Program Details

Maitri Five Wisdoms Weekend


with Richard John
May 31 / 7:00 PM - June 2 / 6:00 PM

Maitri Five Wisdoms practice is based on the buddaha families, each of which emphasizes a particular aspect of enlightened energy or wisdom. These energies also have their confused emotional and environmental aspects, which the practitioner learns how to recognize and transform.


Maitri Five Wisdom Energies is practiced by maintaining particular postures in five different colored environments using colored glasses. Each posture evokes one of the five wisdom energies. The emphasis of the practice is on discovering within these raw and wakeful energies unconditional friendliness ( maitri) towards oneself. This discovery becomes a basis for living one's life more fully, skillfully understanding and relating with others, and establishing a dynamic and healthy relationship with one's work, home and natural environments.


Prerequisite: Participants must at least have previous shamatha meditation instruction, and ideally would have done a Level One Shambhala Training or a course at the center.


The program will be held at the Duke School for Children, 3716 Old Erwin Road, Durham,NC 27705. The fee includes two catered lunches and tea breaks. Generosity policy applies.


Contact Wendy Farrell at wendfar@gmail.com for additional information. 

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