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Meditation and Dharma Talk with Valerie Cusson: Right Concentration

August 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

“A silver bird flies over the autumn lake. When it has passed, the lake’s surface does not try to hold on to the image of the bird.”

Please join us for this weekly meeting and teaching. Everyone is welcome.

For the next months, the Guiding Council will be leading the Sangha in an examination of the basics of Dharma. The Sunday Dharma Talks from June 13th – August 1st will focus on Walking the Eightfold Path: Extraordinary teachings for an ordinary life.

The Buddha taught the following eight elements as essential to realization:

  1. Right View
  2. Right Intention
  3. Right Speech
  4. Right Action
  5. Right Livelihood
  6. Right Effort
  7. Right Mindfulness
  8. Right Concentration

We’ll explore these eight aspects of the Buddhist path to enlightenment and how we can apply these ancient teachings to help us live our day-to-day lives more skillfully.

There will be time for meditation, a dharma (teaching) talk by one of our regular or guest teachers, and time for your comments and questions.

Cost: Donation basis, there is no charge to participate. Our center and teachers are supported by your generosity. Please give from your ability and heart.

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Date:
August 1
Time:
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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Board of Directors
Phone:
(888) 280 6777
Email:
info@desertinsight.org

Insight Meditation in the Desert

 

Insight Community of the Desert is a Buddhist Center in the Vipassana tradition serving Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. We welcome you to our weekly meditation group and programs.

Mindfulness and Insight meditation lead to an open, joyful heart through the release of stress and suffering.

We offer programs for beginning and experienced meditators, meditation classes, daylong retreats, and weekly sitting groups. Whether you’re an experienced practitioner or you want to try meditation for the first time, please join us at one of our meetings or events.

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