Program Details

Wisdom in Everyday Life

September 29 / 7:00 PM - October 27 / 9:15 PM

Meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. No longer deterred or depressed by obstacles, we can include everything as part of the path and play with whatever arises. The challenges and richness of daily life become opportunities for both contemplative practice and social action.

Prerequisite:  Fearlessness in Everyday Life


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Wisdom 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

True Perception, by Chogyam Trungpa


Talk 1, Dragon Playing in Space

Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chapter 20 “Authentic Presence”

Ruling Your World, Part V: “The Path of the Dragon” and

Chapter 21 “Ruling From the Ground Up”


Talk 2, Trust and Uncertainty

Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chapter 10 “Letting Go”

and Chapter 20 “Authentic Presence”


Talk 3, Innate Nature

Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Chapter “Tantra”


Talk 4, Discovering Magic

Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chapter 12 “Discovering Magic” and

Chapter 13 “How to Invoke Magic”


Talk 5, Sacred World

Shambhala: Sacred Path of the Warrior, Chapter 16 “Sacred World”

True Perception, Introduction and “Great Eastern Sun” and

“Joining Heaven and Earth”

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