Online: Mind Knowing Mind – Embracing Radical Acceptance Through the Practice of Insight

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Online: Mind Knowing Mind – Embracing Radical Acceptance Through the Practice of Insight
 
with Lama Justin von Bujdoss
 
Sunday, October 25th, 2020 | 10:00am – 1:00pm ET
 

 
In this special online program, Lama Justin von Bujdoss will give a concise, contemporary teaching on a set of six meditation instructions at the core of Vajrayana insight practices known as Mahamudra, or the Great Seal.

This practice is a blend of shamatha and a tantric form of vipassana aimed at directly experiencing mind as it arises. These instructions reveal how to build a meditation practice if you are new to meditation. They are also valuable tools for the more experienced meditator. More than this, these instructions also offer us the chance to bring our experience of emotion, our relationship to our biases and judgements, as well as the way we relate consciously and unconsciously to racism, patriarchy and rigid personal narratives to meditation practice. Join us for an exciting exploration of meditation that we can apply both on and off the cushion.

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Teacher(s)

Lama Justin von Bujdoss

Lama Justin von Bujdoss is an American vajrayana Buddhist teacher, writer, and is the co-founder of Bhumisparsha, an experimental Buddhist sangha along with Lama Rod Owens. He is the author of Modern Tantric Buddhism: Authenticity and Embodiment in Dharma Practice published by North Atlantic Books, contributor to Buddhism and Whiteness: Critical Reflections, published by Lexington Books.

Lama Justin serves as the Executive Director of Chaplaincy and Staff Wellness for NYC Department of Correction where he also serves as Staff Chaplain, and has experience as a hospice and hospital chaplain as well. He was ordained as a repa, a lay tantric yogin in the tradition of Milarepa, by His Eminence Gyaltsab Rinpoche. Lama Justin has presented on Buddhist practice at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, University of Chicago, Wellesley, Columbia and has led retreats at a variety of dharma centers. He is passionate about helping to create the conditions for authentic embodied tantric Buddhist spiritual practice in the West.

More of his work can be seen at: justinvonbujdoss.com and bhumisparsha.org.