NOTE: The start date for this course has been moved to September 15.
The Development of Peace: Basic Teachings of the Buddha
NOTE: The start date of this course has been moved ahead to July 1.
The Buddha first taught the path of individual liberation. In the Four Noble Truths he taught the truth of suffering, the origin of suffering, the cessation of suffering and the path to contentment and freedom. He taught the meditation practice of mindfulness and awareness. This program invites us into the basics of being a dharmic person — an exploration of egolessness, impermanence, gentleness and peace.
This three-week course includes recorded talks, readings, contemplations, live meetings to practice together and discuss the teachings, and a discussion forum. There will also be one live session with a senior teacher, date to be announced.
About the Teacher
Arawana Hayashi is a dancer, choreographer and teacher, trained in both Japanese and Western art forms. She is also an Acharya (a senior teacher of meditation) in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. From her career’s inception, her work as an artist and meditation practitioner has been intertwined with innovations in community building and education. Since the 1970s her focus has been on using non-verbal collaborative improvisation methods to increase personal presence and group performance. Arawana is a founding member of the Presencing Institute (www.presencing.com) and the ALIA Institute, now the Authentic Leadership Center at Naropa Univeristy in Boulder, Colorado.
- Individual rate: The regular course rate is $108.
- Center and Group rates: $399 Centers, $249 Groups
- Patrons: The Patron rate of $149 supports our efforts to connect teachers and learners through online programs. In particular, it helps us offer the generosity policy to those in need
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Generosity Policy. We want to make the teachings available to all and will work with you to ensure your participation. Log in and click on the Request a Discount link below before registering to receive a coupon code to use at checkout. For a further discount or scholarship, write to [email protected].
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