Letting Go: Week 2

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Seeing The Drawbacks Of Feeding on Sense Pleasure* * includes too much activity at the sense door like multi-tasking, surfing the internet, sense of rushing or needing to rush while engaged in daily activities Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. It is about 27 min long.   Reflections & Daily Life Practice 1. …

Letting Go: Week 1

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Examining Wants vs. Needs: Taking a look at craving. Simplifying.   Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. It is about 25 min long. It explores how wanting manifests in the mind/heart and the body.   Reflections & Daily Life Practice 1. This week practice getting familiar with your wants and needs so you …

Integrity: Week 5

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Fifth Precept: I undertake the training to refrain from intoxication which leads to carelessness. (I undertake the training to practice respecting the instrument of awakening, which is consciousness.) Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. It is about 23 min long.   Reflections & Daily Life Practice 1. If you drink alcohol or take recreational drugs, …

BNP: Navel Radiation

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Recording from 8/18/21   Recording from 8/25/21   Basic Neurocellular Pattern: Navel Radiation – It relates to starfish. – An example in humans is the fetus suspended from the navel by the umbilical cord. Starfish live in water, and the fetus lives in the amniotic fluid of the womb. This is the stage of radial symmetry at which the center of …

Generosity: Week 3

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Skillful Giving  Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. Feel free to use it if you find it helpful. We were working with the reflection “What can I offer/give to this moment/to my practice?”.  It is about 23 min long.   Reflections & Daily Life Practice 1. According to the Buddha, the quality of …

Integrity: Week 2

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Second Precept: I undertake the training to refrain from taking that which is not given. (I undertake the training to practice generosity.) Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. Feel free to use it if you find it helpful.  It is about 28 min long. It is focused on exploring non-harming in our formal …

Integrity: Week 1

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First Precept: I undertake the training to refrain from intentionally taking life. (I undertake the training to maintain respect for life.) Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. Feel free to use it if you find it helpful.  It is about 30 min long (The bell rings after 25min. After that there is 5 …

Generosity: Week 1 & 2

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Sense of Connection and Belonging Formal Practice The recording bellow is the meditation we did in the class. Feel free to use it if you find it helpful. It is on heedfulness and generosity.  It is about 21 min long.   Practice suggestions from Ajahn Sucitto 1. Try framing your formal sitting practice from a perspective of generosity. Treat it …

Week Four: Lovingkindness Towards Others

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Welcome to week four of your Happiness course. Here you’ll find your homework plus any practice meditations, exercises and reading for the week. Please click the button to download your practice meditations. Your week four homework is: Formal Practice: 1. Practice 34 min guided Lovingkindness meditation every day. Informal Practice: 1. Choose a person you are not getting along with. …