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Portland Insight Meditation Center Daylong

February 3

Living Kindness: Buddhist Teachings for a Troubled World

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Loving-kindness, or metta, is sometimes depicted as a simple “open your heart and love everybody” practice, but a closer look at the Buddha’s teachings reveals a more complex and nuanced picture. In a time of great conflict and contention in our society, it can be valuable to instead look at how the Buddha addressed living kindness.

Several early Buddhist suttas illuminate these topics:
• Practicing non-ill-will toward difficult people
• Acting with integrity, morality, and ethics
• Living a harmonious homelife
• Letting go of grief
• Developing mindfulness and concentration through metta practice

The retreat will include meditation, lecture, small group discussion, and Q&A.

Details

Date:
February 3

Organizer

Portland Insight Meditation Center
Phone:
(503) 771-4123
Website:
http://www.portlandinsight.org/

Venue

Portland Insight Meditation Center
6536 SE Duke St
Portland, 97206 United States
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Phone:
(503) 771-4123
Website:
http://www.portlandinsight.org/

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