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Emerging Wisdom - 2014 Educational Events

April 24–May 2, 2014

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You won’t want to miss a moment of the Emerging Wisdom educational events. Your presence, engagement, and insights are what will make our time together enriching and memorable. It is SDI's hope that you will be welcomed, cared for, inspired, challenged, encouraged, and equipped as you both give and receive.

For more than twenty years, SDI has been gathering contemplative leaders from around the world and across traditions to teach and learn from each other. Join the global learning community as Buddhist leader Roshi Joan Halifax, Christian leader Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, and Jewish leaders Eve Ilsen, and Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi come together for the first time in history!

While the theme of emerging wisdom is broad, together we will explore the ancient wisdom of spiritual companionship across spiritual traditions and discover new truths for spiritual direction today.

Registration for this event is closed.

Event recordings from the 2014 Emerging Wisdom conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA can be ordered through National Conference Recording Service. Plenary sessions and workshops in MP3, CD, and DVD format are available.

Featured Keynote Presenters

We are honored to welcome the Keynote Presenters for the 2014 Conference:

      Father Richard           Roshi Joan Halifax          Eve Ilsen and
        Rohr, OFM                                                       Rabbi Zalman

Father Richard Rohr, OFM, is a globally renowned ecumenical teacher bearing witness to the universal awakening within mystical and transformational traditions.

Roshi Joan Halifax, a Buddhist teacher, Zen priest, anthropologist, and author, has focused for more than three decades on engaged Buddhism.

Eve Ilsen is a psychotherapist, rabbinic pastor, storyteller, and singer.

Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi is widely recognized as perhaps the most important Jewish spiritual teacher of our time, committed to a post-triumphalist, ecumenical and Gaian approach.

Joshin Brian Byrnes is a Zen priest with a long history of working in social justice, the AIDS epidemic, and social change philanthropy.

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Come expecting to connect, reflect, rest, and grow. Everyone is welcome to participate in SDI educational events. Scholarships and bursaries are available to SDI members. If you need a scholarship or bursary, please fill out the event scholarship and bursary form.

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