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Spiritual Perspectives on Death and Dying


July 26, 2014

Wake Up to Dying Project
Montpelier, VT
Christ Episcopal Church Courtyard, 6- 7:30 pm

Polly will present as one of three speakers on Spiritual Perspectives on Death and Dying in Montpelier, VT on Saturday July 26, with two other speakers from 6-7:30 pm. It’s part of the Wake Up to Dying Project, which asks “What would happen if we paid more attention to the fact that we die?” It’s a three-day event, and you can find out more information on their website at www.wakeuptodyingproject.org


enlighteningA New Series Exploring the Intersection of Buddhism & Psychoanalysis

Presented by Spring Journal and the Tricycle Foundation. Hosted by Enlightening Conversations founder and director Polly Young-Eisendrath

Opportunities and Obstacles in Human Awakening
May 9-10, 2014
New York Blood Center
310 East 67th St, New York

The debut conference of the Enlightening Conversations series, in which psychoanalysts and Buddhist teachers will speak openly and honestly about the nitty-gritty of liberation.

$250 early bird registration ($200 for students)
$300 regular admission ($275 for students. Please bring student ID to the event)

In this groundbreaking series there will be no prepared papers from any speakers. Instead, there will be structured conversation that is open and impromptu. You are welcome to join the conversation between the audience and the speakers whether or not you have knowledge or experience of Buddhism or psychoanalysis. If you have an interest in what these two contemplative disciplines do, please consider joining us.