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Nov 19, 2019

"We release self -- a prime engine of suffering-- when we give from the heart." --Rick Hanson

Paying It Forward: An Interview with Nipun Mehta

"For more than 20 years, Nipun Mehta and his parents have been opening his doors to friends and strangers every Wednesday evening, creating a space for people to sit in circle together, meditate, share thoughts, and enjoy a meal. The invitation is to "wake up to wisdom in stillness and community," a simple gesture of service and connection that now takes place in people's living rooms across the globe. All of Nipun's life work comes front this same place of generosity, be it Karma Kitchen, a restaurant chain where the meal you oat is gifted to you from a previous customer; Kindspring, a space to practice small acts of kindness and share inspiration with others; or Laddership Circles, a transformational program for people to dive into gift economy practices and learn to lead from within. Under the umbrella organization, Service Space, all of these projects not only seek to. but are, manifesting the gift economy -- an economy based on generosity and abundance rather than scarcity and fear."

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How might you practice giving this week in a way that releases your self-contraction, and open you into a greater flow of interconnection?



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