The Potency of the Heart in Enlightened Society: A Wednesday Dharma Night Presentation
with Melissa Moore
May 29 / 6:30 PM - May 29 / 9:00 PM
This evening's talk will be a look at Contemplative Psychology and approaches to exchanging self for other.
Acharya Melissa Moore, PhD., has been a student of Shambhala since 1979. She has an MA in Contemplative Psychotherapy from Naropa University, attended the 1985 seminary, has been teaching internationally since 1990, and was empowered as a Acharya in 2012. She has extensive experience as a clinician and manager of several clinics developed for the treatment of eating disorders, dissociative disorders and trauma related illnesses. She co-founded, and continues to teach and develop, The Karuna Training, a 3-year professional certificate training in Contemplative Psychology and a division of Shambhala Europe.
Wednesday Dharma Night
A great introduction to the Shambhala Buddhist teachings, and an opportunity to connect with other meditation practitioners in a relaxed, comfortable environment. Featuring meditation practice, meditation instruction, a talk by one of our senior teachers and discussion. We also offer an assortment of delicious snacks and tea before each session.
The current series of dharma talks focuses on the concept of Warriorship, or human bravery, and the Shambhala path of bringing the sanity and peace we encounter on the meditation cushion out into our everyday lives.
6:30 Doors open
7:00 Sitting meditation practice / Meditation instruction
7:40 Dharma talk and discussion
9:00 Community gathering
Join us for this wonderful opportunity to practice with others in a warm, supportive environment. And bring your friends!