Program Details

The Basic Goodness of Society

with Alexander De Varon & Katari Brown & James Avery
January 10 / 7:00 PM - February 14 / 9:00 PM

Work-study and discounts are available by request. 

We look at a Shambhala understanding of society, and what enlightened society may be. Is society something that is ultimately confused, or is there goodness in human society?  The course focuses on transforming four aspects of society:  relations with family (household), professional life, entertainment, and economy. We learn the traditional mahayana practice of “sending and taking” (tong len).

Prerequisite for The Basic Goodness of Society :  (any one of the following is sufficient)

  • The Basic Goodness of Being Human (the first "Basic Goodness" class)

  • Shambhala Training Level 1

  • "Contentment In Everyday Life"

  • Graduate of the previous paths


For information contact: Ellen Knapp:

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