at Lamont Dharma House, (1719 Lamont St., NW, Adams Morgan, Washington DC, 20010)
You Are Enough: Wisdom and Compassion in Our Changing Times
This class is part of an occasional class series. It is offered most months on 4th Thursdays at the Lamont Dharma House.
Turning love and compassion towards oneself can be extremely challenging given the messages that we receive both at home and in our wider society. In the context of a culture that often reinforces what we lack, it can be easy to create a subtle perspective that sees ourselves as "not enough". Conversely, the desire to be some form of a permanent good, while our bodies and minds are in a state of constant change, can create the conditions for deep suffering.
It is important to learn and know that you are enough.
In this sit and discussion with mindfulness teacher Ofosu Jones-Quartey, we will examine the attitudes that we harbor about ourselves that lead to suffering. We will look at ways that we can observe our lives with wisdom and compassion to overcome our self-doubt and negative self-perceptions in order to bring forth true happiness from within.
The session will include silent meditation, a dharma talk, and a brief time Q & A.
The session is from 7-8:30 p.m. If you arrive late, please wait to enter until the meditation has ended.
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Teacher: Ofosu Jones-Quartey
Series manager: Kathleen Gless
This is a drop-in event; no registration is required.
Fee: This series is freely offered. There will be an opportunity to offer dana (a donation) at class to support the teacher and venue.
Accessibility: This venue is not handicapped-accessible. For disability-related accommodations, please email the class series manager with your request at least three weeks before the event.