November 2019

23Nov10:00 AM4:30 PMAwakening to the Four Noble Truths10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): John Martin No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019; 10:00am – 4:30pm
Sliding Scale: $75 – 200. Code JN3D19.

Recommended for those who have completed at least one residential retreat.

Practicing with the Four Noble Truth supports freeing the heart from all confusion. The Buddha’s teachings on these Truths offer a practical framework to inspire our practice and to support understanding of the Noble Truths of the unreliable nature of life, the cause of our suffering, the potential for realizing freedom from suffering and the path of practice leading to the end of suffering. Practicing wisely with these Truths, we open to the possibility of peace in any moment, and to a transformative peace. The day will including sitting and walking meditations, instructions, short talks, and time for questions.

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