March 2019

24Mar10:00 AM4:30 PMEquanimity: Finding Balance in Our Practice10:00 AM - 4:30 PM Community Meditation Center Teacher(s): James Baraz No prerequisiteOpen

Event Details

Date: March 24, 2019; 10:00am – 4:30pm
Sliding Scale: $75 – 200. Code JB1D19.

Livestream Available
This program is also available online via Livestream. To register for the online version of this program visit this link.

Equanimity or Upekkha is a highly valued quality in Buddhist teachings. It is a Divine Abode, a Factor of Enlightenment, and the precursor to the experience of awakening. But what is equanimity? How can we cultivate it? Even more, how can we access it in our daily life, especially in times like these with so much uncertainty, fear, and sadness for the suffering in the world?

This day retreat will include meditation instructions, periods of silent sitting and walking meditation, and talks on the theme on developing equanimity, both in our formal practice and off the cushion.

Suitable for beginners and experienced students.

This program will be video and audio recorded for an at home audience. By attending this event, you consent to being videotaped and included in the event recording.

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