FREE INTRODUCTORY MEDITATION COURSE
Through Mindfulness and Compassion
Meditation provides a clear stable mind, necessary for a happy life and foundation for deepening our spiritual journey. This course offers hands-on experience with the basic elements of meditation, using breath, posture and techniques for coping with distractions and laxity of the mind as well as cultivating compassion for oneself and others.
8 weeks: Mondays, 7 – 8:30pm
April 6, 13, 20, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8
No class April 27, May 25
The Beauty of A Daily Practice
We long for meaning, for an effective way to bring insight and heart to the ordinary circumstances and inevitable challenges of our daily lives. A daily meditation practice is a must for the gradual fulfillment of the potential of our mind. In this course, part of the series “Odyssey to Freedom”, you will learn how to create a sacred space for your meditation.
9 weeks: Thursdays, 7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
May 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9
$90/Jewel Heart members free
Perfection of Wisdom
The Five Paths to Enlightenment
Explore the Five Paths to Enlightenment based on the teachings of the profound meaning of the Perfection of Wisdom Mantra, the essence of the Heart Sutra. This course follows Gelek Rimpoche’s transcript “Perfection of Wisdom”.
12 weeks: Thursdays, 7 – 8:30pm
February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9, 16
$110/Jewel Heart members free
Art of Living
We long for meaning, for an effective way to bring insight and heart to the ordinary circumstances and inevitable challenges of our daily lives. On the basis of Gelek Rimpoche’s book, Good Life, Good Death, this course will explore pragmatic methods to bring depth, meaning and joy to our lives.
8 weeks: Mondays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
$80/Jewel Heart members free
Monthly White Tara Sessions
Tuesday, February 10
Tuesday, March 10
Tuesday, April 7
Tuesday, May 5
Tuesday, June 2
Tuesday, July 14
Tuesday, August 4
7.00 pm to 8.30 pm
$5 donation appreciated