Program Details

Fearlessness in Everyday Life


with Jackie Muse & Sally Larrick & Andy Richard
August 4 / 7:00 PM - September 8 / 9:00 PM

Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and the nature of reality, we learn to see clearly.


Prerequesite:   Joy in Everyday Life


 



Suggested Readings

 

The main reference books are:

 

Shambhala Sacred Path of the Warrior, by Chogyam Trungpa

Ruling Your World, by Sakyong Mipham

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, by Chogyam Trungpa

Smile at Fear, by Chogyam Trungpa

The Myth of Freedom, by Chogyam Trungpa

Turning the Mind into an Ally, by Sakyong Mipham

 

1. Class One:  Fear and Fearlessness

Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the WarriorChapter 4 “Fear and Fearlessness”

 

2. Class Two:  Contemplating Impermanence and Death

Ruling Your World, Section IV “The Path of the Garuda,”

Turning the Mind into an Ally, Chapter 14 “The Unchanging Truth of Change, Chapter 15 “First We Get Old” and

Chapter 16 “And Then We Die

 

3. Class Three:  Working with Fear Itself

The Myth of Freedom: Section III,

Section IV, The Way of the Buddha” and “Working with Emotions:

“The Dualistic Barrier”

 

4. Class Four:  Letting Go and Emptiness

Turning the Mind into an Ally, Chapter 20 “Wisdom and Emptiness”

 Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Shunyata”

 

5. Class Five:  Unconditional Fearlessness

Smile at Fear, “The Path of Fearlessness” Especially Chapters 11, 12

 


 


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