Foundations of Practice Class: Four Noble Truths
Four Noble Truths: How do we walk the path from suffering to peace?
with Ben Connelly
The first and most fundamental teaching of the Buddha is the Middle Way: the alleviation of suffering through compassionate action, meditation and mindful living. The Four Noble Truths of dissatisfaction, its cause, its cessation, and the path to end it explain how and why to practice this Middle Way. In this class we will investigate how suffering is caused by desire and aversion, by wanting things to be other than how they are, and how we can follow the Buddhist Eightfold Path to move towards a deep and quiet joy.
Offered online and in person.
Wednesdays, August 30 – September 27, 7:15 – 8:45 pm
Please register five days in advance.
Suggested donation: $125
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