In this 28 day event we’ll be exploring the quality of metta — often referred to as “lovingkindness” — in depth.
Metta is the simple quality of kindness, directed to ourselves and to all beings that we encounter. It begins with an understanding that all beings (ourselves included) desire happiness and well-being, and that those qualities are elusive. It involves accepting that we are all doing a difficult thing in being human.
Kindness is a quality we can increase through training. We can become kinder and more accepting of ourselves. We can deepen our appreciation of and care for our friends. We can become kinder and more patient with relative strangers. And we can reduce the tensions between us and those who we find challenging.
During this event you’ll learn how to:
The course is suitable for people of all levels of experience, including complete beginners.
Signing up for this event gives you access to:
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 Living With Kindness (Mar 1-28) is open!
Participation is by donation. There are three suggested donation levels, but you are free to give what you want.
First, determine your donation level and the amount of your donation, and then click the button below to donate.
A limited number of scholarships are available for those who are unable to make a donation. If you would like to take advantage of one of these scholarships, please write to us.