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Explore the different beliefs that make up our world.
 
Explore spiritual approaches to living harmoniously and sustainably within the natural world. Examine the interplay between geography and a spiritual tradition from a Buddhist through her narrated pilgrimage to Mt. Kailash in western Tibet. Discover how our minds, bodies, senses and perceptions are shaped by the richness of nature.  

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 9/19/2017, ending 9/19/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Anne Macquarie 



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Connect to internal strength and external support that encourages a peaceful heart in times of turmoil. Identify how stressful current events affect you, create a plan for rejuvenation, and practice using the creative arts and movement to create a personal sanctuary space. Learn about the fortress of solitude, the nurturing tribe, lending a hand without breaking your heart, and preserving the journey of peace.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 9/26/2017, ending 10/3/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Yvette Beauchamp-Grace 

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Experience a time of peace and reflection during a 3-day retreat at a northern California monastery. The Abbey of New Clairvaux is a Catholic Cistercian monastery near Chico. However, you need not be Catholic or Christian to attend the retreat. Explore your spirituality among the walnut groves and vineyards through silence, a group session with one of the abbey monks and a group book discussion. The abbey is on the site of Leland Stanford’s massive wine-making operation and features its own on-site winery. 

Schedule : Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 10/13/2017, ending 10/15/2017

Tuition: $199.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Abbey of New Clairvaux Location : 
  Abbey of New Clairvaux.

Instructor : Rick Sorensen 

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Awaken your innermost conscious awareness, strengthen your intuitive knowing and increase your ability to be fully present through gentle and inspired practices of contemplation. Learn the history and value of those practices for making sense of life and find new ways to slow down its frantic pace. Understand how a quieted mind leads more fully into the heart. Experience the benefits of silence and relaxation and perhaps a new understanding of contemplation and prayer.  

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 10/14/2017, ending 10/14/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Joan Peyser 



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Explore how various beliefs view the paranormal by participating in this panel discussion featuring Kabbalist and Rabbi ElizaBeth Beyer, Washo Spirit Guide Dahlahk Patahlngee, mystical Christian Kathleen Berry and Universalist Unitarian Reverend and hospice counselor Catherine Linesch. Discuss ghosts, spirits, angels, demons, the afterlife and more. Ask questions in this casual environment where all views will be treated with respect.

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 10/17/2017, ending 10/17/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Dahlahk Pahtahlngee  2.Catherine Linesch  3.Kathleen Berry  4.ElizaBeth Beyer 

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A mandala is a visual interpretation of life itself. Find out how to create a safe space in your life for healing and personal growth through drawing your own radiant mandala. Explore its origins and the significance of these designs in various cultures. Through drawing, allow your inner self to manifest in a physical design filled with color and intricacy. Plus, still your mind and body to increase relaxation and allow your mandalas to flow onto the paper. Supplies required.  Supply List

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM; starting 10/21/2017, ending 10/21/2017

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Paris Almond 



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Explore perceptions and truths about the world’s fastest-growing faith tradition and why some people view Islam as a violent religion. With a local Muslim prayer leader, or Imam, as your guide, learn how Islam began and how it spread, delve into its law and the five pillars of Islam, and gain a better understanding of the Qur’an and its theology.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; 2 sessions; starting 10/23/2017, ending 10/30/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Abdul Barghouthi 



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Delve into the philosophies behind Tibetan Buddhism. Expand your knowledge about Buddhism and dispel the common misperceptions about this religion. Learn about many of the core beliefs of Buddhism including karma, future lives and meditation.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; 3 sessions; starting 11/6/2017, ending 11/20/2017

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Therese Class 



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Welcome the Christmas season by learning about holiday traditions in other countries. Representatives from New Zealand, Mexico, Germany, Peru, Italy and Russia will share their country’s celebrations, their own remembrances, and a favorite Christmas carol.    

Schedule : Weekly - Wed 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM; starting 12/13/2017, ending 12/13/2017

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Rick Sorensen 



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