Program Details

Meditation in Everyday Life

with Gail McDonald
October 19 / 8:30 AM - October 19 / 5:00 PM

Meditation In Everyday Life Course
Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This is the first class in the Everyday life Series. The series explores how to bring mindfulness and awareness, and the qualities that spring from them, into our daily lives. It is open to anyone. This class will include short talks followed by meditation, personal investigations, discussions and brief yoga or stretching. Recommended text: "Turning the Mind Into an Ally," by Sakyong Mipam Rinpoche.


8:30 a.m. Registration

9 a.m. Calm abiding meditation and basic goodness, personal investigations, discussion

10:30 a.m. Mindfulness and Awareness Guided Meditation, personal reflections, discussion

12:30 - 1:30 Lunch

1:30 p.m. Obstacles to calm abiding and their antidotes Guided meditation, investigations, discussion

Shamatha yoga

3 p.m. The Genuine Heart of Sadness Meditation, reflections, discussion

4:30 p.m. Review: How to bring calm abiding, mindfulness and awareness into our lives

Cost: $50 includes vegetarian lunch
Generosity policy applies. If you cannot afford the full cost, contact Bursar at

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