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Stephen & Ondrea Levine
Free Teleconference
Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Metta Institute was honored to host an intimate and inspiring teleconference with our friends Stephen and Ondrea Levine.

For over 30 years, Stephen and Ondrea Levine have selflessly supported those who are life-threatened, and their caregivers. Their healing and forgiveness workshops, writings, and endless compassion have touched the lives of thousands of people all over the world.

Now is the time for us to help them. Stephen and Ondrea are currently facing significant illnesses and the resulting financial burdens. If you appreciated the teleconference and the life's work of these two wise elders please take this opportunity to extend your gratitude and respect in a most practical way.

Two Ways to Learn More and Help

1. Register online for

For small monthly membership you support the Levine's and receive:

  • Original Videos from Stephen and Ondrea released monthly
  • New unpublished writings from Stephen
  • Archived videos on Healing into Life & Death, Forgiveness, Relationship and more
  • Original guided meditations for caregivers and people living with illness
  • Engage in a lively online community

2. Mail a donation directly to:

Stephen & Ondrea Levine
PO Box 100 Chamisal
New Mexico, 87521

Stephen and Ondrea Levine

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The link will open the File Swap website. There you can either listen to streaming audio of the teleconference or download a podcast onto your computer or MP3 player. We suggest that you download the recording since it will be deleted from this site in 3 months.

An excerpt from Stephen and Ondrea's "Couch Talk 15"

About Stephen & Ondrea Levine

These two renowned spiritual teachers and authors are pioneers in conscious care of the dying. Their work has touched the lives thousands of people facing life threatening or serious illness and their caregivers. They have taught alongside Ram Dass, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and the Dalai Lama. Their life and work, embodies the message of compassion, personal peace and the transformation that are possible for all.

The Healing I Took Birth For

Stephen is the author of numerous books, including Who Dies, Healing into Life and Death, Turning Toward the Mystery, and A Year to Live.

Ondrea's new autobiography The Healing I Took Birth For is an intimate heartfelt sharing of Ondrea Levine's life of service. It is a deeply inspiring example of how one faces illness and personal difficulty as a spiritual practice with grace, compassion and wisdom.

Teleconference Collaborators

We were honored to have the following organizations and businesses join us as primary collaborators in this teleconference.

Shambhala Sun Magazine
Buddhadharma Magazine and Mindful Magazine
National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Maestro Conference

Special thanks to our other good friends who also helped spread the word to their communities.

Bread for the Journey
Love Serve Remember Foundation
Upaya Zen Center
Rigpa Spiritual Care Program
Center for Contemplative Mind in Society
Insight Meditation Society
NY Open Center
Zen Hospice Project

Metta Institute
Provides educational programs that foster mindful and compassionate end of life care. Founded by Frank Ostaseski and inspired by the Buddhist tradition, our approach is mindfulness-based, compassion-focused and relationship-centered.

End-of-Life Practitioner Program
has earned a national reputation as an innovative source of learning for healthcare professionals and others who are dedicated to transforming care of the dying. The five inter-related training modules combine to form one of the most comprehensive programs of its kind in the country. Participants can select the option that best fits your needs and schedule.

Spirit Rock Center Program
In 2013, the Metta Institute and the Spirit Rock Center will collaborate in a new program tentatively titled the Heavenly Messenger Two Year Training Program. The program will explore the experiences of old age, sickness and death. Participants will study classical Buddhist teachings and contemporary approaches to working skillfully with these issues. The program will include five week-long retreats as well as teleconferences, independent study and ongoing teacher mentorship.

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