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Just Because Our Eyes Are Open Doesn’t Mean We’re Awake - New Book From Gary Gach
Date Sunday September 09
Time 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorThe Green Arcade
Emailcandymansf [at] yahoo.com
Phone4154316800
Location Details
The Green Arcade
1680 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Author Gary Gach points out that just because our eyes are open doesn’t mean we’re awake. He invites us to shift from our “auto-pilot” approach to life, to a manner of living fully, moment-to-moment. Drawing upon his 50 plus years’ practice and his experience teaching in the tradition of beloved Vietnamese Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, his is a candid, caring, down-to-earth voice, a guide through the many profound, holistic benefits of pausing ... breathing ... smiling.

Gary Gach is a writer, mystic, and lifelong meditator who has engaged in many roles: actor, bookshop clerk, dishwasher, hospital admin, office temp, stevedore, teacher, and typographer. Lay-ordained by Thich Nhat Hanh in 2008, he has authored eight previous books including The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Buddhism (Alpha, 2001). Gary lives in San Francisco.


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