Here are the upcoming events for this week and beyond
Emotional Rescue: How to Work With Your Emotions To Transform Hurt And Confusion Into Energy That Empowers You
Acclaimed Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shows how to free yourself from being a victim of your emotions by gaining the awareness and understanding that will help you harness their power. Only by learning to relate to our emotions skillfully can we benefit from their richness and gain wisdom, instead of letting them control us.
Location: Naropa University, Nalanda Campus
Friday, November 4 – Keynote at 7 p.m.
Saturday, November 5
10 a.m.-12 p.m.
12-2 p.m. – Lunch on your own
Sunday, November 6 – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Friday Night: $20
Full Weekend: $200
Full Weekend, Senior Discount: $150. NB members contact Eileen Kay for information about a discount for NB Members.
Student Discount: 50%, use the discount code PONLOPST50 when registering
After the talk on Friday night, there will be a book signing of Rinpoche’s book. Books will be available for sale at the event.
Registration is through Naropa University, using Event Brite. Register and buy tickets here …
Free Bonus Opportunity for weekend attendees only!
Senior teachers from Naropa and the Boulder Nalandabodhi study and practice center will facilitate small group sharing circles to reflect on insights from Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche’s weekend talks and the book Emotional Rescue.
Drop in to one or both sessions at Naropa:
Saturday, Nov 12, 10 – noon
Saturday, Nov 19, 10 – noon
We will continue to offer Sunday morning meditation with Shamatha, or Calm Abiding meditation, from 9:00 to 11:00.
From 11:00 to 12:00 we will offer guided meditation on the first 3 Sundays of the month. For October, we will offer guided meditation on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. This will be in conjunction with our study course. You do not need to take the study course to attend the guided meditation sessions. Next Sunday the meditation will be on Mindfulness of Feelings.
We will offer the first course in the newly revised Mahayana curriculum, staring November 7. The first course is called Heart of Daring and introduces you to the basic teachings of the Mahayana, the Greater Vehicle. More details here…
We are postponing the start of the Introduction to Buddhism courses. We have an update soon on the start of this series of courses.
Nalandabodhi’s sister organization, the Nitartha Institute, will be offering the first course in their advanced Buddhist Studies curriculum. The course is Mind and Its World, along with its companion course, Clear Thinking. Nalandabodhi is excited to host these courses here in Boulder. More details here …
Eileen Kay is offering classes on Kado or Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arranging, every other Friday. More details here …
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Offer a supportive environment for exploring and applying these teachings, with people who understand the challenges of creating a meaningful life in the 21st century.