Program Details

(Jan) Meditation in Everyday Life - Daytime Course (2-for-1 Discount)


with Erich Strom
January 21 / 12:30 PM - February 18 / 2:30 PM

What recent students said:


"Accessible. Simple. Profound."


"It has changed my life. I feel I've begun a path I've always wanted to be on."


"I have already had 3 friends register; that about sums it up."


 


2-for-1 Discount!


Pre-register on line and you and a friend can each pay half price.


Both participants need to register; one pays the full amount and the other can by-pass the Paypal option.


In the comment field, simply state the name of your 241 partner.


This offer cannot be combined with any other discounts.




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5 Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 pm
January 21, 23; Feb 4, 11, 18
$195 (includes one copy of Turning the Mind Into an Ally by Sakyong Mipham)
$160 members


 


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.


Meditation in Everyday Life is a 5-week course that teaches mindfulness meditation and shows us how this practice can improve our daily lives in the most practical sense. We experience what happens when we stop avoiding ourselves and the present moment and practice simply being with whatever is going on in our lives. We 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.


Recommended Reading:
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


View the Meditation In Everyday Life course schedule






Generosity Policy: Our generosity policy supports individuals who are undergoing financial hardship. Please contemplate how much you can truly offer and give more, less, or the suggested amount based on your individual circumstances. The tuition amount reflects our costs to offer the program. To take advantage of our generosity policy you must contact us in advance at: (212) 675-6544.

We do not accept pay-what-you-can at the door, so please pre-arrange. Thank you!



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