October 26 class will be taught by guest teacher, Natalia Darialova

Tuesdays, 11:15 - 12:45pm

New Series: How to Change Negative Patterns of Thought

This class is a replay of the Monday evening GP

Happiness and suffering are merely states of mind. So if we are to experience the happiness we all long for we must learn to how to connect with that state of mind and not the ones that causes us so much pain.

Part of this process entails identifying our negative patterns of thought so that we can begin to learn to let them go. This will allow us to actively replace those painful thoughts with the positive states of mind that lead to happiness.

In this series we will explore how we can identify and let go of such pain-inducing patterns of thought such as anger, jealousy, obsession, anxiety and more. Buddha called such minds ‘delusions’ because they are characterized by exaggeration, which leads to them being both unpeaceful and unreliable. Currently, we believe the harmful stories these minds are telling us, both about ourselves and the world. These stories are wrong.

Using the special meditation on the nature of the mind, we will learn how to recognize early on when we are under the influence of these harmful minds so that we will not entrust ourselves to them, but rather let them go. Changing such negative patterns of thought is hugely liberating and will open us up to a whole new joyful and creative way to experience our lives and our relationships.

October 26: Recognizing Negative Patterns of Thought with Natalia Darialova
November 2: Letting Go of Anger
November 9: Dealing Skillfully With Unpleasant Feelings
November 16: Obsessing - Mistaking Where Happiness Comes From
November 23: Jealousy Vs. Rejoicing
November 30: How Envy Blocks Success
December 7: Insecurity Vs. Confidence
December 14: Freedom from Fear
December 21: Ignorance: the Root Delusion
December 28: Freedom from Ignorance

DETAILS

Our general program classes include Dharma teachings along with guided meditations
Each class is self-contained and is also presented as part of a series over 5-6 weeks. Drop into any class you like
These classes are suitable for both beginners and more advanced meditation practitioners
No special clothing is required
Everyone welcome!
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CLASS LOCATION

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