In this 28 day event we’ll explore the quality of upekkha, or loving wisdom.
This event is suitable for people who are familiar with lovingkindness or compassion meditation.
Upekkha is often translated as “equanimity,” but this is just a secondary aspect of this quality. Upekkha rests on an awareness that for beings (including ourselves) to be truly happy, they need spiritual insight. The upekkha bhavana practice is really the “bodhicitta bhavana” practice (cultivation of the desire for all beings to come awakened).
The practice of upekkha involves cultivating insight as we develop metta (kindness), karuna (compassion), and mudita (joyful appreciation). Not only do we cultivate insight ourselves, but we wish that all beings find the deep peace of awakening.
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Bodhipaksa has been practicing Buddhist meditation for over 30 years, and teaching for around 25 years. He formerly taught meditation in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Montana, and for several years ran a thriving retreat center in the Scottish Highlands. He is the author of more than a dozen books and audiobooks, and has been published in six languages. In 2001 he founded Wildmind, an online meditation center. He has been a member of the Triratna Buddhist order since 1993. He is originally from Scotland, but now lives in New Hampshire. He has two children.
Registration for A Love as Deep as Life Itself (Jun 1-28) is open!
Participation is by donation. There are three suggested donation levels, but you are free to give what you want.
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Once your donation is received you will be sent an email link to the registration page.
A limited number of scholarships are available for those who would like to participate but are unable to make a donation. If you would like to take advantage of one of these scholarships, please write to us.