.
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