Monday 7:30pm - 9:00pm4953 Franklin Ave, Los Angeles, CA, 90027
NEW COURSE: Love, Desire and Possessiveness
There is nothing wrong with desire; however, uncontrolled desire is very painful. In this course we will explore methods to increase our good heart of love while reducing the jealousy, possessiveness and attachment that can wreak havoc on our relationships.
May 7 The Pain of Attachment, The Freedom of Love
May 14 Universalizing Love: The Practice of Equanimity
May 21 Anger, Attachment and Love: Purifying Our Relationships
May 28 The Trap of the Ego: Shining the Mind on Others
June 4 Overcoming the Pain of Jealousy: Rejoicing Practice
June 11 Insecurity vs. Confidence: Identifying with Our Highest Potential
June 18 Transforming the Needy Self: Letting Go of the Self We Normally See
June 25 Relationships as a Reflection of Our Mind: The Mirror of Dharma
July 2 Difficult Relationships as Opportunity: The Practice of Lojong
What to Expect at a Class:
Our Monday evening introductory meditation class begins with a guided meditation, followed by a talk on a certain topic (listed above), and ends with another guided meditation. Class is followed by refreshments and time to chat with the teacher and other students. Everyone is welcome. No previous experience is necessary.