What’s Up with Waking Up
with Jon Aaron
Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 10:00am – 5:00pm
“For one who is awake, whose mind isn’t overflowing, whose heart isn’t afflicted and who has abandoned both merit and demerit. Fear does not exist”. -From the Dhammapada
If we aren’t practicing meditation to wake up, then why are we bothering? What does waking up really mean? What are we waking up from or to? There is a Buddha in each of us waiting to wake up to a life without fear even in a world with much to be fearful of.
As we develop our meditation practice, we learn that it is possible to pause throughout the day, take a break from our usual thoughts, and wake up to the magic and vastness of the world around us. In this day of practice, we will explore wise effort, wise mindfulness and wise concentration and the obstructions to our freedom. We will practice directly with some of the Buddha’s teachings on freedom and investigate how to integrate these into every moment of our lives.
This Daylong is appropriate to meditation practitioners of all levels. Everyone is welcome.
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