Brahma-vihara study and practice group, Auckland, New Zealand

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2013-06-24 Note: This course is now full.

This six-week course is an opportunity to study and practice the Buddha’s teachings on the Brahma-vihara or “sublime abidings,” the four skilful mind-states of:

universal friendliness (metta)
compassion (karuna)
appreciative joy (mudita)
equanimity (upekkha)
Each week there will be a short talk, a guided meditation, group discussion and some suggestions for continuing the brahma-vihara practices at home. Please bring your own sitting cushion or bench, and pen and paper for taking notes.

The course is best suited to people who have some experience of insight meditation or mindfulness meditation

Tuesday 8-9:30 p.m. June 25, July 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th
Location: Astanga Yoga Centre 308 Great North Road Grey Lynn
Cost: $40 for all six sessions to cover administration and venue hire, plus dana for the teacher
To register: contact Jill Shepherd via the About page of her website

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