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Thursday
10
MAY

Learn To Meditate w/Acharya Adam Lobel

18:00
20:30

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Please join us for an evening of instruction, practice and discussion of meditation in the Shambhala tradition. This class is geared to new meditators but will also be informative and beneficial for experiences meditators as well.

Meditation is a natural state of the human mind and body -- at rest, open, alert. Meditation allows us to reconnect with our basic goodness. Undertaken as a steady practice, meditation allows the mind to relax and settle. It encourages our inherent qualities of stability, clarity and mental strength to emerge. Meditation is a path to basic sanity in our world. It is a way to enjoy the journey of life.

Advance registration is appreciated. Suggested donation is $10, or whatever you can afford. Please join us even if you can't pay the fee!

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About the teacher:
Kalapa Acharya Adam Lobel, Mdiv. Harvard Divinity School, Doctoral Candidate, Harvard University, is an Acharya, or authorized lineage teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist tradition. He is responsible for curriculum development and teacher training for the international Shambhala community, with over 200 centers around the world. As a scholar of philosophy and religion, Adam's research focusses on meditation practice and pedagogy in the Great Perfection (Dzogchen) tradition of Tibetan Buddhism and modern phenomenology. He is active in ecological and social justice movements, and last year represented Shambhala at the United Nations, the White House, and in the Standing Rock protests of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. A close student and representative of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, he travels globally leading meditation workshops, lecturing, and teaching on the social vision of Shambhala. Adam lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife and two sons.

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Questions? Please contact Holly Nicole.