Program Details

(Jan) Joy In Everyday Life


with Joseph Mauricio
January 15 / 7:00 PM - February 12 / 9:00 PM

This program is now closed for on-line registration. To register please call the front desk at 212-675-6544.




Prerequisite: Contentment in Everyday Life


Joy in Everyday Life is a 5-week course exploring the meaning of joy and the "windhorse" of personal energy and inspiration. The course introduces Mahayana Buddhist teachings, to experience how awakening our heart and extending loving-kindness to others also arouses our personal inspiration. This cheerful, perky, joy provides the inspiration and energy to go forward on the journey of compassion and warriorship.


This is the 3rd class in the Way of Shambhala curriculum (after Contentment in Everyday Life). 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.


Class topics:


Class 1: Introducing Joy
Class 2: Awakened Heart
Class 3: The Trap of Doubt
Class 4: Compassion in Action: The Paramitas
Class 5: Discipline and the Virtues of the Higher Realms



Joseph Mauricio,
a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist Tradition, is a student of Meditation Master Sakyong Mipham, Rinpoche. He is a writer, lecturer and, as founder of LIFEWORK Personal Coaching Services, a meditation, performance, public speaking and personal actualization coach.


 

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