Becoming a Friend of the World: Wednesdays from 7:00 to 8:15pm with Marta Dormal

Buddha’s example of peace and compassion has made a lasting impression in the world and inspired many people to enter a spiritual path. By following in his footsteps, we too can discover a life of great meaning and benefit others through training in six essential practices that form the Buddhist path to enlightenment. These six practices are known as the six perfections and include the practices of giving, moral discipline, patience, effort, concentration and wisdom, motivated by the supreme good heart known as bodhichitta.

During this summer season meditation class, we will explore Buddha’s teachings on how we can transform all our daily activities into the Bodhisattva’s path to enlightenment. This series in August will look at the practices of joyful effort, concentration and wisdom.

August 17 - Finding joy with Tim Hogarty

August 24 - How to settle the mind

August 31 - Living lightly with wisdom

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Everyone is welcome! $12 per class / $28 for three-week summer series / free for members

In person or online. This class will be delivered in-person and online via a Zoom webinar. Kadampa Meditation Center Boston is located at 2298 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge, just a few blocks from the Davis Square T stop. After registering you will receive instructions on how to join in the sessions online.

Marta Dormal has been practicing Kadampa Buddhism since 2019. She started attending classes at the Kadampa center in Montreal, then continued in Belgium, France and Spain where she also participated in the Teacher Training Program. She is currently based in Boston and studying and helping out at KMC Boston. Marta finds it extremely beneficial to teach beginner classes as a way to deepen her practice and cherish fellow living beings. She finds tremendous joy in sharing the tools that have allowed her to live a deeply meaningful life.

Resource links:During this class we will be using The Liberating Prayer. If you are not familiar with these prayers, and would like to join in, you can find the text via this link.New to meditation? Try out the three guided breathing meditations contained within Meditations for Relaxation (MP3) available for download here.Want to go deeper? Check out the Foundation Program for a systematic study of Buddha’s teachings that can provide you with a foundation for a strong daily practice.
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  •  August 17, 2022
     7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
  •  August 24, 2022
     7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
  •  August 31, 2022
     7:00 pm - 8:15 pm