Presented by

Sylvia Boorstein

Recorded:
9/10/2011
Location:
River Road Unitarian
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9.11 Weekend: Experience How Mindfulness Cultivates Equanimity, Wisdom and Compassion

On the 10th Anniversary of 9.11, BuddhaFest offered "A Weekend of Peace, Compassion & Forgiveness," to "honor the victims of 9.11 and the subsequent wars by gathering in community to remember what has happened, and to explore how each of us can develop more love, patience, peace, compassion and forgiveness in our lives."

Sylvia Boorstein explains how Buddhism teaches that the possibility of the mind and heart to remain clear and cordial is not contingent on events. The Buddha’s Third Noble Truth, “Peace is Possible,” assures us that in spite of the inevitable challenges that life presents, our own heart-mind can remain grounded in wisdom, and inclined towards benevolence. What is required of us is intention, diligence and practice.



The 9.11 Weekend was co-sponsored by IMCW and Tricycle Magazine.