Compulsive Thinking, Concentration & Equanimity
with Matthew Brensilver
Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Meditation practice cultivates a diverse set of attentional, emotional and introspective skills.
Central to the practice of mindfulness is the stabilization of attention. But before our attention stabilizes, practice can be overstimulating.
This talk will explore the process through which the mind comes to rest. In developing this steadiness, equanimity (the capacity to fully permit the flow of both pleasure and pain) is a vital skill.
We will see how concentration and equanimity reinforce each other and support a deeper understanding of ourselves. And how this stability, in turn, makes space for the heart to respond with joy and compassion.
This evening program will include a 45 minute guided meditation, a dharma talk on the above subject and time for community and discussion. Practitioners of all skill levels are welcome!
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