JD Doyle teaches at the East Bay Meditation Center and has completed both Spirit Rock’s Community Dharma Leader Program and Dedicated Practitioner Program. Practicing Buddhism for over 18 years both in the US and in Thailand and Burma, they are committed to celebrating the diversity of our human sangha, addressing the impact of racism on our communities, expanding concepts of gender, and living in ways that honor the sacredness of the Earth.
Events with JD Doyle (Assistant)
September 20, 2019
This retreat engages two powerful forces for happiness – insight meditation and immersion in nature. Insight meditation has been the key practice for accessing the profound wisdom of the Buddhist tradition for 2500 years. It is extraordinary in its simplicity, its lack of dogma and, above all, its results. When we take the meditation practice outside, nature acts as a people whisperer, quieting the mind and gladdening the heart. This deepens our meditation practice which, in turn, deepens our connection with nature. This leads to a surprising fulfillment in the simplest of pleasures – a dewdrop on an aspen leaf,…