Smile at Fear: DVD Teachings by Pema Chodron

April 24th—May 15th (2018)

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  • $60 Enriching
  • $50 Sustaining
  • Or pay what you can afford (enter your amount below)
Room: Meditation Hall

This ground-breaking program by Pema Chödrön is a companion to Smile at Fear, the third major publicly available work on the Shambhala teachings by Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Pema Chödrön strongly encourages students to read and study this book, along with listening to these teachings. This program includes a practice of raising windhorse, of rousing unconditional confidence, and overcoming obstacles to connecting with basic goodness.

This course will offer meditation instruction, practice and discussion as well as video teachings by Pema Chodron over a period of four evenings.The text, Smile at Fear by Chogyam Trungpa, is recommended, but optional.

Each night we will watch one of her talks and then discuss our thoughts about it in a group setting.

You may elect to attend the entire series or just one evening:

April 24  Living from the Heart
May 1    The Tools of Bravery
May 8    Raising Windhorse
May 15  The Education of the Warrior. This is a teaching on staying with the genuine heart of sadness without fixed identity

If you can't afford the listed price, you're welcome to attend and pay what you can. Cost will be prorated per evening ($15 suggested) for those who cannot attend the entire series.