Weekly Classes on the Upper East Side
Every Wednesday 7:00 pm – 8:30pm
with Paige Polisner
at Unitarian Church of All Souls
1157 Lexington Ave. (between 79th and 80th Streets)
Cleaning Up Our Act
Does it feel like the news, and the state of our world, is causing anger and anxiety to arise on a daily basis? Like we are heading full-speed in a dangerous direction with little hope for bringing about peace, inner and outer? According to Buddha, the world is a reflection of the minds of those inhabiting it. This means there is plenty we can do. We can take personal responsibility for freeing ourselves of the minds causing all personal and global suffering and problems. Buddha’s teachings on karma and purification offer very clear instructions on how we can do this. They are a key for helping us develop the very necessary mind of compassion. And they give us the wisdom to know how to proactively create the future we want. World peace and inner peace are both possible—finally inevitable—when each person makes the commitment to clean up his/her act! What better gift, as we enter the holiday season, can we give to our families, friends, and towards the greater end of Peace on Earth?
- Oct 31: Cleaning Up Our Act
- Nov 7: A Road Map to Happiness
- Nov 14: Stopping the Cycle of Suffering
- Nov 21: No class. Happy Thanksgiving!
- Nov 28: Beautifying the Mind
- Dec 5: Deep Cleaning our Negativity
- Dec 12: Bringing About Change
- Dec 19: The Promise of Peace
- Dec 26: No Class: Happy Holidays!
Upper East Side meditation and Buddhism classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners. These weekly classes contain guided meditations and Buddhist teachings which offer meditation techniques and teachings on the fundamentals of Buddhism, with an emphasis on their practical application in everyday life. Although these meditation classes are given as a series, they can also be taken individually. Please feel free to drop in on a class-by-class basis. Classes are held every week unless otherwise stated. No special clothing is required. No pre-registration required.
Location: Unitarian Church of All Souls 1157 Lexington Ave (between 79th and 80th Streets)
Directions by subway: 6 train to 77th street / F train to Lex Av/63 street For more information call (212) 924-6706