April Showers Bring New Classes

Wesak – Wednesday, April 29, 5 to 8 (1)
Boise’s Buddhist Celebration – This is the day celebrating the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and paranirvana. In Boise, this is a chance to see tables from nine different Buddhist groups and we get to visit with those interested in Buddhism. Boise Senior Center, 690 Robbins Road. More details here: Wesak2015-FullVersion.

Buddhist Meditation 050 – Starts May 3. This class is a gentle introduction to learning meditation from the very beginning. Afflicted by a very busy mind that just won’t settle? These mindfulness techniques help the mind settle into a clear state of contentment and serenity without becoming sleepy. Starts Sunday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to noon. 4 weeks, taught by Dan Black

Reflecting Gems – May 2. This half-day mini-retreat includes several short meditation sessions in the style of the leader’s selection. This allows for stability and mindfulness to grow as we set aside regular activities for introspection. Leaders rotate among senior students.

Buddhist View 125 – Starts June 7. An introduction to emptiness of self, labels, projections. This class follows the Buddhist technique for developing insight, or Vipassana. Appropriate for those who are familiar with the Four Noble Truths. Starts Sunday, June 7, from 11 a.m. (4 weeks), taught by Dan Black.

Meditation, Lightly Guided – Is canceled on April 12, but continues on Sundays at 1 p.m. until April 26, which is the last day.

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