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Opening the Heart with John Blackburn

Tuesday, August 6th, 2019

The Buddha taught that liberation of the heart comes from the practice of Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation. Metta transforms the way we relate to ourself, to others and to reality. It dissolves habit patterns that prevent us from living and loving in a wholehearted way. As these habits dissolve, the heart’s natural health and wisdom Read More…


Opening the Heart with John Blackburn

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

The Buddha taught that liberation of the heart comes from the practice of Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation. Metta transforms the way we relate to ourself, to others and to reality. It dissolves habit patterns that prevent us from living and loving in a wholehearted way. As these habits dissolve, the heart’s natural health and wisdom Read More…


Opening the Heart with John Blackburn

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

The Buddha taught that liberation of the heart comes from the practice of Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation. Metta transforms the way we relate to ourself, to others and to reality. It dissolves habit patterns that prevent us from living and loving in a wholehearted way. As these habits dissolve, the heart’s natural health and wisdom Read More…


Opening the Heart with John Blackburn

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

The Buddha taught that liberation of the heart comes from the practice of Metta (Loving Kindness) meditation. Metta transforms the way we relate to ourself, to others and to reality. It dissolves habit patterns that prevent us from living and loving in a wholehearted way. As these habits dissolve, the heart’s natural health and wisdom Read More…


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…