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Lojong — Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind
May 1 / 7:00 PM - May 8 / 9:00 PM
It is unconditional compassion for ourselves that leads naturally to unconditional compassion for others. If we are willing to stand fully in our own shoes and never give up on ourselves, then we will be able to put ourselves in the shoes of others and never give up on them. True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings.
Open to all with no prerequisites.
Start Where You Are
Texts for the class:
Training the Mind and Cultivating Loving-Kindness
, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche
, Pema Chodron
In preparation for the first class please read:
Training the Mind - the introduction, the preliminaries, and the second absolute bodhicitta slogan (regard all dharma as dreams).
Start Where You Are - through chapter 2, No Big Deal.