Date(s) - 19/04/2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Nagaloka Buddhist Center
We invite you to attend our friends’ night every Wednesday for meditation and Dharma discussion. We offer guided meditation and open discussion for beginners. We alternate between the mindfulness of breathing and the development of loving kindness meditation.
A dana (contribution) bowl is set up for your contribution. We suggest $5- $10.
Before we meditate, we chant the three refuges and five precepts. This is how to connect more deeply with our minds to spiritual awakening.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
The next study text begins on April 26 is “Mind in Harmony” by Subhuti. The psychology of Buddhist ethics. The book is available to purchase at Nagaloka’s bookstore for $18 including sales tax.
Mind in Harmony is an account of the Yogacara Abhidharma analysis of the enlightened mind as having access to 51 mental events. Through examining the mental events you can come to a better understanding of what’s going on inside you, and as a result you can see more clearly what you need to do to get rid of the unskillful mental events, cultivate the skillful mental events, and ultimately to transcend the
Subhuti joined the Triratna Buddhist Order in 1973 and has since devoted himself to the practice and teaching of Buddhism. Based in north Wales, he spends part of each year in India, leading retreats and giving lectures. He is the author of The Buddhist Vision, Sangharakshita: A New Voice in the Buddhist Tradition, and Buddhism and Friendship.