Online: Dukkha and the End of Dukkha – Transforming Suffering and Reactivity
with Donald Rothberg
Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 | 10:00am – 5:00pm ET
The Buddha famously said, “I have taught dukkha [suffering or a sense of unsatisfactoriness] and the cessation of dukkha.”
In this daylong retreat with Donald Rothberg, PhD, a member of the Teachers Council at Spirit Rock Meditation Center, we will explore this core teaching as it is expressed in the Buddha’s teachings of the Four Noble Truths, Dependent Origination, and the Two Arrows. We will learn ways to study and implement this teaching both in formal meditation and in everyday life, including in the context of the pandemic and contemporary “social dukkha.”
We will work with practices and reflections that bring together the wisdom of seeing the roots of dukkha, the compassion and kindness that can hold our difficulties, and skillful action to transform dukkha.
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