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Invited Teacher - Robert Cusick - Getting to Self-Acceptance

Getting to Self-Acceptance - A Dharma talk by Robert Cusick


ROBERT CUSICK is a Co-Founder & Director of the Applied Compassion Training (ACT) program, at the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research & Education (CCARE) at Stanford University. He teaches at Stanford University UCSF, Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers, and in multiple other venues.  As a long-time meditator and former monk, he ordained in Myanmar (Burma) under the renowned meditation master, Venerable Pa Auk Sayadaw, and studied with him from 2003 to 2012. He has studied in numerous contemplative traditions including Soto Zen while in residence at Tassajara Zen Mountain Center, in the Ridhwan School’s Diamond approach with A. H. Almaas (Hameed Ali), and in the Insight Meditation Tradition with Gil Fronsdal, PhD, and others. He provides grief and bereavement support for adults at Kara in Palo Alto, where he co-facilitates men’s grief groups and co-leads residential retreats for fathers grieving the death of a child. You can contact him at:


Update: In-person attendance is now open to all individuals who are free from cold/flu/COVID symptoms, regardless of COVID vaccination status. Attendance on zoom will continue to be an option for the Sunday Program.

  • Meeting ID:599 251 806
  • Password: WHS

Sunday, November 12, 2023, 5:00 PM until 6:30 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
Hybrid - White Heron Sangha Meditation Center and on Zoom
6615 Bay Laurel Pl.
Avila Beach, CA  93424

Additional Info:
Sunday Evening
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only