John Rockwell leads us to take sense perceptions and the elements as our teachers. We awaken to our capacity to directly experience the essence of reality—the essence of basic goodness.
Foundational Shambhala Path
Arawana Hayashi explores our relationships with others, an aspiration to help our world, and specific aspects of social transformation. We look at a Shambhala understanding of society, and what enlightened society may be.
Adam Lobel leads participants on a journey of contemplative inquiry focused on the timeless question, “Who am I?” Meditation practice is used as a way to contact and express the mind of basic goodness.
John Rockwell teaches how meditation sharpens our intelligence and uncovers our wisdom. When we touch the world directly, we discover ordinary magic. No longer deterred or depressed by obstacles, we can include everything as part of the path and play with whatever arises.
Gaylon Ferguson leads this class on working with fear and cultivating a fearless approach to life. Learning to work with our anxiety, we are not blocked by fear. Through an exploration of the Buddhist teachings of mind and nature of reality, we learn to see clearly.
Holly Gayley teaches on awakening the heart and cultivating a compassionate view. As meditation practice expands and we develop trust in basic goodness, we can begin to discover the confidence and personal energy to go forward on the journey. Joining gentleness with discipline leads to a sense of joy.
Contentment can be hard to find. Much of the time we search for contentment in things, achievements, or relationships. Eve Rosenthal shows how, with meditation and contemplation practice, we can relax with ourselves as we are and appreciate simple human experience.
Janet Solyntjes presents peaceful abiding meditation, basic goodness, and ways that meditation practice can improve the quality of our daily life. By deepening our experience and understanding of ourselves through the practice of meditation, we more fully become who we already are.