Love: Supported by the Four Divine States

 Kogan n Lien

Love: Supported by the Four Divine States **

4 (non-sequential) Mondays: January 26 and February 2, 9 & 23** 
7:30 – 9pm 
at 308 Page Street, SFZC Conference Center

We all want love.    And, having and holding love and loving feelings may be challenging at times; perhaps, especially when we’re in the midst of a relationship.

Join us in exploring how love can be when expressed in conjunction with the qualities of the Four Divine States: 

Lovingkindness 
Compassion
Inclusive Joy   &
Balance of Heart/Mind

Let’s explore how these qualities can offer us ways which can promote more mindfulness and ease. Traditional meditation practices on these qualities along with other contemporary means will be shared and practiced; giving us tools and practices to learn how to access and cultivate these qualities within ourselves and with another.

Both individual and relational exercises will be used.

The format will be a bit different than usual:
   20 minutes of teachings
   20 meditation 
   20 interactive group or partnered exercise
   20 large group discussion / Q&A
   10 practice suggestions & dedication of merit

Open to all expressions of partnered relationships, including but not limited to: friendships, parent/child, siblings, intimate sensual/sexual significant others, roommates, etc.

Suggested dana/donation range: $60-80/person
Donation for the complete series when possible is appreciated to ensure rental of space as we are self-supporting. No one ever turned away for lack of funds.

Please pre-register by Wednesday, January 21, 2015 to joyinzen@att.net or by making your donation on PayPal and sending a note to register from there.

**  NOTE: We will be videotaping this series to be used towards an on-line offering on this website. This is an open class so ALL who participate in ANY of the series MUST sign a Media Release form.

** NO meeting on 2/16  as I’ll be co-leading an Insight retreat with Arinna Weisman on Whidbey Island for the Lotus Sisters. Interested? Check it out and register at:  http://www.lotussisters.org/

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