Thursday, September 15, 2011

Intro to Meditation & Eightfold Path Courses

Meditation Friends: I'll be teaching two courses beginning next week:

BUDDHA'S EIGHTFOLD PATH: This is a 3 session course on the Buddha's Noble Eightfold Path at Plymouth Church, SE corner of 42nd & Ingersoll, from 7-9 pm, Mondays, Sept. 19 & 26 and Oct. 3. Buddha's first talk on the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path following his enlightenment was the foundation for all his teachings for the next 45 years. It is for beginning and experienced meditators. Various teachniques of meditation will be taught as part of this course. The class is $30. To register, call Marta Hawkins at 255-3149 ext 33 or register when you come to the class.


INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS: This is 2 session course, an Introduction fo Meditation and Mindfulness, 6:30 - 8:30 pm, Wednesdays, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 for the Des Moines Public School Community Education Program. I'll teach regular sitting meditation, lovingkindness and compassion meditations, standing and walking meditations, eating meditation, and different mindfulness practices, as well as a brief introduction to Buddhist philosophy. The class will be at Callanan Middle School, Room 135. The class is $30. To register call 242-8521 or www.dmced.org or register when you come to class. Peace, Charlie

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