Contentment in Everyday Life

with Michaela McCormick

October 11th—November 8th

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    Price:
  • $115.00 General
  • $135.00 Patron
Room: Main Shrine Room

Course 2 of the Everyday Life Series

This course provides an exploration of genuine contentment, the foundational views of the Buddhist teachings, and meditation in action for daily life. With meditation practice, we can learn to appreciate ourselves and simple human experiences, free from self-aggression. Difficult emotions and the challenges of life can be met with gentleness, steadiness, and humor. Open to all

Please note, we are offering a tiered pricing system in order to encourage all program participants to offer the most generous amount according to their situation.  Our General Price reflects our actual costs for putting on programs.  Our Generosity Policy expresses our commitment to make our programs available to all regardless of what one can pay.  Our Patron Price invites generosity from those who are able to offer more, in support of all to attend. You can find out more on our website.

Michaela McCormick

Michaela McCormick has been meditating since 2001 and has been a student of Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche since 2005. She is the Diversity Coordinator for the Portland (OR) Shambhala Meditation Center, co-coordinator of Queer Dharma, a meditation instructor, a teacher of introductory classes, and a member of the Diversity Working Group of Shambhala International. For 25 years she worked as a teacher, trainer, and practitioner of conflict resolution and public dialogue. For longer than that she has been a community organizer/activist. She has written two memoirs and now writes poetry and essays on social and spiritual themes.

50% Repeat program discount

If you have any questions regarding registration, please contact Abbey Pleviak.