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Surrendering the Clever Mind into the Listening Heart

With Thanissara recorded on February 14, 2021.

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As our deepening poly-crises shift us from a sense of predictability, stability, and even a future, into crisis management as a daily norm, how can our practice support inner resilience and a meaningful response? We will touch on Dharma practices and teachings that support the internal shifts needed as we transition from over-reliance on separative consciousness to a wiser ground of intuitive knowing.

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