Friday Night Meditation and Study

 

Grant your blessings so that confusion may dawn as wisdom
Grant your blessings so that the path may clarify confusions
Grant your blessings so that Dharma may progress along the path
Grant your blessings so that my mind may be one with the Dharma
—Gampopa

This ongoing class, lead by Nancy Floy (Julie Heegaard or Fran Hammon in her absence), now begins with chanting of the Four Dharmas of Gampopa (shown above), followed by guided mindfulness meditation and then study of an important Mahayana text. During the winter months, the text will be Shantideva’s This ongoing class begins with reading  the Four Dharmas of Gampopa, followed by guided mindfulness meditation and then study of an important Mahayana Way of the Bodhisattva, one of the most beautiful, poetic, and profound teachings available. The Dalai Lama said of this magnificent work: “If I have any understanding of compassion and the practice of the Bodhisattva path, it is entirely on the basis of this text that I possess it.”

The Friday Night Meditation and Study takes place each Friday at 6:00 p.m. Open to all, whether or not you have attended previous sessions.  Suggested voluntary donation of $10-15.

If you have any questions about the class, please contact Nancy Floy at floyn@heartwoodcenter.com.