Freedom from Negativity: How to Overcome Negative States of Minds
Everyone would like to be peaceful and happy all the time, but our negative states of mind frequently interfere with our inner peace. How do we identify and overcome states of mind such as anger or unwanted compulsive habits? During this series of classes derived from the ancient wisdom of Buddhism, learn to recognize and find inner freedom some of our most common negative states of mind. Everyone is welcome.
Every class will begin with a brief introduction, followed by a guided breathing meditation and the Liberating Prayer. After meditation, there will be a short teaching and time for Q&A.
Where to Find Us at the Circular Church
Enter from Queen Street and go to the far end of the parking lot behind the new addition to the Church. The class is held on the second floor; look for the signs pointing you in the right direction. Parking is free, even though there’s a sign saying you need to pay; Circular has reserved parking spaces at the end of the lot.
February 5: Understanding negative states of mind
February 12: Overcoming anger
February 19: Overcoming uncontrolled desire and addiction
February 26: Overcoming deluded pride
March 5: Overcoming doubts
March 12: Overcoming ignorance
March 19: How negative states of mind arise, part 1
March 26: How negative states of mind arise, part 2