Joy in Everyday Life (Berkeley)

with Jon Ransohoff & Susan Gluck

May 25th—June 22nd

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    This is an in-person class at the Berkeley Shambhala Center.

    Joy in Everyday Life follows Contentment in Everyday Life in the Way of Shambhala class series. If you are also taking the Shambhala Training weekends, it expands the meditation experience of Shambhala Training Level III: Warrior in the World by cultivating the noble-heart of the mahayana teachings and opening the path to the virtue and celebration of compassion. Through practical methods, we further develop kindness toward ourselves and others. We emphasize the joy and invigoration that comes from discipline -- the qualities of cheerfulness, health, and freedom from doubt.

    Recommended Prerequisite (but not required)
    Contentment in Everyday Life

    Please Note
    Joy in Everyday Life is required to proceed to the next class, Fearlessness in Everyday Life.

    Readings
    Ruling Your World
     and Turning the Mind into an Ally, by Sakyong Mipham
    The Places that Scare You, by Pema Chodron
    Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior and Smile at Fear, by Chogyam Trungpa.

    If you are unable to attend the in-person class in Berkeley, there is also an online course beginning on May 15th through Shambhala Online. This course can be completed at your own pace. Learn more about it here.

     

     

     

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