Program Details

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Marian Bond
November 8 / 6:30 PM - December 6 / 8:30 PM

Meditation in Everyday Life is a 5-week course that teaches mindfulness meditation and shows us how this practice can improve our daily lives in the most practical sense. We experience what happens when we stop avoiding ourselves and the present moment and practice simply being with whatever is going on in our lives. We learn to cultivate courage and stability in the daily complexities of jobs, responsibilities, relationships, and the everyday desires, concerns and uncertainties we all face. This is the 1st class in the Way of Shambhala curriculum. It offers a glimpse of the Shambhala vision of an enlightened society created through mindfulness-awareness meditation. And how the stability and wisdom cultivated through this practice can expand to benefit the world around us.

Class description:

Thursday   8 Nov   Class 1: Intro to Meditation: Basic Goodness & Becoming Familiar with Equanimity
Thursday 15 Nov   Class 2: Using Mindfulness and Awareness to Gather the Mind and Work with Emotions
Thursday 22 Nov   Class 3: Overcoming the Obstacles to Meditation
Thursday 29 Nov   Class 4: Willing to Open: The Genuine Heart
Thursday   6 Dec   Class 5: Meditation as a Transformational Tool for Society

Course Registration $60 attendance required at all classes, generosity policy applies for non-waged (see Co-ordinator Colin Pratt)

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