This offering will complement the earlier retreat, emphasizing meditations one through four, but is an independent offering and has integrity based on the way it will be presented here all on its own. However, each has special events to look forward to after the holiday. Come join us this evening for our Wednesday Evening Dharma program! That is all for now. In addition to sorting out logistics for the next few weeks, I would also like to share a couple of short articles on mindfulness apps.
The retreat begins Friday evening, January 12, at 7pm and concludes on Sunday, January 14, at noon. Is it possible to maintain awareness while using a smart-phone or other device? In cultivating metta, we directly experience a fundamental kindness as the very ground of our being. Retreat will close with a dharma reflection and an opportunity for discussion with the teacher and other students. For details on this event, please check out https: While his visit to New Hampshire will likely draw a significant crowd, our dear friend Delia K. This contrasts with the effort to conquer fear.
There will be an opportunity for individual interviews homwork an end-of-retreat discussion. Due to the forecast for inclement weather throughout the day tomorrow, the Tuesday evening meditation is cancelled this week. Looking forward to come back.
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For those who are interested, Than Geoff has penned a short study guide on the Ten Perfections that is freely available on his website: The Buddha has said that there is no one more worthy of our love than ourselves.
Events at the Cambrisge monastery get under way at To register for single-day option on Saturday, please visit http: Matthew has worked with Kilung Rinpoche for many years and has been authorized to teach this approach.
For more information on these and other upcoming events at CIMC, please visit http: The Tuesday evening meditation group will ring in the new year tomorrow from 7: Lighthouse Yoga Center Yoga Studio. Stay tuned for additional details. Humanitarian and ecological crisis continue to grow and deepen.
Finally, ahead of Election Day next Tuesday, I want to share an open letter from nearly Buddhist teachers and leaders encouraging voter turnout on November Also from 10am to 4: Also, just a reminder that Souhegan Insight Meditation is offering a day-long 9: Coming up this weekend, CIMC will host a day-long 10am to 4: Coming up this Homeworm evening 6: Then on September 11, Wisdom Academy — in partnership with the Barre Homewok for Buddhist Studies — will launch an 8-week course with Guy Armstrong exploring Buddhist teachings on emptiness and their practical applications in our lives.
To check it out, visit https: In this retreat, we will explore metta meditation as both a concentration practice and generative practice, emphasizing calm, tranquility, and kindness. Suggest that participants open their hearts to the enormity of what we are investigating and attempting to heal.
This retreat is suitable for those newer to practice, but can also serve as a helpful refinement for those who have lots of experience.
While this retreat is open to people who have not had prior retreat experience, it may be more suitable for those who have a bit more experience. A d ouble row around the circle is fine, as long as everyone can see the center.
For more information on this and other CIMC offerings, please visit http: There is also a morning-only option for this retreat. The retreat runs from the beginning of January until the end of March. This is also a good opportunity to cikc folks of the wealth of writing by Thanissaro Bhikkhu made freely available at https: Hopefully this will be our last week meeting in our temporary digs.
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In light of the recent public events in Charlottesville and Boston, I thought it would be helpful to share some Buddhist perspectives on race and social justice. I look forward to seeing everyone again on the 20th.
Cambridge Insight Meditation Center Eile kell The succinct pointers found in this teaching go straight to the cabmridge of awakening: Insight Meditation Society Nonprofit Organization.