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Noah Levine in Vancouver, Oct 2-4

Noah 2009 Poster

Noah Levine, dhamma teacher and author (Dharma Punx, Against the Stream) will be offering a series of events in Vancouver over the Oct 2-4 weekend. For more detailed info about each event click on the event title below:

Buddhism as Anti-Establishment Rebellion
(talk)
Friday, Oct. 2, 7:30p
Masonic Hall, 1495 W. 8th Ave.
$10-$20

1/2-day Meditation Teaching and Practice
Saturday, Oct. 3, 1-5p
Yoga for the People, 201-150 W. Hastings
$25-40
BRING YOUR OWN CUSHION OR CHAIR

Buddhism and 12 Step Recovery (talk)
Sunday, Oct. 4, 10:30a
Japanese Hall, 475 Alexander
$5-$15

All events have scholarships available on request.
These events are expected to be full so preregistration is encouraged - email kyira (care of this site) to register.

 

Submitted by rakusu on September 17, 2009 - 10:59am

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Is that what Buddhism is about?

It has been a charming re-occurrence that every year or two since I started meditating I've had the feeling that I'm finally "getting" what meditation is (which, yes, presupposes that I was doing it "wrong" before, but that's not what I'm trying to say). Each time I've realized that my practice could shift it's form and be much more effective, and I've felt really excited and motivated to practice meditation more.

Submitted by rakusu on February 20, 2008 - 4:24pm

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How mood swings can help YOU have a more solid-seeming SELF!

So, I'm freaking out this morning (as I sometimes like to do) and in the process of trying-to-watch-what-the-fuck-I'm-doing-right-this-moment- no-matter-how-much-I-resent-the-whole-effort (the full name of my style of mindfulness practice) I enter into dialogue with my mind:

-Hey, mind, seems like you're being pretty harsh to, you know, ME! I'm not that bad, so what are you going on about? can't you be nicer??
-(mind) Nicer?? No way. If I didn't treat this girl harshly sometimes, I'd have no success with mumblemumble.
- Eh? What was that??

Submitted by rakusu on January 25, 2008 - 1:19pm

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this winter morning

Between noticing the sky and getting
breakfast, I find my mind has come to rest
with my breath, as if it were natural.
I feel joy to realize that it can be
easy sometimes - a blossom of practice.

Submitted by rakusu on January 11, 2008 - 2:31pm

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