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Margarita Loinaz

Margarita Loinaz, MD has trained in the Tibetan and Theravada traditions. She met her root teacher Kalu Rimpoche in 1977 and is a Dzogchen student of Lama Drimed Norbu. She is a graduate of the first Community Dharma Leader’s Program at SRMC and began teaching in l997 leading the Women of Color Sitting Group in Marin City with Marlene Jones and co-organizing the first People of Color Retreat in 1999. Her current teaching integrates Dzogchen practice with social justice and environmental awareness. As a physician, she served Day Laborers, the Latinx and Homeless communities in San Francisco. She is a grandmother and originally from the Dominican Republic.

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August 1, 2022 - Embodiment and the Dharma Continuum

Embodying ourselves fully is key to developing the capacity to meet this moment. The entirety of this precious human body is the instrument of perception the Awakened Mind has to experience itself through physicality. Turning our attention to the nature of our own mind, feeling our bodies completely awake and aware, facilitates the recognition of the timeless, nonconceptual ground within which all experience arises. When this recognition begins to open, it empowers us in a way that nothing else will.

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