Program Details

Meditation In Everyday Life


with Michael Stanborough
August 14 / 7:00 PM - September 11 / 9:00 PM

Program ID#; 135156



By making a deep connection to the present moment and understanding our mind through the practice of meditation, we learn to make friends with ourselves…



The meditator’s instruction manual. Learn how to overcome obstacles to strengthening your mind in this 5-week course. By the end you’ll be equipped with tools to establish your own meditation practice. Register with a friend and you each pay half price!


Experience what happens when we stop avoiding ourselves and the present moment and practice simply being with whatever is going on in our lives. 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.


*In addition to the program fee, there are two recommended books we invite you to purchase for the class (both books are available in the Shambhala Center bookstore and through all major booksellers):


Turning the Mind Into An Ally, by Sakyong Mipham
Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior, by Chögyam Trungpa


Class description:


Class 1: Introduction to Meditation: Basic Goodness and Becoming Familiar with Equanimity
Class 2: Using Mindfulness and Awareness to Gather the Mind and Work with Emotions
Class 3: Overcoming the Obstacles to Meditation
Class 4: Willing to Open: The Genuine Heart
Class 5: Meditation as a Transformational Tool for Society



  ** As always, we do not want financial circumstances to be a barrier to participation in what we offer; please contact Jeff at melbourne@shambhala.info if you need to make alternative arrangements. Also, please contact Jeff if you have questions about the program.


Please use the program ID number 135156 as your reference when making your online payment thank you.


Location: Lower Merri Room, CERES, Roberts St, Brunswick

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