Thursday, July 9, 2009

Arthur Zajonc In Thornhill

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The Anthroposophical Society invites you for a conference with ARTHUR ZAJONC PhD, author of “Meditation as Contemplative Inquiry - When Knowing Becomes Love” , September 11- 13 2009, At the Toronto Waldorf School.
Please see the bottom of this post for registration instructions.

“…The true goal of contemplative practice, indeed of life, is the joining of insight and compassion, wisdom and love. …Our time is beset by problems: environmental problems, social justice issues, homelessness, health disasters, inequities in education, hunger and poverty. These all require real-world solutions. Yet together with our tireless outer efforts, a comparable effort is needed to change who we are, to become, as Gandhi said, the solutions we envision for the world. We will need to find the means to engage in an inner work commensurate with our outer work.”
- Arthur Zajonc
Public Lectures:

Friday – Sep. 11, 2009
7:30 PM - Public Lecture – Learning to See

Our conventional way of knowing is too small to allow us to experience and understand the full richness of the universe. What if knowing could be expanded to embrace all dimensions of life? How would this be done?
Saturday – Sep. 12, 2009
7:30 PM - Public Lecture - Learning to Love

We are born to love. Yet at each age of life we must learn to love anew. And at each stage that which we love opens itself to us. Through loving more fully, we know far more deeply.

Seminar for Members of the Anthroposophical Society:

9:00 am – 10:30 am : The Meditative Life: a Review
11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Cognitive breathing and the path of contemplative inquiry
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm : Singing with Elisabeth Koekebakker
Short Break
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm: Further exercises and conversation

9:00 am – 10:30 am: Practising compassion
11:00 – 12:00 Closing Conversation
Mail-in registration is now closed. To register by phone or email, please contact Mark McAlister. (See below.)
Cost for entire event: $95 ($85. if we receive registration by August 31, 2009)
Fee includes snacks and public lecture, but NOT meals or accommodation.
Cost for Lectures Only: $18 for 1 evening lecture, or $28 for both

Note: We apologize but we are unable to provide discounts for this year’s event.

For more information or assistance, please contact: Mark McAlister at (416) 892-3656, 877-892-3656;

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