Join us for a study group delving into the book, The Misleading Mind, by a local-area Dharma teacher and therapist, Karuna Cayton.
This group will be facilitated by Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi (see bio below) and will meet Mondays from 7:00pm to 8:30pm for 6 weeks, June 3 to July 8, 2019.
Participation in all sessions is encouraged.
About the Book, The Misleading Mind:
Buddhism asserts that we each have the potential to free ourselves from the prison of our problems. As practiced for more than twenty-six hundred years, the process involves working with, rather than against, our depression, anxiety, and compulsions. We do this by recognizing the habitual ways our minds perceive and react — the way they mislead. The lively exercises and inspiring real-world examples Cayton provides can help you transform intractable problems and neutralize suffering by cultivating a radically liberating self-understanding.
We have new copies of the book available for purchase on the first day of class for $15.95.(please note in the comments of your registration ticket if you would like to reserve one). Or you can buy the book at the usual places, including Amazon.
Note: We are excited to have Karuna Cayton teaching at Land of Medicine Buddha on Sunday afternoons starting on May 26th. More info here: https://landofmedicinebuddha.org/events/becoming-your-own-therapist-2019-05-26/
About the Teacher:
Venerable Tenzin Chogkyi first became interested in meditation and Buddhism after reading Be Here Now and early translations of Buddhist sutras in the early 1970s, and then in early 1991 she became a student of Tibetan Buddhism. From 1992 to 2000, Venerable Tenzin was director of Vajrapani Institute, co-director the FPMT International Office, and coordinator of FPMT Center Services. She also completed several long meditation retreats over a six-year period.
Venerable Tenzin was ordained in 2004 with His Holiness the Dalai Lama. In 2006 she became a touring teacher in the FPMT, and began teaching in prisons on behalf of the Liberation Prison Project.
Venerable Tenzin is authorized by the FPMT to teach at both the foundational and in-depth levels, and is also a teacher of Cultivating Emotional Balance (a secular program developed by Alan Wallace and Paul Ekman). In October 2018 will complete the teacher training for Compassion Cultivation Training, a program developed by Geshe Thubten Jinpa and colleagues at Stanford University. Venerable Tenzin joined the faculty at Land of Medicine Buddha in August 2018.
We limit our book group size to 20 people. Make sure to sign up so that we know you are coming.
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|Date(s):||6 Mondays: June 3 to July 8|
|Times:||7:00 pm - 8:30 pm|
|Instructor/Leader:||Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi|
|Type of event:||book group|
|Number of sessions:||6|
|Participation:||regular attendance suggested|
|Location:||Gompa Chung Chung|
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