The Product of Our Thoughts: Understanding our mind to create a positive, peaceful world
Most people understand that the quality of their thoughts determines the quality and experience of their whole life. What we often do not understand, however, is how the mind produces these thoughts or how to change them. In this class series, we will explore the nature of the mind, how it functions, and how we can change it, one thought at a time. Once we understand how our mind works, we’ll gain the ability to create more and more positive states of mind, and thereby come to live in a more positive world.
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. Class will end with Prayers for World Peace.
November 2: What is the mind?
November 9: Five factors in every state of mind, part 1
November 16: Five factors in every state of mind, part 2
November 23: Understanding the roles of mindfulness and alertness
November 30: Why positive minds are the source of happiness
December 7: The most important positive minds for a happy life
December 14: How negative states of mind arise
December 21: Two inner enemies to watch out for
December 28: Public enemy #1