Online: Insight Out Refuge – LGBTQI Sangha – Consolations of the Triple Gem

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Online: Insight Out Refuge – LGBTQI Sangha – Consolations of the Triple Gem

with Jay Michaelson

Monday, October 25th, 2021 | 7:30pm-8:30pm ET
All friends and allies are invited to join the Insight OUT Refuge for this evening.

The Buddhadharma has many applications: liberation, ethical refinement, and also, in challenging times especially, refuge (sarana). Unlike secular modalities, the Dharma is not a set of tools; it is meant also to be a shelter from the storm that offers and emotional, even embodied, consolation. Building on the framework of the triple gem — the refuges in Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha — this talk explores how the Dharma can console all of us, particular LGBTQ+ and allied folks, in the contexts of climate anxiety, pandemic trauma, and political polarization.

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Teacher(s)

Jay Michaelson

Jay Michaelson works both as a featured columnist for the Daily Beast and a meditation teacher in Buddhist and Jewish traditions. Jay is on the board of directors of the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies and has taught at BCBS, Harvard Divinity School, Omega, and numerous retreat centers around the country.

His six books include The Gate of Tears: Sadness and the Spiritual Path and Evolving Dharma: Meditation, Buddhism & the Next Generation of Enlightenment. He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in Jewish Thought from the Hebrew University, and was a professional LGBTQ activist for ten years.

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