Working with Emotions

with Teri Rowe

August 15th—September 12th

Date details +
  • $70 Patron (help make programs possible for others)
  • $50 Suggested Contribution
  • Pay what you are able, enter amount below.

Confused, wild emotions can dominate us in obvious and subtle ways. Without suppressing feelings or acting them out, Buddhist meditation works with emotions directly. The energy of emotions becomes the basis for developing wisdom and compassion. The ground is experiencing the pain and confusion of emotions, and looking for a way to work with them. The path or process of working with emotions is explored. The fruition leads to further clarity in communication with others.

In this course we will explore the pain and confusion of emotions and look at ways to work with them.  This is through the practice of meditation and mindfulness, developing maitri (loving kindness), prajna (wisdom) and communication with a Mahayana outlook.  In particular the quality of emotions, the attitude toward emotions, agelessness and the relationship of intelligence and confusion.

No prerequisites, open to all.  
 
Space is limited to 25
Please register early.
 
Required texts:
 
The Myth of Freedom, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche - $20
 Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche - $20
Meditation in Action, Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche - $15
 
 
To pre-order these books to receive the first night of class,
email us at [email protected]
 

To support the work of Open Sky, we suggest a contribution to help cover program expenses and overall maintenance, and are happy to accept an offering in any amount that you can afford, either above or below the suggested level. Your financial contribution is not necessary in order to take programs.

Suggested contribution for this program is $50, or your most generous offering based on your situation.

 
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