Protector Practice

with Acharya Mitchell Levy

February 14th (2015)

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  • $5.00 Program Price
  • $10.00 Patron Price
Room: Main Shrine Room

We will gather this Saturday morning to view and discuss this Shambhala Online presentation by Acharya Mitchell Levy.

As the Shambhala year comes to an end, we enter the period known as the dön season, the ten days before Shambhala Day when the accumulated negativity, underlying habitual patterns and latent obstacles of the past year are heightened.

It is traditional during this period to intensify one’s practice, particularly the practices that invoke protector principle, to pacify and transmute negativity. While it is generally considered a time to lie low and to refrain from embarking on new projects, unnecessary travel, and risky ventures, the Dorje Kasung traditionally gather together in the dön season as protectors, to proclaim commitment to working with obstacles directly and fearlessly.

Acharya Mitchell LevyThis year the Kasung Acharya will be offering a live talk via Shambhala Online. The purpose of this talk is to share with the community this idea of protector practice. This is an offering to our community and it is particularly poignant during this time.

There is no cost to attend this program, but a sliding scale donation of $5 to $10 is greatly appreciated.

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