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Real happiness at work will be the topic of a talk given by The New York Times best-selling author and noted meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg. Tickets are on sale now for the evening with Salzberg, Friday, May 16, in the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., for a silent auction and book sales, with Salzberg’s talk at 7 p.m., followed by a book signing.
Salzberg’s most recent book – Real Happiness at Work: Meditations for Accomplishment, Achievement, and Peace – will be the focus of her evening talk. She will offer pragmatic tools for becoming more productive, satisfied and peaceful at work. As a student of meditation since 1971, Salzberg provides practical guidelines for cultivating mindfulness, compassion and awareness in one’s professional life.
Tickets for the event at the Concert Hall are $35 for adults and $15 for people age 22 and younger. They are available online at durangoconcerts.com, by phone at (970) 247-7657, at the Community Concert Hall Box Office or at the Durango Welcome Center, 8th and Main, in downtown Durango.
The evening with Sharon Salzberg is presented by the Durango Dharma Center, where meditators of all levels have been gathering regularly for sitting practice and study of the Buddha’s teachings since 1991. Proceeds from the event will enable the Dharma Center to sustain these teachings and maintain its current operations at 208 County Road 250.
Salzberg has led meditation retreats worldwide since 1974 and is cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society (IMS) in Barre, Massachusetts, along with Jack Kornfield and Joseph Goldstein. More information is at sharonsalzberg.com.