Is forgiveness a practice? If so, how do we do it? IDP's Senior Teacher, Ethan Nichtern, recorded live at Nalandawest in Seattle, leads a talk on how to use our practice to open our hearts and minds and practice forgiveness for ourselves and each other.
Sakyong MiphamRinpoche has just published his fourth major book, The Shambhala Principle, and I’ve been lucky enough to spend a good deal of time reading and rereading my now-wrinkled advanced readers’ copy over the past few months. I love it. It adds a needed volume to the growing canon of core Shambhala teachings available in print. It weaves together the view of contemplative practice with a deeply societal message.
Why do we meditate? Why don't we meditate? How does it aid mental health and well-being? What are some of the common misconceptions about meditation? What does it really mean to practice and study Secular Buddhism?
IDP Teachers Kate Johnson & Kimberly Brown will guide us through mindfulness meditation and an exploration of the benefits of practice, as well as confusion surrounding it.