Birth of a Warrior: Shambhala Training Level II

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Meditation practice allows us to observe how we create a cocoon of habits to mask our fear. We begin to appreciate that there is no fundamental obstacle to experiencing basic goodness. 

Birth of the Warrior, the second weekend of the Way of Shambhala series, intensifies the discipline of meditation practice, enabling participants to work with obstacles that may have arisen as meditation practice develops. We also explore how habitual ways of thinking and experiencing obscure the raw brilliance of the world we live in and our own genuineness and tenderness. Finally, we learn how to work with the fear that occurs when we move forward out of these habitual patterns.

The program includes meditation instruction, talks by the Director, group discussions, guided contemplative practice, and individualized instruction.

Pre-requisite: The Art of Being Human:  Shambhala Training Level I.

Pricing:

Regular Price: $170 members; $185 non-members

Early Bird: $150 members; $165 non-members.  Register online by May 4th, 2018, to enjoy reduced pricing.

Repeat price: $75 (For those who have already taken this program.)

Location

This program will take place at the location of the Gainesville Shambhala Meditation Group: 1899 NE 23rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL  32609.  Breakfast and lunch are provided on Saturday and Sunday.  Usually we go out to a nearby restaurant as a group on Saturday evening (additional details will be provided on your welcome email which is sent a few days before the start of the event).

Accommodations

 If you are coming from out-of-town, we will do our best to house you with sangha members.  We also have limiited accommodations at the center for a nominal fee.  Please indicate your needs on your registration form at least two weeks in advance.

 

No one is turned away from a program for lack of funds.  Contact Jan Snyder, our Group Coordinator, for information about our Generosity Policy.

Source: gainesville.shambhala.org

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