Program Details

Intro Program: Opening to Fear and Fearlessness


with Jerry Webster
February 18 / 7:00 PM - March 10 / 9:00 PM

The practice of working with fear in the Buddhist tradition allows one to enter the present more fully.  Everyone experiences times of bravery and cowardice.  Rather than developing a cocoon of protection and removing oneself from the present situation, it is only through staying with the fear that one can attain fearlessness.  This is not a religious course, but it is about studying and working with these traditional and time-proven meditation techniques and exercises that allow one to enter the now of everyday life.   Although relaxing is often one of the byproducts of Buddhist meditation, the true purpose is to be present in one’s life, being present on the spot rather than being riveted about according to one’s hopes and fears.  It is about being open, no matter what occurs, to whatever arises in order fully to live one’s life.

 

Books:

Smile at Fear:Awakening the True Heart of Bravery. Chogyam Trungpa

Natural Bravery, Fear and Fearlessness as a Direct Path of Awakening. Gaylon Ferguson

 


Registration Deadline: Tuesday, February 11


Register and pre-pay early to reserve your spot.


Cancellation & Refund Policy


 


 





Patron Price
: Please register with the Patron Price if you are able. By offering a little more, you help make programs accessible to participants with less financial means. Thank you!



Sustaining Price:
This price is the amount per participant required for the Shambhala Center to cover the costs of the program.



Subsidized Price:
This price allows people with less financial means to attend programs at a discounted rate, supported by the contributions at the ‘Patron Price’ level.


 


Generosity Policy: Our Generosity Policy is an option for participants in unique situations for whom none of the above options are appropriate, and helps make programming available to all those who wish to participate. If the subsidized rate is prohibitive for you, the Generosity Policy allows you to offer as much of the fee as you can based on your individual circumstances. Please consider the value of the program and practice generosity at the level appropriate for you. To utilize the Generosity Policy, please contact [email protected] before the program. We cannot accept Generosity Policy registrations at the door, so please make arrangements in advance.


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