Dharma Talks

Young Adults (Ages 20 – 35) Sitting Group

Young Adults (Ages 20 – 35) Sitting Group [2009]

Third Sundays of the month, 7 to 8:30pm February 21: Martina Schneider March 21: Spring Washam Kate Janke started her meditation practice in 2004 at IMC. In 2005 she went to Thailand for six months to deepen her meditation practice in Southeast Asia sitting long retreats. This was a transformative experience that has propelled her to make Buddhist practice central to her life. Currently, Kate co-leads a Kalyana Mitta group for young adults and is one of the founders of…

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Visit the Divine Abodes Series w/ Anushka Fernandopulle

Visit the Divine Abodes Series w/ Anushka Fernandopulle [2009]

Thursday Evenings, January 7, 14, 21, 28, 7:30 to 9pm We will be exploring the brahma viharas, or divine abodes, on Thursday evenings in January. These are four states of heart and mind that the Buddha encouraged us to develop: unconditional kindness (metta), compassion (karuna), appreciative joy (mudita) and equanimity (upekkha). Each week we will learn the meditation practice associated with one of these and reflect on that state in our own life, its benefits, and the obstacles. We will…

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