A Buddhist Studies Class

Emptiness, with Shastri Debbie Zarate

Five Wednesday evenings, July 19-August 16, 7:00pm-9:00pm.

$110 program price. $130 patron. Ask us about our generosity policy.

The Heart Sutra says, “Form is emptiness; emptiness itself is form. Emptiness is no other than form; form is no other than emptiness.  In the same way, feeling, perception, formation, and consciousness are emptiness.  Thus, Sariputra, all dharmas are emptiness.”

The story goes that when the Buddha first taught this, several highly realized disciples died of heart attacks!  Yet, today we can read it without missing a single heart beat. In this course, we will study and contemplate the Sutra to bring these teachings alive so that they can change the condition of our hearts, too.

If you have a regular meditation practice, please register here.

 

Windhorse Retreat Center

What’s happening at Windhorse:

Windhorse is the only Shambhala retreat center in the Midwest and is just 50 minutes north of Milwaukee. Located in a beautiful glacial area adjacent to the 15,000-acre Kettle Moraine State Forest, it offers an array of programs, solo and group retreats and rental opportunities for outside groups.
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Learn to Meditate

With Shastri Debbie Zarate

Saturday, July 22, 9:00 am-12:30 pm; $25/$40 Patron. Perfect for beginners.

meditatorrsA half-day introduction to meditation; including practical ways to integrate it into one’s life. The heart of meditation remains an oral tradition and individual, personal instruction is important. If you are new to meditation or would like a refresher, this is the class for you. Click here to register.

 

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