Class Series: Wherever You Go, There You Are (Drop-in)

Class Series: Wherever You Go, There You Are (Drop-in)

Shell Fischer Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah

Shell Fischer

4/17/2018 7:00 PM - 8:45 PM at Unitarian Universalist Church of the Shenandoah, (6380 Valley Pike, Stephens City, VA, 22655) (Map It)

Tuesdays, March 27-June 12

Class has been canceled for March 20 due to weather conditions.

As the title of Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn’s book tells us, our happiness doesn’t come from the things that we own, or where we live, or what we have in this life -- it comes from the qualities of mind and especially of heart that we’ve cultivated.

In the teachings, we are urged to practice 10 of these qualities that are considered “priorities of supreme importance” on our path towards finding freedom from stress and suffering.

In this series, Shell will offer an overview of these ten qualities -- called the “paramis” or “perfections” -- and will offer meditations on each. 

If you make things like material wealth, status, or relationships your priorities, then you're placing your happiness on things that are largely out of your control, whereas the qualities you develop in your mind as you go through life are in your control. They are things you can determine that you'll develop in any situation, regardless.

~ Thanissaro Bhikkhu

This series is a part of the regular, weekly class.

Newcomers to meditation and long time practitioners are welcome to attend IMCW classes. Chairs are always provided or you may bring your sitting gear. This facility is handicap accessible.

Series dates & topics

03/27: Dana 

04/10: Sila 

04/17: Renunciation 

04/24: Wisdom 

05/08: Energy 

05/15: Patience

05/22: Truth 

05/29: Determination 

06/12: Metta  

06/19: Equanimity

 

What is Dana?

This is a drop-in class series; no registration is necessary. There will be an opportunity to offer dana (donations) at each class.

 

Any questions? Contact us