These regularly scheduled mornings begin with a guided meditation, sometimes
followed by standing or walking meditation. There is a Dharma talk and often a question and answer period where attendees can inquire about practice.
What is mindfulness? How does it function and most importantly how does it allow us to be present to our experience and bring about a spacious, non-reactive response to the moment, that facilitates freedom.
You might reflect on someone important to you, and ask: "What is between me and loving fully?" Notice what happens. This talk explores the ways we create separations from others, and the power of inquiry and presence to awaken an unconditionally loving heart.
When life is difficult or frustrating the teachings advise us to practice equanimity. One simple but potent way to do that is to take a step back and hold things with a wider perspective. We'll be exploring different practices that incline towards equanimity through this method.