How does meditation practice inform our engagement with the world today?
As we walk the path between the absolute and ultimate reality do we allow appropriate response to arise when confronted with the challenges we face today?
The ideal of the Bodhisattava—implicit in the early Buddhist teachings and explicit in the later teachings—is compassion in action. Compassionate action arises in the space of emptiness when we let go of the clinging to self.
This class will explore the Bodhisattva ideal – its place in the early teachings and some of the primary texts of later teachings. Most important however we will explore how compassionate action arises in us, when is it blocked, and how we bring our practice and wisdom into the world. This course is open to all and appropriate to all levels of experience.
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