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The Heart Practices

 Priscilla Szneke

Priscilla Szneke

When: Thursdays May 3, 10, 17 & 24
No drop ins. 2:00-3:15pm

Cost: There is a $30 fee for the use of the studio for the entire series.
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DanaPriscilla will be accepting dana as payment. The practice of dana is an ancient Eastern tradition and can be described as a donation done in the spirit of generosity. The understanding is that the teacher directly supports your practice and you, in turn, have the opportunity to support the teacher. You can place your dana in the container
that will be placed at the door.

The Brahma Viharas are translated as abodes of the divine, heavenly abodes, or abodes of the heart. Other translations are the Four Immeasurables or Boundless Ones. They are known as the Heart Practices and are a set of four qualities that when cultivated lead to a stable, joyous mind.
 
They consist of friendliness or loving-kindness, compassion, appreciative joy and equanimity. In this series we will explore the lessor-exploredpractices of joy and equanimity. Joy is the result of friendliness and good fortune, which we tend not to notice and celebrate. Equanimity culminates the connected heart’s journey as it unifies and balances both compassion and joy.
 
Our exploration of these two heart practices reminds us of the good in our lives and that we can handle the difficulties that might arise.  We will explore how joy and equanimity can play a positive role throughout our day and practice the meditations that cultivate these heart practices. The workshop is open to both beginners and experienced meditators. Some knowledge of friendliness and compassion is helpful, but not necessary. 

Minimum. – 10 people



Earlier Event: April 27
An Adirondack Retreat