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Practicing the Four Noble Truths with John Blackburn

Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

The teachings known as the Four Noble Truths offer profound psychological insights into the nature of suffering. Understanding and practicing these insights–in meditation and in daily life– is how we free ourselves from suffering. Each class includes lecture, meditation practice, and time for questions. Although these practices come from Buddhism, they are secular in nature, Read More…


Practicing the Four Noble Truths with John Blackburn

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

The teachings known as the Four Noble Truths offer profound psychological insights into the nature of suffering. Understanding and practicing these insights–in meditation and in daily life– is how we free ourselves from suffering. Each class includes lecture, meditation practice, and time for questions. Although these practices come from Buddhism, they are secular in nature, Read More…


Practicing the Four Noble Truths with John Blackburn

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

The teachings known as the Four Noble Truths offer profound psychological insights into the nature of suffering. Understanding and practicing these insights–in meditation and in daily life– is how we free ourselves from suffering. Each class includes lecture, meditation practice, and time for questions. Although these practices come from Buddhism, they are secular in nature, Read More…


Practicing the Four Noble Truths with John Blackburn

Tuesday, June 18th, 2019

The teachings known as the Four Noble Truths offer profound psychological insights into the nature of suffering. Understanding and practicing these insights–in meditation and in daily life– is how we free ourselves from suffering. Each class includes lecture, meditation practice, and time for questions. Although these practices come from Buddhism, they are secular in nature, Read More…


Establishing Mindfulness with John Blackburn

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019

How can we find ease, peace and emotional stability in the midst of daily life?  In The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, the Buddha gives very clear instructions.  He calls this the direct path for overcoming grief and sorrow, for ending suffering and anxiety, for realizing nirvana.  This class offers an overview of this essential teaching and Read More…


Establishing Mindfulness with John Blackburn

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

How can we find ease, peace and emotional stability in the midst of daily life?  In The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, the Buddha gives very clear instructions.  He calls this the direct path for overcoming grief and sorrow, for ending suffering and anxiety, for realizing nirvana.  This class offers an overview of this essential teaching and Read More…


Establishing Mindfulness with John Blackburn

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019

How can we find ease, peace and emotional stability in the midst of daily life?  In The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, the Buddha gives very clear instructions.  He calls this the direct path for overcoming grief and sorrow, for ending suffering and anxiety, for realizing nirvana.  This class offers an overview of this essential teaching and Read More…


Establishing Mindfulness with John Blackburn

Tuesday, March 26th, 2019

How can we find ease, peace and emotional stability in the midst of daily life?  In The Four Foundations of Mindfulness, the Buddha gives very clear instructions.  He calls this the direct path for overcoming grief and sorrow, for ending suffering and anxiety, for realizing nirvana.  This class offers an overview of this essential teaching and Read More…


Lojong: The Tibetan Practice of Mind Training with John Blackburn

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

In Tibetan Buddhism the practices of Lojong comprise a profound yet practical method for cultivating wisdom and compassion, the hallmarks of the awakened mind. Lojong is a concise presentation of the entire path; it is said that when we practice this, we are practicing everything. As a basic text we will use The Great Path of Read More…


Lojong: The Tibetan Practice of Mind Training with John Blackburn

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

In Tibetan Buddhism the practices of Lojong comprise a profound yet practical method for cultivating wisdom and compassion, the hallmarks of the awakened mind. Lojong is a concise presentation of the entire path; it is said that when we practice this, we are practicing everything. As a basic text we will use The Great Path of Read More…