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Nikki Mirghafori
Nikki was introduced to contemplative practices and yoga in the early 1980's, to meditation in 1991, and to Theravada Buddhism in 2003. She has studied with various Western and Eastern teachers, and in particular, practiced jhanas and a detailed analytical method of vipassana under the guidance of Pau Auk Sayadaw, who instructed her to teach. Nikki has completed teacher training programs at Stanford's Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education (CCARE), UCLA's Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) and is currently part of the SRMC/IMS/IMC Teacher Training. She holds a Ph.D. in computer science from UC Berkeley and has had an active career as a research scientist in academia.
2017-03-16 Liberative Dependent Arising: Disenchantment 54:19
Nibbida, often translated as disenchantment, dispassion or disengagement, is an important and natural part of the practice journey towards liberation. As we see things as they are, we become disenchanted with suffering.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center March Monthlong Retreat

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