September 11, 2014

This Sunday: Anatta and Emptiness

Dear Friends,

Who are you, really? This Sunday Sept. 14th I'll be talking about the third characteristic of existence--anatta, or not-self. This is frequently taken to mean "I don't exist" but it is not at all that black and white. Not-self and emptiness are closely linked in the Buddhist teachings, so we will be exploring emptiness as well, to see what light it can shed on the doctrine of not-self. The bottom line of all this is that we can learn to take things less personally (even our-selves), and by relaxing our often limiting identities, begin to find freedom.

Very much looking forward to practicing with you on Sunday.

with blessings,

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