For the 6 weeks from early September to mid-October Tuere will be on retreat. During that time we’ve decided to focus our dharma practice and discussions around our experience of kindness in day-to-day life. We’re not necessarily talking about metta meditations here, although someone may choose that as a weekly focus.
Tuere left us with the exhortation to go beyond what we imagine kindness to be or feel like to the space within everything in which kindness actually is. She suggested we imagine the stillness of our meditation hall before we arrive and how that stillness is present even while we are there, moving, talking, eating. In the same way, kindness is always with us if we can lean into that place.
Each week another member of our group will “lead” the exploration. Any “homework” will be posted on this site so even if you are just coming for a meeting or two, you’ll know what is coming. This will all be in the comments section of this post. We’ve also setup a calendar tab so you can see who is leading each week. We will still be doing a sutta on the 4th Thursday.
Please respond with insights, suggestions, questions, or comments at any point during these 6 weeks. We are helping each other on this path.
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