Program Details

Contentment in Everyday Life


with Barbara Wolkowitz & Doreen Bartoni
April 3 / 7:00 PM - May 1 / 9:00 PM

Program Discounts Available!


Contentment in Everyday Life is a 5-week course offering an experiential training in contentment, as well as an exploration of the obstacles or challenges to experiencing simplicity, gentleness and mindfulness in everyday life. The course responds with practical suggestions to the question "How can I bring the contentment of meditation into my everyday life?"


This is an introductory 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.


Class topics:


Class 1: Introducing Contentment: "Friendly to Oneself"
Class 2: Contemplating Contentment: "Nowness"
Class 3: Suffering & The Four Noble Truths: "Meeting Suffering with Gentleness"
Class 4: Working with Emotions & Buddhist Psychology
Class 5: The Confidence of Contentment


Program Discounts


We offer program discounts to make most of our programs available to anyone who wants participate.  If the program price is an obstacle for you, please consider what you can afford, and offer as much of the program fee as you can.  When you register, mention the amount you can afford to pay in the comments section and pay the balance on the day of the program. 


What is the Patron Price?


Those who are able to offer more than the regular program price can select the patron price option.  By selecting this option, your generosity is helping to cover the costs of those who may not be able to pay the full price of the program.  

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