Program Details

Shambhala Training HEART OF WARRIORSHIP Level IV: Awakened Heart

with John Beard
April 26 / 7:30 PM - April 28 / 6:00 PM

Advance Registration (before April 22): $155.00
Teens: $25
To repeat a weekend: $60
Workstudy available/ no one turned away for lack of funds.

In Shambhala Training Level IV, we learn how to awaken and open our hearts so that we can communicate fully with the world.

Basic goodness is very closely connected to the idea of bodhicitta in the Buddhist tradition. Bodhi means ‘awake’ or ‘wakeful’ and citta means ‘heart,’ so bodhicitta is ‘awakened heart.’ Such awakened heart comes from being willing to face your state of mind. That may seem like a great demand, but it is necessary. The sitting practice of meditation is the means to rediscover basic goodness, and beyond that, it is the means to awaken this genuine heart within yourself. — Chögyam Trungpa

Open to graduates of Shambhala Training Level III.

John Beard is a long-time student of the Vidyadhara Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. He has served in various leadership roles in the Los Angeles Shambhala mandala and is retired from a 40 year career in human resources management.

Please refrain from wearing perfume, cologne, or scented products to the LA Shambhala Center as some of our participants have severe scent-related allergies.

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