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    A few years ago, a group of dharma teachers at Spirit Rock Meditation Center began to notice an emerging trend. “We kept hearing reports from all around the country of yoga teachers teaching mindfulness meditation at the beginning or end of their classes, or on daylong retreats,” recalls Phillip Moffitt, “and we wondered, 'Who’s training these teachers?'” More »
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    So you've finally saved up some holiday time and now you’re torn between pursuing enlightenment in retreat and finally making that long-desired trip to France. Relax. You can have your brioche and eat it too. France is a country where the dharma is flourishing, and there are centers to be found from Brittany to Burgundy, from Dordogne to Provence. Many of these offer teachings and retreats in English (often significantly less expensive than their American counterparts), either because the teacher speaks English or because the students are international. Listed below are just a few of the hundreds of centers of all sizes that dot the splendid French landscape. More »